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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:NXT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £6.09 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 142,641,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,953.96
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,078.13
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 3,565 - GBX 5,705
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.75
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £4.1 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.49
  • Book Value: GBX 3.58 per share
  • Price / Book: 11.93
  • Dividend Yield: 4.1%
  • EBIDTA: £941.3 million
  • Net Margins: 16.77%
  • Return on Equity: 208.47%
  • Return on Assets: 29.78%
  • Average Volume: 619,926 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, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 45 per share on Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View NEXT plc's Dividend History.

When will NEXT plc make its next earnings announcement?

NEXT plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September, 13th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for NEXT plc.

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

23 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for NEXT plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,360 to GBX 6,098. On average, they expect NEXT plc's stock price to reach GBX 4,513.43 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
  • R. John O. Barton, Independent 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 4,271.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NEXT plc (LON NXT)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  273 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  695 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  968
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, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.87)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,513.43

Analysts' Ratings History for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/11/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 3,850 -> GBX 4,600View Rating Details
8/4/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,580View Rating Details
8/3/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,750View Rating Details
8/3/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellGBX 3,714View Rating Details
8/3/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/3/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,200View Rating Details
8/1/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 3,900View Rating Details
8/1/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView 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
6/15/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeUnderperformGBX 4,250 -> GBX 4,000View Rating Details
4/3/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeUnderperformGBX 3,900 -> GBX 3,700View Rating Details
3/24/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,500View Rating Details
3/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,000View 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
11/3/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeBuyGBX 5,695 -> GBX 6,098View Rating Details
9/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 5,500View 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
9/14/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Earnings by Quarter for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Earnings History by Quarter for NEXT plc (LON NXT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/13/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $396.90 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for NEXT plc (LON NXT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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)


Headline Trends for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
Latest Headlines for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
DateHeadline logoU.K. stocks rise for 2nd straight day ahead of key inflation data - August 15 at 5:18 AM logoFinancials and Danone help European shares edge higher, commodities weigh - August 15 at 5:18 AM logoCaroline Goodall Purchases 450 Shares of NEXT plc (NXT) Stock - August 7 at 1:20 PM logo[$$] Next: woolly jumper - August 4 at 6:32 AM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Insider Purchases £397,415.46 in Stock - August 3 at 1:24 PM logoInvestec Reaffirms Buy Rating for NEXT plc (LON:NXT) - August 3 at 10:29 AM logoNext sales rise; lifts lower end of guidance - MarketWatch - August 3 at 6:34 AM logo3 FTSE 100 Stocks That Should Be Avoided In August - August 2 at 6:30 AM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - July 25 at 9:32 AM logoNEXT plc (LON:NXT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc - July 22 at 5:50 PM logoFTSE 100 edges up, reaches for a weekly win - July 21 at 5:09 AM logo[$$] United Utilities slips on fears of end to boom times - July 2 at 7:19 PM logoNEXT plc (LON:NXT) PT Lowered to GBX 4,250 at Deutsche Bank AG - July 1 at 10:34 PM logoNEXT plc (LON:NXT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC - July 1 at 9:56 PM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Rating Reiterated by HSBC Holdings plc - July 1 at 9:26 PM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 30 at 10:10 AM logoOn Brexit’s vote anniversary, the pound has suffered, but U.K. employment healthy—in charts - June 24 at 5:36 AM logoBUZZ-Online fashion: bruising week after Amazon flexes muscles - June 23 at 7:34 PM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - June 20 at 10:32 AM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Downgraded by Credit Suisse Group - June 15 at 10:19 AM logoNext Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:NXT) : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 7:11 PM logoNext Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NXT-GB : June 8, 2017 - June 8 at 9:40 AM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Earns "Reduce" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc - June 7 at 7:52 PM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - June 5 at 9:57 AM logo[$$] Boohoo business model pushes fast fashion to step up a gear - May 22 at 6:13 PM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Price Target Lowered to GBX 3,360 at HSBC Holdings plc - May 18 at 7:10 PM logoUK shoppers shrug off inflation pressure as sun comes out - May 18 at 8:02 AM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Lifted to "Buy" at Investec - May 14 at 3:26 PM logoShore Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for NEXT plc (NXT) - May 7 at 4:38 PM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity - May 7 at 1:02 PM logoNEXT plc (NXT) PT Lowered to GBX 4,650 at Deutsche Bank AG - May 6 at 10:34 PM logoNEXT plc's (NXT) Underperform Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC - May 6 at 6:24 PM logoUK services firms surprise with bounce, homebuyers cautious - May 5 at 7:15 PM logo[$$] Next shares slide as it cuts profit forecast - May 5 at 7:15 PM logoNext Slumps After Slashing Profit Forecasts - May 5 at 7:15 PM logoETFs with exposure to Next Plc : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 7:15 PM logoNext Q1 Total Sales, Including Markdown Sales, Down 2.5%; Tightens FY Outlook - May 5 at 12:08 AM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Hold Rating for NEXT plc (NXT) - April 30 at 7:27 PM logoETFs with exposure to Next Plc : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 6:11 PM logoNEXT plc's (NXT) " Reduce" Rating Reaffirmed at HSBC Holdings plc - April 24 at 12:53 PM logoNext Plc :NXT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended January 31, 2017 : April 21, 2017 - April 22 at 12:34 PM logoNext Plc :NXT-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 6:49 PM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 19 - April 19 at 10:08 AM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Downgraded by Deutsche Bank AG to Hold - April 16 at 11:03 AM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 14 at 12:10 PM logoGold miners, Burberry help lift FTSE 100 to 3-week high, as inflation stays aloft - April 11 at 10:49 AM logoNext Plc : NXT-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 10, 2017 - April 11 at 10:49 AM logoCanaccord Genuity Lowers NEXT plc (NXT) to Sell - April 7 at 7:02 PM logoNext Plc : NXT-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 09th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 11:39 AM logoNEXT plc (NXT) Research Coverage Started at Barclays PLC - April 5 at 1:27 AM


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NEXT plc (NXT) Chart for Wednesday, August, 16, 2017

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