WH Smith Plc  

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-25.00 (-1.60%)
Oct 9 - Close
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Currency in GBX unless noted
Range 1,523.00 - 1,573.00
52 week 976.50 - 1,635.00
Open 1,567.00
Vol / Avg. 237,643.00/252,630.00
Mkt cap 1.78B*
P/E 19.03
Div/yield 12.10/2.37*
EPS 0.81*
Shares 115.20M
Beta     -
Inst. own     -
Oct 15, 2015
Full Year 2015 WH Smith PLC Earnings Presentation (London) - 9:00AM GMT+1 - Add to calendar
Oct 15, 2015
Full Year 2015 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release - 8:00AM GMT+1 - Add to calendar
Aug 20, 2015
WH Smith PLC Pre-Close Trading Statement Release

Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Feb '15) 2014
Net profit margin 9.82% 7.92%
Operating margin 12.11% 10.08%
EBITD margin - 13.01%
Return on average assets 26.22% 20.00%
Return on average equity 100.69% 90.64%
Employees 14,391 -
CDP Score - 62 C


Greenbridge Road
United Kingdom - Map
+44-1793-616161 (Phone)

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Director Dealings - Yahoo Finance


WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company operates in two businesses – Travel and High Street. Travel sells a range of Newspapers, Magazines, Books and Impulse products for people on the move and a range in hospitals and workplaces. The Travel business operates 725 units, mainly in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals and workplaces, primarily in the United Kingdom. High Street sells a range of Stationery, Books, Newspapers, Magazines and Impulse products, as well as a small range of Entertainment products. The High Street business operates 604 stores with a reach across the United Kingdom and a presence on nearly every United Kingdom high street. It operates over 1,300 stores, in the United Kingdom, consisting 725 travel outlets and 604 high street stores.

Officers and directors

Stephen Clarke Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
Robert Moorhead Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
Age: 46
Ian Houghton Legal Director, Company Secretary
Henry S. Staunton Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Age: 67
Suzanne C. Baxter Independent Non-Executive Director
Annemarie Verna Florence Durbin Independent Non-Executive Director
Age: 51
Drummond Hall Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 65