National Express Group (NEX)

Sector:

Tourism and Leisure Services

Index:

FTSE 250

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410.80p
   
  • Change Today:
      2.40p
  • 52 Week High: 422.20
  • 52 Week Low: 340.90
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 511.74m
  • Volume: 324,009
  • Market Cap: 2,102.22m
  • RiskGrade: 104

NEX 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.

1 Day Chart (17-08-2018)

1 Day Chart

6 Month Chart

6 Month Chart

Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 3.3% 3.6%
Div Cover 2.2 2.2
Op Mrgn 8.5% 9.1%
ROCE 22.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 14.1 12.7
PEG 1.3 1.1
Pr/Revenue 0.9 0.9
Pr/Book 1.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 10.9% 3.2%
PBT 16.0% 39.1%
EPS 10.6% 11.5%
DPS 10.0% 10.1%

NEX Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-13 1,891.30 64.40 21.50p 12.8 n/a -16% 10.00p 3.6%
31-Dec-14 1,867.40 66.50 18.90p 13.1 n/a -12% 10.30p 4.1%
31-Dec-15 1,919.80 124.40 23.40p 14.2 0.6 +24% 11.33p 3.4%
31-Dec-16 2,093.70 134.80 26.30p 13.4 1.1 +12% 12.28p 3.5%
31-Dec-17 2,321.20 156.40 29.10p 13.1 1.2 +11% 13.51p 3.5%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

NEX Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-18 2,394.39 217.51 32.45p 12.7 1.1 +12% 14.88p 3.6%
31-Dec-19 2,523.91 230.54 34.29p 12.0 2.1 +6% 16.07p 3.8%

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NEX Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 14-Aug-2018 15:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 10-Aug-2018 15:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 08-Aug-2018 15:00 RNS

Latest NEX Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
13-Aug-18 Buy Elliott (Lee) Sander 422.17p 1,000 4,221.66
07-Aug-18 Buy Michael J E McKeon 408.77p 5,000 20,438.49
23-May-18 Sell Dean K Finch 420.88p 189,222 796,397.52

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

NEX Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 410.80p
Change Today 2.40p
% Change 0.59 %
52 Week High 422.20
52 Week Low 340.90
Volume 324,009
Shares Issued 511.74m
Market Cap 2,102.22m
RiskGrade 104

NEX Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
4.33% below the market average4.33% below the market average4.33% below the market average4.33% below the market average4.33% below the market average
16.46% above the sector average16.46% above the sector average16.46% above the sector average16.46% above the sector average16.46% above the sector average
Price Trend
63.70% above the market average63.70% above the market average63.70% above the market average63.70% above the market average63.70% above the market average
63.41% above the sector average63.41% above the sector average63.41% above the sector average63.41% above the sector average63.41% above the sector average
Income
44.35% above the market average44.35% above the market average44.35% above the market average44.35% above the market average44.35% above the market average
32.14% above the sector average32.14% above the sector average32.14% above the sector average32.14% above the sector average32.14% above the sector average
Growth
13.20% above the market average13.20% above the market average13.20% above the market average13.20% above the market average13.20% above the market average
40.26% above the sector average40.26% above the sector average40.26% above the sector average40.26% above the sector average40.26% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 5
Buy 0
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 9
buy
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NEX Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 30-Aug-18 26-Apr-18
Paid 21-Sep-18 21-May-18
Amount 4.69p 9.25p

Trades for 17-Aug-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:54 395 @ 412.00p
16:54 100 @ 412.60p
16:54 500 @ 413.30p
16:54 886 @ 414.40p
16:53 1,194 @ 412.61p

NEX Key Personnel

CEO Dean K Finch
Chair John Armitt
CEO Matthew Ashley

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