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: 5P
Industry Sector:MEDIA
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 40.95 -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


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%
(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/Attributable Profit- 
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)

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 
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)
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)
 31 Aug 2017 (GBP)31 Aug 2018 (GBP)31 Aug 2019 (GBP)31 Aug 2020 (GBP)
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
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
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
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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