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wh smith plc (SMWH) Details

WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer. The company operates in two divisions, High Street and Travel. The High Street division sells various stationery, books, newspapers, magazines, and impulse products, as well as a range of entertainment products. It operates 615 stores in the United Kingdom. The division also sells its products through operating; and personalized greetings cards and gifts through and The Travel division sells various newspapers, magazines, books, and impulse products for people on the move and a broader convenience range. It operates 673 units, including 154 in airports, 125 in railway stations, 122 in motorway service areas, 122 in hospitals, and 56 in bus stations and workplaces in the United Kingdom, as well as 94 international units in Europe, the Middle East, Australia, South-East Asia, and India. WH Smith PLC was founded in 1792 and is based Swindon, the United Kingdom.

15,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/9/13
Founded in 1792

wh smith plc (SMWH) Top Compensated Officers

Group Chief Executive, Executive Director and...
Total Annual Compensation: 883.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Offi...
Total Annual Compensation: 764.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

wh smith plc (SMWH) Key Developments

WH Smith PLC Reports Interim Management Statement for the 14 Week Period from 2 March 2014 to 7 June 2014; Announces New Five Year Revolving Credit Working Capital Facility of £93.3 Million

WH Smith PLC reported interim management statement for the 14 week period from 2 March 2014 to 7 June 2014. Total group sales in the first 14 weeks of the second half of the financial year were flat with like-for-like sales down 2%, compared to the same period last year. The company also announced that it has agreed a new five year committed revolving credit working capital facility of £93.3 million, which will expire in June 2019. The facility is provided equally by the group's four relationship banks: Barclays Bank PLC, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and Santander UK PLC.

WH Smith PLC Declares Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended February 28, 2014, Payable on August 7, 2014; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for Six Months Ended February 28, 2014

WH Smith PLC reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for six months ended February 28, 2014. For the period, the company’s revenue was £613 million against £638 million a year ago. Operating profit was £71 million against £69 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £69 million against £67 million a year ago. Profit for the year was £56 million against £52 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 46.3 pence against 40.3 pence a year ago. Headline group profit before tax was £70 million or 47.1 pence per diluted share against £68 million or 41.1 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £65 million against £75 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £17 million against £19 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £2 million against £5 million a year ago. Net capital expenditure was £19 million against £24 million a year ago. The board has declared an interim dividend in respect of the period ending 28 February 2014 of 10.8 pence per ordinary share, which will absorb an estimated £13 million of shareholders' equity. This will be paid on 7 August 2014 to shareholders registered at the close of business on 18 July 2014.

WH Smith PLC, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Apr 10, 2014

WH Smith PLC, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Apr 10, 2014


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