Next Plc (LON:NXT) announced a dividend on Friday, January 31st, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 2nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 50 ($0.82) per share on Thursday, May 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 2nd. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on NXT shares. Analysts at BNP Paribas raised their price target on shares of Next Plc from GBX 5,400 ($88.98) to GBX 6,200 ($102.16) in a research note to investors on Thursday, January 23rd. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Next Plc from GBX 5,500 ($90.62) to GBX 6,500 ($107.10) in a research note to investors on Friday, January 17th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Santander upgraded shares of Next Plc to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Friday, January 10th. They now have a GBX 6,225 ($102.57) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 5,200 ($85.68). Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Next Plc presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 5,749.28 ($94.73).
Next Plc (LON:NXT) traded up 0.16% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 6250.00. 450,860 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Next Plc has a one year low of GBX 4039.00 and a one year high of GBX 6415.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 5872.56 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 5334.. The company’s market cap is £9.402 billion.
Next plc is a United Kingdom based retailer offering products in clothing, footwear, accessories and home products.
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