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WH Smith PLC (SMWH.L)

SMWH.L on London Stock Exchange

2,112.00GBp
19 Sep 2018
Change (% chg)

0.00 (+0.00%)
Prev Close
2,112.00
Open
2,100.00
Day's High
2,116.00
Day's Low
2,100.00
Volume
4,105
Avg. Vol
278,038
52-wk High
2,347.00
52-wk Low
1,854.00

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2018 Feb '18 643.00 0.609
FY 2017 Aug '17 591.00 0.420
Feb '17 643.00 0.616
FY 2016 Aug '16 579.00 0.365
Feb '16 633.00 0.574
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofBritish Pounds
**Note: Units in British Pounds

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Year Ending Aug-18 9 1,254.60 1,262.60 1,243.50 1,259.49
Year Ending Aug-19 9 1,281.98 1,297.00 1,253.40 1,287.84
Earnings (per share)
Year Ending Aug-18 10 109.07 110.27 107.87 109.59
Year Ending Aug-19 10 116.76 119.99 113.60 117.22
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 21.04 33.50 19.05
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 17.52 125.11 33.45
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 10.06 18.67 13.03
Beta 0.44 0.50 1.28
Price to Sales (TTM) 1.87 2.14 1.96
Price to Book (MRQ) 13.33 4.36 2.32
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 21.13 7.90 2.92
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 15.11 15.31 13.63
% Owned Institutions -- 3.25 0.39

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 1.34 2.15
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 3.13 1.00 2.27
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 14.30 16.35 8.35
Payout Ratio(TTM) 45.05 29.23 37.69

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 1.58 7.05 7.45
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 1.83 6.28 4.79
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -0.98 15.06 3.95
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 7.35 63.22 33.23
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 6.50 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 12.81 11.12 1.71
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 0.48 9.12 1.14

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.33 1.04 1.16
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.86 1.80 1.41
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 5.23 32.66 35.05
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 33.72 51.97 71.06
Interest Coverage (TTM) -- 30.09 5.02

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) -- 49.99 23.39
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 56.30 55.04 22.68
EBITD Margin (TTM) 14.48 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 12.63 13.04 36.68
Operating Margin (TTM) 11.21 3.31 14.14
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 9.75 8.41 40.86
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 10.97 2.87 16.53
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 9.52 7.96 43.45
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 9.08 -0.33 14.02
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 7.73 4.53 40.19
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 17.16 36.18 20.94
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 18.80 41.59 22.27

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 88,750 39,155,871 765,420,300
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 8,062 1,546,642 85,874,169
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 25.46 44.70 13.58
Inventory Turnover (TTM) -- 3.64 10.61
Asset Turnover (TTM) 2.62 1.38 0.70

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 23.82 6.92 6.36
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 19.72 7.10 7.76
Return on Investment (TTM) 56.35 11.12 10.69
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 51.94 11.59 12.60
Return on Equity (TTM) 66.67 15.80 12.84
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 80.21 15.98 16.76
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 2.89 0.73 -0.98
EPS (TTM) % 9.72 13.75 12.81
Dividend % 11.42 12.66 14.30
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for WH Smith PLC

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week 9.78 7.53 99 36
13 Week 20.97 17.83 99 50
26 Week 14.79 11.51 99 39
52 Week 33.83 23.47 99 32
YTD 32.54 24.36 99 23
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 71.25%
# of Holders: 212
Total Shares Held: 77,844,327
3 Mo. Net Change: -4,465,322
# New Positions: 6
# Closed Positions: 11
# Increased Positions: 35
# Reduced Positions: 36
# Net Buyers: -1
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