WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) announced a dividend on Thursday, October 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 12th will be paid a dividend of GBX 30.50 ($0.38) per share on Thursday, February 2nd. This represents a yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 12th. This is an increase from WH Smith Plc’s previous dividend of $13.40. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1532.00 on Friday. WH Smith Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,174.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,893.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,549.03 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,623.46. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.75 billion.
SMWH has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,000 ($24.75) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($21.04) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. Investec restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,550 ($19.18) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 1,870 ($23.14) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,686.07 ($20.87).
WH Smith Plc Company Profile
WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company operates through two divisions, namely, High Street and Travel. The Company’s Travel business sells its products to cater for people on the move or in need of a convenience offer. Its Travel business operates from around 740 units, including in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals and workplaces.
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