LON:NXT - NEXT Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 5,376 -4.00 (-0.07 %) (As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 5,380Today's RangeGBX 5,304 - GBX 5,40852-Week RangeGBX 3,970 - GBX 6,224Volume365,854 shsAverage Volume625,680 shsMarket Capitalization£7.14 billionP/E Ratio12.42Dividend Yield3.01%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email NEXT plc engages in the retail of clothing, footwear, accessories, and home products in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally. The company operates in six segments: NEXT Retail, NEXT Online, NEXT International Retail, NEXT Sourcing, Lipsy, and Property Management. It operates a chain of approximately 530 stores under the name NEXT Retail in the United Kingdom and Eire; and NEXT Online, an online and catalogue shopping business with approximately 4.9 million active customers, as well as international Websites serving approximately 70 countries. The company also operates approximately 200 franchised stores under the NEXT International Retail name worldwide; designs and sources NEXT branded products; and designs and sells younger women's fashion products under Lipsy brand name. In addition, it provides property management services, including holding and lease of properties. The company was formerly known as J Hepworth & Son and changed its name to NEXT plc in 1986. NEXT plc was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Enderby, the United Kingdom. Receive NXT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NXT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Apparel Stores Sub-IndustryN/A SectorServices Current SymbolLON:NXT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.nextplc.co.uk Phone+44-333-7778245Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio233.24 Current Ratio1.83 Quick Ratio1.26Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.42 Forward P/E Ratio0.12 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£4.17 billion Price / Sales1.71 Cash FlowGBX 116.50 per share Price / Cash Flow46.15 Book ValueGBX 412.70 per share Price / Book13.03Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares132,756,000Market Cap£7.14 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable NEXT (LON:NXT) Frequently Asked Questions What is NEXT's stock symbol? NEXT trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "NXT." How often does NEXT pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NEXT? NEXT declared a dividend on Thursday, March 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, July 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 110 per share on Thursday, August 1st. This represents a yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 4th. This is a boost from NEXT's previous dividend of $55.00. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View NEXT's Dividend History. What price target have analysts set for NXT? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for NEXT's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 4,100 to GBX 6,300. On average, they anticipate NEXT's stock price to reach GBX 5,353.64 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for NEXT. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NEXT? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NEXT in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for NEXT. Has NEXT been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about NXT stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NEXT earned a daily sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of NEXT's key competitors? Some companies that are related to NEXT include Premier Investments (PMV), Aritzia (ATZ), Accent Group (AX1), City Chic Collective (CCX), Noni B (NBL), Reitmans (RET), Roots (ROOT), TOM TAILOR (TTI), Footasylum (FOOT), Moss Bros Group (MOSB), Bonmarche (BON), Le Chateau (CTU), Aritzia (ATZAF), Copperbank Resources (CBK) and Luxottica Group (LUX). What other stocks do shareholders of NEXT own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other NEXT investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Centrica (CNA), NIC (EGOV), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Prudential (PRU), Informa (INF) and Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW). Who are NEXT's key executives? NEXT's management team includes the folowing people: Lord Simon A. Wolfson, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 51)Ms. Amanda James, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 47)Ms. Jane Shields, Group Sales & Marketing Director and Exec. Director (Age 55)Mr. Richard S V. Papp, Group Merchandise & Operations Director and Exec. DirectorSeonna L. Anderson, Company Sec. How do I buy shares of NEXT? Shares of NXT 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 NEXT's stock price today? One share of NXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 5,376. How big of a company is NEXT? NEXT has a market capitalization of £7.14 billion and generates £4.17 billion in revenue each year. What is NEXT's official website? The official website for NEXT is http://www.nextplc.co.uk/. How can I contact NEXT? NEXT's mailing address is Desford Road, LEICESTER, LE19 4AT, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-333-7778245. MarketBeat Community Rating for NEXT (LON NXT)Community Ranking: 1.6 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 440 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 940 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,380MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NEXT and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NXT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NXT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is cost of goods sold important?