Smiths News Overview

  • Founded
  • 2006
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 1,603
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • SNWS
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 14
  • Share Price
  • $0.47
  • (As of Wednesday Closing)

Smiths News General Information

Description

Smiths News PLC is a UK-based wholesale distributor of published content. The group is one of the UK's largest 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.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Connect Group PLC
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporation
Primary Industry
Other Commercial Services
Other Industries
Publishing
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Stock Exchange
LON
Primary Office
  • Rowan House
  • Kembrey Park
  • Swindon SN2 8UH
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0345 000 0000
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Smiths News Stock Performance

(As of Wednesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$0.47 $0.49 $0.36 - $0.66 $117M 248M 384K $0.15

Smiths News Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 31-Aug-2021 FY 2021 31-Aug-2021 FY 2020 31-Aug-2020 FY 2019 31-Aug-2019
EV 275,917 275,917 185,344 215,621
Revenue 1,509,845 1,509,845 1,477,511 1,670,790
EBITDA 60,552 60,552 39,586 52,553
Net Income 35,651 35,651 (8,501) (40,376)
Total Assets 256,160 256,160 310,372 259,178
Total Debt 138,260 138,260 218,355 119,293
Public Fundamental Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. disclaimer

Smiths News Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jonathan Bunting Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Paul Baker Chief Financial Officer & Board Member
Emily McMinn Director of Strategy and Change
Lucy Robertson Director, Operations
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Smiths News Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since
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00000 000000000 Self Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
00000000 0000000 Smiths News Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
0000 000000000 Self Board Member 000 0000
0000 00000 Smiths News Chief Financial Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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Smiths News Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Smiths News Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Smiths News Investments & Acquisitions (14)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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000000000 (00 20-May-2013 0000000000 00.000 Specialty Retail 0000 0000
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Houtschild Internationale Boekhandel 13-Jun-2012 Merger/Acquisition 00.000 Distributors/Wholesale (B2C) 0000 0000
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Smiths News Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
RASCAL Solutions Other Commercial Services Sherington, United Kingdom 2004
0000000000 0000000 Distributors/Wholesale (B2C) Rijswijk, Netherlands 0000
0000000 0000000000 Publishing Amsterdam, Netherlands 0000
000000 00000000 Acquirer Surrey, United Kingdom 0000
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Smiths News Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 11-Sep-2015 000000000 Completed
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000000000 0000000 19-Dec-2014 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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000 0000000000 000 23-Apr-2012 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
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0000000 00000 23-Mar-2009 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 000000 0000
Wordery Merger/Acquisition 00.000 Completed
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