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Nichols PLC Fundamentals

Company NameNichols PLCLast Updated2021-07-27
IndustryBeverages - Non-AlcoholicSectorConsumer Defensive
Shares in Issue36.924 mMarket Cap£535.40 m
PE Ratio52.91Dividend per Share£0.28
Dividend Yield2.53Dividend Cover0.47
EPS£0.13EPS Growth (%)-0.82
PEG0DPS Growth (%)-0.2857
Debt Ratio0Debt Equity Ratio0
Asset Equity Ratio1.2427Cash Equity Ratio0.3761
Quick Ratio3.3026Current Ratio3.56
Price To Book Value4.2463ROCE0

Nichols PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Interim2021-07-292021-09-10GBP0.0980
Prelim2021-03-252021-05-06GBP0.0880
Interim2020-07-302020-09-04GBP0.2800
Interim2019-07-252019-08-30GBP0.1240
Prelim2019-03-212019-05-03GBP0.2680
Interim2018-07-262018-08-31GBP0.1130

Nichols PLC Company Financials

Assets202020192018
Tangible Assets£20.13 m£21.74 m£14.57 m
Intangible Assets£42.45 m£46.65 m£42.20 m
Investments000
Total Fixed Assets£62.92 m£68.67 m£57.61 m
Stocks£5.92 m£8.36 m£7.16 m
Debtors£28.26 m£37.20 m£36.22 m
Cash & Equivalents£47.29 m£40.94 m£38.90 m
Other Assets000
Total Assets£145.95 m£156.34 m£141.82 m
Liabilities202020192018
Creditors within 1 year£21.67 m£25.93 m£25.15 m
Creditors after 1 year£4.41 m£5.07 m£4.56 m
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities£26.08 m£31.00 m£29.71 m
Net assets£119.88 m£125.34 m£112.11 m
Equity202020192018
Called up share capital£3.70 m£3.70 m£3.70 m
Share Premium£4.46 m£4.46 m£4.46 m
Profit / Loss£6.54 m£32.42 m£31.75 m
Other Equity£119.88 m£125.34 m£112.11 m
Preference & Minorities000
Total Capital Employed£119.88 m£125.34 m£112.11 m
Ratios202020192018
Debt Ratio£0.02£0.020
Debt-to-Equity£0.02£0.020
Assets / Equity1.24271.24271.2427
Cash / Equity0.37610.37610.3761
EPS£0.13£0.73£0.69
Cash Flow202020192018
Cash from operating activities£21.51 m£28.19 m£23.26 m
Cashflow before financing£9.92 m£12.61 m£10.46 m
Increase in Cash£6.35 m£2.05 m£2.84 m
Income202020192018
Turnover£118.66 m£146.99 m£142.04 m
Cost of sales£69.02 m£77.03 m£77.17 m
Gross Profit£49.64 m£69.96 m£64.87 m
Operating Profit£6.58 m£32.44 m£31.64 m
Pre-Tax profit£6.54 m£32.42 m£31.75 m

Nichols PLC Company Background

SectorConsumer Defensive
ActivitiesNichols PLC is an international soft drinks company selling products in both the still and carbonate categories. The company sells its products under the Vimto brand which is popular in the UK and around the world, in the Middle East and Africa. Its other brands in its portfolio include Feel Good, Starslush, Fryst, Icee, Levi Roots, and Sunkist. Its segments are Still and Carbonate. The company generates maximum revenue from Still segment.
Latest Interim Date21 Jul 2021
Latest Fiscal Year End Date3 Mar 2021

Nichols PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2010-04-01Mr. John Derek BeeNon-Executive Director
2006-03-30Mr. Jonathan Brett DigginesNon-Executive Director
2021-04-02Mr. Peter John NicholsNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2021-04-02Mr. John Anthony GittinsNon-Executive Director
2013-05-01Mr. Brendan M HynesExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2021-04-02Mr. Tim J. CrostonExecutive Director
2017-04-26Mr. John LongworthNon-Executive Director
2021-04-02Mrs. Marnie-Jane MillardExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2021-06-29Mr. Andrew Paul MilneExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2021-03-04Mr. David Thomas RattiganExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
2021-04-02Mr. James Edward NicholsNon-Executive Director

Nichols PLC Contact Details

Company NameNichols PLC
AddressAshton Road, Laurel House, Woodlands Park, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 0HH
Telephone+44 1925222222
Websitehttps://www.nicholsplc.co.uk

Nichols PLC Advisors

Nominated AdviserN+1 Singer
Phone+44 1132419341
Fax+44 1132435666
StockbrokerN+1 Singer
Phone+44 1132459341
Fax+44 1132440721
SolicitorDLA Piper LLP
Phone+44 8700111111
Fax+44 1612354111
Financial PR AdviserHudson Sandler
Phone+44 2077964133
Fax+44 2077963480
BankRoyal Bank of Scotland PLC