Nichols plc Company Profile (LON:NICL)

About Nichols plc

Nichols plc logoNichols plc is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in international soft drinks business with sales in over 70 countries, selling products in both the Still and Carbonate categories. The Company's segments are Still and Carbonate. It offers Vimto brand, which is offered in the United Kingdom and around the world, in particular in the Middle East and Africa. Other brands in its portfolio include Feel Good, Panda, Starslush, Levi Roots and Sunkist. The Company is primarily engaged in the supply of soft drinks to the retail, wholesale, catering, licensed and leisure industries. The Company, through Nichols Dispense market division, focuses on the production and distribution of soft drinks that are dispensed and sold in pubs, bars and restaurants. Its subsidiaries include Beacon Drinks Limited, Ben Shaws Dispense Drinks Limited, Cabana Soft Drinks Limited, Dayla Liquid Packing Limited, Festival Drinks Limited, Vimto (Out of Home) Limited and Nichols Dispense (S.W.) Limited.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: NICL
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $21.01
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1609.69
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1501.48
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 1,165 - GBX 1,765.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.15
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $623.44M
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,849,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nichols plc (LON:NICL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,523.25

Analysts' Ratings History for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,760View Rating Details
2/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,525View Rating Details
1/11/2017Numis Securities LtdDowngradeReduceGBX 1,380 -> GBX 1,368View Rating Details
1/10/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingCorporateView Rating Details
1/10/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/17/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,440View Rating Details
3/5/2015Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 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: $65.82 EPS


Dividend History for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History 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)


Latest Headlines for Nichols plc (LON:NICL)
News IconStock in Focus: Nichols plc (AIM:NICL) - Baldwin Journal (LON:NICL) - February 22 at 8:50 AM
News IconWhitman Howard reiterated Nichols PLC (LON:NICL) as 'Buy' With 1760 PT - UK Market News (LON:NICL) - February 19 at 9:44 AM logoWith a 4.2% yield and low valuation, is it mad to ignore Britvic plc? (LON:NICL) - January 31 at 5:33 AM logoNichols raises a glass to improving Vimto sales - Proactive Investors UK (LON:NICL) - January 10 at 8:58 AM
News IconNichols PLC (LON:NICL) Receives 'Buy' Rating From Brokers At Whitman Howard - UK Market News (LON:NICL) - January 8 at 3:58 AM
News IconChecking the Numbers on Nichols plc (AIM:NICL) - The Business Journal (LON:NICL) - December 19 at 9:36 AM logoPDMR/PCA Dealing (LON:NICL) - December 16 at 5:48 AM
News IconTracking the Numbers for Nichols plc (AIM:NICL) - The Business Journal (LON:NICL) - December 15 at 7:43 PM logoAnalyst Activity – Whitman Howard Reiterates Buy on Nichols plc (LON:NICL) (LON:NICL) - December 15 at 12:34 AM
News IconWeekly Broker Update – Nichols (LON:NICL) - NewsDen (LON:NICL) - December 9 at 12:18 AM
News IconInvestor Watch on Shares of Nichols plc (AIM:NICL) - The Business Journal (LON:NICL) - December 9 at 12:18 AM
News IconDirector Deals - Nichols PLC (NICL) (LON:NICL) - December 6 at 11:41 PM
News IconKeeping Tabs on Levels for Nichols plc (AIM:NICL) - The Business Journal (LON:NICL) - December 5 at 6:50 PM
News IconNichols (LON:NICL) Analyst Target Prices - UK Market News (LON:NICL) - December 2 at 6:31 PM
News IconTrading Scope: Checking on Shares of Nichols plc (AIM:NICL) - The Business Journal (LON:NICL) - December 2 at 6:31 PM logoBetter buy: Britvic plc or Nichols plc? - Motley Fool UK (LON:NICL) - November 30 at 6:59 PM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NICL-GB : October 18, 2016 (LON:NICL) - October 18 at 11:42 AM logoEU strengthens export ban on torture equipment (LON:NICL) - October 4 at 11:08 AM logoNichols Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:NICL) : September 22, 2016 (LON:NICL) - September 22 at 6:05 PM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NICL-GB : September 21, 2016 (LON:NICL) - September 21 at 10:31 AM logoN.Korea fires three ballistic missiles as G20 leaders meet in China (LON:NICL) - September 5 at 5:42 PM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NICL-GB : August 17, 2016 (LON:NICL) - August 17 at 9:31 AM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NICL-GB : August 5, 2016 (LON:NICL) - August 5 at 9:33 AM logoHalf Year 2016 Nichols PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open (LON:NICL) - July 21 at 7:07 AM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NICL-GB : March 3, 2016 (LON:NICL) - March 3 at 4:32 AM logoFull Year 2015 Nichols PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open (LON:NICL) - March 2 at 7:07 AM
News IconWere Analysts Bullish Polar Capital Holdings plc (LON:POLR) This Week? (LON:NICL) - February 28 at 2:45 PM logoBroker tips: Burberry, Lloyds, Britvic (LON:NICL) - February 25 at 7:52 PM logoBerenberg initiates coverage of mid-cap drinks makers (LON:NICL) - February 25 at 7:31 PM logoLloyds Cuts 1,750 Jobs In Latest Shake-Up (LON:NICL) - February 3 at 11:27 AM logoQuestor share tip: Fever-Tree shares soar on tonic demand (LON:NICL) - January 25 at 12:11 PM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : January 11, 2016 (LON:NICL) - January 11 at 4:35 AM logoPaysafe Group Plc, Churchill China plc And Nichols plc: Today’s Top Growth Buys? (LON:NICL) - January 8 at 7:00 AM logoVimto maker Nichols warns of challenging drinks market at home and abroad (LON:NICL) - January 8 at 3:27 AM logoSaudi's Savola says to stay in Iran despite diplomatic rift (LON:NICL) - January 5 at 1:36 PM logoHarrods boss says when it comes to Christmas the Knightsbridge store is still front of the pack (LON:NICL) - December 4 at 2:11 PM logoAre Diageo plc, A.G. Barr plc And Nichols plc Capable Of 20%+ Returns? (LON:NICL) - December 3 at 5:55 AM logoNichols Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : December 3, 2015 (LON:NICL) - December 3 at 4:32 AM logoNichols Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:NICL) : November 20, 2015 (LON:NICL) - November 20 at 2:06 PM logoAmid VW scandal, report says EC had early knowledge of emissions issues (LON:NICL) - November 13 at 3:38 PM logoCalifornia gives VW Nov. 20 deadline for technical fix in diesel scandal (LON:NICL) - October 9 at 3:58 PM logo2015 Interim Report (LON:NICL) - August 5 at 7:54 AM


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 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 9 per share on Friday, August 26th. This represents a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 28th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

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

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Nichols plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,368 to GBX 1,760. On average, they expect Nichols plc's share price to reach GBX 1,523.25 in the next twelve months.

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.

How much does a share of Nichols plc stock cost?

One share of Nichols plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,686.

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by Staff