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National Express Group

Current Price 227.20p Bid 227.00p Ask 227.40p Change 2.62%
Last Updated: 01/12/2020 15:33. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

National Express Group is a leading transport provider delivering services in the UK, North America, Germany, Spain and Morocco. Every year more than 800 million journeys are made on our buses, trains, light rail services and coaches.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£2,744.40m
Operating Profit/Loss
£242.30m
Dividend yield (%)
1.10
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
6.69
P/E Ratio
13.60

Key Personnel

Sir John Armitt
Chairman
Mr Jorge Cosmen
Deputy Chairman
Mr Chris Davies
Group Finance Director
Mr Chris Muntwyler
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Michael J E McKeon
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Karen Geary
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Ana de Pro Gonzalo
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Ashley Steel
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Elliott (Lee) Sander
Non-Executive Director
Mr Matthew Crummack
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
NEX
ISIN
GB0006215205
Shares in Issue
614.09m
Market cap
£1,395.20m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
66.67%
Hold
 
33.33%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
227.20p
Bid Price
227.00p
Ask Price
227.40p
Volume
1,138,461
Change Today
5.80p
% Change Today
2.62%
Open
225.20p
Previous Close
221.40p
Intraday High
228.00p
Intraday Low
223.20p
52 Week High
476.00p
52 Week Low
90.40p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
2,744.40
2,450.70
Operating Profit/Loss
242.30
215.40
Net Interest
-55.70
-38.60
Pre-Tax Profit
187.00
177.70
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
148.30
138.70
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
148.30
138.70
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
141.10
135.70
Minority Interests
7.20
3.00
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
14.8600p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
27.60p
26.60p
Diluted
27.50p
26.50p
Adjusted
34.50p
32.90p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
14.8600p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
1,348.20
1,054.80
Intangible Assets
1,901.80
1,797.50
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
17.90
12.90
Other Financial Assets
14.20
14.90
Other Non-Current Assets
69.90
60.60
Current Assets
Inventories
29.40
27.40
Trade & Other Receivables
498.20
408.60
Cash at Bank & In Hand
478.30
117.50
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
46.10
8.70
Other Assets
4.30
22.80
Total Assets
4,408.30
3,525.70

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
652.80
59.30
Other Current Liabilities
1,160.50
954.50
Total Current Liabilities
1,813.30
1,013.80
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
1,104.90
1,029.30
Provisions
99.50
112.20
Other Non-Current Liabilities
278.10
169.50
Total Non-Current Liabilities
1,482.50
1,311.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
3.70
Total Liabilities
3,295.80
2,328.50

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
1,112.50
1,197.20

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
25.60
25.60
Share Premium Account
532.70
532.70
Other Reserves
124.70
189.40
Retained Earnings
391.40
426.60
Shareholders Funds
1,074.40
1,174.30
Minority Interests/Other Equity
38.10
22.90
Total Equity
1,112.50
1,197.20

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
29 Aug 2019
20 Sep 2019
5.16p
Final
18 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
10.17p
Interim
30 Aug 2018
21 Sep 2018
4.69p
Final
26 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
9.25p
Interim
31 Aug 2017
22 Sep 2017
4.26p
Final
27 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
8.41p
Interim
01 Sep 2016
23 Sep 2016
3.87p
Final
28 Apr 2016
20 May 2016
7.645p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
-65.28%
9.99%
Dividend yield
1.10%
4.00%
Dividend cover
6.69
2.21
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