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National Express Group PLC (NEX.L)

NEX.L on London Stock Exchange

348.40GBp
23 Feb 2018
Change (% chg)

2.00 (+0.58%)
Prev Close
346.40
Open
345.20
Day's High
354.60
Day's Low
345.20
Volume
303,144
Avg. Vol
578,914
52-wk High
391.00
52-wk Low
336.27

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Year Ending Dec-18 9 2,377.38 2,401.00 2,333.70 2,382.56
Earnings (per share)
Year Ending Dec-18 8 31.39 32.00 29.64 30.33
LT Growth Rate (%) 1 6.20 6.20 6.20 8.90
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 15.27 31.67 23.19
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 24.83 35.39 41.75
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 16.18 12.70 14.07
Beta 0.77 0.84 0.99
Price to Sales (TTM) 0.79 1.61 9.91
Price to Book (MRQ) 1.64 1.41 3.09
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 1.50 3.62
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 6.09 6.94 14.95
% Owned Institutions -- 0.02 1.87

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 1.18 1.52
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 3.79 1.19 1.23
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 5.27 5.87 6.76
Payout Ratio(TTM) 55.62 18.73 21.28

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 16.21 5.20 33.95
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 25.33 3.62 40.24
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -1.32 2.53 9.97
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 9.74 5.50 50.01
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 8.67 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 1.98 22.09 10.85
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 4.73 3.40 8.99

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.46 2.70 1.74
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.49 2.83 2.12
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 75.69 119.34 75.16
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 90.39 137.20 93.41
Interest Coverage (TTM) 4.08 15.89 52.94

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 10.18 35.14 28.86
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 39.71 32.32 25.55
EBITD Margin (TTM) 16.18 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 16.21 29.91 17.21
Operating Margin (TTM) 8.58 19.65 11.46
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 7.41 17.47 12.64
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 6.42 18.28 12.20
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.86 15.76 11.10
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 5.30 12.77 8.51
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.27 10.44 7.73
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 17.45 30.26 30.13
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.09 33.64 30.14

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 50,181 45,032,161 932,892,597
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 2,661 6,408,706 57,819,225
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 7.72 14.20 5.54
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 80.93 18.74 81.84
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.76 0.37 0.67

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 4.01 4.08 5.56
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 3.24 3.52 4.24
Return on Investment (TTM) 6.24 4.82 8.51
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.40 4.29 6.11
Return on Equity (TTM) 11.13 11.47 14.02
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 8.84 11.04 10.81
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 19.38 3.45 -1.32
EPS (TTM) % 6.20 25.39 1.98
Dividend % 8.38 7.09 5.27
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for National Express Group PLC

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -5.41 -0.84 99 4
13 Week -4.07 -2.08 56 26
26 Week -2.89 -1.28 72 26
52 Week 1.35 0.74 90 15
YTD -9.06 -3.83 41 18
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 67.27%
# of Holders: 155
Total Shares Held: 344,241,554
3 Mo. Net Change: -14,860,374
# New Positions: 7
# Closed Positions: 17
# Increased Positions: 44
# Reduced Positions: 55
# Net Buyers: -11
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