NEXT plc Company Profile (LON:NXT)

About NEXT plc (LON:NXT)

NEXT plc logoNEXT plc is a United Kingdom-based retailer offering clothing, footwear, accessories and home products. The Company's segments include NEXT Retail, a chain of over 500 stores in the United Kingdom and Eire; NEXT Directory, an online and catalogue shopping business with over four million active customers and international Websites serving approximately 70 countries; NEXT International Retail, with approximately 200 mainly franchised stores; NEXT Sourcing, which designs and sources NEXT branded products; Lipsy, which designs and sells Lipsy branded younger women's fashion products, and Property Management, which holds properties and property leases which are sub-let to other segments and external parties. Lipsy also sells directly through its own stores and Website, to wholesale customers and to franchise partners. The Company's franchise partners operate approximately 180 stores in over 30 countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Other Specialty Retailers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:NXT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £6.93 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 142,500,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,874.73
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,330.23
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 3,565 - GBX 5,355
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.36
  • P/E Growth: -2.73
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £4.05 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.71
  • Book Value: GBX 3.02 per share
  • Price / Book: 16.11
  • Dividend Yield: 4.1%
  • EBITDA: £911.3 million
  • Net Margins: 13.36%
  • Return on Equity: 107.55%
  • Return on Assets: 20.37%
  • Average Volume: 747,217 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)

What is NEXT plc's stock symbol?

NEXT plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "NXT."

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

NEXT plc declared a dividend on Thursday, September 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 53 per share on Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th. This is an increase from NEXT plc's previous dividend of $45.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View NEXT plc's Dividend History.

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

22 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for NEXT plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,360 to GBX 5,900. On average, they anticipate NEXT plc's share price to reach GBX 4,408.55 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NEXT plc.

Who are some of NEXT plc's key competitors?

Who are NEXT plc's key executives?

NEXT plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Simon A. Wolfson, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Amanda James, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Jane Shields, Group Sales and Marketing Director, Executive Director
  • Michael Law, Group Operations Director, Executive Director
  • Seonna Anderson, Company Secretary
  • Michael James Roney, Deputy Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Jonathan Bewes, Non-Executive Director
  • Stephen D. Barber, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Caroline Goodall, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Francis W. Salway, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy NEXT plc stock?

Shares of NEXT 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 NEXT plc's stock price today?

One share of NEXT plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,865.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NEXT plc (LON NXT)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  302 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  736 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,038
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NEXT 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 NEXT plc (LON:NXT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Sell Ratings, 12 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.82)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,408.55
Consensus Price Target History for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Price Target History for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Analysts' Ratings History for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/16/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,400View Rating Details
10/11/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeUnderweightGBX 4,300View Rating Details
9/22/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 3,900View Rating Details
9/14/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 3,650View Rating Details
9/15/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 4,000 -> GBX 4,200View Rating Details
9/15/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 5,100View Rating Details
9/15/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 4,600 -> GBX 5,200View Rating Details
9/15/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,580 -> GBX 4,830View Rating Details
9/15/2017Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 4,129 -> GBX 4,737View Rating Details
9/14/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,200View Rating Details
9/14/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/3/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,750View Rating Details
8/3/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellGBX 3,714View Rating Details
7/21/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceGBX 3,360View Rating Details
6/20/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,250View Rating Details
4/3/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeUnderperformGBX 3,900 -> GBX 3,700View Rating Details
3/1/2017Redburn PartnersUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
1/5/2017Beaufort SecuritiesDowngradeHoldGBX 4,300View Rating Details
1/5/2017Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,800 -> GBX 4,180View Rating Details
1/5/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,200View Rating Details
1/3/2017Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,900View Rating Details
11/7/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 5,600 -> GBX 5,300View Rating Details
8/25/2016Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingSellGBX 5,500View Rating Details
12/22/2015NomuraLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 8,000 -> GBX 7,850View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
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Earnings Estimates for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $404.98 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for NEXT plc (LON NXT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/14/2017GBX 531.05%12/7/201712/7/20171/2/2018
8/3/2017GBX 451.02%10/5/201710/5/201711/1/2017
3/23/2017GBX 451.07%4/6/20174/6/20175/2/2017
3/23/2017GBX 1052.5%7/6/20177/6/20178/1/2017
9/15/2016GBX 531.07%12/8/201612/8/20161/3/2017
3/24/2016GBX 1051.86%7/7/20167/7/20168/1/2016
1/5/2016GBX 600.87%1/14/20161/14/20162/1/2016
9/10/2015GBX 530.68%12/10/201512/10/20151/4/2016
7/28/2015GBX 600.78%10/8/201510/8/201511/2/2015
3/19/2015GBX 1001.41%7/9/20157/9/20158/3/2015
2/5/2015GBX 600.84%4/9/20154/9/20155/1/2015
12/30/2014GBX 500.74%1/15/20151/15/20152/2/2015
9/11/2014GBX 500.72%12/4/201412/4/20141/2/2015
3/20/2014GBX 931.38%7/9/20147/9/20148/1/2014
1/31/2014GBX 500.8%4/2/20144/2/20145/1/2014
1/3/2014GBX 500.82%1/15/20141/15/20142/3/2014
9/12/2013GBX 360.65%11/20/201311/20/20131/2/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/7/2017Caroline GoodallInsiderBuy450GBX 4,294£19,323
8/3/2017Michael J RoneyInsiderBuy9,061GBX 4,386£397,415.46
3/27/2017Michael J RoneyInsiderBuy5,000GBX 4,138£206,900
1/26/2017Jonathan BewesInsiderBuy1,750GBX 3,832£67,060
1/9/2017Francis SalwayInsiderBuy1,250GBX 4,050£50,625
1/6/2017Steve BarberInsiderBuy2,500GBX 4,101£102,525
5/6/2015Wolfson Aspley GuiseInsiderSell7,942GBX 7,227.67£574,021.55
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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NEXT plc (NXT) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by Staff

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