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Next PLC Fundamentals

Company NameNext PLCLast Updated2021-09-17
IndustryApparel RetailSectorConsumer Cyclical
Shares in Issue132.949 mMarket Cap£10.80 bn
PE Ratio35.71Dividend per Share0
Dividend Yield0.71Dividend Cover0
EPS£2.22EPS Growth (%)-0.53
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0
Debt Ratio0.6499Debt Equity Ratio2.8035
Asset Equity Ratio5.6862Cash Equity Ratio0.9203
Quick Ratio1.4078Current Ratio1.91
Price To Book Value16.3399ROCE0

Next PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Interim2019-12-052020-01-02GBP0.5750
Prelim2019-07-042019-08-01GBP1.1000
Interim2018-12-062019-01-02GBP0.5500

Next PLC Company Financials

Assets2021202020192018
Tangible Assets£1.19 bn£1.43 bn£1.51 bn£558.90 m
Intangible Assets£60.50 m£44.20 m£42.60 m£42.90 m
Investments£5.00 m£5.00 m£5.10 m£2.30 m
Total Fixed Assets£1.47 bn£1.72 bn£1.76 bn£764.00 m
Stocks£536.90 m£527.60 m£502.80 m£466.70 m
Debtors£1.08 bn£1.28 bn£1.25 bn£1.15 bn
Cash & Equivalents£608.20 m£86.60 m£156.30 m£53.50 m
Other Assets0000
Total Assets£3.76 bn£3.67 bn£3.74 bn£2.56 bn
Liabilities2021202020192018
Creditors within 1 year£1.20 bn£949.80 m£1.24 bn£914.80 m
Creditors after 1 year£1.90 bn£2.28 bn£2.13 bn£1.16 bn
Other Liabilities0000
Total Liabilities£3.10 bn£3.23 bn£3.38 bn£2.08 bn
Net assets£660.90 m£441.50 m£366.20 m£482.60 m
Equity2021202020192018
Called up share capital£13.30 m£13.30 m£13.90 m£14.50 m
Share Premium£17.50 m£17.50 m£16.90 m£16.30 m
Profit / Loss£342.40 m£748.50 m£733.60 m£726.10 m
Other Equity£660.90 m£441.50 m£366.20 m£482.60 m
Preference & Minorities0000
Total Capital Employed£660.90 m£441.50 m£366.20 m£482.60 m
Ratios2021202020192018
Debt Ratio£0.74£0.84£0.85£0.65
Debt-to-Equity£2.80£5.08£5.72£1.88
Assets / Equity5.68625.68625.68625.6862
Cash / Equity0.92030.92030.92030.9203
EPS£2.23£4.73£4.42£4.17
Cash Flow2021202020192018
Cash from operating activities£824.80 m£927.20 m£868.80 m£615.20 m
Cashflow before financing£621.50 m£158.00 m£150.40 m£107.60 m
Increase in Cash£462.20 m£18.90 m£24.50 m-£4.60 m
Income2021202020192018
Turnover£3.53 bn£4.25 bn£4.15 bn£4.08 bn
Cost of sales£2.29 bn£2.63 bn£2.61 bn£2.69 bn
Gross Profit£1.24 bn£1.63 bn£1.54 bn£1.39 bn
Operating Profit£444.50 m£853.90 m£841.10 m£759.90 m
Pre-Tax profit£342.40 m£748.50 m£733.60 m£726.10 m

Next PLC Company Background

SectorConsumer Cyclical
ActivitiesNext PLC is a retailer that sells clothing, footwear, accessories, and home products. Most of the company's offerings consist of its own Next-branded products. Almost all of Next's revenue comes from its hundreds of stores in the United Kingdom and through its online and catalog business that reaches dozens of other countries. Most of the company's remaining sales are through retail stores outside of the United Kingdom that it franchises. Roughly 90% of the company's revenuecomes from customers in the United Kingdom.
Latest Interim Date29 Sep 2021
Latest Fiscal Year End Date1 Apr 2021

Next PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2017-05-18Mr. Stephen David BarberNon-Executive Director
2014-05-15Professor Christine Cross Non-Executive Director
2015-04-14Mr. David Wilson KeensExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2014-04-11Mr. Andrew John VarleyExecutive Director,Group Property Director
2017-08-01Mr. Robert John Orr Barton Non-Executive Director,Chairman
2014-06-10Mr. Christos E. AngelidesExecutive Director,Group Product Director
2021-04-07Lord Simon Adam Wolfson of Aspley Guise Executive Director,Chief Executive
2007-07-27Mr. Derek Nigel Donald NethertonNon-Executive Director
2008-03-20Mr. Nick G BrookesNon-Executive Director
2021-04-20Mr. Francis William SalwayNon-Executive Director
2021-07-30Mr. Michael James RoneyNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2015-05-14Mr. Jonathan D S DawsonNon-Executive Director
2018-12-27Ms. Caroline GoodallNon-Executive Director
2018-05-17Mr. Michael LawExecutive Director,Operations Director
2021-04-07Ms. Jane ShieldsExecutive Director,Sales and Marketing Director
2021-04-07Ms. Amanda JamesExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2021-04-20Mr. Tristia HarrisonNon-Executive Director
2021-04-20Mr. Jonathan BewesNon-Executive Director
2021-05-06Mr. Richard PappExecutive Director

Next PLC Contact Details

Company NameNext PLC
AddressDesford Road, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 4AT
Telephone+44 1162842429
Websitehttp://www.nextplc.co.uk

Next PLC Advisors

Financial PR AdviserRowbell PR
Remuneration ConsultantPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Phone+44 205835000
Fax+44 208224652
Remuneration ConsultantAon Hewitt Ltd
Phone+44 2070868000
Remuneration ConsultantFIT Remuneration Consultants LLP
Phone+44 2070311111
SolicitorAllen & Overy LLP
Phone+44 2030880000
Fax+44 207339999
RegistrarEquiniti Limited
StockbrokerUBS Limited
Phone+44 2075678000
SolicitorHerbert Smith Freehills LLP
Phone+44 2073748000
Fax+44 2073740888
SolicitorEversheds LLP
Phone+44 2079194500
Fax+44 2079194919
SolicitorSimmons & Simmons
Phone+44 2076282020
Fax+44 2076282070
BankGoldman Sachs International Ltd