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 351.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 360.91
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 332.40 - GBX 389
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.12
  • P/E Growth: 1.93
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £2.27 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.78
  • Book Value: GBX 2.12 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.64
  • EBITDA: £356.5 million
  • Net Margins: 4.34%
  • Return on Equity: 9.01%
  • Return on Assets: 3.11%
  • Average Volume: 516,893 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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of GBX 4.26 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date 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 twelve-month target prices for National Express Group PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 342 to GBX 440. On average, they anticipate National Express Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 403.80 in the next year. 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 347.40.

MarketBeat Community Rating for National Express Group PLC (LON NEX)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  413 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  351 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  764
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
Consensus Price Target History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Price Target History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Analysts' Ratings History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
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 IncReiterated 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 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
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Earnings Estimates for National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $28.75 EPS


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)


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National Express Group PLC (NEX) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by Staff

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