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National Express (NEX)

Company name:National Express Group Plc
Company Description:Buses: High-frequency urban bus services operating primarily in Birmingham and accross the West Midlands. Also operator of the Midland Metro light-rail service. Trains: Nine train operating companies provide a range of intercity urban and rural passenger train services and train maintenance operation. Coaches: Extensive and integrated network of scheduled and contracted coach services in three business segments - UK express coaches, airport services and European coaching. USA: Private operator of student transportation bus services, public transit bus services and demand-response services. Australia: Private operator of public transport in Australia. Provides bus services in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane, and train operations in Melbourne and across the State of Victoria
EPIC:NEXTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25FISIN:GB0006215205
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.nationalexpressgroup.com/Description:ORD 5P
Industry Sector:TRAVEL & LEISURE
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Ask Open High Low Volume
 192.10 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/us/up 1.1 [0.58] 191.50 191.70 195.50 195.50 190.90 753,124
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 1,179.66 614.09 0.17 -16.80 - - - 288.00 - 167.10

National Express Key Figures

Key Figures
(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.1,179.66m
Shares In Issue614.09m
Prev. Close191.00
PE Ratio- 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic-16.80p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS27.83p
Return On Equity (ROE)-5.80%
Operating Margin-3.91%
PEG Factor- 
EPS Growth Rate70.98%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt2,334.50m
Gross Gearing66.25%
Quick Assets1,273.10m
Net Working Capital95.40m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets59.50%
Turnover PS353.42p
Pre-Tax Profit PS-13.83p
Retained Profit PS-13.29p
Cash PS82.79p
Net Cash PS-113.68p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-60.48p
Net Asset Value PS235.83p
Spread0.20 (0.10%) 

National Express Balance Sheet

%1$s Balance Sheet
L^NEX:Liabilities+EQL^NEX:Assets

Share Price Performance

Share Price Performance
Sample Period HighLow
1 week195.50180.50
4 weeks200.20173.80
12 weeks274.40167.10
1 year288.00167.10

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Share Price Chart (5 years)

National Express Historic Returns

%1$s Historic Returns
Giorni da oggi OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week182.609.505.20180.500.90187.87
4 weeks173.8018.3010.53173.802.44182.29
12 weeks257.00-64.90-25.25167.101.95199.88
26 weeks272.80-80.70-29.58167.101.83215.31
1 year262.20-70.10-26.74167.101.77228.76
3 years423.20-231.10-54.6166.952.03237.60
5 years368.60-176.50-47.8866.951.46262.37

National Express Key Management Ratios

DEEPER ANALYSIS

National Express Investment Ratios

%1$s Investment Ratios
(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio14.16 
PE Ratio- 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.27 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.47 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio0.84 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS-13.89 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-14.46 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS6.90 
Price-to-Sales PS0.54 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-3.57 
Price-to-Cash PS2.32 
Net Working Capital PS15.54 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS12.37%
Earnings Yield-%
Average PE15.30 
Years in average3 
PE to PE average-%

National Express Financial Ratios

%1$s Financial Ratios
(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio53.05%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.13 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-4.95 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value1.39 
Net Gearing54.40%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)92.91%
Gross Gearing66.25%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)113.15%
Gearing Under 1 Year28.12%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)48.02%
Assets/Equity2.96 
Cash/Equity35.11 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets2.22%
Current Ratio1.08 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.06 
Liquidity Ratio0.42 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets39.05%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value2,348.76m
CFO/Sales0.08 
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
CFO/Assets0.04 
CFO/Debt0.06 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value2.41 
Total Debt/Sales1.31 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit-33.49 
Total Debt2,842.90m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets29.80%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs8 
Beta coefficients
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.16790.1338

National Express Operating Ratios

%1$s Operating Ratios
(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)-2.75%
Return On Assets (ROA)-1.88%
Net Profit Margin-3.76%
Assets Turnover0.50 
Return On Equity (ROE)-5.80%
Return On Investment (ROI)-2.58%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-%
Net Income Of Revenues-3.76%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover1.53 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.70 
Current Assets Turnover1.73 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover77.79 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales2.00 
Debtors-to-Sales31.97%
Debt Collection Period116.67Days

National Express Dividends

%1$s Dividends
Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
27 Feb 2020FinalGBX11.1912/31/201812/31/201904/23/202004/24/202005/12/202016.35
25 Jul 2019InterimGBX5.1612/30/201806/30/201908/29/201908/30/201909/20/2019-
28 Feb 2019FinalGBX10.1712/31/201712/31/201804/22/201904/23/201905/14/201914.86
26 Jul 2018InterimGBX4.6912/30/201706/30/201808/30/201808/31/201809/21/2018-
01 Mar 2018FinalGBX9.2512/31/201612/31/201704/26/201804/27/201805/21/201813.51
27 Jul 2017InterimGBX4.2612/30/201606/30/201708/31/201709/01/201709/22/2017-
23 Feb 2017FinalGBX8.4112/31/201512/31/201604/27/201704/28/201705/19/201712.28
28 Jul 2016InterimGBX3.8712/30/201506/30/201609/01/201609/02/201609/23/2016-
25 Feb 2016FinalGBX7.6412/31/201412/31/201504/28/201604/29/201605/20/201611.30
29 Jul 2015InterimGBX3.6912/30/201406/30/201509/02/201509/03/201509/25/2015-
27 Feb 2015FinalGBX6.9512/31/201312/31/201404/30/201505/01/201505/22/201510.30
30 Jul 2014InterimGBX3.3512/30/201306/30/201409/03/201409/05/201409/19/2014-
27 Feb 2014FinalGBX6.7512/31/201212/31/201304/30/201405/02/201405/23/201410.00
24 Jul 2013InterimGBX3.2512/30/201206/30/201309/04/201309/06/201309/20/2013-
28 Feb 2013FinalGBX6.6012/31/201112/31/201204/24/201304/26/201305/17/20139.75
26 Jul 2012InterimGBX3.1512/30/201106/30/201209/05/201209/07/201209/21/2012-
29 Feb 2012FinalGBX6.5012/31/201012/31/201104/25/201204/27/201205/18/20129.50
28 Jul 2011InterimGBX3.0012/30/201006/30/201109/07/201109/09/201109/23/2011-
24 Feb 2011FinalGBX6.0012/31/200912/31/201004/24/201104/26/201105/13/20116.00
25 Feb 2010FinalGBX-12/31/200812/31/2009----
26 Feb 2009FinalGBX10.0012/31/200712/31/200806/17/200906/19/200907/03/200922.72
31 Jul 2008InterimGBX12.7206/30/200706/30/200809/10/200809/12/200809/26/2008-
28 Feb 2008FinalGBX26.4012/31/200612/31/200704/23/200804/25/200805/09/200837.96
26 Jul 2007InterimGBX11.5606/30/200606/30/200709/12/200709/14/200709/28/2007-
25 Feb 2007FinalGBX24.0012/31/200512/31/200604/25/200704/27/200705/04/200734.75
28 Sep 2006InterimGBX10.7512/30/200506/30/200610/04/200610/06/200610/20/2006-
09 Mar 2006FinalGBX22.2512/31/200412/31/200504/26/200604/28/200605/26/200632.25
28 Jul 2005InterimGBX10.0012/30/200406/30/200509/07/200509/09/200510/07/2005-
24 Feb 2005FinalGBX20.6512/31/200312/31/200404/06/200504/08/200505/06/200530.00
29 Jul 2004InterimGBX9.3512/30/200306/30/200409/01/200409/03/200410/01/2004-
26 Feb 2004FinalGBX17.5012/31/200212/31/200304/07/200404/13/200405/07/200426.00
11 Sep 2003InterimGBX8.5012/30/200206/30/200309/24/200309/26/200310/17/2003-
13 Mar 2003FinalGBX16.4012/31/200112/31/200204/20/200304/22/200305/16/200324.50
17 Sep 2002InterimGBX8.1012/30/200106/30/200209/25/200209/27/200210/18/2002-
20 Mar 2002FinalGBX14.7012/31/200012/31/200104/03/200204/05/200205/03/200222.00
12 Sep 2001InterimGBX7.3012/30/200006/30/200109/19/200109/21/200110/19/2001-
21 Mar 2001FinalGBX14.2012/31/199912/31/200004/04/200104/06/200105/04/200120.70
05 Sep 2000InterimGBX6.5012/30/199906/30/200009/25/200009/29/200010/27/2000-
14 Mar 2000FinalGBX12.4512/31/199812/31/199903/27/200003/31/200005/05/200018.20
09 Sep 1999InterimGBX5.7512/30/199806/30/199909/20/199909/24/199910/22/1999-
18 Mar 1999FinalGBX11.3012/31/199712/31/199803/29/199904/06/199905/07/199916.00
10 Sep 1998InterimGBX4.7012/30/199706/30/199809/21/199809/25/199810/23/1998-
19 Mar 1998FinalGBX9.5012/31/199612/31/199703/30/199804/03/199805/01/199813.50

National Express Fundamentals

Profit and Loss Account
 31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)31 Dec 2021 (GBP)
turnover2,450.70100.00%2,744.40100.00%1,955.90100.00%2,170.30100.00%m
pre tax profit177.707.25%187.006.81%-444.70-22.74%-84.90-3.91%m
attributable profit135.705.54%141.105.14%-331.70-16.96%-81.60-3.76%m
retained profit64.902.65%62.802.29%-331.70-16.96%-81.60-3.76%m
eps - basic (p)26.60 27.60 -57.90 -16.80 
eps - diluted (p)26.50 27.50 -57.90 -16.80 
dividends per share14.86 16.35 - - 

National Express Balance Sheet

Balance Sheet
 31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)31 Dec 2021 (GBP)
L^NEX:Liabilities+EQL^NEX:AssetsL^NEX:Liabilities+EQL^NEX:AssetsL^NEX:Liabilities+EQL^NEX:AssetsL^NEX:Liabilities+EQL^NEX:Assets
 31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)31 Dec 2021 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets1,054.8029.92%1,348.2030.58%1,233.2028.16%1,129.6026.32%m
intangibles intangibles1,797.5050.98%1,901.8043.14%1,851.8042.28%1,778.5041.45%m
fixed investments fixed investments50.601.44%101.502.30%87.101.99%81.101.89%m
current assets - other current assets - other22.800.65%4.300.10%18.800.43%18.600.43%m
stocks stocks27.400.78%29.400.67%27.000.62%28.800.67%m
debtors debtors455.1012.91%544.8012.36%641.4014.64%746.1017.39%m
cash & securities cash & securities117.503.33%478.3010.85%520.5011.88%508.4011.85%m
TOTAL3,525.70100%4,408.30100%4,379.80100%4,291.10100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short1,013.8028.75%1,813.3041.13%1,134.6025.91%1,206.5028.12%m
creditors - long creditors - long1,311.0037.18%1,482.5033.63%1,769.2040.39%1,636.4038.13%m
creditors - other creditors - other3.700.10%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL2,328.5066.04%3,295.8074.76%2,903.8066.30%2,842.9066.25%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves1,174.3033.31%1,074.4024.37%1,435.8032.78%1,407.1032.79%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities22.900.65%38.100.86%40.200.92%41.100.96%m
TOTAL1,197.2033.96%1,112.5025.24%1,476.0033.70%1,448.2033.75%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

National Express Cash Flow Statement

%1$s Cash Flow Statement
31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)31 Dec 2021 (GBP)
Operating CF306.80356.20-96.70170.90m
Pre-Financing CF54.50105.20-352.10-26.30m
Retained CF-198.50365.1036.50-139.80m

National Express Brokers

%1$s Brokers
NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOT N.V.Market Maker(MME)Broker/DealerRBSMABNAGB22
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC


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