WH Smith PLC (LSE:SMWH) - Share price

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As of 15/10/2021
17:47:51 BST | GBX
Minimum 15 Minutes Delay.

Last Close1,638.00p
Day Range1,638.00 - 1,668.00
Mkt Cap2.17Bil
52-Wk Range396.35 - 2,064.00
Yield %2.30

Share Price

Total Returns 15/10/2021

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WH Smith PLC2.98 
FTSE 100 TR GBP3.24
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Income Statement
Operating Profit143.00151.00-53.00
Net Profit108.00108.00-239.00
Reported EPS98.2097.20-199.20
Balance Sheet
Current Assets260.00298.00315.00
Non Current Assets268.00448.001,132.00
Total Assets528.00746.001,447.00
Current Liabilities287.00279.00377.00
Total Liabilities---
Total Equity212.00237.00227.00
Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow170.00176.0076.00
Net Change in Cash8.004.0060.00

Regulatory News

DateAuthor Headline
21/05/2019James Gard WH Smith Chief Executive to Step Down
Stephen Clarke to hand over to Carl Cowling in autumn 2019 after 15 years with the firm and six years as chief executive
18/09/2018David Brenchley SVM's McLean: Look For Disruptors in the UK Stock Market
Low-cost airlines Ryanair and easyJet are just two disruptive companies Colin McLean, manager of the SVM UK Growth fund, is backing
31/08/2018David Brenchley Troy's Hugo Ure: 3 High Street Income Plays
While Troy Asset Management's Hugo Ure is bearish on the high street, he picks out two retailers and one logistics firm that are great dividend compounders
Director Dealings
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05/07/2021PurchaseMr. Simon Emeny1,685.001,47524,854.00
24/02/2021SaleMs. Kal Atwal1,931.0551910,022.00
04/12/2020Exercise of OptionMr. Robert Moorhead0.001,3410.00
04/12/2020Sale of OptionMr. Robert Moorhead1,530.546319,658.00

Company Profile

WH Smith PLC is a U.K. retailer selling a wide range of products. Its two core business segments are travel and high street. WHSmith's travel stores offer products such as food, drink, publications, books, and confectionery to travelers. This segment operates primarily in airports, railway stations, hospitals, and workplaces across Europe, Australia, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and India. The high street segment operates stores in the United Kingdom, primarily on the U.K. high street. The high street segment sells products into the following categories: stationery, books, newspapers, magazines, and confectionery. WH Smith also has an online retail business that sells a range of books, stationery, magazines, and gifts through its websites.


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Next Event 11/11/2021

Final Results
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PER (E)0.00
Div Yld (E)0.00
PEG (E)0.00
Op Mrgn-0.05
EPS Grwth0.00
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Record Date12/07/1910/01/20
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Non-Executive Director, ChairmanMr. Henry Eric Staunton
Non-Executive Director, Senior Independent non-executive directorMr. Simon Emeny
Executive Director, Group Fin Dir and Chif Oper OffMr. Robert Moorhead
Non-Executive DirectorMs. Annemarie Durbin
Company Secretary and Legal DirectorMr. Ian Houghton
Executive Director, Chief Executive OfficerMr. Carl Cowling
Non-Executive DirectorMr. Maurice Thompson
Non-Executive DirectorMs. Kal Atwal
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