WH Smith PLC (SMWH.L)
7 Mar 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£1,379.34|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||121.31|
LONDON, Jan 22 - British books, newspaper and stationery retailer WH Smith said it was confident of making further progress in 2014 as it repeated its long established pattern of reporting declining sales accompanied by profit margin gains.
Jan 22 - WH Smith PLC : * Trading performance for the 20 weeks to 18 January * Total sales were down 4% with like-for-like (lfl) sales also down 4% for the
LONDON, Nov 14 - British books, newspaper and stationery retailer WH Smith said underlying revenues fell 4 percent over the last 10 weeks, hit by a dip in sales at its high street stores.
Nov 14 - WH Smith PLC : * Total group sales in the first 10 weeks of the financial year were down 3% * Like-for- like sales down 4% compared to the same period last year * Whsmith travel total sales were up 2% and like-for-like sales were down 2% * Whsmith high street total and like-for-like sales were both down 6% in the
LONDON - British books, newspaper and stationery retailer WH Smith plans to open up to 40 stores a year in overseas markets as far-flung as Azerbaijan and Fiji as it seeks a new profit stream to add to its mature UK high street business.
* Plans for further 50 million pound share buyback (Recasts, adds CEO, analyst comment, shares)
LONDON, Oct 10 - British books and stationery retailer WH Smith beat forecasts with a 6 percent rise in year profit, driven by a strategy that focuses on improving profit margins and reducing costs rather than growing underlying sales.
Oct 10 - WH Smith PLC : * FY pretax profit rose 6 percent to 108 million stg * Final dividend up 15 percent to 21.3 pence per share * Total dividend up 14 percent to 30.7 pence per share * Additional £50M share buyback programme announced today * Looking to the year ahead, we continue to plan cautiously in an uncertain