WH Smith PLC (GB:SMWH)
LSE:SMWH
UK Market

WH Smith Stock Analysis & Ratings

GB:SMWH Stock Chart & Stats

Day’s Range1492.5p - 1534.5p
52-Week Range396.35p - 2,500.00p
Previous Close1,492.5p
Volume243.98K
Average Volume (3M)566.68K
Market Cap1.99B
P/E Ratio-61.6
Beta1.83
Next EarningsOct 13, 2022
Dividend YieldN/A
Smart Score9
EPS (TTM)-0.27


Financials

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P/E Ratio Range

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GB:SMWH FAQ

What was WH Smith’s price range in the past 12 months?
WH Smith lowest stock price was 396.35p and its highest was 2500.00p in the past 12 months.
    What is WH Smith’s market cap?
    WH Smith’s market cap is 1.99B.
      What is WH Smith’s price target?
      The average price target for WH Smith is 1,935.00p. This is based on 4 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
      The highest analyst price target is 2,100.00p ,the lowest forecast is 1,840.00p. The average price target represents 27.30% Increase from the current price of 1,520p.
        What do analysts say about WH Smith?
        WH Smith’s analyst rating consensus is a ‘Strong Buy. This is based on the ratings of 4 Wall Streets Analysts.
          When is WH Smith’s upcoming earnings report date?
          WH Smith’s upcoming earnings report date is Oct 13, 2022 which is in 143 days.
            How were WH Smith’s earnings last quarter?
            WH Smith released its earnings results on Apr 27, 2022. The company reported 13p earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of 15.6p by -2.6p.
              Is WH Smith overvalued?
              According to Wall Street analysts WH Smith’s price is currently Undervalued.
                Does WH Smith pay dividends?
                WH Smith pays a Annually dividend of 41p which represents an annual dividend yield of N/A. WH Smith’s last Annually dividend payment was on Jan 30, 2020. WH Smith’s upcoming ex-dividend date is Jan 09, 2020
                  What is WH Smith’s EPS estimate?
                  WH Smith’s EPS estimate for its next earnings report is not yet available.
                  How many shares outstanding does WH Smith have?
                  WH Smith has 130,910,000 shares outstanding.
                    What happened to WH Smith’s price movement after its last earnings report?
                    WH Smith reported an EPS of 13p in its last earnings report, missing expectations of 15.6p. Following the earnings report the stock price went down -3.738%.
                      Which hedge fund is a major shareholder of WH Smith?
                      Currently, no hedge funds are holding shares in GB:SMWH

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                      WH Smith Stock Analysis

                      Smart Score
                      9
                      Outperform
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                      Price Target
                      1,935.00p
                      ▲(27.30% Upside)
                      Strong Buy

                      Analyst Forecast

                      Strong Buy
                      Average Price Target: 1,935.00p

                      Blogger Sentiment

                      Bullish
                      GB:SMWH Sentiment 100% Sector Average 65%

                      Hedge Fund Holdings

                      N/A
                      Currently Not Enough Data Available

                      Insider Transactions

                      ▲ Bought Shares
                      Worth £78.8K over the Last 3 Months

                      Retail Investors

                      N/A
                      Currently Not Enough Data Available

                      News Sentiment

                      N/A
                      Currently Not Enough Data Available

                      Technicals

                      SMA
                      Negative
                      20 days / 200 days
                      Momentum
                      -8.90%
                      12-Months-Change

                      Fundamentals

                      Return on Equity
                      -21.28%
                      Trailing 12-Months
                      Asset Growth
                      3.68%
                      Trailing 12-Months
                      The WH Smith stock analysis is based on the TipRanks Smart Score which is derived from 8 unique data sets including Analyst recommendations, Crowd Wisdom, Hedge Fund Activity, Media Sentiment and multiple Technical stock factors. The Smart Score is a quantitative, data-driven rating system and does not include human intervention.
                      Learn more about TipRanks Smart Score

                      Company Description

                      WH Smith PLC

                      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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