WH Smith (LON:SMWH) Shares Cross Above 200-Day Moving Average of $1,303.43

WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWHGet Free Report) shares passed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Monday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of GBX 1,303.43 ($16.53) and traded as high as GBX 1,312 ($16.64). WH Smith shares last traded at GBX 1,296 ($16.44), with a volume of 338,035 shares changing hands.

WH Smith Trading Down 3.0 %

The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 1,269.01 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 1,302.17. The company has a current ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 0.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 279.71. The company has a market cap of £1.66 billion, a PE ratio of 2,110.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.65 and a beta of 1.58.

WH Smith Increases Dividend

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 11th were issued a GBX 20.80 ($0.26) dividend. This is a boost from WH Smith’s previous dividend of $8.10. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, January 11th. This represents a yield of 1.75%. WH Smith’s payout ratio is 4,833.33%.

About WH Smith

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WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates in two segments, Travel and High Street. The Travel segment offers news, books, and convenience for travelling customers. It operates stores in airports, hospitals, railway stations, and motorway service areas.

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