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United States

WH Smith PLC (SMWH.L)

SMWH.L on London Stock Exchange

1,905.00GBp
26 Jun 2019
Change (% chg)

1.00 (+0.05%)
Prev Close
1,904.00
Open
1,916.00
Day's High
1,916.00
Day's Low
1,893.00
Volume
214,125
Avg. Vol
265,057
52-wk High
2,222.00
52-wk Low
1,678.00

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Year Ending Aug-19 9 1,398.48 1,421.00 1,383.30 1,278.96
Year Ending Aug-20 9 1,472.73 1,492.00 1,440.80 1,309.93
Earnings (per share)
Year Ending Aug-19 10 116.52 118.70 114.78 117.14
Year Ending Aug-20 10 127.15 130.40 124.00 126.05
LT Growth Rate (%) 2 6.05 6.50 5.60 7.81
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 22.65 35.64 19.12
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 21.02 80.95 31.47
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 15.19 21.42 13.86
Beta 0.70 0.34 1.35
Price to Sales (TTM) 1.57 7.42 405.66
Price to Book (MRQ) 11.06 6.71 16.00
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 7.64 16.64
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 15.03 12.83 10.55
% Owned Institutions -- 0.00 0.00

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 1.66 2.65
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 2.73 0.93 2.27
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 12.00 4.62 7.10
Payout Ratio(TTM) 64.13 47.67 25.06

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 8.09 6.30 8.83
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 6.48 6.37 13.76
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 1.25 9.77 4.90
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago -23.18 316.88 15.36
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago -18.29 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 9.00 6.95 -1.20
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 6.88 0.99 6.51

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.40 0.76 1.25
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.99 1.70 1.76
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 111.29 17.80 38.46
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 144.62 31.44 67.52
Interest Coverage (TTM) 71.50 160.76 14.61

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) -- 44.49 24.54
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 58.57 53.74 23.96
EBITD Margin (TTM) 14.84 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 14.21 14.16 13.53
Operating Margin (TTM) 9.13 11.06 9.78
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 10.78 9.69 9.17
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 8.90 10.67 11.80
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 10.55 9.40 11.68
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 7.00 7.39 9.06
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 8.68 5.86 9.10
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 21.37 39.00 24.62
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 17.71 36.87 22.80

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 95,025 27,160,608 893,231,176
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 6,653 3,063,717 102,463,375
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 21.02 48.70 20.39
Inventory Turnover (TTM) -- 2.51 11.68
Asset Turnover (TTM) 2.18 1.31 0.78

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 15.26 7.46 7.02
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 22.18 6.57 7.20
Return on Investment (TTM) 28.71 14.22 11.29
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 54.35 12.25 11.54
Return on Equity (TTM) 47.42 16.32 13.13
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 69.08 12.83 14.24
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 2.27 2.32 1.25
EPS (TTM) % -5.20 4.68 9.00
Dividend % 12.24 11.15 12.00
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 -5.08 -6.71 86 15
13 Week -9.59 -12.21 81 52
26 Week 11.41 0.36 99 50
52 Week -6.67 -4.46 99 96
YTD 10.70 0.45 99 45
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 73.77%
# of Holders: 190
Total Shares Held: 79,771,500
3 Mo. Net Change: 1,230,772
# New Positions: 8
# Closed Positions: 5
# Increased Positions: 36
# Reduced Positions: 30
# Net Buyers: 6
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