National Express Group PLC Company Profile (LON:NEX)

About National Express Group PLC

National Express Group PLC logoNational Express Group PLC is a public transport operator with bus, coach and rail services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East. The Company's segments are UK Bus, UK Coach, Rail, North America, Spain and Morocco, and Central functions. The UK Bus segment's services are operated from over nine garages across the West Midlands. It also operates the Midland Metro light rail service between Birmingham and Wolverhampton. The UK Coach segment includes coach services in the United Kingdom. The Kings Ferry is also part of the UK Coach business and is provider of commuter coach travel services in London and the south of England. The Rail segment includes c2c franchise serving London and South Essex. It is a commuter route serving over 25 stations on the line out of Fenchurch Street Station, London. The North America segment offers student transportation and transit services. The Spain and Morocco segment operates bus and coach services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: NEX
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $4.38
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $341.58
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $350.71
  • 52-Week Range: £5,102,550 - GBX 252.81
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.30
  • P/E Growth: 1.42
  • Market Cap: $1.80B
  • Outstanding Shares: 510,255,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 385.64

Analysts' Ratings History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/24/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 395 -> GBX 385View Rating Details
2/24/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 358 -> GBX 383View Rating Details
2/23/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 342View Rating Details
2/23/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 370View Rating Details
2/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/31/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
1/12/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
1/11/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 432View Rating Details
10/27/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 370 -> GBX 405View Rating Details
8/30/2016Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 370 -> GBX 405View 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
2/26/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 310 -> GBX 335View Rating Details
2/17/2016NomuraUpgradeNeutralGBX 260 -> GBX 270View Rating Details
10/29/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 275View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 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: $28.38 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
DateHeadline
News IconTechnical Focus on Shares of National Express Group PLC (NEX.L) - Rives Journal (LON:NEX)
rivesjournal.com - February 24 at 7:53 PM
nasdaq.com logoNational Express FY16 Profit Rises; Lifts Dividend - Quick Facts - Nasdaq (LON:NEX)
www.nasdaq.com - February 24 at 7:53 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Shore Capital Reiterates Sell on National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) - Market Exclusive (LON:NEX)
marketexclusive.com - February 24 at 7:53 PM
capitalcube.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NEX-GB : February 24, 2017 (LON:NEX)
www.capitalcube.com - February 24 at 9:07 AM
News IconGlobal markets drive National Express growth (LON:NEX)
mundoaguaysaneamiento.net - February 23 at 6:52 PM
News IconNational Express profits boosted by record passenger numbers (LON:NEX)
oakridgeobserver.com - February 23 at 6:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NEX.L earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-17 9:00am GMT (LON:NEX)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:52 PM
4-traders.com logoNational Express : Profit Boosted By Strong North American Arm (LON:NEX)
www.4-traders.com - February 23 at 8:48 AM
rttnews.com logoNational Express FY16 Profit Rises; Lifts Dividend - Quick Facts (LON:NEX)
www.rttnews.com - February 23 at 8:48 AM
marketwatch.com logoNational Express ups dividend as 2016 profit rises (LON:NEX)
www.marketwatch.com - February 23 at 8:48 AM
News IconWill National Express Group PLC’s (LSE:NEX) Earnings Grow In The Year Ahead? (LON:NEX)
simplywall.st - February 23 at 8:48 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Shore Capital Reiterates Sell on National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) (LON:NEX)
marketexclusive.com - February 23 at 8:48 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express raises free cash flow outlook on international demand (LON:NEX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:47 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 National Express Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open (LON:NEX)
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:47 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Hold on National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) (LON:NEX)
marketexclusive.com - February 22 at 6:54 PM
News IconTrading Insight: Taking a Look at Levels for National Express Group PLC (NEX.L) - Rives Journal (LON:NEX)
rivesjournal.com - February 14 at 9:33 PM
4-traders.com logoNational Express : Completion of acquisition of c2c franchise by Trenitalia (LON:NEX)
www.4-traders.com - February 14 at 5:58 AM
News IconTrading Scout: Watching Shares of National Express Group PLC (NEX.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:NEX)
sherwooddaily.com - February 6 at 6:53 PM
News IconBarclays Capital reiterated National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) as 'Overweight' With 395 PT - UK Market News (LON:NEX)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 31 at 7:45 PM
News IconLooking at the Technicals for National Express Group PLC (NEX.L) - Springdale Times (LON:NEX)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 4:16 AM
News IconInvestor Guide: Checking on Indicators for National Express Group PLC (NEX.L) - Springdale Times (LON:NEX)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 2:04 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Trenitalia makes second UK rail move with joint franchise bid (LON:NEX)
www.ft.com - January 24 at 7:34 PM
News IconKeeping Tabs on Technicals for National Express Group PLC (NEX.L) - Springdale Times (LON:NEX)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 7:59 AM
4-traders.com logoTOP NEWS: National Express Names North American Head, Finance Director (LON:NEX)
www.4-traders.com - January 20 at 4:01 AM
nasdaq.com logoNational Express Appoints Chris Davies As Group Finance Director (LON:NEX)
www.nasdaq.com - January 20 at 4:01 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAbellio sells 40 pct stake in UK train contract to Japan's Mitsui (LON:NEX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 11:32 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAbellio sells 40 percent stake in UK train contract to Japan's Mitsui (LON:NEX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 11:32 AM
4-traders.com logoNational Express : Entry of Trenitalia into UK rail signals major competition for rivals (LON:NEX)
www.4-traders.com - January 13 at 8:10 PM
News IconNational Express Group to sell c2c to Trenitalia for £70m (LON:NEX)
www.railway-technology.com - January 13 at 5:24 AM
rttnews.com logoNational Express To Sell C2c Franchise To FS Italiane's Trenitalia For £70 Mln (LON:NEX)
www.rttnews.com - January 11 at 7:25 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express exits UK rail with contract to Trenitalia (LON:NEX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 7:25 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoNational Express to sell c2c rail francise to Italian firm (LON:NEX)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 11 at 5:43 AM
ft.com logo[$$] National Express quits UK rail through c2c sale to Trenitalia (LON:NEX)
www.ft.com - January 11 at 5:43 AM
News IconBroker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
www.youinvest.co.uk - January 10 at 12:32 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to National Express Group Plc : January 6, 2017 (LON:NEX)
www.capitalcube.com - January 6 at 7:32 PM
News IconInvestors are Keeping Tabs on National Express Group PLC (LSE:NEX) - The Business Journal (LON:NEX)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 16 at 7:30 PM
News IconUK Stock Coverage: National Express Group PLC (NEX) Decline -0.45% on Dec 16 - Herald KS (LON:NEX)
heraldks.com - December 16 at 7:30 PM
News IconInvestor Scope: Taking a Closer Look at Shares of National Express Group PLC (LSE:NEX) - The Business Journal (LON:NEX)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 16 at 12:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGuinness Asset Management Announces Successful Exit of Two EIS Portfolios Through Sale of Solar Companies to Aviva (LON:NEX)
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 9:46 AM
News IconThe Expert View: Purplebricks, Just Eat & Derwent (LON:NEX)
citywire.co.uk - December 8 at 9:46 AM
News IconRating Change: National Express Group (LON:NEX) "Buy" Rating ... - Thorold News (LON:NEX)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 3 at 5:59 PM
News IconNational Express Group PLC (LSE:NEX): Is it a good long term opportunity? - Simply Wall St (LON:NEX)
simplywall.st - November 30 at 11:55 PM
News IconOutstanding Analyst Ratings For National Express Group (LON:NEX) - UK Market News (LON:NEX)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - November 30 at 6:55 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to National Express Group Plc : November 30, 2016 (LON:NEX)
www.capitalcube.com - November 30 at 6:55 PM
capitalcube.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NEX-GB : November 29, 2016 (LON:NEX)
www.capitalcube.com - November 29 at 2:36 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoQuestor share tip: National Express looks right on schedule (LON:NEX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 9:35 AM
ft.com logo[$$] UK rail shares fall after DfT signals West Coast franchise delay (LON:NEX)
www.ft.com - November 4 at 9:54 AM
4-traders.com logoNational Express : Prices GBP400 Million Bond Due In 2023 (ALLISS) (LON:NEX)
www.4-traders.com - October 29 at 6:03 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Correction: National Express (LON:NEX)
www.ft.com - October 28 at 10:03 AM
News IconCanaccord Genuity Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Enquest Plc (ENQ) (LON:NEX)
thelakeandeswave.com - October 27 at 6:28 PM

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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 announced a dividend on Thursday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.41 per share on Friday, May 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.4%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 27th. This is an increase from National Express Group PLC's previous dividend of $3.87. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

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

14 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for National Express Group PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 335 to GBX 432. On average, they expect National Express Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 385.64 in the next year.

When will National Express Group PLC announce their earnings?

National Express Group PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 23rd 2017.

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.

How much does a share of National Express Group PLC stock cost?

One share of National Express Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 351.90.


Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff