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National Express Group

Current Price 409.40p Bid 409.40p Ask 409.60p Change 0.56%
Last Updated: 16/08/2018 15:23. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

National Express Group is a leading international public transport group, listed on the London Stock Exchange in December 1992. Our 43,000 employees are committed to improving the safety, quality and value for money of all our services. We invest in all aspects of our businesses to provide services that passengers want to use, thereby maximising the use of public transport systems.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2017

Turnover
£2,321.20m
Operating Profit
£197.90m
Dividend Yield
3.42
Dividend Per Share
13.51
Dividend Cover
1.84
P/E Ratio
15.84

Key Personnel

Dean Kendal Finch
Chief Executive
Christopher Mark Davies
Group Finance Director
Sir John Alexander Armitt
Non-Executive Chairman
Jorge Cosmen
Non-Executive Dep Chairman
Dr Ashley Caroline Steel
Non-Executive Director
Christian Ernst Muntwyler
Non-Executive Director
Elliot Gene Sander
Non-Executive Director
Michael James Edward McKeon
Non-Executive Director
Jane Sarah May Kingston
Non-Executive Director
Joaquin Ayuso
Non-Executive Director
Matthew Crummack
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
NEX
ISIN
GB0006215205
Shares in Issue
511,738,648
Market cap
£2,083.80m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
66.67%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
409.50p
Bid Price
409.40p
Ask Price
409.60p
Volume
252364
Change Today
2.30p
% Change Today
0.56%
Open
400.40p
Previous Close
407.20p
Intraday High
411.20p
Intraday Low
400.40p
52 Week High
426.60p
52 Week Low
337.20p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

National Express Group Intra-day Chart

National Express Group News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 08 Aug 2018 | 15:50 National Express profit jumps amid sales growth 26 Jul 2018 | 07:50 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 09 Jul 2018 | 10:50 FTSE remains subdued amid trade war fears 04 Jul 2018 | 17:05 FTSE slips as China prepares to impose $34bn of tariffs on US goods 04 Jul 2018 | 11:58 UK stocks open 0.2% lower as global trade tensions weigh 04 Jul 2018 | 09:04 National Express wins €1bn Morocco bus contract 04 Jul 2018 | 07:24 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 02 Jul 2018 | 10:00 UK stocks open 0.2% stronger, led by miners 16 May 2018 | 09:00 National Express Group revenue up 1.7%, boosted by America bus unit 16 May 2018 | 07:18 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 19 Apr 2018 | 08:00 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 11 Apr 2018 | 15:35 Rally in utility firms lifts FTSE 28 Mar 2018 | 16:57 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 21 Mar 2018 | 15:35 Rising oil prices boost FTSE 16 Mar 2018 | 16:44 CME Group confirms takeover approach for NEX Group 16 Mar 2018 | 14:29 Miners support FTSE 100 16 Mar 2018 | 11:49 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 12 Mar 2018 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 09 Mar 2018 | 15:50 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 07 Mar 2018 | 16:30 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 07 Mar 2018 | 16:30 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 07 Mar 2018 | 16:25 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 07 Mar 2018 | 16:25 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 06 Mar 2018 | 08:10 National Express hikes divi after profits surge 11.7% 01 Mar 2018 | 07:37 National Express outlines US tax change benefit 16 Jan 2018 | 07:42 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 15 Dec 2017 | 15:10 FTSE resilient despite spike in sterling 04 Dec 2017 | 16:49 US tax cut approval in Senate pushes FTSE higher 04 Dec 2017 | 11:52 National Express makes acquisitions, affirms guidance 04 Dec 2017 | 07:18

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
968.2
983.6
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,633.4
1,548.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
137.5
163.6
Total Non-Current Assets
2,739.1
2,695.8
Inventory
24.9
25.0
Trade & Receivables
356.3
302.7
Cash & Receivables
314.3
318.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
16.9
93.3
Total Assets
3,451.5
3,434.9

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
926.7
1,194.5
Long Term Liabilities
1,358.4
1,114.9
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,285.1
2,309.4

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
1,166.4
1,125.5

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
25.6
25.6
Minority Interests
21.4
18.7
Retained Earnings
410.9
362.0
Share Premium Account
532.7
532.7
Other Equity
175.8
186.5
Total Equity
1,166.4
1,125.5

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
295.5
316.6
Cashflow Before Financing
122.5
118.9
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-8.9
257.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
2,321.2
2,103.7
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
197.9
185.2
Pre-Tax Profit
156.4
136.3
Profit / Loss for the Year
134.3
120.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
30 Aug 2018
21 Sep 2018
H2 Dividend
26 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
H1 Dividend
31 Aug 2017
22 Sep 2017
H2 Dividend
27 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
H1 Dividend
01 Sep 2016
23 Sep 2016
H2 Dividend
28 Apr 2016
20 May 2016
H1 Dividend
03 Sep 2015
25 Sep 2015
H2 Dividend
30 Apr 2015
22 May 2015
H1 Dividend
03 Sep 2014
19 Sep 2014
H2 Dividend
30 Apr 2014
23 May 2014
H1 Dividend
04 Sep 2013
20 Sep 2013
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