LON:NICL

Nichols Competitors

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Volume2,382 shs
Average Volume19,943 shs
Market Capitalization£551.26 million
P/E Ratio113.83
Dividend Yield2.49%
BetaN/A

Competitors

Nichols (LON:NICL) Vs. CWK, CCR, PFD, STCK, HEAD, and MPE

Should you be buying NICL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "consumer goods" are considered alternatives and competitors to Nichols, including Cranswick (CWK), C&C Group (CCR), Premier Foods (PFD), Stock Spirits Group (STCK), Headlam Group (HEAD), and M.P. Evans Group (MPE).

Cranswick (LON:CWK) and Nichols (LON:NICL) are both small-cap consumer goods companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Dividends

Cranswick pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Nichols pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Cranswick pays out 0.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nichols pays out 2.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Profitability

This table compares Cranswick and Nichols' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CranswickN/AN/AN/A
NicholsN/AN/AN/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cranswick and Nichols' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cranswick£1.83 billion1.05N/AGBX 158.6023.01
Nichols£118.66 million4.65N/AGBX 13.10113.83

Cranswick is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nichols, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Cranswick and Nichols, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cranswick11402.50
Nichols01002.00

Cranswick presently has a consensus price target of GBX 3,727.50, indicating a potential upside of 2.12%. Nichols has a consensus price target of GBX 1,200, indicating a potential downside of 19.53%. Given Cranswick's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Cranswick is more favorable than Nichols.

Summary

Cranswick beats Nichols on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nichols (LON:NICL) and C&C Group (LON:CCR) are both small-cap consumer goods companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Nichols and C&C Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nichols£118.66 million4.65N/AGBX 13.10113.83
C&C Group£1.23 billion0.74N/AGBX (19.90)-14.66

C&C Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nichols, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Nichols and C&C Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nichols01002.00
C&C Group01102.50

Nichols presently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,200, suggesting a potential downside of 19.53%. C&C Group has a consensus price target of GBX 207, suggesting a potential downside of 29.03%. Given Nichols' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Nichols is more favorable than C&C Group.

Profitability

This table compares Nichols and C&C Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NicholsN/AN/AN/A
C&C GroupN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Nichols pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. C&C Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Nichols pays out 2.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. C&C Group pays out -0.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. C&C Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

C&C Group beats Nichols on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Premier Foods (LON:PFD) and Nichols (LON:NICL) are both small-cap consumer goods companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Premier Foods and Nichols, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Premier Foods00403.00
Nichols01002.00

Premier Foods presently has a consensus price target of GBX 93.33, suggesting a potential downside of 6.01%. Nichols has a consensus price target of GBX 1,200, suggesting a potential downside of 19.53%. Given Premier Foods' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Premier Foods is more favorable than Nichols.

Profitability

This table compares Premier Foods and Nichols' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Premier FoodsN/AN/AN/A
NicholsN/AN/AN/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Premier Foods and Nichols' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Premier Foods£901.90 million0.94N/AGBX 911.03
Nichols£118.66 million4.65N/AGBX 13.10113.83

Premier Foods is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nichols, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Premier Foods beats Nichols on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nichols (LON:NICL) and Stock Spirits Group (LON:STCK) are both small-cap consumer goods companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and profitability.

Dividends

Nichols pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Stock Spirits Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Nichols pays out 2.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Stock Spirits Group pays out 1.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Stock Spirits Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares Nichols and Stock Spirits Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NicholsN/AN/AN/A
Stock Spirits GroupN/AN/AN/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Nichols and Stock Spirits Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nichols£118.66 million4.65N/AGBX 13.10113.83
Stock Spirits Group£340.99 million1.59N/AGBX 8.4032.32

Stock Spirits Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nichols, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Nichols and Stock Spirits Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nichols01002.00
Stock Spirits Group00403.00

Nichols currently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,200, suggesting a potential downside of 19.53%. Stock Spirits Group has a consensus target price of GBX 281, suggesting a potential upside of 3.51%. Given Stock Spirits Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Stock Spirits Group is more favorable than Nichols.

Summary

Stock Spirits Group beats Nichols on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nichols (LON:NICL) and Headlam Group (LON:HEAD) are both small-cap consumer goods companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Nichols and Headlam Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NicholsN/AN/AN/A
Headlam GroupN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Nichols and Headlam Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nichols01002.00
Headlam Group00103.00

Nichols presently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,200, suggesting a potential downside of 19.53%. Headlam Group has a consensus price target of GBX 340, suggesting a potential downside of 26.72%. Given Nichols' higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Nichols is more favorable than Headlam Group.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nichols and Headlam Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nichols£118.66 million4.65N/AGBX 13.10113.83
Headlam Group£609.20 million0.65N/AGBX (24.20)-19.17

Headlam Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nichols, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Nichols beats Headlam Group on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nichols (LON:NICL) and M.P. Evans Group (LON:MPE) are both small-cap consumer goods companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Nichols and M.P. Evans Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NicholsN/AN/AN/A
M.P. Evans GroupN/AN/AN/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nichols and M.P. Evans Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nichols£118.66 million4.65N/AGBX 13.10113.83
M.P. Evans Group£174.51 million2.29N/AGBX 26.8027.39

M.P. Evans Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nichols, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Nichols and M.P. Evans Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nichols01002.00
M.P. Evans Group00103.00

Nichols presently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,200, suggesting a potential downside of 19.53%. Given Nichols' higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Nichols is more favorable than M.P. Evans Group.

Dividends

Nichols pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. M.P. Evans Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Nichols pays out 2.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. M.P. Evans Group pays out 0.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. M.P. Evans Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

M.P. Evans Group beats Nichols on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


Nichols Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Cranswick logo
CWK
Cranswick
1.3$3,650.00+2.8%£1.98 billion£1.83 billion23.01News Coverage
CCR
C&C Group
1.4$291.69+2.2%£928.57 million£1.23 billion-14.66News Coverage
Premier Foods logo
PFD
Premier Foods
1.2$99.30+1.3%£838.02 million£901.90 million11.03
Stock Spirits Group logo
STCK
Stock Spirits Group
1.3$271.48+0.2%£544 million£340.99 million32.32Upcoming Earnings
Headlam Group logo
HEAD
Headlam Group
0.7$464.00+2.2%£403.47 million£609.20 million-19.17Gap Down
M.P. Evans Group logo
MPE
M.P. Evans Group
1.2$734.00+0.8%£403.23 million£174.51 million27.39
Devro logo
DVO
Devro
1.8$212.48+1.2%£358.94 million£247.60 million15.51
Mulberry Group logo
MUL
Mulberry Group
0.6$350.00+3.1%£203.66 million£129.37 million-5.57
CAM
Camellia
0.8$7,050.00+2.1%£198.86 million£289.10 million-34.16Dividend Increase
Gap Down
Churchill China logo
CHH
Churchill China
0.6$1,565.00+2.2%£176.26 million£36.36 million1,565.00
McBride logo
MCB
McBride
1.2$85.40+2.1%£146.68 million£718.70 million12.20
Topps Tiles logo
TPT
Topps Tiles
1.0$69.20+1.0%£137.31 million£192.81 million-16.88
Anpario logo
ANP
Anpario
1.2$550.00+1.8%£129.67 million£30.52 million27.64
Surface Transforms logo
SCE
Surface Transforms
0.5$63.55+0.9%£122.92 million£1.95 million-42.37
CCP
Celtic
0.5$120.00+4.2%£117.98 million£57.59 million-4.56
Finsbury Food Group logo
FIF
Finsbury Food Group
0.7$83.50+0.6%£109.52 million£299.84 million-55.67
Sanderson Design Group plc (WGB.L) logo
WGB
Sanderson Design Group plc (WGB.L)
1.3$76.00+2.0%£77.37 million£94.36 million190.00News Coverage
CRL
Creightons
0.9$78.80+1.5%£51.80 million£56.43 million14.07News Coverage
Shoe Zone logo
SHOE
Shoe Zone
0.8$73.00+4.8%£34.75 million£122.57 million-3.07
Swallowfield logo
SWL
Swallowfield
1.0$195.00+0.0%£33.41 million£75.42 million18.40
TND
Tandem Group
0.9$613.20+1.1%£32.44 million£37.06 million9.48
BYOT
Byotrol
0.6$6.73+4.0%£31.26 million£10.57 million16.82
RM2
RM2 International S.A. (RM2.L)
0.6$8.50+0.0%£28.89 million£5.49 million-0.01High Trading Volume
Gap Up
Obtala logo
OBT
Obtala
0.7$6.90+2.9%£28.08 million£14.89 million-1.86Gap Down
RBN
Robinson
1.3$141.50+6.0%£24.92 million£37.20 million16.85
RE
R.E.A.
0.6$53.75+1.4%£23.55 million£139.09 million-2.49High Trading Volume
PXS
Provexis
0.5$0.87+15.6%£21.71 million£362,750.000.00Gap Down
Transense Technologies logo
TRT
Transense Technologies
0.7$86.70+1.4%£9.46 million£1.23 million-10.84
OGN
Origin Enterprises
1.3$3.90+0.4%£4.77 million£1.56 billion21.20
TLA
TLA Worldwide
0.5$1.70+11.8%£3.37 million£52.47 million-0.09High Trading Volume
Gap Up
PAL
Equatorial Palm Oil plc (PAL.L)
0.4$20.00+25.0%£3.31 million£11,000.00-11.76Gap Down
Real Good Food logo
RGD
Real Good Food
0.4$3.00+1.5%£2.94 million£58.03 million-0.15
JLH
John Lewis of Hungerford
0.6$0.92+3.3%£1.88 million£5.53 million-3.07
Bagir Group logo
BAGR
Bagir Group
0.5$0.48+0.0%£1.48 million£64.39 million-0.43
LWRF
LightwaveRF plc (LWRF.L)
0.6$0.63+60.0%£1.24 million£4.09 million-0.18Gap Down
HVE
Havelock Europa
0.6N/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00
Produce Investments logo
PIL
Produce Investments
0.5$186.50+0.0%£0.00N/A0.00
This page was last updated on 5/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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