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Last 7,100 GBp
Change Today +50.00 / 0.71%
Volume 406.0K
As of 11:35 AM 03/30/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

next plc (NXT) Snapshot

Open
7,105 GBp
Previous Close
7,050 GBp
Day High
7,150 GBp
Day Low
7,020 GBp
52 Week High
03/18/15 - 7,625 GBp
52 Week Low
06/13/14 - 6,073 GBp
Market Cap
10.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
566.4K
EPS TTM
4.28 GBp
Shares Outstanding
152.9M
EX-Date
04/9/15
P/E TM
16.6x
Dividend
166.67 GBp
Dividend Yield
4.59%
Current Stock Chart for NEXT PLC (NXT)

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next plc (NXT) Details

NEXT plc, a multi-channel retailer, provides clothing, footwear, accessories, and home products for men, women, and children in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally. The company operates a chain of approximately 500 stores in the United Kingdom and Eire; and a home shopping catalogue and Website with approximately 4 million active customers, as well as international Websites serving approximately 70 countries. It also operates approximately 200 franchised stores worldwide; and designs, sources, and buys NEXT branded products, as well as designs and sells its own branded younger women’s fashion products. 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.

Founded in 1864

next plc (NXT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.9M GBP
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 1.0M GBP
Group Operations Director and Executive Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: 440.0K GBP
Group Sales & Marketing Director and Executiv...
Total Annual Compensation: 440.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

next plc (NXT) Key Developments

Next Plc, 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 19, 2015

Next Plc, 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 19, 2015

Next plc Recommends Final Dividend, Payable on August 3, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended January 24, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending January 30, 2016

Next Plc announced that it is intended that the recommended final dividend of 100 pence per share will be paid on 3 August 2015 to shareholders registered on 10 July 2015. This dividend is subject to approval by shareholders at the annual general meeting and has not been included as a liability in these financial statements. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the year ended January 24, 2015. For the year, the company reported revenue of £3,999.8 million against £3,740.0 million a year ago. Operating profit was £812.1 million against £722.8 million a year ago. Profit before tax and exceptional items were £782.2 million against £695.2 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £794.8 million against £695.2 million a year ago. Profit for the year attributable to equity holders of the parent company was £634.9 million or 417.9 pence per diluted share against £553.2 million or 355.6 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was £743.2 million against £614.8 million a year ago. Total net debt as of January 24, 2015 was £515.3 million against £517.4 million as of January 25, 2014. For the year ending January 30, 2016, Group profit before tax expected to be £785 million to £835 million.

Next plc Announces Board Changes

Next plc announced that David Keens, group finance director, would retire shortly after completion of 2015 annual results. These will be released on 19 March. Therefore, David will step down from the board on 1 April and leave the Group in May. The company also announced that David's successor on the board as finance director would be Amanda James and the company now confirm that Amanda will be appointed on 1 April 2015.

 

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Price/Earnings 16.7x
Price/Sales 2.6x
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Price/Cash Flow 16.8x
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