Nichols Plc

Nichols (NICL)

Company name:Nichols Plc
EPIC:NICLTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:AS50ISIN: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
 1,570.00 uk.advfn.com/p.php?gfx=/gb/down -7.5 [-0.48] 1,555.00 1,595.00 1,555.00 1,580.00 1,555.00 10,841
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 579.07 36.88 0.54 69.23 38.10 22.68 2.43 1,880.00 - 1,230.00

Nichols Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.579.07m
Shares In Issue36.88m
Prev. Close1,577.50
PE Ratio22.68 
Dividend Yield2.43%
EPS - basic69.23p
Dividend PS38.10p
Dividend Cover1.82 
Cash Flow PS63.07p
Return On Equity (ROE)22.76%
Operating Margin22.36%
PEG Factor2.25 
EPS Growth Rate10.10%
Dividends PS Growth Rate13.73%
Net Debt-9.19m
Gross Gearing20.95%
Quick Assets77.88m
Net Working Capital59.90m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets74.33%
Turnover PS385.09p
Pre-Tax Profit PS86.09p
Retained Profit PS34.47p
Cash PS105.46p
Net Cash PS37.26p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *189.54p
Net Asset Value PS303.96p
Spread40.00 (2.51%) 

Nichols Balance Sheet

NICL:Liabilities+EQNICL:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week1,620.001,530.00
4 weeks1,625.001,490.00
12 weeks1,880.001,490.00
1 year1,880.001,230.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Nichols Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week1,550.0020.001.291,530.000.011,590.35
4 weeks1,580.00-10.00-0.631,490.000.011,559.68
12 weeks1,625.00-55.00-3.381,490.000.021,697.69
26 weeks1,660.00-90.00-5.421,490.000.021,728.86
1 year1,370.00200.0014.601,230.000.021,597.88
3 years1,415.00155.0010.951,230.000.021,601.14
5 years925.00645.0069.73835.000.021,445.18

Nichols Key Management Ratios

Nichols Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio15.61 
PE Ratio22.68 
Tobin's Q Ratio 4.30 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)6.15 
Dividend Yield2.43%
Market-to-Book Ratio5.17 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS18.24 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS45.55 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS24.89 
Price-to-Sales PS4.08 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS8.28 
Price-to-Cash PS14.89 
Net Working Capital PS162.39 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS9.67%
Earnings Yield4.41%
Average PE22.96 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average98.78%

Nichols Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio3.91%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.07 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.01 
Net Gearing-6.48%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)-9.22%
Gross Gearing20.95%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)29.82%
Gearing Under 1 Year17.74%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)25.25%
Assets/Equity1.26 
Cash/Equity34.69 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets42.23%
Current Ratio3.38 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)3.10 
Liquidity Ratio1.55 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets45.73%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value544.73m
CFO/Sales0.16 
CFO/Attributable Profit0.91 
CFO/Assets0.16 
CFO/Debt0.78 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.05 
Total Debt/Sales0.21 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit0.94 
Total Debt29.71m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets0.50%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth0.05%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth12.52%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth11.72%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs8 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.53630.2322

Nichols Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)27.22%
Return On Assets (ROA)18.96%
Net Profit Margin17.96%
Assets Turnover1.06 
Return On Equity (ROE)22.76%
Return On Investment (ROI)23.14%
Dividend Payout Ratio55.03%
Plowback Ratio44.97%
Growth from Plowback Ratio10.85%
Net Income Of Revenues8.95%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover1.34 
Fixed Assets Turnover2.64 
Current Assets Turnover1.76 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover23.71 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.95 
Debtors-to-Sales26.33%
Debt Collection Period96.10Days

Nichols Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
18 Jul 2019InterimGBX12.4031/12/201831/12/201925/07/201926/07/201930/08/2019-
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 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
turnover109.28100.00%117.35100.00%132.79100.00%142.04100.00%m
pre tax profit28.0425.66%31.4926.84%28.7221.63%31.7522.36%m
attributable profit22.2320.35%25.4821.71%23.1717.45%25.5217.96%m
retained profit13.6412.49%15.6713.35%11.969.01%12.718.95%m
eps - basic (p)60.33 69.13 62.88 69.23 
eps - diluted (p)60.25 69.07 62.81 69.19 
dividends per share25.60 29.30 33.50 38.10 

Nichols Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
NICL:Liabilities+EQNICL:AssetsNICL:Liabilities+EQNICL:AssetsNICL:Liabilities+EQNICL:AssetsNICL:Liabilities+EQNICL:Assets
 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets6.066.20%8.727.43%12.069.47%14.5710.28%m
intangibles intangibles20.4220.88%29.1524.85%38.6630.35%42.2029.76%m
fixed investments fixed investments2.973.04%--%--%--%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks3.954.03%6.725.73%4.823.78%7.165.05%m
debtors debtors28.9629.61%32.9428.09%35.8128.11%38.9927.49%m
cash & securities cash & securities35.4436.24%39.7533.90%36.0628.30%38.9027.43%m
TOTAL97.80100%117.28100%127.40100%141.82100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short20.8121.27%23.8120.30%23.5718.50%25.1517.74%m
creditors - long creditors - long3.984.07%7.506.39%4.513.54%4.563.21%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL24.7925.34%31.3126.70%28.0722.04%29.7120.95%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves73.0174.66%85.9773.30%99.3277.96%112.1179.05%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL73.0174.66%85.9773.30%99.3277.96%112.1179.05%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Nichols Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
Operating CF18.1120.1617.7423.26m
Pre-Financing CF9.6114.237.5215.64m
Retained CF0.964.32-3.702.84m

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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