NEX:LSE-National Express Group PLC (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Railroads | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 224.40

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

GBX 1.33B

Volume

1.94M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 330.00 (+47.06%)

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


National Express Group PLC (NEX) Stock Analysis:
Based on the National Express Group PLC stock forecasts from 3 analysts, the average analyst target price for National Express Group PLC is GBX 330.00 over the next 12 months. National Express Group PLC’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of National Express Group PLC is Bullish , which is based on 7 positive signals and 3 negative signals. At the last closing, National Express Group PLC’s stock price was GBX 224.40. National Express Group PLC’s stock price has changed by +10.40 % over the past week, -7.40 % over the past month and -11.37 % over the last year.

About

National Express Group PLC provides public transport services in the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Morocco, Switzerland, the United States, and Canada. The company operates through UK, German Rail, ALSA, and North America segments. It owns and leases buses, coaches, and trains ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Railroads

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
FGP:LSE FirstGroup plc

N/A

GBX1.20B 14.33 3.53
SGC:LSE Stagecoach Group plc

N/A

GBX0.38B 11.52 4.31
GOG:LSE The Go-Ahead Group plc

N/A

GBX0.29B 4.26 1.04
ROL:LSE Rotala PLC

N/A

GBX0.01B 27.27 5.43

ETFs Containing NEX

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Railroads)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -5.48% 60% D- 23% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -5.48% 60% D- 23% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -11.37% 40% F 15% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -11.37% 40% F 15% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -36.39% 80% B- 17% F
Dividend Return 11.89% 50% F 52% F
Total Return -24.51% 80% B- 18% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 1.28% 80% B- 27% F
Dividend Return 2.34% 25% F 32% F
Total Return 3.62% 80% B- 33% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 38.92% 60% D- 35% F
Risk Adjusted Return 9.31% 100% A+ 28% F
Market Capitalization 1.33B 100% A+ 72% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Railroads)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 5.62 80% B- 81% B-
Price/Book Ratio 0.91 80% B- 75% C
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -13.78 100% A+ 85% B
EV/EBITDA 9.83 20% F 55% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -18.82% 25% F 16% F
Return on Invested Capital 0.12% 20% F 54% F
Return on Assets -0.82% 40% F 26% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 74.75% 75% C 21% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.50 100% A+ 16% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.