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.

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  • Symbol: LON:NEX
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £1.84 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 509,478,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 360.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 354.10
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 252.81 - GBX 379.10
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.82
  • P/E Growth: 1.85
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £2.1 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.88
  • Book Value: GBX 2.17 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.67
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £332.6 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 935,015 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, 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 yield of 2.4%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 27th. This is a positive change from National Express Group PLC's previous dividend of $3.87. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View National Express Group PLC's Dividend History.

When will National Express Group PLC make its next earnings announcement?

National Express Group PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for National Express Group PLC.

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

13 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for National Express Group PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 342 to GBX 440. On average, they expect National Express Group PLC's share price to reach GBX 405.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for National Express Group PLC.

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

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 361.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.54)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 405.20

Analysts' Ratings History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/18/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/11/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 383View Rating Details
5/10/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 432View Rating Details
5/10/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
5/10/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
4/28/2017HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 400 -> GBX 440View Rating Details
4/5/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 405 -> GBX 440View Rating Details
3/13/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 405 -> GBX 430View Rating Details
3/2/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 365 -> GBX 380View Rating Details
2/24/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 395 -> GBX 385View Rating Details
1/31/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/1/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated 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 5/23/2015 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: $29.05 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter 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 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
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)
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DateHeadline
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[$$] National Express investors oppose £1m bonus after fatal crash
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 12:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NEX-GB : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc : NEX-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 7:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Price Target Raised to GBX 440 at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 6:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:NEX) : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 5:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNational Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NEX-GB : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 9:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Sells £1,580,978.20 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 7:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Lowers National Express Group PLC (NEX) to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 11:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for National Express Group PLC (NEX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 3:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) PT Raised to GBX 440 at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 6:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 3:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Upgraded by Liberum Capital to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 8:43 AM
ft.com logo[$$] 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
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 National Express Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:47 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Trenitalia makes second UK rail move with joint franchise bid
www.ft.com - January 24 at 7:34 PM
nasdaq.com logoNational Express Appoints Chris Davies As Group Finance Director
www.nasdaq.com - January 20 at 4:01 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAbellio sells 40 pct stake in UK train contract to Japan's Mitsui
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 11:32 AM
rttnews.com logoNational Express To Sell C2c Franchise To FS Italiane's Trenitalia For £70 Mln
www.rttnews.com - January 11 at 7:25 PM
ft.com logo[$$] National Express quits UK rail through c2c sale to Trenitalia
www.ft.com - January 11 at 5:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGuinness Asset Management Announces Successful Exit of Two EIS Portfolios Through Sale of Solar Companies to Aviva
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 9:46 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoQuestor share tip: National Express looks right on schedule
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 9:35 AM
ft.com logo[$$] UK rail shares fall after DfT signals West Coast franchise delay
www.ft.com - November 4 at 9:54 AM

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