Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom WH Smith PLC https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom WH Smith PLC RSS feed en Wed, 20 Nov 2019 03:53:03 +0000 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) FTSE 100 closes up but off earlier highs as Boris's Brexit deal boosts sentiment https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905010/ftse-100-closes-up-but-off-earlier-highs-as-boris-s-brexit-deal-boosts-sentiment-905010.html Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:15:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905010/ftse-100-closes-up-but-off-earlier-highs-as-boris-s-brexit-deal-boosts-sentiment-905010.html WH Smith shares “materially undervalued” after second US deal, says broker https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905078/wh-smith-shares-materially-undervalued-after-second-us-deal-says-broker-905078.html Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905078/wh-smith-shares-materially-undervalued-after-second-us-deal-says-broker-905078.html WH Smith doubles down on US travel with Marshall acquisition https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905019/wh-smith-doubles-down-on-us-travel-with-marshall-acquisition-905019.html Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905019/wh-smith-doubles-down-on-us-travel-with-marshall-acquisition-905019.html WH Smith: threadbare carpets but shag-pile profits? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901655/wh-smith-threadbare-carpets-but-shag-pile-profits-901655.html Wed, 28 Aug 2019 15:12:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901655/wh-smith-threadbare-carpets-but-shag-pile-profits-901655.html Strong but slightly fuzzy: WH Smith says year finished well https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901606/strong-but-slightly-fuzzy-wh-smith-says-year-finished-well-901606.html Wed, 28 Aug 2019 06:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901606/strong-but-slightly-fuzzy-wh-smith-says-year-finished-well-901606.html WH Smith ranked as worst UK retailer in national survey - once again https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221122/wh-smith-ranked-as-worst-uk-retailer-in-national-survey---once-again-221122.html Wed, 29 May 2019 08:53:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221122/wh-smith-ranked-as-worst-uk-retailer-in-national-survey---once-again-221122.html WH Smith CEO Clarke to step down in October https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/220656/wh-smith-ceo-clarke-to-step-down-in-october-220656.html Tue, 21 May 2019 09:27:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/220656/wh-smith-ceo-clarke-to-step-down-in-october-220656.html WH Smith lifts interim dividend as profits drop after acquisition of InMotion https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218397/wh-smith-lifts-interim-dividend-as-profits-drop-after-acquisition-of-inmotion-218397.html Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218397/wh-smith-lifts-interim-dividend-as-profits-drop-after-acquisition-of-inmotion-218397.html WH Smith performs as expected with travel offsetting slow high street decline https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213144/wh-smith-performs-as-expected-with-travel-offsetting-slow-high-street-decline-213144.html Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:54:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213144/wh-smith-performs-as-expected-with-travel-offsetting-slow-high-street-decline-213144.html City broker “really excited” by WH Smith’s US potential now InMotion is onboard https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208227/city-broker-really-excited-by-wh-smiths-us-potential-now-inmotion-is-onboard-208227.html Wed, 31 Oct 2018 11:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208227/city-broker-really-excited-by-wh-smiths-us-potential-now-inmotion-is-onboard-208227.html WH Smith expands travel business into US with US$198mln acquisition of digital accessories retailer InMotion https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208089/wh-smith-expands-travel-business-into-us-with-us198mln-acquisition-of-digital-accessories-retailer-inmotion-208089.html Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208089/wh-smith-expands-travel-business-into-us-with-us198mln-acquisition-of-digital-accessories-retailer-inmotion-208089.html WH Smith to focus on travel and survive https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206895/wh-smith-to-focus-on-travel-and-survive-206895.html Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:23:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206895/wh-smith-to-focus-on-travel-and-survive-206895.html WH Smith abandons initiative to resuscitate its declining High Street estate https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206873/wh-smith-abandons-initiative-to-resuscitate-its-declining-high-street-estate-206873.html Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:49:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206873/wh-smith-abandons-initiative-to-resuscitate-its-declining-high-street-estate-206873.html WH Smith delivers more of the same https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203870/wh-smith-delivers-more-of-the-same-203870.html Thu, 30 Aug 2018 08:27:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203870/wh-smith-delivers-more-of-the-same-203870.html WH Smith’s move away from the high street is paying off https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198366/wh-smiths-move-away-from-the-high-street-is-paying-off-198366.html Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:56:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198366/wh-smiths-move-away-from-the-high-street-is-paying-off-198366.html WH Smith’s Q3 sales driven higher by another strong performance from its travel business https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198345/wh-smiths-q3-sales-driven-higher-by-another-strong-performance-from-its-travel-business-198345.html Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:35:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198345/wh-smiths-q3-sales-driven-higher-by-another-strong-performance-from-its-travel-business-198345.html WH Smith voted worst shop on the high street by Which? readers https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/197817/wh-smith-voted-worst-shop-on-the-high-street-by-which-readers-197817.html Tue, 29 May 2018 11:07:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/197817/wh-smith-voted-worst-shop-on-the-high-street-by-which-readers-197817.html WH Smith confident as passenger growth lifts travel outlets https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194828/wh-smith-confident-as-passenger-growth-lifts-travel-outlets-194828.html Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:43:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194828/wh-smith-confident-as-passenger-growth-lifts-travel-outlets-194828.html WH Smith sales fall as struggles at high street stores persist https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190518/wh-smith-sales-fall-as-struggles-at-high-street-stores-persist-190518.html Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:40:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190518/wh-smith-sales-fall-as-struggles-at-high-street-stores-persist-190518.html WH Smith's full year profits rise as travel store sales growth mitigates high street decline https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185486/wh-smith-s-full-year-profits-rise-as-travel-store-sales-growth-mitigates-high-street-decline-185486.html Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:26:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185486/wh-smith-s-full-year-profits-rise-as-travel-store-sales-growth-mitigates-high-street-decline-185486.html WH Smith maintains full year guidance as it cuts costs to offset sluggish sales at high street stores https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183143/wh-smith-maintains-full-year-guidance-as-it-cuts-costs-to-offset-sluggish-sales-at-high-street-stores-183143.html Wed, 30 Aug 2017 06:31:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183143/wh-smith-maintains-full-year-guidance-as-it-cuts-costs-to-offset-sluggish-sales-at-high-street-stores-183143.html WH Smith shares up as it remains “confident in the outcome for the full year”, with Travel sales up, but high street sales down https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/179200/wh-smith-shares-up-as-it-remains-confident-in-the-outcome-for-the-full-year-with-travel-sales-up-but-high-street-sales-down-179200.html Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/179200/wh-smith-shares-up-as-it-remains-confident-in-the-outcome-for-the-full-year-with-travel-sales-up-but-high-street-sales-down-179200.html WH Smith's first half revenue flat as sales fall at high street stores https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176359/wh-smith-s-first-half-revenue-flat-as-sales-fall-at-high-street-stores-176359.html Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:17:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176359/wh-smith-s-first-half-revenue-flat-as-sales-fall-at-high-street-stores-176359.html Barclays Capital boosts WH Smith shares with an upgrade to ‘overweight’ on International Travel benefits https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174201/barclays-capital-boosts-wh-smith-shares-with-an-upgrade-to-overweight-on-international-travel-benefits-174201.html Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:08:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174201/barclays-capital-boosts-wh-smith-shares-with-an-upgrade-to-overweight-on-international-travel-benefits-174201.html Investec upgrades WH Smith to 'buy' on Travel boost expectations https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173452/investec-upgrades-wh-smith-to-buy-on-travel-boost-expectations-173452.html Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:36:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173452/investec-upgrades-wh-smith-to-buy-on-travel-boost-expectations-173452.html International potential prompts WH Smith upgrade https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/172234/international-potential-prompts-wh-smith-upgrade-172234.html Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:40:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/172234/international-potential-prompts-wh-smith-upgrade-172234.html WH Smith reports strong travel sales over Christmas, while “spoof humour" books cushion high street sales https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/172164/wh-smith-reports-strong-travel-sales-over-christmas-while-spoof-humour-books-cushion-high-street-sales-172164.html Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:52:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/172164/wh-smith-reports-strong-travel-sales-over-christmas-while-spoof-humour-books-cushion-high-street-sales-172164.html WH Smith gets some Christmas cheer as Deutsche Bank returns its rating to ‘buy’ https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170531/wh-smith-gets-some-christmas-cheer-as-deutsche-bank-returns-its-rating-to-buy-170531.html Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:01:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170531/wh-smith-gets-some-christmas-cheer-as-deutsche-bank-returns-its-rating-to-buy-170531.html WH Smith boosted by Zoella book club sales https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167360/wh-smith-boosted-by-zoella-book-club-sales-167360.html Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167360/wh-smith-boosted-by-zoella-book-club-sales-167360.html WH Smith results in line on travel boost https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129664/wh-smith-results-in-line-on-travel-boost-129664.html Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:27:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129664/wh-smith-results-in-line-on-travel-boost-129664.html WH Smith high street sales slump https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/126906/wh-smith-high-street-sales-slump-126906.html Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:57:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/126906/wh-smith-high-street-sales-slump-126906.html FTSE100 closes lower as Greece election uncertainty surfaces https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/110112/ftse100-closes-lower-as-greece-election-uncertainty-surfaces-110112.html Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:46:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/110112/ftse100-closes-lower-as-greece-election-uncertainty-surfaces-110112.html WH Smith predicts forecast-topping results after good H2 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/110114/wh-smith-predicts-forecast-topping-results-after-good-h2-110114.html Thu, 20 Aug 2015 06:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/110114/wh-smith-predicts-forecast-topping-results-after-good-h2-110114.html WH Smith travel sales rise as its new 'Food to Go' range proves popular https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/107649/wh-smith-travel-sales-rise-as-its-new-food-to-go-range-proves-popular-107649.html Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:27:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/107649/wh-smith-travel-sales-rise-as-its-new-food-to-go-range-proves-popular-107649.html UPDATE - WH Smith hikes divi as cost cuts and travel stores help profits https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/68080/update-wh-smith-hikes-divi-as-cost-cuts-and-travel-stores-help-profits-79335.html Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:31:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/68080/update-wh-smith-hikes-divi-as-cost-cuts-and-travel-stores-help-profits-79335.html WH Smith sees improvement in sales trends https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55011/wh-smith-sees-improvement-in-sales-trends--65074.html Wed, 22 Jan 2014 06:50:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55011/wh-smith-sees-improvement-in-sales-trends--65074.html Cevian Capital brings stake in Alent to 21.56% https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/53546/cevian-capital-brings-stake-in-alent-to-2156-63520.html Cevian Capital has the most fearsome reputation as an activist shareholder. However, unlike most of the other corporate knee-cappers, the Swedish hedge fund prefers to have a word quietly behind the scenes than do its bloodletting in public.


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WH Smith marginally favoured https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52237/wh-smith-marginally-favoured-62061.html Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:16:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52237/wh-smith-marginally-favoured-62061.html WH Smith boss quits despite sharpening profits https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/41110/wh-smith-boss-quits-despite-sharpening-profits-49018.html Thu, 11 Oct 2012 08:06:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/41110/wh-smith-boss-quits-despite-sharpening-profits-49018.html WH Smith's prospects in year ahead look good, says Deutsche https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/39608/wh-smiths-prospects-in-year-ahead-look-good-says-deutsche-47293.html Fri, 24 Aug 2012 09:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/39608/wh-smiths-prospects-in-year-ahead-look-good-says-deutsche-47293.html WH Smiths shares are undervalued, says broker Seymour Pierce https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/39192/wh-smiths-shares-are-undervalued-says-broker-seymour-pierce-46803.html Tue, 14 Aug 2012 11:13:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/39192/wh-smiths-shares-are-undervalued-says-broker-seymour-pierce-46803.html WH Smith profit grows as it cuts costs https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/34931/wh-smith-profit-grows-as-it-cuts-costs-41684.html Thu, 19 Apr 2012 07:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/34931/wh-smith-profit-grows-as-it-cuts-costs-41684.html WH Smith hits profit targets despite lower sales https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/32049/wh-smith-hits-profit-targets-despite-lower-sales-38214.html Wed, 25 Jan 2012 07:29:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/32049/wh-smith-hits-profit-targets-despite-lower-sales-38214.html WH Smith's international potential sparks broker upgrade https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/31376/wh-smiths-international-potential-sparks-broker-upgrade-37501.html Thu, 05 Jan 2012 10:05:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/31376/wh-smiths-international-potential-sparks-broker-upgrade-37501.html WH Smith beats the high street gloom as it hikes interim dividend 18 per cent https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/22932/wh-smith-beats-the-high-street-gloom-as-it-hikes-interim-dividend-18-per-cent-27354.html Thu, 14 Apr 2011 07:22:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/22932/wh-smith-beats-the-high-street-gloom-as-it-hikes-interim-dividend-18-per-cent-27354.html WH Smith blames weather for 4% sales slump https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/20949/wh-smith-blames-weather-for-4-sales-slump-24964.html Wed, 26 Jan 2011 09:36:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/20949/wh-smith-blames-weather-for-4-sales-slump-24964.html WH Smith reports decent performance, shares climb https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/2077/wh-smith-reports-decent-performance-shares-climb-3154.html Thu, 09 Oct 2008 11:12:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/2077/wh-smith-reports-decent-performance-shares-climb-3154.html