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1,181.0 +8.0    +0.68%
17/05 - Closed. Currency in GBP ( Disclaimer )
  • Volume: 343,597
  • Bid/Ask: 1,000.0 / 2,000.0
  • Day's Range: 1,165.0 - 1,193.3
Type:  Equity
Market:  United Kingdom
ISIN:  GB00B2PDGW16 
SEDOL:  B2PDGW1
WH Smith 1,181.0 +8.0 +0.68%

LON:SMWH Financials

 
This summary provides an overview of the most significant critical numbers from each of the WH Smith PLC financial reports, including theWH Smith PLC income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement. Additionally, it features several financial ratios that provide insight into the company's financial health.

Investors can select to view data from four periods of either annual or quarterly information, allowing them to track the LON:SMWH financials over time via breakdowns of their annual reports.

WH Smith PLC reported earnings results for the half year ended February 29, 2024. For the half year, the company reported sales was GBP 926 million compared to GBP 859 million a year ago. Net income was GBP 17 million compared to GBP 101 million a year ago. Basic earnings per share from continuing operations was GBP 0.132 compared to GBP 0.246 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations was GBP 0.13 compared to GBP 0.241 a year ago.

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TTM = Trailing Twelve Months
MRQ = Most Recent Quarter

SMWH Income Statement & Profits

Gross margin TTM 61.77%
Operating margin TTM 9.52%
Net Profit margin TTM 3.44%
Return on Investment TTM 10.25%
 Total Revenue  Net Income
Period Ending: Feb 29, 2024 Nov 30, 2023 Aug 31, 2023 May 31, 2023
Total Revenue 467 467
Gross Profit 278 278 296.5 296.5
Operating Income 34 34 57 57
Net Income 23.5 23.5

SMWH Balance Sheet

Quick Ratio MRQ 0.27
Current Ratio MRQ 0.64
LT Debt to Equity MRQ 100.33%
Total Debt to Equity MRQ 356.25%
 Total Assets  Total Liabilities
Period Ending: Feb 29, 2024 Nov 30, 2023 Aug 31, 2023 May 31, 2023
Total Assets 1650 1650
Total Liabilities 1310 1310
Total Equity 340 340

%ENGLISH_NAME% Latest Cash Flow Statement

Cash Flow/Share TTM 2.02
Revenue/Share TTM 14.32
Operating Cash Flow  -
 Cash  Net Change in Cash
Period Ending: Feb 29, 2024 Nov 30, 2023 Aug 31, 2023 May 31, 2023
Period Length: 0 Months 0 Months 0 Months 0 Months
Cash From Operating Activities 100 100
Cash From Investing Activities -31 -31
Cash From Financing Activities -63.5 -63.5
Net Change in Cash 4.5 4.5
* In Millions of GBP (except for per share items)
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Ash Hasan
Ash Hasan Apr 26, 2024 14:40
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Slight turbulence but general upward trend in sales ans profitability .. good buying poit?
Gareth Barnes
Gareth Barnes Sep 06, 2023 20:35
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Full Year Result WH Smith PLC expects the outcome for the year to 31 August 2023 to be in line with the upgraded expectations which followed the third quarter trading update on 31 May 2023.
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Gareth Barnes Sep 06, 2023 20:25
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From WH Smiths. What were people expecting for goodness sake. All in line with what they said earlier i. The year. Raised profit expectations and perhaps a small surprise upwards. Full Year Result WH Smith PLC expects the outcome for the year to 31 August 2023 to be in line with the upgraded expectations which followed the third quarter trading update on 31 May 2023.
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Gareth Barnes Sep 06, 2023 15:59
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Shpuld get a bounce back tomorrow morning after the papers show the deop with pretty good figures. Well overdone drop. Buy for me.
Gareth Barnes
Gareth Barnes Sep 06, 2023 8:29
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Drop seems a little odd considering the rather good news?
Tom James
Tom James Jan 20, 2022 15:41
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what just caused a 900% spike then drop?
Jonny Tr
Jonny Tr Dec 17, 2020 11:44
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what caused the downspike?
Tom James
Tom James Dec 17, 2020 11:44
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wh Smith's makes 294 million net from shops in airports and trains. I assume people are scared of covid disruption.
Jonathan Lowrey
Jonathan Lowrey Dec 17, 2020 11:44
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Biden travel ban.
Kami Khan
Kami Khan Dec 17, 2020 10:45
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What happened??
Dei Diablo
Dei Diablo Dec 17, 2020 10:43
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fake drop alert
Roger Singh
Roger Singh Dec 17, 2020 10:41
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drop to 396 is fake
 
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