Smiths News Plc

Smiths News (SNWS)

Company name:Smiths News Plc
EPIC:SNWSTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:ON10ISIN:GB00B17WCR61
Market Segment:SET3Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.corporate.smithsnews.co.uk/Description:ORD 5P
Industry Sector:MEDIA
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 40.95 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/down -0.65 [-1.56] 40.50 41.10 41.50 41.70 41.00 84,717
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 101.21 247.16 0.03 -2.70 - - - 46.50 - 24.50

Smiths News Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.101.21m
Shares In Issue247.16m
Prev. Close41.60
PE Ratio- 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic-2.70p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS9.47p
Return On Equity (ROE)-%
Operating Margin1.27%
PEG Factor- 
EPS Growth Rate79.07%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt263.40m
Gross Gearing135.11%
Quick Assets167.20m
Net Working Capital-102.60m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets72.02%
Turnover PS471.15p
Pre-Tax Profit PS5.99p
Retained Profit PS-2.71p
Cash PS20.47p
Net Cash PS-94.39p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-47.90p
Net Asset Value PS-33.02p
Spread0.60 (1.46%) 

Smiths News Balance Sheet

L^SNWS:Liabilities+EQL^SNWS:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week44.6040.60
4 weeks44.6040.30
12 weeks46.5035.50
1 year46.5024.50

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Smiths News Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week42.90-1.95-4.5540.600.6142.52
4 weeks41.60-0.65-1.5640.300.8042.65
12 weeks37.503.459.2035.500.5441.42
26 weeks30.0010.9536.5026.000.4836.66
1 year25.2515.7062.1824.500.4435.63
3 years25.2515.7062.1824.500.4435.63
5 years25.2515.7062.1824.500.4435.63

Smiths News Key Management Ratios

Smiths News Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio14.27 
PE Ratio- 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.45 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.51 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio-1.24 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS6.84 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-15.11 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS4.33 
Price-to-Sales PS0.09 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-0.85 
Price-to-Cash PS2.00 
Net Working Capital PS-41.51 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS-0.99%
Earnings Yield-%
Average PE- 
Years in average- 
PE to PE average-%

Smiths News Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio-58.45%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio-0.37 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-0.25 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.30 
Net Gearing113.34%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)134.66%
Gross Gearing135.11%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)160.53%
Gearing Under 1 Year122.16%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)145.14%
Assets/Equity-2.85 
Cash/Equity-62.01 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets-44.15%
Current Ratio0.64 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)0.59 
Liquidity Ratio0.18 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets27.91%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value80.71m
CFO/Sales0.02 
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
CFO/Assets0.10 
CFO/Debt0.07 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value3.10 
Total Debt/Sales0.27 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit21.22 
Total Debt314.00m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets-3.06%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-44.15%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs7 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.02930.0179

Smiths News Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)-%
Return On Assets (ROA)-3.01%
Net Profit Margin-0.58%
Assets Turnover5.23 
Return On Equity (ROE)-%
Return On Investment (ROI)19.56%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-%
Net Income Of Revenues-0.58%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover-14.94 
Fixed Assets Turnover30.09 
Current Assets Turnover6.33 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover76.86 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.19 
Debtors-to-Sales10.56%
Debt Collection Period38.55Days

Smiths News Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
06 Nov 2019InterimGBX1.0031/08/201831/08/201916/01/202017/01/202013/02/20201.00
01 May 2018InterimGBX3.1031/08/201731/08/201807/06/201808/06/201806/07/20183.10
26 Oct 2017FinalGBX6.7031/08/201631/08/201711/01/201812/01/201809/01/20189.80
25 Apr 2017InterimGBX3.1031/08/201631/08/201708/06/201709/06/201707/07/2017-
18 Oct 2016FinalGBX6.5031/08/201531/08/201612/01/201713/01/201710/02/20179.50
19 Apr 2016InterimGBX3.0031/08/201531/08/201609/06/201610/06/201608/07/2016-
14 Oct 2015FinalGBX6.3031/08/201431/08/201514/01/201615/01/201612/02/20169.20
22 Apr 2015InterimGBX2.9031/08/201431/08/201511/06/201512/06/201510/07/2015-
15 Oct 2014FinalGBX6.6031/08/201331/08/201408/01/201509/01/201506/02/20159.70
23 Apr 2014InterimGBX3.1031/08/201331/08/201411/06/201413/06/201411/07/2014-
16 Oct 2013FinalGBX6.3031/08/201231/08/201308/01/201410/01/201407/02/20149.30
17 Apr 2013InterimGBX3.0031/08/201231/08/201312/06/201314/06/201312/07/2013-
16 Oct 2012FinalGBX5.8031/08/201131/08/201209/01/201311/01/201308/02/20138.60
24 Apr 2012InterimGBX2.8031/08/201131/08/201209/05/201211/05/201208/06/2012-
20 Oct 2011FinalGBX5.4031/08/201031/08/201104/01/201206/01/201203/02/20128.00
13 Apr 2011InterimGBX2.6031/08/201031/08/201111/05/201113/05/201110/06/2011-
21 Oct 2010FinalGBX5.0031/08/200931/08/201005/01/201107/01/201104/02/20117.40
22 Apr 2010InterimGBX2.4031/08/200931/08/201012/05/201014/05/201011/06/2010-
22 Apr 2010InterimGBX2.4031/08/200931/08/201012/05/201014/05/201011/06/2010-
22 Oct 2009FinalGBX4.6031/08/200831/08/200906/01/201008/01/201005/02/20106.80
22 Oct 2009FinalGBX4.6031/08/200831/08/200906/01/201008/01/201005/02/20106.80
23 Apr 2009InterimGBX2.2028/08/200828/02/200913/05/200915/05/200912/06/2009-
23 Apr 2009InterimGBX2.2028/08/200828/02/200913/05/200915/05/200912/06/2009-
16 Oct 2008FinalGBX4.5031/08/200731/08/200828/12/200830/12/200822/01/20096.50
16 Oct 2008FinalGBX4.5031/08/200731/08/200828/12/200830/12/200822/01/20096.50
24 Apr 2008InterimGBX2.2029/08/200729/02/200821/05/200823/05/200812/06/2008-
24 Apr 2008InterimGBX2.2029/08/200729/02/200821/05/200823/05/200812/06/2008-
18 Oct 2007FinalGBX4.3031/08/200631/08/200716/01/200818/01/200808/02/20086.40
18 Oct 2007FinalGBX4.3031/08/200631/08/200716/01/200818/01/200808/02/20086.40
26 Apr 2007InterimGBX2.1028/08/200628/02/200716/05/200718/05/200715/06/2007-
26 Apr 2007InterimGBX2.1028/08/200628/02/200716/05/200718/05/200715/06/2007-
12 Oct 2006FinalGBX4.0031/08/200531/08/200610/01/200712/01/200709/02/20074.00
12 Oct 2006FinalGBX4.0031/08/200531/08/200610/01/200712/01/200709/02/20074.00

Smiths News Fundamentals

 31 Aug 2017 (GBP)31 Aug 2018 (GBP)31 Aug 2019 (GBP)31 Aug 2020 (GBP)
turnover1,594.30100.00%1,534.30100.00%1,467.90100.00%1,164.50100.00%m
pre tax profit34.202.15%-35.50-2.31%-37.60-2.56%14.801.27%m
attributable profit36.602.30%-47.00-3.06%-31.50-2.15%-6.70-0.58%m
retained profit13.000.82%-71.10-4.63%-31.50-2.15%-6.70-0.58%m
eps - basic (p)11.00 -15.50 -12.90 -2.70 
eps - diluted (p)10.90 -15.50 -12.90 -2.70 
dividends per share9.80 3.10 1.00 - 

Smiths News Balance Sheet

 31 Aug 2017 (GBP)31 Aug 2018 (GBP)31 Aug 2019 (GBP)31 Aug 2020 (GBP)
L^SNWS:Liabilities+EQL^SNWS:AssetsL^SNWS:Liabilities+EQL^SNWS:AssetsL^SNWS:Liabilities+EQL^SNWS:AssetsL^SNWS:Liabilities+EQL^SNWS:Assets
 31 Aug 2017 (GBP)31 Aug 2018 (GBP)31 Aug 2019 (GBP)31 Aug 2020 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets41.3012.15%38.8018.61%10.905.12%9.404.04%m
intangibles intangibles106.5031.33%50.8024.36%10.104.75%36.8015.83%m
fixed investments fixed investments4.601.35%5.102.45%5.302.49%4.902.11%m
current assets - other current assets - other64.5018.98%0.500.24%16.807.90%--%m
stocks stocks13.804.06%13.306.38%16.207.62%14.106.07%m
debtors debtors103.7030.51%82.0039.33%129.4060.84%116.6050.17%m
cash & securities cash & securities5.501.62%18.008.63%24.0011.28%50.6021.77%m
TOTAL339.90100%208.50100%212.70100%232.40100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short227.2066.84%191.6091.89%229.70107.99%283.90122.16%m
creditors - long creditors - long87.6025.77%62.8030.12%57.3026.94%30.1012.95%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL314.8092.62%254.40122.01%287.00134.93%314.00135.11%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves25.107.38%-45.90-22.01%-74.30-34.93%-81.60-35.11%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL25.107.38%-45.90-22.01%-74.30-34.93%-81.60-35.11%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Smiths News Cash Flow Statement

31 Aug 2017 (GBP)31 Aug 2018 (GBP)31 Aug 2019 (GBP)31 Aug 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF51.2037.5023.0023.40m
Pre-Financing CF90.7042.1015.0018.70m
Retained CF-3.102.50-0.9042.80m

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