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National Express Group

Current Price 424.70p Bid 424.60p Ask 425.40p Change 0.14%
Last Updated: 19/09/2019 22:36. 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 31/12/2018

Turnover
£2,450.70m
Operating Profit
£215.40m
Dividend Yield
3.61
Dividend Per Share
14.86
Dividend Cover
1.74
P/E Ratio
15.97

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
£2,173.87m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
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
425.40p
Bid Price
424.60p
Ask Price
425.40p
Volume
289789
Change Today
0.60p
% Change Today
0.14%
Open
426.40p
Previous Close
425.40p
Intraday High
426.60p
Intraday Low
423.00p
52 Week High
450.20p
52 Week Low
356.00p
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 AJ Bell

Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 25 Jul 2019 | 17:25 UK stocks rise ahead of ECB interest rate decision 25 Jul 2019 | 09:38 National Express posts 7.8% increase in revenue, on track to meet FY target 25 Jul 2019 | 07:37 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 20 Jun 2019 | 17:10 National Express "on track" to meet FY profit expectations 09 May 2019 | 08:47 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 15 Apr 2019 | 09:00 FTSE resilient despite sterling surge 12 Apr 2019 | 16:49 FTSE 100 wakes up by midday to trade 0.4% higher 12 Apr 2019 | 12:30 UK stocks meander ahead of US earnings season 12 Apr 2019 | 08:33 National Express buys stake in Silicon Valley shuttle service WeDriveU for $84.3m 12 Apr 2019 | 07:14 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 08 Apr 2019 | 08:20 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 08 Mar 2019 | 15:10 Director Deals - National Express Group PLC (NEX) 08 Mar 2019 | 15:10 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 07 Mar 2019 | 12:40 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 28 Jan 2019 | 08:00 Nex Group takeover by CME approved by UK competition regulator 31 Oct 2018 | 07:54 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 19 Oct 2018 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on National Express Group PLC 19 Oct 2018 | 08:20 FTSE 100 follows global markets lower on Brexit concerns 18 Oct 2018 | 16:57 FTSE momentum flags by lunch 18 Oct 2018 | 11:58 UK stocks rise, benefitting from weaker pound 18 Oct 2018 | 09:22 National Express sees good summer trading amid "outstanding" UK coach performance 18 Oct 2018 | 07:46

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
1,054.8
968.2
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,797.5
1,633.4
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
88.4
137.5
Total Non-Current Assets
2,940.7
2,739.1
Inventory
27.4
24.9
Trade & Receivables
408.6
356.3
Cash & Receivables
117.5
314.3
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
31.5
16.9
Total Assets
3,525.7
3,451.5

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
1,013.8
926.7
Long Term Liabilities
1,311.0
1,358.4
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
3.7
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,328.5
2,285.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
1,197.2
1,166.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
25.6
25.6
Minority Interests
22.9
21.4
Retained Earnings
426.6
410.9
Share Premium Account
532.7
532.7
Other Equity
189.4
175.8
Total Equity
1,197.2
1,166.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
306.8
295.5
Cashflow Before Financing
54.5
122.5
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-198.5
-8.9

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
2,450.7
2,321.2
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
215.4
197.9
Pre-Tax Profit
177.7
156.4
Profit / Loss for the Year
138.7
134.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
29 Aug 2019
20 Sep 2019
H2 Dividend
18 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
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
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