WH Smith Plc  

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+17.20 (0.99%)
May 27 - Close
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Currency in GBX unless noted
Range 1,735.00 - 1,760.00
52 week 1,462.00 - 1,893.00
Open 1,748.00
Vol / Avg. 140,373.00/314,904.00
Mkt cap 2.00B*
P/E 19.05
Div/yield 13.40*
EPS 0.92*
Shares 113.67M
Beta     -
Inst. own     -

Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Feb '16) 2015
Net profit margin 10.43% 8.57%
Operating margin 12.64% 10.53%
EBITD margin - 13.75%
Return on average assets 28.93% 22.12%
Return on average equity 85.48% 81.45%
Employees 13,903 -
CDP Score - 71 D


4th Fl Victoria House, 37-63 Southampton Row
United Kingdom - Map
+44-1793-616161 (Phone)

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Analyst Estimates - BusinessWeek
Options - MarketWatch
Director Dealings - Yahoo Finance


WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company operates through two divisions, namely, High Street and Travel. The Company's Travel business sells its products to cater for people on the move or in need of a convenience offer. Its Travel business operates from around 740 units, including in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals and workplaces. The Company's High Street sells a range of products, which are divided into categories, such as stationery (including greetings cards), books, and news and impulse (including newspapers, magazines and confectionery), as well as a small range of entertainment products. Its Travel business operates from around 155 international units in the Middle East, Australia, South-East Asia, India and Europe, and an additional 15 small kiosks in China, and 32 small kiosks in India. Its High Street business operates around 621 stores with its presence across the United Kingdom.

Officers and directors

Stephen Clarke Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
Robert Moorhead Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
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: 66