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6,955 GBp
Previous Close
6,910 GBp
Day High
6,985 GBp
Day Low
6,905 GBp
52 Week High
09/3/14 - 7,275 GBp
52 Week Low
10/8/13 - 4,794 GBp
Market Cap
10.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
417.1K
EPS TTM
3.94 GBp
Shares Outstanding
153.4M
EX-Date
12/4/14
P/E TM
17.6x
Dividend
158.89 GBp
Dividend Yield
4.47%
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next plc (NXT) Details

NEXT plc, a multi-channel retailer, provides clothing, footwear, accessories, and home products for men, women, and children in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally. The company operates a chain of approximately 500 stores in the United Kingdom and Eire; and a home shopping catalogue and Website with approximately 4 million active customers, as well as international Websites serving approximately 70 countries. It also operates approximately 200 franchised stores worldwide; and designs, sources, and buys NEXT branded products, as well as designs and sells its own branded younger women’s fashion products. The company was formerly known as J Hepworth & Son and changed its name to NEXT plc in 1986. NEXT plc was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Enderby, the United Kingdom.

28,568 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/11/14
Founded in 1864

next plc (NXT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.9M GBP
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 1.0M GBP
Group Operations Director and Executive Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: 440.0K GBP
Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: 1.1M GBP
Group Sales & Marketing Director and Executiv...
Total Annual Compensation: 440.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

next plc (NXT) Key Developments

Next Plc Anticipates Interim Dividend, Payable on January 2, 2015; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Year 2015

Next Plc announced interim dividend of 50 pence per share, will be paid on January 2, 2015. The shares will trade ex-dividend from December 4, 2014 and the record date will be December 5, 2014. For the year 2015, the company anticipates paying a total of 150 pence, an increase of 16.3%, which on current profit guidance would maintain cover at 2.8 times.

Next Pllc Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended July 26, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year to January 2015

Next Plc announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended July 26, 2014. For the six months, the company reported revenue of £1,849.6 million against £1,677.2 million a year ago. Trading profit was £338.6 million against £283.8 million a year ago. Operating profit was £339.1 million against £284.9 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £324.2 million against £271.8 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the parent company was £257.7 million against £217.3 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 168.8 pence against 138.2 pence a year ago. Net cash flow from operating activities was £300.1 million against £244.4 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant & equipment was £54.0 million against £52.9 million a year ago. Total net debt as on July 30, 2014 was £571.4 million. For the full year to January 2015, the company expects net debt which will range between £500 million and £750 million. The company’s expected full year tax rate of 20.5% includes the benefits from resolving a prior year item and the further reduction in UK Corporation Tax rates. The company expects its effective tax rate will be no higher than 21% in each of the next two years. For the year to January 2015, the company's mid-point profit guidance is £795 million. Total brand sales growth guidance to be in the range of 7% to 10%, profit before tax of £775 million to £815 million. Earnings per share, expected to be up 22%. The company expects the sales to go from £100 million to around £150 million for the year 2014.

Next Plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Sep 11, 2014

Next Plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Sep 11, 2014

 

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