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WH Smith Plc

SMWH.L

Latest Trade

2,324.00GBp

Change

-22.00(-0.94%)

Volume

299,281

Today's Range

2,318.00

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2,386.00

52 Week Range

1,678.00

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2,386.00

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Latest Developments

Marathon Asset Management Discloses 5.21% Stake In WH Smith As Of Oct.17

Oct 29 (Reuters) - WH Smith PLC <SMWH.L>::MARATHON ASSET MANAGEMENT DISCLOSES 5.21% STAKE IN WH SMITH PLC AS OF OCT. 17 VERSUS PRIOR STAKE OF 4.95% - FILING.

WH Smith Raises 155 Mln Stg Via Placing

Oct 17 (Reuters) - WH Smith PLC <SMWH.L>::SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF PLACING.A TOTAL OF 7,209,303 NEW ORDINARY SHARES IN WH SMITH HAVE BEEN PLACED AT A PRICE OF 2,150 PENCE PER PLACING SHARE.PLACING RAISED GROSS PROCEEDS OF APPROXIMATELY £155 MILLION.

Bookrunner Says Books Are Closed For WH Smith Placing

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Bookrunner::BLOCK TRADE: WH SMITH PLC PLACING- BOOKRUNNER SAYS BOOKS ARE CLOSED.

Bookrunner Says Books Are Covered For WH Smith Placing

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Bookrunner::BLOCK TRADE: WH SMITH PLACING- BOOKRUNNER SAYS BOOKS ARE COVERED,FURTHER GUIDANCE TO FOLLOW.

Brentwood Associates Announces Sale of Marshall Retail Group

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Brentwood Associates::BRENTWOOD ASSOCIATES SAYS ENTERED INTO AGREEMENT TO SELL MARSHALL RETAIL GROUP TO AN AFFILIATE OF WH SMITH PLC.BRENTWOOD ASSOCIATES- MRG IS LED BY CEO AND PRESIDENT MICHAEL WILKINS, WHO WILL CONTINUE TO LEAD BUSINESS GOING FORWARD.BRENTWOOD ASSOCIATES SAYS DEAL IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE NO LATER THAN IN Q1 OF 2020.

WH Smith To Raise About 155 Mln Stg Via Placing

Oct 17 (Reuters) - WH Smith PLC <SMWH.L>::PROPOSED PLACING OF NEW ORDINARY SHARES.PROPOSED PLACING OF NEW ORDINARY SHARES IN GROUP TO INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS TO RAISE GROSS PROCEEDS OF APPROXIMATELY £155 MILLION.NET PROCEEDS OF PLACING ARE INTENDED TO BE USED TO PART FUND MARSHALL RETAIL TRANSACTION​.

WH Smith FY Profit Rises, Increasing Stock Of Convenience Products Ahead Of Brexit

Oct 17 (Reuters) - WH Smith PLC <SMWH.L>::FY GROUP REVENUE UP 11% WITH GROUP LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE UP 1%.FY HIGH STREET PROFIT IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS AT £60M (2018: £60M).HAS PROPOSED AN 8% INCREASE IN FINAL DIVIDEND.FY TOTAL GROUP REVENUE WAS UP 11% AT £1,397M (2018: £1,262M).FY GROUP PROFIT BEFORE TAX WAS £135M (2018: £134M).PREPARED FOR BREXIT AND HAS PUT IN PLACE CONTINGENCY PLANS TO MANAGE IMPACT, INCLUDING INCREASING STOCK OF CONVENIENCE PRODUCTS.IN UK, ON TRACK TO OPEN AROUND 15 - 20 NEW UNITS THIS YEAR WHICH WILL BE ACROSS ALL THREE CHANNELS IN AIR, HOSPITALS AND RAIL.WILL SUSPEND OUR BUYBACK PROGRAMME WHILST WE DELEVERAGE.RECORDED A NON-UNDERLYING CHARGE OF £7M IN FY (2018: £9M) IN RESPECT OF RESTRUCTURING OF SOME OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES.

WH Smith To Buy Marshall Retail For $400 Mln

Oct 17 (Reuters) - WH Smith PLC <SMWH.L>::WH SMITH PLC - PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF MARSHALL RETAIL GROUP.WH SMITH PLC - PROPOSED DEAL FOR $400 MILLION.WH SMITH PLC - PROPOSED ACQUISITION TO BE FINANCED THROUGH A COMBINATION OF NEW DEBT AND EQUITY.WH SMITH PLC - FOR DEAL APPROXIMATELY £155 MILLION TO BE RAISED THROUGH AN UNDERWRITTEN EQUITY PLACING.WH SMITH PLC - MID-SINGLE DIGIT EPS ACCRETION EXPECTED IN FIRST FULL FINANCIAL YEAR FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF DEAL.WH SMITH PLC - EXPECTED TO APPROACH DOUBLE DIGIT EPS ACCRETION IN SECOND FULL FINANCIAL YEAR FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF DEAL.

WH Smith Says Outcome For Year To Aug 31 To Be In Line With Expectations

Aug 28 (Reuters) - WH Smith PLC <SMWH.L>::WH SMITH PLC - PRE-CLOSE TRADING UPDATE.WH SMITH PLC - PRE-CLOSE TRADING UPDATE.WH SMITH PLC - OUR NEW STORE OPENING PROGRAMME IS ON TRACK BOTH IN UK AND INTERNATIONALLY..WH SMITH PLC - TRAVEL BUSINESS CONTINUES TO PERFORM STRONGLY WITH GOOD SALES ACROSS ALL OF OUR CHANNELS..WH SMITH PLC - EXPECTS OUTCOME FOR YEAR TO 31 AUGUST 2019 TO BE IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS.WH SMITH PLC - GROSS MARGIN IN TRAVEL BUSINESS IN LINE WITH PLAN AND NEW STORE OPENING PROGRAMME IS ON TRACK BOTH IN UK AND INTERNATIONALLY..WH SMITH PLC - WH SMITH PLC EXPECTS OUTCOME FOR YEAR TO 31 AUGUST 2019 TO BE IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS..WH SMITH PLC - HIGH STREET BUSINESS CONTINUES TO PERFORM IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS..

Ignite International Says WHSmith Submitted Purchase Order And Will Begin To Offer Co's Leading CBD Products At Retail Travel Stores In UK Starting Aug

Aug 6 (Reuters) - Ignite International Brands Ltd <BILZ.CD>::IGNITE INTERNATIONAL - WHSMITH SUBMITTED PURCHASE ORDER AND WILL BEGIN TO OFFER CO'S LEADING CBD PRODUCTS AT RETAIL TRAVEL STORES IN UK STARTING AUG.IGNITE INTERNATIONAL - UNDER THE DEAL, WHSMITH WILL LAUNCH WITH THE IGNITE ONE DEVICE, A RECHARGEABLE VAPE PEN.

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