Smiths News Plc  

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+2.75 (1.66%)
Apr 17 - Close
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Range 166.50 - 170.38
52 week 145.50 - 247.75
Open 169.50
Vol / Avg. 22,687.00/262,115.00
Mkt cap 318.53M*
P/E 10.51
Div/yield 6.30/5.52*
EPS 0.16*
Shares 189.04M
Beta     -
Inst. own     -
Apr 17, 2014
Interim 2014 Smiths News PLC Earnings Release
Jan 24, 2014
Smiths News PLC Annual General Meeting

Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Aug '13) 2013
Net profit margin 1.88% 1.72%
Operating margin 2.62% 2.51%
EBITD margin - 3.69%
Return on average assets 12.23% 11.01%
Return on average equity - -
Employees 4,794 -
CDP Score - -


Rowan House Cherry Orchard North KEMBREY PARK
United Kingdom - Map
+44-845-1230000 (Phone)
+44-1793-563601 (Fax)

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Smiths News PLC is engaged in the distribution of newspapers, magazines, books and consumable products. The Company operates in four divisions: Smiths News, Dawson Media Direct, Bertrams (including Dawson Books) and The Consortium. Smiths News is a wholesaler of newspapers and magazines, serving around 30,000 retailers across England and Wales. Dawson Media Direct is a supplier of newspapers, magazines and digital and audio visual content to airlines. Bertrams (including Dawson Books) is a United Kingdom book wholesaler, supplying books to a mix of independent booksellers, online and multiple retailers, as well as public, academic and professional libraries. The Consortium is an independent distributor of consumable products to the United Kingdom education and care markets, serving around 30,000 customers.

Officers and directors

Mark Richard Cashmore Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
Age: 53
Nicholas John Gresham Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
Age: 42
Stuart Marriner General Counsel, Company Secretary
Jonathan Michael Bunting Managing Director, Executive Director
Age: 41
Sarah Miles Group Human Resources - Director
Age: 45
Glenn Leech Managing Director - The Consortium
Age: 38
Graeme Underhill Managing Director, Bertrams
Age: 55
Richard Webb Group IT & Services Director
Age: 48
Dennis H. Millard Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 64
Andrew Brent Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 54