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Current Price 1587.25p Bid 1535.00p Ask 1590.00p Change -2.04%
Last Updated: 22/11/2019 12:27. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Nichols plc is an international soft drinks business with sales in over 85 countries, selling products in both the Still and Carbonate categories. The Group is home to the iconic Vimto brand which is popular in the UK and around the world, particularly in the Middle East and Africa. Other brands in its portfolio include Feel Good, Starslush, ICEE, Levi Roots and Sunkist.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£142.04m
Operating Profit
£31.64m
Dividend Yield
2.53
Dividend Per Share
38.10
Dividend Cover
1.77
P/E Ratio
22.43

Key Personnel

Marnie-Jane Millard
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Paul Milne
Commercial Director
Timothy John Croston
Group Finance Director
Peter John Nicols
Non-Executive Chairman
Helen Margaret Keays
Non-Executive Director
John Anthony Gittins
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
NICL
ISIN
GB0006389398
Shares in Issue
36,883,733
Market cap
£572.62m
Sector

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
100.00%
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
1562.50p
Bid Price
1535.00p
Ask Price
1590.00p
Volume
3543
Change Today
-32.50p
% Change Today
-2.04%
Open
1590.00p
Previous Close
1595.00p
Intraday High
1590.00p
Intraday Low
1532.00p
52 Week High
1880.00p
52 Week Low
1350.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Nichols Intra-day Chart

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
14.6
12.1
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
42.2
38.7
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
0.8
1.1
Total Non-Current Assets
57.6
51.8
Inventory
7.2
4.8
Trade & Receivables
38.2
34.7
Cash & Receivables
38.9
36.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
141.8
127.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
25.2
23.6
Long Term Liabilities
4.6
4.5
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
29.7
28.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
112.1
99.3

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
3.7
3.7
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
103.3
91.0
Share Premium Account
3.3
3.3
Other Equity
1.9
1.3
Total Equity
112.1
99.3

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
23.3
17.7
Cashflow Before Financing
15.6
7.5
Increase / Decrease in Cash
2.8
0.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
142.0
132.8
Cost of Sales
77.2
72.1
Gross Profit
64.9
60.7
Operating Profit
31.6
28.7
Pre-Tax Profit
31.8
28.7
Profit / Loss for the Year
25.5
23.2

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
25 Jul 2019
30 Aug 2019
H2 Dividend
21 Mar 2019
03 May 2019
H1 Dividend
26 Jul 2018
31 Aug 2018
H2 Dividend
22 Mar 2018
04 May 2018
H1 Dividend
27 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
H2 Dividend
06 Apr 2017
05 May 2017
H1 Dividend
28 Jul 2016
26 Aug 2016
H2 Dividend
31 Mar 2016
03 May 2016
H1 Dividend
30 Jul 2015
28 Aug 2015
H2 Dividend
02 Apr 2015
05 May 2015
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