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Smiths News PLC ADR SMWPY

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$4.13 0.00 (0.00%)
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Price vs Fair Value

SMWPY is trading at a 140% premium.
Price
$4.11
Fair Value
$8.23
Uncertainty
Very High
1-Star Price
$6.15
5-Star Price
$3.52
Economic Moat
Qgzwh
Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$9.19
Day Range
$4.134.33
52-Week Range
$4.134.33
Bid/Ask
$0.01 / $65.82
Market Cap
$51.15 Mil
Volume/Avg
3,124 / 3,124

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
1.82
Price/Sales
0.03
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
6.30%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
6.75%
Total Yield
6.30%

Company Profile

Smiths News PLC is a UK-based wholesale distributor of published content. The group is one of the UK's foremost publishers of newspapers and magazines, and it also operates as a book distributor through bookstores and an online platform serving the needs of academics and public libraries. Geographically, it derives a majority of revenue from the United Kingdom. Its segments include Smiths News Core; Dawson Media Direct (DMD); Instore and others.
Sector
Communication Services
Industry
Publishing
Stock Style Box
Small Value
Total Number of Employees
1,508

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
SMWPY
LBG
SFOR
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
1.8222.7319.70
Price/Book Value
3.360.36
Price/Sales
0.033.420.34
Price/Cash Flow
1.7321.72
Price/Earnings
SMWPY
LBG
SFOR

Financial Strength

Metric
SMWPY
LBG
SFOR
Quick Ratio
0.852.761.20
Current Ratio
0.972.851.23
Interest Coverage
6.6811.320.35
Quick Ratio
SMWPY
LBG
SFOR

Profitability

Metric
SMWPY
LBG
SFOR
Return on Assets (Normalized)
12.81%10.58%2.02%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
13.17%4.31%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
63.96%12.97%4.49%
Return on Assets
SMWPY
LBG
SFOR
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