SMWH has been the topic of several other reports. Haitong Bank reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 1,680 ($20.48) price objective on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an equal weight rating and set a GBX 1,870 ($22.79) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a report on Thursday, August 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an overweight rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($24.38) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a report on Tuesday, October 4th. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a report on Thursday, October 13th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. WH Smith Plc presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,678.93 ($20.46).
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1550.00 on Thursday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.77 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,546.28 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,618.21. WH Smith Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,174.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,893.00.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 12th will be paid a dividend of GBX 30.50 ($0.37) per share. This is a boost from WH Smith Plc’s previous dividend of $13.40. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 12th. This represents a yield of 1.99%.
About WH Smith Plc
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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