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Share Price Information

Name Next
Epic NXT
Sector Apparel Retailers
ISIN GB0032089863
Activites High street retailer with catalogue and on-line operations.
Index FTSE 100

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 6,622.00 Net gearing (%) 74.74
Market capitalisation (£m) 8,785.12 Gross gearing (%) 80.30
Shares in issue (m) 133.23 Debt ratio 67.40
P/E ratio 15.15 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.51
Total dividends per share (p) 165.00 Assets / equity ratio 5.08
Dividend yield (%) 2.54 Price to book value 15.86
Dividend cover 2.60 ROCE (%) 42.55
Earning per share (p) 435.30 EPS growth (%) 4.46
52-week high / low (p) 6,976.00 / 3,970.00 DPS growth (%) 4.43

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Jan 2019 Full Year 4,167 590 435.30 GBP
31 Jan 2018 Full Year 4,056 592 416.70 GBP
31 Jan 2017 Full Year 4,097 635 441.30 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 05 Dec 2019 02 Jan 2020 57.50 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 04 Jul 2019 01 Aug 2019 110.00 GBX 165.00
H1 Dividend 06 Dec 2018 02 Jan 2019 55.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 05 Jul 2018 01 Aug 2018 105.00 GBX 158.00
Special Dividend 04 Jan 2018 25 Jan 2018 45.00 GBX 0.00
H1 Dividend 07 Dec 2017 02 Jan 2018 53.00 GBX 0.00
Special Dividend 05 Oct 2017 01 Nov 2017 45.00 GBX 0.00
Special Dividend 06 Jul 2017 01 Aug 2017 45.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 06 Jul 2017 01 Aug 2017 105.00 GBX 158.00
Special Dividend 06 Apr 2017 02 May 2017 45.00 GBX 0.00
H1 Dividend 08 Dec 2016 03 Jan 2017 53.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 07 Jul 2016 01 Aug 2016 105.00 GBX 158.00
H1 Dividend 10 Dec 2015 04 Jan 2016 53.00 GBX 0.00
Special Dividend 08 Oct 2015 02 Nov 2015 60.00 GBX 0.00
Special Dividend 09 Jul 2015 03 Aug 2015 60.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 09 Jul 2015 03 Aug 2015 100.00 GBX 150.00
Special Dividend 09 Apr 2015 01 May 2015 60.00 GBX 0.00
Special Dividend 15 Jan 2015 02 Feb 2015 50.00 GBX 0.00
H1 Dividend 04 Dec 2014 02 Jan 2015 50.00 GBX 0.00

Contact details

Company name Next
Address Desford Road, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 4AT.
Telephone +44 (0)116 286 6411
Website http://www.next.co.uk/

Advisors

Company's broker N+1 Singer
Company's joint broker n/a
NOMAD N+1 Singer
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors Ernst & Young LLP
Solicitors n/a

Directors

Appointed Director Position
09 Sep 2002 Simon Adam Wolfson Chief Executive
14 May 2018 Richard Papp Executive Director
01 Apr 2015 Amanda James Finance Director
14 Feb 2017 Michael James Roney Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jan 2015 Dame Ila Dianne Thompson Non-Executive Director
01 Jun 2010 Francis William Salway Non-Executive Director
25 Sep 2018 Tristia Adele Harrison Non-Executive Director
03 Oct 2016 Jonathan Michael Arundell Bewes Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2013 Jane Margaret Shields Sales Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Jan 2019 31 Jan 2018 31 Jan 2017
Tangible assets 565 560 579
Intangible asssets and goodwill 43 43 43
Investments and other non-current assets 172 161 122
Total non-current assets 779 764 744
Inventory / work in progress 503 490 451
Trade and other receivables 1,340 1,248 1,126
Cash and equivalents 156 54 50
Other current assets and asset held for resale 33 6 34
Total of all assets 2,811 2,562 2,405
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 1,113 915 725
Long term liabilities 1,145 1,164 1,169
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 2,258 2,079 1,894
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 554 483 511
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 0 15 15
Minority interests 0 0 0
Retained earnings 0 2,167 2,117
Share premium account 0 1 1
Other equity 554 -1,700 -1,622
Total equity 554 483 511
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 654 615 700
Cashflow before financing 528 503 545
Increase / decrease in Cash 25 -5 -39
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 4,167 4,056 4,097
Cost of sales 2,693 2,699 2,711
Gross profit 1,474 1,356 1,387
Operating profit 762 760 828
Pre-tax profit 723 726 790
Profit / loss for the year 590 592 635