NCC Group PLC Company Profile (LON:NCC)

About NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)

NCC Group PLC logoNCC Group plc is a holding company. The principal activity of the Company is the provision of independent advice and services to customers by way of the provision of escrow and assurance services. It operates through three segments: Group Escrow, Assurance and Domain Services. The Domain Services segment is focused on maintaining and publishing the .trust security standards. It operates in two divisions: Assurance and Escrow. Its Assurance division includes security and risk consulting service and software testing and Website performance. It offers a range of complementary services, including expert security assurance and penetration testing, cyber defense operations, incident response and forensics, managed security services and security operations centers, as well as risk mitigation and governance. Its escrow and verification services assure the long-term availability of third-party supplied applications and software packages, protecting both end users and software suppliers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: IT Services & Consulting - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:NCC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £544.31 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 276,299,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 184.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 155.96
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 87.80 - GBX 377.30
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £244.5 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.23
  • Book Value: GBX 0.77 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.56
  • EBIDTA: £31.9 million
  • Net Margins: -52.27%
  • Return on Equity: -50.56%
  • Return on Assets: -30.12%
  • Average Volume: 754,588 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)

What is NCC Group PLC's stock symbol?

NCC Group PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "NCC."

How often does NCC Group PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NCC Group PLC?

NCC Group PLC declared a dividend on Tuesday, July 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.15 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.7%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. This is an increase from NCC Group PLC's previous dividend of $1.50. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View NCC Group PLC's Dividend History.

Where is NCC Group PLC's stock going? Where will NCC Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for NCC Group PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 138 to GBX 340. On average, they expect NCC Group PLC's share price to reach GBX 235.43 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NCC Group PLC.

Who are some of NCC Group PLC's key competitors?

Who are NCC Group PLC's key executives?

NCC Group PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Christopher Michael Renwick Stone, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Brian Thomas Tenner, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer
  • Daniel Liptrott, Group Managing Director - Escrow
  • Roger Gary Rawlinson, Group Managing Director - Assurance
  • Rob Horton, European Managing Director - Assurance
  • Helen Nisbet, Group Company Secretary - Corporate
  • Christopher Michael Batterham, Non-Executive Director
  • Jonathan Brooks, Non-Executive Director
  • Thomas W. Chambers, Non-Executive Director
  • Debbie Hewitt, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy NCC Group PLC stock?

Shares of NCC Group PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is NCC Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of NCC Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 197.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NCC Group PLC (LON NCC)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  317 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  126 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  443
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NCC Group PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 235.43

Analysts' Ratings History for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/24/2017Canaccord GenuityUpgradeBuyGBX 118 -> GBX 265View Rating Details
7/24/2017Berenberg BankDowngradeSellGBX 115 -> GBX 155View Rating Details
7/19/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 185View Rating Details
7/18/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 245View Rating Details
7/14/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/22/2017N+1 SingerDowngradeHoldGBX 138View Rating Details
11/1/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 320View Rating Details
3/1/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 285View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)
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Earnings Estimates for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.86 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for NCC Group PLC (LON NCC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/18/2017GBX 3.151.7%8/31/20178/31/20179/29/2017
1/19/2017GBX 1.500.77%1/26/20171/26/20172/24/2017
7/7/2016GBX 3.151.13%9/1/20169/1/20169/30/2016
1/21/2016GBX 1.500.5%1/28/20161/28/20162/26/2016
7/9/2015GBX 2.681.21%8/27/20158/27/20159/25/2015
1/22/2015GBX 1.300.64%1/29/20151/29/20152/27/2015
7/3/2014GBX 2.361.17%8/27/20148/27/20149/26/2014
1/16/2014GBX 1.140.57%1/22/20141/22/20142/21/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/18/2017Debbie Howard HewittInsiderBuy6,954GBX 179£12,447.66
12/13/2016Paul MitchellInsiderBuy50,000GBX 191£95,500
7/12/2016Patel ,AtulInsiderSell13,426GBX 297£39,875.22
12/18/2015Cotton,Robert F CInsiderBuy64,285GBX 275£176,783.75
7/15/2015Patel ,AtulInsiderSell10,845GBX 219£23,750.55
5/8/2015Christopher BatterhamInsiderBuy20,000GBX 213.50£42,700
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)
Latest Headlines for NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC)
DateHeadline logoNCC Group PLC (NCC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - August 11 at 4:42 AM logoCarillion and NCC have fallen into textbook traps of expansion - Financial Times - July 25 at 5:58 AM logoNCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) Rating Increased to Buy at Canaccord Genuity - July 24 at 11:44 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: NCC Leadership Team Buy Shares After Swing To Loss - July 20 at 2:14 AM logoNCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) Insider Debbie Howard Hewitt Acquires 6,954 Shares - July 19 at 1:06 PM logoNCC Group Swings To Loss But Maintains "Business Is Not Broken" - London South East (registration) (blog) - July 18 at 5:10 PM logoNCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) Raises Dividend to GBX 3.15 Per Share - July 18 at 2:45 PM logoNCC Group PLC's (LON:NCC) Hold Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity - July 18 at 10:49 AM logoNCC Group Posts FY Loss; Backs 2018 Adj. EBIT Outlook - July 18 at 6:34 AM logoNCC Group Swings To Loss But Maintains "Business Is Not Broken" - July 18 at 6:34 AM logoNCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 17 at 11:05 AM logoNCC Group PLC (NCC) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital - July 16 at 9:51 AM logoNCC Group PLC (NCC) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt - July 1 at 9:56 PM logoNCC Group PLC (NCC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - June 20 at 9:21 AM logo[$$] Ten years on from the credit crunch, where do investors go next? - June 13 at 6:53 PM logoNCC Group PLC (NCC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 26 at 10:32 AM logoSix stock funds offer least-volatile foreign exposure - May 12 at 7:24 PM logoNCC Group PLC (NCC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - May 1 at 12:59 PM logoNCC Group PLC (NCC) Earns Hold Rating from Shore Capital - April 30 at 4:25 PM logoNCC Group On Track To Meet Lowered Full-Year Earnings Guidance - London South East (registration) (blog) - April 28 at 7:47 PM logoNCC Group PLC (NCC) Earns "Hold" Rating from Canaccord Genuity - April 27 at 9:24 PM logoNCC Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:NCC) : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 6:02 PM logoNCC Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NCC-GB : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 4:58 PM logoBRIEF-NCC Group appoints Chris Stone as executive chairman - April 3 at 6:05 PM logo'Anonymous' Joins Hacker Army Targeting Central Banks for Cash - March 17 at 8:38 AM logoWeekly Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for NCC Group PLC (NCC) - March 9 at 10:48 AM logoNCC CEO Cotton Steps Down Immediately One Week After Profit Warning - March 1 at 10:41 AM logoIs NCC Group plc now cheap enough to invest in? - Motley Fool UK - February 25 at 8:08 AM logoIs NCC Group plc now cheap enough to invest in? - February 24 at 9:11 AM logoBRIEF-NCC Group warns on full year adjusted EBITDA - February 22 at 6:53 PM logoCyber Security Firm's 50 Percent Drop Fuels Takeover Speculation - Bloomberg - February 22 at 8:44 AM logoCyber Security Firm's 50 Percent Drop Fuels Takeover Speculation - February 22 at 8:44 AM logoIs NCC Group plc a falling knife to catch after dropping 25% today? - February 22 at 8:44 AM logoDutch govt proposes law to block telecom takeovers - February 16 at 6:21 PM logoNCC H1 Pre-tax Profit Down, Sees Higher EBITDA In FY17; Chairman To Step Down - January 20 at 7:32 PM logoNCC Group Chairman To Leave After 17 Years As Profit Dips Slightly - London South East (registration) (blog) - January 20 at 3:52 AM logo[$$] Small-cap week: Technology - January 20 at 3:52 AM logoHalf Year 2017 NCC Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - January 19 at 10:51 PM logoCyber-security firm NCC ousts chairman after profit warnings - January 18 at 7:21 PM


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NCC Group PLC (NCC) Chart for Friday, August, 18, 2017

This page was last updated on 8/18/2017 by Staff