National Express Group PLC Company Profile (LON:NEX)

About National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)

National Express Group PLC logoNational Express Group PLC is an international transport company. The Company's segments include UK Bus, UK Coach, German Rail, North America (operates school bus and transit services), Spain and Morocco (operates bus and coach services), and Central functions. The UK Bus segment's services are operated from nine garages across the West Midlands. It also operates the Midland Metro light rail service between Birmingham and Wolverhampton. The UK Coach segment operates scheduled coach services in the United Kingdom. The German Rail segment operates the Rhine-Munster Express and the Rhine-Wupper-Bahn contracted rail services in Germany. The North America segment offers student transportation and transit services. Apart from the bus and coach services, the Spain and Morocco segment also operates service areas and other transport-related businesses, such as fuel distribution. The Company operates in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £1.77 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 509,862,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 360.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 362.47
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 332.40 - GBX 389
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.11
  • P/E Growth: 1.95
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £2.27 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.78
  • Book Value: GBX 2.12 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.64
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £356.5 million
  • Net Margins: 4.34%
  • Return on Equity: 9.01%
  • Return on Assets: 3.11%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 483,178 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)

What is National Express Group PLC's stock symbol?

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

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

National Express Group PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.26 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View National Express Group PLC's Dividend History.

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

12 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for National Express Group PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 342 to GBX 440. On average, they expect National Express Group PLC's share price to reach GBX 403.80 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for National Express Group PLC.

Who are some of National Express Group PLC's key competitors?

Who are National Express Group PLC's key executives?

National Express Group PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Dean Finch, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Chris Davies, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Joy Baldry, Company Secretary
  • John A. Armitt CBE, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Jorge Cosmen, Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board
  • Joaquin Ayuso Garcia, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Matthew Crummack, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Jane Kingston, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy National Express Group PLC stock?

Shares of National Express 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 National Express Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of National Express Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 347.


MarketBeat Community Rating for National Express Group PLC (LON NEX)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  410 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  347 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  757
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National Express 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 National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.58)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 403.80

Analysts' Ratings History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2017Liberum CapitalLower Price TargetBuyGBX 400 -> GBX 390View Rating Details
8/18/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
7/28/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 385View Rating Details
7/28/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 404 -> GBX 414View Rating Details
7/28/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 430View Rating Details
7/28/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 385View Rating Details
5/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaInitiated Coveragesector performView Rating Details
5/18/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/10/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 432View Rating Details
4/28/2017HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 400 -> GBX 440View Rating Details
3/2/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 365 -> GBX 380View Rating Details
1/31/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/1/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 420View Rating Details
5/12/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/17/2016NomuraUpgradeNeutralGBX 260 -> GBX 270View Rating Details
10/29/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 275View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $28.87 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for National Express Group PLC (LON NEX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2017GBX 4.261.16%8/31/20178/31/20179/22/2017
2/23/2017GBX 8.412.4%4/27/20174/27/20175/19/2017
7/28/2016GBX 3.871.15%9/1/20169/1/20169/23/2016
2/25/2016GBX 7.652.38%4/28/20164/28/20165/20/2016
7/29/2015GBX 3.691.23%9/3/20159/3/20159/25/2015
2/27/2015GBX 6.952.39%4/30/20154/30/20155/22/2015
7/30/2014GBX 3.351.28%9/3/20149/3/20149/19/2014
2/27/2014GBX 6.752.26%4/30/20144/30/20145/23/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/18/2017Dean K FinchInsiderBuy14,200GBX 347£49,274
9/4/2017Ashley SteelInsiderBuy5,888GBX 357£21,020.16
8/3/2017Dean K FinchInsiderSell130,703GBX 367£479,680.01
5/25/2017Elliott (Lee) SanderInsiderBuy1,000GBX 479£4,790
5/12/2017Matthew AshleyInsiderBuy2,696GBX 368£9,921.28
4/13/2017Dean K FinchInsiderSell444,095GBX 356£1,580,978.20
3/15/2017Matthew AshleyInsiderSell40,278GBX 359£144,598.02
6/20/2016Steel,AshleyInsiderBuy9,528GBX 313£29,822.64
5/18/2016Kingston,JaneInsiderBuy2,100GBX 328£6,888
5/12/2016Finch,Dean KInsiderBuy53,000GBX 331£175,430
11/9/2015McKeon,Michael J EInsiderBuy5,000GBX 312£15,600
3/2/2015Dean K FinchInsiderSell73,378GBX 289£212,062.42
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Latest Headlines for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Source:
DateHeadline
msn.com logoStewart Airport Soars as Norwegian Takes Flight
www.msn.com - September 20 at 6:53 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: National Express CEO Ups Interest
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 20 at 6:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDean K. Finch Purchases 14,200 Shares of National Express Group PLC (NEX) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 19 at 1:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 6:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Ashley Steel Buys 5,888 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 10:34 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: National Express Non-Executive Buys Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 5 at 12:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 6:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NEX-GB : August 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 21 at 10:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for National Express Group PLC (NEX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 12:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) Insider Sells 130,703 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 1:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc :NEX-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NEX-GB : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 6:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJ P Morgan Chase & Co Boosts National Express Group PLC (NEX) Price Target to GBX 414
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 11:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC's (NEX) Buy Rating Reiterated at Investec
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 10:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 6:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NEX.L earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 5:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Plans Dividend of GBX 4.26
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 4:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 1:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 7:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NEX-GB : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 9:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Research Coverage Started at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Earns "Sell" Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Elliott (Lee) Sander Buys 1,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Lifted to "Overweight" at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 7:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNumis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Hold Rating for National Express Group PLC (NEX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 11:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NEX-GB : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Buys £9,921.28 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 1:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 7:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC's (NEX) "Sell" Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 10:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC's (NEX) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 10:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms Neutral Rating for National Express Group PLC (NEX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 12:08 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoNational Express Carries Momentum From 2016 Into Start Of 2017
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 10 at 12:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Receives  Buy Rating from Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 8:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] National Express investors oppose £1m bonus after fatal crash
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 12:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NEX-GB : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc : NEX-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 7:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Price Target Raised to GBX 440 at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 6:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:NEX) : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 5:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NEX-GB : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 9:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Sells £1,580,978.20 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 7:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Lowers National Express Group PLC (NEX) to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 11:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for National Express Group PLC (NEX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 3:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) PT Raised to GBX 440 at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 6:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 3:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Upgraded by Liberum Capital to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 8:43 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Go-Ahead: make my day
www.ft.com - March 1 at 6:57 PM
nasdaq.com logoNational Express FY16 Profit Rises; Lifts Dividend - Quick Facts - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 24 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NEX.L earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-17 9:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:52 PM
rttnews.com logoNational Express FY16 Profit Rises; Lifts Dividend - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - February 23 at 8:48 AM
marketwatch.com logoNational Express ups dividend as 2016 profit rises
www.marketwatch.com - February 23 at 8:48 AM

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