LON:NEX - National Express Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 422.20 +1.20 (+0.29 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 422.20
Today's RangeGBX 418 - GBX 425
52-Week RangeGBX 337.20 - GBX 401.80
Volume775,982 shs
Average Volume724,231 shs
Market Capitalization£1.99 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About National Express (LON:NEX)

National Express logoNational Express Group PLC provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America, and the Middle East. The company operates through UK Bus, UK Coach, German Rail, North America, Spain and Morocco, and Central functions segments. It primarily offers bus, coach, and rail services. The company also provides urban bus transportation services outside of London, as well as in Coventry and Dundee; and operates the Midland Metro light rail service between Birmingham and Wolverhampton. In addition, it operates scheduled coach services linking approximately 900 destinations across the United Kingdom; and offers commuter coach travel services in London and the south of England. Further, the company operates long distance, regional, and urban bus and coach services in Spain and Morocco, as well as service areas and other transport-related businesses, such as fuel distribution; and offers student transportation and transit services in 34 U.S. states and 4 Canadian provinces. Additionally, it offers contracted rail services in Germany. The company operates approximately 29,000 vehicles. National Express Group PLC was incorporated in 1991 and is based in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
SymbolLON:NEX
CUSIPN/A
Phone+448450130130

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins6.09%
Return on Equity12.23%
Return on Assets4.28%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares511,740,000

National Express (LON:NEX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is National Express' stock symbol?

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

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

National Express announced a dividend on Thursday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.25 per share on Monday, May 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 2.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 26th. This is a positive change from National Express's previous dividend of $4.26. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View National Express' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for NEX?

11 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for National Express' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 385 to GBX 445. On average, they expect National Express' share price to reach GBX 414.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for National Express.

Who are some of National Express' key competitors?

Who are National Express' key executives?

National Express' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Dean Finch, Group CEO & Exec. Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Chris Davies, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Matthew Ashley, Pres & CEO of North America and Exec. Director (Age 44)
  • Mr. Mike Goddard, Group HR Director
  • Mr. Chris Hardy, Managing Director of Coach

Has National Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about NEX stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Express earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 48.29 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

How do I buy shares of National Express?

Shares of NEX 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' stock price today?

One share of NEX stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 422.20.

How big of a company is National Express?

National Express has a market capitalization of £1.99 billion.

How can I contact National Express?

National Express' mailing address is National Express House Mill Lane, Digbeth, BIRMINGHAM, B5 6DD, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +448450130130.


MarketBeat Community Rating for National Express (NEX)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  467 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  375 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  842
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National Express and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NEX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NEX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

National Express (LON:NEX) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
11 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for National Express in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 414.33The high price target for NEX is GBX 445 and the low price target for NEX is GBX 385. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.552.552.552.62
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 414.33GBX 414.33GBX 410.44GBX 403.27

National Express (LON:NEX) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for National Express (LON:NEX)

National Express (LON:NEX) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/16/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/19/2018HSBCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 440View Rating Details
3/16/2018Numis SecuritiesUpgradeAddView Rating Details
3/12/2018Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 380 ➝ GBX 390View Rating Details
3/9/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 440 ➝ GBX 445View Rating Details
12/4/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 432View Rating Details
10/31/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 414 ➝ GBX 412View Rating Details
8/18/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
7/28/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 385View Rating Details
7/28/2017Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 430View Rating Details
7/28/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 385View Rating Details
1/31/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
12/1/2016UBSBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 380 ➝ GBX 400View Rating Details
7/1/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 420View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

National Express (LON:NEX) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/1/2018GBX 9.252.55%4/26/20184/26/20185/21/2018
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

National Express (LON NEX) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for National Express (LON:NEX)

National Express (LON NEX) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/23/2018Dean K FinchInsiderSell189,222GBX 421£796,624.62
5/17/2018Chris DaviesInsiderSell30,816GBX 408£125,729.28
4/11/2018Jane KingstonInsiderBuy3,000GBX 404£12,120
3/20/2018Dean K FinchInsiderSell84,598GBX 392£331,624.16
3/8/2018Dean K FinchInsiderSell91,838GBX 394£361,841.72
3/6/2018Matthew AshleyInsiderSell62,309GBX 390£243,005.10
12/14/2017Chris DaviesInsiderBuy3,000GBX 367£11,010
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

National Express (LON NEX) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Can National Express Group PLC’s (LON:NEX) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?Can National Express Group PLC’s (LON:NEX) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 9:03 AM
National Express (NEX) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesNational Express (NEX) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 5:30 AM
National Express (NEX) Insider Dean K. Finch Sells 189,222 SharesNational Express (NEX) Insider Dean K. Finch Sells 189,222 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 1:22 PM
Insider Selling: National Express (NEX) Insider Sells 30,816 Shares of StockInsider Selling: National Express (NEX) Insider Sells 30,816 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 10:16 AM
National Express (NEX) Rating Reiterated by Liberum CapitalNational Express (NEX) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 11:29 AM
National Express 4-M Profit, Revenue Up; Says On Track To Meet FY Profit ViewNational Express 4-M Profit, Revenue Up; Says On Track To Meet FY Profit View
www.nasdaq.com - May 16 at 9:23 AM
National Express (NEX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesNational Express (NEX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 5:36 AM
3 Days Left To Cash In On National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) Dividend, Should You Buy?3 Days Left To Cash In On National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) Dividend, Should You Buy?
finance.yahoo.com - April 22 at 5:37 PM
National Express (NEX) Cut to Hold at Liberum CapitalNational Express (NEX) Cut to Hold at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 6:36 AM
National Express (NEX) Given Buy Rating at Liberum CapitalNational Express (NEX) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 6:11 PM
National Express (NEX) Receives Overweight Rating from BarclaysNational Express (NEX) Receives Overweight Rating from Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 10:25 AM
Jefferies Group Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for National Express (NEX)Jefferies Group Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for National Express (NEX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:53 AM
Jane Kingston Buys 3,000 Shares of National Express (NEX) StockJane Kingston Buys 3,000 Shares of National Express (NEX) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 1:17 AM
National Express (NEX) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesNational Express (NEX) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 5:35 AM
National Express (NEX) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum CapitalNational Express (NEX) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 10:54 PM
National Express (NEX) PT Lowered to GBX 412National Express (NEX) PT Lowered to GBX 412
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 8:46 PM
National Express Group (NEX) Earns "Buy" Rating from Liberum CapitalNational Express Group (NEX) Earns "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 4:56 PM
National Express Groups (NEX) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum CapitalNational Express Group's (NEX) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 4:24 PM
Dean K. Finch Sells 84,598 Shares of National Express Group PLC (NEX) StockDean K. Finch Sells 84,598 Shares of National Express Group PLC (NEX) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 1:26 PM
Acacia Pharma Group plc: Second Mid-Stabilisation Period AnnouncementAcacia Pharma Group plc: Second Mid-Stabilisation Period Announcement
globenewswire.com - March 20 at 4:35 PM
National Express Groups (NEX) Buy Rating Reiterated at HSBCNational Express Group's (NEX) Buy Rating Reiterated at HSBC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 19 at 7:16 PM
Edited Transcript of NEX.L earnings conference call or presentation 1-Mar-18 9:30am GMTEdited Transcript of NEX.L earnings conference call or presentation 1-Mar-18 9:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 18 at 9:07 AM
National Express Group (NEX) Stock Rating Upgraded by Numis SecuritiesNational Express Group (NEX) Stock Rating Upgraded by Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 4:26 PM
Deutsche Bank Raises National Express Group (NEX) Price Target to GBX 390Deutsche Bank Raises National Express Group (NEX) Price Target to GBX 390
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 11:36 PM
National Express Group PLC (NEX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 8:36 AM
National Express Group (NEX) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum CapitalNational Express Group (NEX) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 4:20 PM
National Express Group (NEX) Price Target Raised to GBX 445National Express Group (NEX) Price Target Raised to GBX 445
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 8:26 PM
National Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Sells £361,841.72 in StockNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Sells £361,841.72 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 3:33 PM
Insider Selling: National Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Sells 62,309 Shares of StockInsider Selling: National Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Sells 62,309 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 12:21 PM
National Express Group Plc. ADR 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesNational Express Group Plc. ADR 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - March 2 at 5:20 PM
Why Taylor Wimpey plc isn’t the only cheap dividend stock that could help you retire earlyWhy Taylor Wimpey plc isn’t the only cheap dividend stock that could help you retire early
www.fool.co.uk - March 2 at 5:20 PM
National Express Group PLC (NEX) Announces Dividend of GBX 9.25National Express Group PLC (NEX) Announces Dividend of GBX 9.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 1:44 PM
National Express 2017 profit up on overseas growthNational Express 2017 profit up on overseas growth
www.marketwatch.com - March 1 at 5:03 PM
UK Government Petitioned To Return East Coast Mainline To Public HandsUK Government Petitioned To Return East Coast Mainline To Public Hands
www.morningstar.co.uk - February 20 at 8:53 AM
National Express Group PLC (NEX) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 14 at 5:40 AM
Is It The Right Time To Buy National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)?Is It The Right Time To Buy National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)?
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 9:23 AM
National Milk Records Plc - Appointment of ChairmanNational Milk Records Plc - Appointment of Chairman
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 9:19 AM
National Express Group PLC (NEX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 20 at 5:48 AM
National Express Expects Lower Tax Rate, Tax Credit After US ReformNational Express Expects Lower Tax Rate, Tax Credit After US Reform
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 16 at 5:11 PM
BRIEF-National Express Sees Small Tax Credit In 2017 from U.S. Tax ReformBRIEF-National Express Sees Small Tax Credit In 2017 from U.S. Tax Reform
www.reuters.com - January 16 at 5:11 PM
With 9.9% Earnings Growth Lately, Did National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) Outperform The Industry?With 9.9% Earnings Growth Lately, Did National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) Outperform The Industry?
finance.yahoo.com - December 30 at 9:29 AM
Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for National Express Group (NEX)Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for National Express Group (NEX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 12:28 AM
DIRECTOR DEALINGS: National Express Finance Director Buys 3,000 SharesDIRECTOR DEALINGS: National Express Finance Director Buys 3,000 Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - December 15 at 5:45 PM
National Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Chris Davies Purchases 3,000 SharesNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Insider Chris Davies Purchases 3,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 15 at 11:24 AM
Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for National Express Group (NEX)Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for National Express Group (NEX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 1:04 PM
Why I’d swap Capita plc for this dividend championWhy I’d swap Capita plc for this dividend champion
www.fool.co.uk - December 4 at 9:35 AM
National Express Group PLC (NEX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 11:34 AM
National Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NEX-GB : November 22, 2017National Express Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NEX-GB : November 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 6:07 AM
National Express Group PLCs (NEX) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at HSBC Holdings plcNational Express Group PLC's (NEX) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 7:20 PM
National Express Group PLC (NEX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBCNational Express Group PLC (NEX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 4:00 PM

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