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WH Smith Plc  

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+11.43 (0.56%)
Nov 21 - Close
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Currency in GBX unless noted
Range 2,024.00 - 2,064.00
52 week 1,398.00 - 2,106.00
Open 2,045.00
Vol / Avg. 372,209.00/350,791.00
Mkt cap 2.26B*
P/E 19.80
Div/yield 33.60*
EPS 1.04*
Shares 110.36M
Beta     -
Inst. own     -
Jan 24, 2018
WH Smith PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting - 11:30AM GMT - Add to calendar
Jan 22, 2018
WH Smith PLC Christmas Trading Statement Release (Estimated) - 8:00AM GMT - Add to calendar
Oct 12, 2017
Full Year 2017 WH Smith PLC Earnings Presentation - Webcast
Oct 12, 2017
Full Year 2017 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release

Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Aug '17) 2017
Net profit margin 7.95% 9.40%
Operating margin 9.81% 11.51%
EBITD margin - 14.91%
Return on average assets 19.41% 24.22%
Return on average equity 52.22% 65.35%
Employees 13,773 -
CDP Score - D


Greenbridge Road
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 retailer in convenience, books and news for travelling customers. The Company is a high street stationer, bookseller and newsagent. The Company operates through two segments: 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. The Travel business operates from approximately 768 units mainly in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas and hospitals. The High Street business sells a range of Stationery (including greetings cards, general stationery, art and craft, and gifting), News and Impulse (including newspapers, magazines, confectionery and drinks) and Books. The High Street business operates from approximately 612 High Street stores. The Company's digital business operates through two Websites: and It also operates across Australia, South East Asia, India and the Middle East.

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: 69
Suzanne C. Baxter Independent Non-Executive Director
Annemarie Verna Florence Durbin Independent Non-Executive Director
Age: 53
Drummond Hall Senior Non-Executive Independent Director