WH Smith is one of the UK high streets oldest names with roots dating back to 1792. Until recently the company was split into two main operations: retail and news distribution. In 2006, after a series of disposals that saw publishing house Hodder Headline sold, the company demerged its distribution arm to leave it focused purely on retail.


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Current Price: $1,532.28
Prev Close: $1,532.00
Open: $0.00
Bid: $0.00
Ask: $0.00
Day's Range: $0.00 - $0.00
52wk Range: $1,174.00 - $1,893.00
Volume: 0
Avg Vol 296,831
Market Cap: $173.09B
P/E (ttm): 0.00
EPS (ttm): $0.00
Div & Yield: $0.00 (0.0%)

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Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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WH Smith is one of the UK high streets oldest names with roots dating back to 1792. Until recently the company was split into two main operations: retail and news distribution. In 2006, after a series of disposals that saw publishing house Hodder Headline sold, the company demerged its distribution arm to leave it focused purely on retail.

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