NXT Stock Overview
NEXT plc engages in the retail of clothing, footwear, and home products in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£59.82|
|52 Week High||UK£84.84|
|52 Week Low||UK£55.78|
|1 Month Change||-2.38%|
|3 Month Change||-4.78%|
|1 Year Change||-24.28%|
|3 Year Change||8.25%|
|5 Year Change||55.14%|
|Change since IPO||10,394.74%|
Recent News & Updates
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|NXT||GB Multiline Retail||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: NXT exceeded the UK Multiline Retail industry which returned -39.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NXT underperformed the UK Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|NXT Average Weekly Movement||4.7%|
|Multiline Retail Industry Average Movement||6.3%|
|Market Average Movement||5.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: NXT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NXT's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
NEXT plc engages in the retail of clothing, footwear, and home products in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through NEXT Retail, NEXT Online, NEXT Finance, NEXT International Retail, NEXT Sourcing, Lipsy, NENA, and Property Management segments. It operates retail stores; an online retail platform; and 199 franchise stores in 35 countries.
NEXT Fundamentals Summary
|NXT fundamental statistics|
Is NXT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NXT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£2.64b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jan 29, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Sep 29, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.43|
|Net Profit Margin||14.65%|
How did NXT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.1%Current Dividend Yield
Does NXT pay a reliable dividends?See NXT dividend history and benchmarks
|NEXT dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jul 07 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Aug 01 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||12 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||37 days|
Does NXT pay a reliable dividends?See NXT dividend history and benchmarks
Is NXT undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for NXT?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is NXT's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does NXT's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|NXT PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: NXT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11x) compared to the peer average (13.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does NXT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Multiline Retail Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: NXT is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11x) compared to the European Multiline Retail industry average (10.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is NXT's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||11x|
|Fair PE Ratio||16.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: NXT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of NXT when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: NXT (£59.82) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£122.09)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NXT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NXT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (27.8x)
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How is NEXT forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NXT's forecast earnings growth (0.4% per year) is below the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: NXT's earnings (0.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (10.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: NXT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: NXT's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NXT's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NXT's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (49.5%).
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How has NEXT performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NXT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NXT's current net profit margins (14.6%) are higher than last year (8.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NXT's earnings have declined by 5.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NXT's earnings growth over the past year (136.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-5.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NXT earnings growth over the past year (136.1%) exceeded the Multiline Retail industry 19.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst NXT's Return on Equity (67.08%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
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How is NEXT's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NXT's short term assets (£2.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: NXT's short term assets (£2.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (£1.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NXT's net debt to equity ratio (61%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: NXT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 189.6% to 103.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NXT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (92.6%).
Interest Coverage: NXT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.7x coverage).
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What is NEXT current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NXT's dividend (2.12%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.92%).
High Dividend: NXT's dividend (2.12%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.23%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NXT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NXT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.9%), NXT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (22.5%), NXT's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Simon Wolfson (54 yo)
Lord Simon A. Wolfson has been the Chief Executive Officer of Next Plc since 2001. Lord Wolfson joined Next Plc in 1991, served as its Retail Sales Director since 1993 and became responsible for NEXT Direc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Simon's total compensation ($USD5.38M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Simon's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: NXT's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NXT's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: NXT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
NEXT plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NEXT plc
- Ticker: NXT
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1864
- Industry: Department Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: UK£7.464b
- Shares outstanding: 124.78m
- Website: https://www.nextplc.co.uk
Number of Employees
- NEXT plc
- Desford Road
- LE19 4AT
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.