Nichols plc Company Profile (LON:NICL)

About Nichols plc (LON:NICL)

Nichols plc logoNichols plc is a United Kingdom-based soft drinks company. The Company is engaged in the supply of soft drinks to the retail, wholesale, catering, licensed and leisure industries. Its segments include Still and Carbonate. The Company offers products under the Vimto brand, as well as Feel Good, Starslush, Levi Roots and Sunkist brands. The Company's brands span the still, carbonated, post-mix and frozen drinks categories, and can be found in supermarkets, discount retailers, cash and carries, pubs, clubs, bars, restaurants and leisure outlets. Vimto is available in cordial, carbonated and still variants with pack sizes ranging from 250 milliliters to 5 liters. Feel Good offers natural drinks in carbonated and still formats. The Levi Roots range features a selection of delicious, tropical and fruit flavor blends. The Panda range of flavored water and still drinks is aimed at mothers and kids. The Sunkist range includes flavors of Orange, Diet Orange, Lemon, Summer Fruits and Tropical.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Non-Alcoholic Beverages
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:NICL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £632.03 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,853,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,815.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,819.81
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,375 - GBX 1,961
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.39
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £124.33 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.08
  • Book Value: GBX 2.41 per share
  • Price / Book: 7.12
  • EBIDTA: £32.11 million
  • Net Margins: 16.06%
  • Return on Equity: 23.28%
  • Return on Assets: 17.21%
  • Average Volume: 11,445 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)

What is Nichols plc's stock symbol?

Nichols plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "NICL."

How often does Nichols plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nichols plc?

Nichols plc announced a dividend on Thursday, July 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 10.10 per share on Friday, August 25th. This represents a yield of 0.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 27th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Nichols plc's Dividend History.

Where is Nichols plc's stock going? Where will Nichols plc's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Nichols plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,620 to GBX 2,300. On average, they expect Nichols plc's share price to reach GBX 1,906.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Nichols plc.

Who are some of Nichols plc's key competitors?

Who are Nichols plc's key executives?

Nichols plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Marnie-Jane Millard, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Tim J. Croston, Group Finance Director, Company Secretary, Executive Director
  • Andrew Milne, Director, Group Commercial Director
  • P. John Nichols, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • John Longworth, Non-Executive Director
  • John Anthony Gittins, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Nichols plc stock?

Shares of Nichols 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 Nichols plc's stock price today?

One share of Nichols plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,715.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Nichols plc (LON NICL)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  97 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  107 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  204
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nichols 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 Nichols plc (LON:NICL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,906.67

Analysts' Ratings History for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/20/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/20/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,300View Rating Details
4/26/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingCorporateView Rating Details
4/25/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,800View Rating Details
3/8/2017Numis Securities LtdUpgradeHoldGBX 1,620View Rating Details
3/17/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,440View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $70.74 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Nichols plc (LON NICL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/20/2017GBX 10.100.56%7/27/20177/27/20178/25/2017
3/2/2017GBX 20.301.18%4/6/20174/6/20175/5/2017
7/21/2016GBX 90.63%7/28/20167/28/20168/26/2016
3/2/2016GBX 17.601.33%3/31/20163/31/20165/3/2016
7/23/2015GBX 80.58%7/30/20157/30/20158/28/2015
7/24/2014GBX 7.100.71%7/30/20147/30/20148/29/2014
3/13/2014GBX 13.301.16%4/2/20144/2/20145/2/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/15/2016John GittinsInsiderBuy1,280GBX 1,558£19,942.40
12/6/2016Tim CrostonInsiderSell393GBX 1,580£6,209.40
8/8/2016Millard ,MarnieInsiderSell8,254GBX 1,400£115,556
6/8/2016Croston,TimInsiderSell623GBX 1,428£8,896.44
4/20/2015John NicholsInsiderSell30,000GBX 1,190£357,000
4/13/2015John NicholsInsiderSell30,000GBX 1,190£357,000
3/30/2015John NicholsInsiderSell17,060GBX 1,180£201,308
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
Latest Headlines for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
DateHeadline logoHave Investors Already Priced In Nichols plc’s (AIM:NICL) Growth? - September 13 at 7:06 AM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NICL-GB : August 22, 2017 - August 23 at 9:12 AM logoNichols Plc : NICL-GB: Dividend Analysis : July 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 16, 2017 - August 16 at 1:33 AM logoNichols Plc :NICL-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : July 24, 2017 - July 25 at 6:08 AM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NICL-GB : July 25, 2017 - July 25 at 6:08 AM logoNichols plc's (LON:NICL) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Whitman Howard - July 23 at 12:00 PM logoNichols plc (LON:NICL) Declares Dividend of GBX 10.10 - July 20 at 3:06 PM logoNichols plc (LON:NICL) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital - July 20 at 12:16 PM logoNichols plc (LON:NICL) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday - July 13 at 10:27 PM logoNichols Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:NICL) : June 20, 2017 - June 20 at 7:53 PM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NICL-GB : June 19, 2017 - June 19 at 11:11 AM logoWhitman Howard Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Nichols plc (NICL) - June 7 at 11:04 PM logoBritvic Plc (BVIC.L) - May 24 at 6:56 PM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NICL-GB : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 7:29 PM logoWhitman Howard Increases Nichols plc (NICL) Price Target to GBX 2,300 - April 13 at 9:20 PM logoNichols Plc :NICL-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 7:13 PM logoNichols Plc : NICL-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 7:13 PM logoNichols plc (NICL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Whitman Howard - March 9 at 10:00 PM logoWhat FY results mean for Nichols plc and Spirent Communications plc - March 2 at 7:01 PM logoWith a 4.2% yield and low valuation, is it mad to ignore Britvic plc? - January 31 at 5:33 AM logoBetter buy: Britvic plc or Nichols plc? - Motley Fool UK - November 30 at 6:59 PM logoEU strengthens export ban on torture equipment - October 4 at 11:08 AM logoN.Korea fires three ballistic missiles as G20 leaders meet in China - September 5 at 5:42 PM logoHalf Year 2016 Nichols PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - July 21 at 7:07 AM logoFull Year 2015 Nichols PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - March 2 at 7:07 AM logoBroker tips: Burberry, Lloyds, Britvic - February 25 at 7:52 PM logoBerenberg initiates coverage of mid-cap drinks makers - February 25 at 7:31 PM logoLloyds Cuts 1,750 Jobs In Latest Shake-Up - February 3 at 11:27 AM logoQuestor share tip: Fever-Tree shares soar on tonic demand - January 25 at 12:11 PM logoPaysafe Group Plc, Churchill China plc And Nichols plc: Today’s Top Growth Buys? - January 8 at 7:00 AM logoVimto maker Nichols warns of challenging drinks market at home and abroad - January 8 at 3:27 AM logoSaudi's Savola says to stay in Iran despite diplomatic rift - January 5 at 1:36 PM logoHarrods boss says when it comes to Christmas the Knightsbridge store is still front of the pack - December 4 at 2:11 PM logoAre Diageo plc, A.G. Barr plc And Nichols plc Capable Of 20%+ Returns? - December 3 at 5:55 AM logoAmid VW scandal, report says EC had early knowledge of emissions issues - November 13 at 3:38 PM logoCalifornia gives VW Nov. 20 deadline for technical fix in diesel scandal - October 9 at 3:58 PM


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Nichols plc (NICL) Chart for Friday, September, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/22/2017 by Staff