Nichols Plc

Nichols (NICL)

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Company name:Nichols Plc
EPIC:NICLTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:AE50ISIN:GB0006389398
Market Segment:AMSMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.nicholsplc.co.uk/Description:ORD 10P
Industry Sector:BEVERAGES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 1,160.00 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/up 60.0 [5.45] 1,145.00 1,175.00 1,145.00 1,205.00 1,145.00 36,706
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 427.85 36.88 0.46 13.14 36.80 88.28 3.17 1,450.00 - 858.00

Nichols Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.427.85m
Shares In Issue36.88m
Prev. Close1,100.00
PE Ratio88.28 
Dividend Yield3.17%
EPS - basic13.14p
Dividend PS36.80p
Dividend Cover0.36 
Cash Flow PS58.31p
Return On Equity (ROE)4.05%
Operating Margin5.51%
PEG Factor-1.08 
EPS Growth Rate-81.95%
Dividends PS Growth Rate196.77%
Net Debt-21.22m
Gross Gearing17.87%
Quick Assets77.11m
Net Working Capital61.36m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets67.46%
Turnover PS321.71p
Pre-Tax Profit PS17.73p
Retained Profit PS-14.87p
Cash PS128.22p
Net Cash PS69.48p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *209.92p
Net Asset Value PS325.01p
Spread30.00 (2.55%) 

Nichols Balance Sheet

L^NICL:Liabilities+EQL^NICL:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week1,205.001,050.00
4 weeks1,295.001,050.00
12 weeks1,450.001,050.00
1 year1,450.00858.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Nichols Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week1,155.005.000.431,050.000.031,100.78
4 weeks1,270.00-110.00-8.661,050.000.021,159.14
12 weeks1,235.00-75.00-6.071,050.000.021,228.04
26 weeks1,235.00-75.00-6.07964.000.021,174.12
1 year1,300.00-140.00-10.77858.000.021,198.42
3 years1,535.00-375.00-24.43858.000.021,432.16
5 years1,332.00-172.00-12.91858.000.021,484.41

Nichols Key Management Ratios

Nichols Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio9.84 
PE Ratio88.28 
Tobin's Q Ratio 2.83 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)4.01 
Dividend Yield3.17%
Market-to-Book Ratio3.57 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS65.42 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-78.02 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS19.89 
Price-to-Sales PS3.61 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS5.53 
Price-to-Cash PS9.05 
Net Working Capital PS166.36 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS6.97%
Earnings Yield1.13%
Average PE38.35 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average230.20%

Nichols Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio3.55%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.06 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.01 
Net Gearing-14.54%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)-20.50%
Gross Gearing17.87%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)25.19%
Gearing Under 1 Year14.85%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)20.94%
Assets/Equity1.22 
Cash/Equity39.45 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets42.04%
Current Ratio3.83 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)3.56 
Liquidity Ratio2.18 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets56.96%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value384.96m
CFO/Sales0.18 
CFO/Attributable Profit4.43 
CFO/Assets0.15 
CFO/Debt0.82 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.06 
Total Debt/Sales0.22 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit3.99 
Total Debt26.08m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets0.42%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs9 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.45920.4045

Nichols Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)5.26%
Return On Assets (ROA)3.21%
Net Profit Margin4.09%
Assets Turnover0.79 
Return On Equity (ROE)4.05%
Return On Investment (ROI)3.81%
Dividend Payout Ratio280.06%
Plowback Ratio-180.06%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-7.13%
Net Income Of Revenues-4.62%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.97 
Fixed Assets Turnover1.81 
Current Assets Turnover1.39 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover16.62 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales1.27 
Debtors-to-Sales28.85%
Debt Collection Period105.29Days

Nichols Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
03 Mar 2021FinalGBX8.8031/12/201931/12/202025/03/202126/03/202106/05/202136.80
22 Jul 2020InterimGBX28.0031/12/201931/12/202030/07/202031/07/202004/09/2020-
18 Jul 2019InterimGBX12.4031/12/201831/12/201925/07/201926/07/201930/08/201912.40
27 Feb 2019FinalGBX26.8031/12/201731/12/201821/03/201922/03/201903/05/201938.10
19 Jul 2018InterimGBX11.3030/12/201730/06/201819/07/201820/07/201831/08/2018-
01 Mar 2018FinalGBX23.4031/12/201631/12/201722/03/201823/03/201804/05/201833.50
20 Jul 2017InterimGBX10.1031/12/201631/12/201727/07/201728/07/201725/08/2017-
02 Mar 2017FinalGBX20.3031/12/201531/12/201606/04/201707/04/201705/05/201729.30
21 Jul 2016InterimGBX9.0031/12/201531/12/201628/07/201629/07/201626/08/2016-
02 Mar 2016FinalGBX17.6031/12/201431/12/201531/03/201601/04/201603/05/201625.60
23 Jul 2015InterimGBX8.0031/12/201431/12/201530/07/201531/07/201528/08/2015-
05 Mar 2015FinalGBX15.3031/12/201331/12/201402/04/201507/04/201505/05/201522.40
24 Jul 2014InterimGBX7.1031/12/201331/12/201430/07/201401/08/201429/08/2014-
13 Mar 2014FinalGBX13.3031/12/201231/12/201302/04/201404/04/201402/05/201419.62
25 Jul 2013InterimGBX6.3231/12/201231/12/201331/07/201302/08/201330/08/2013-
07 Mar 2013FinalGBX11.7031/12/201131/12/201227/03/201302/04/201313/05/201317.32
26 Jul 2012InterimGBX5.6231/12/201131/12/201201/08/201203/08/201231/08/2012-
08 Mar 2012FinalGBX10.3031/12/201031/12/201128/03/201230/03/201204/05/201215.30
04 Aug 2011InterimGBX5.0031/12/201031/12/201110/08/201112/08/201109/09/2011-
10 Mar 2011FinalGBX9.1031/12/200931/12/201006/04/201108/04/201106/05/201113.55
04 Aug 2010InterimGBX4.4531/12/200931/12/201011/08/201013/08/201008/09/2010-
24 Mar 2010FinalGBX8.1031/12/200831/12/200910/03/201012/03/201031/03/201012.15
05 Aug 2009InterimGBX4.0530/12/200830/06/200912/08/200914/08/200902/09/2009-
25 Mar 2009FinalGBX7.4031/12/200731/12/200822/04/200924/04/200921/05/200911.15
06 Aug 2008InterimGBX3.7530/12/200730/06/200813/08/200815/08/200803/09/2008-
18 Mar 2008FinalGBX6.9031/12/200631/12/200716/04/200818/04/200815/05/200810.40
06 Aug 2007InterimGBX3.5030/12/200630/06/200708/08/200710/08/200707/09/2007-
15 Mar 2007FinalGBX6.5031/12/200531/12/200618/04/200720/04/200718/05/20079.80
02 Aug 2006InterimGBX3.3030/12/200530/06/200609/08/200611/08/200615/09/2006-
23 Mar 2006FinalGBX6.1031/12/200431/12/200512/04/200618/04/200616/05/20069.25
10 Aug 2005InterimGBX3.1530/12/200430/06/200514/09/200516/09/200514/10/2005-
23 Mar 2005FinalGBX5.8031/12/200331/12/200413/04/200515/04/200513/05/20058.80
10 Aug 2004InterimGBX3.0030/12/200330/06/200415/09/200417/09/200415/10/2004-
24 Mar 2004FinalGBX5.8031/12/200231/12/200321/04/200423/04/200414/05/20048.80
13 Aug 2003InterimGBX3.0030/12/200230/06/200317/09/200319/09/200320/10/2003-
26 Mar 2003FinalGBX5.8031/12/200131/12/200202/04/200304/04/200319/05/20038.80
20 Aug 2002InterimGBX3.0001/07/200131/12/200118/08/200220/08/200221/10/2002-
20 Mar 2002FinalGBX5.8031/12/200031/12/200127/03/200202/04/200220/05/20028.80
15 Aug 2001InterimGBX3.0030/12/200030/06/200119/09/200121/09/200122/10/2001-
21 Mar 2001FinalGBX5.8031/12/199931/12/200018/04/200120/04/200121/05/20018.80
16 Aug 2000InterimGBX3.0030/12/199930/06/200029/08/200004/09/200023/10/2000-
29 Mar 2000FinalGBX5.6031/12/199831/12/199910/04/200014/04/200015/05/20008.50
18 Aug 1999InterimGBX2.9030/12/199830/06/199920/09/199924/09/199925/10/1999-
26 Mar 1999FinalGBX5.4031/12/199731/12/199819/04/199923/04/199917/05/19998.20
25 Mar 1998FinalGBX5.2031/12/199631/12/199706/04/199814/04/199818/05/19987.90

Nichols Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
turnover132.79100.00%142.04100.00%146.98100.00%118.66100.00%m
pre tax profit28.7221.63%31.7522.36%32.4222.06%6.545.51%m
attributable profit23.1717.45%25.5217.96%26.8418.26%4.854.09%m
retained profit11.969.01%12.718.95%12.378.42%-5.48-4.62%m
eps - basic (p)62.88 69.23 72.81 13.14 
eps - diluted (p)62.81 69.19 72.77 13.13 
dividends per share33.50 38.10 12.40 36.80 

Nichols Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
L^NICL:Liabilities+EQL^NICL:AssetsL^NICL:Liabilities+EQL^NICL:AssetsL^NICL:Liabilities+EQL^NICL:AssetsL^NICL:Liabilities+EQL^NICL:Assets
 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets12.069.47%14.5710.28%21.7413.91%20.1313.79%m
intangibles intangibles38.6630.35%42.2029.76%46.6529.84%42.4529.08%m
fixed investments fixed investments--%--%--%0.350.24%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks4.823.78%7.165.05%8.365.35%5.924.06%m
debtors debtors35.8128.11%38.9927.49%38.6524.72%29.8120.43%m
cash & securities cash & securities36.0628.30%38.9027.43%40.9426.19%47.2932.40%m
TOTAL127.40100%141.82100%156.34100%145.95100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short23.5718.50%25.1517.74%25.9416.59%21.6714.85%m
creditors - long creditors - long4.513.54%4.563.21%5.073.24%4.413.02%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL28.0722.04%29.7120.95%31.0019.83%26.0817.87%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves99.3277.96%112.1179.05%125.3480.17%119.8882.13%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL99.3277.96%112.1179.05%125.3480.17%119.8882.13%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Nichols Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF17.7423.2628.1921.51m
Pre-Financing CF7.5215.6417.6317.94m
Retained CF-3.702.842.056.35m

Nichols Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Investec Bank PlcMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerINV.IHCSGB21002
Merrill Lynch InternationalMarket Maker(MMF)Broker/DealerMLSBSNCSGB2LBIC
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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