NEXT plc is a United Kingdom-based retailer offering clothing, footwear, accessories and home products. The Company's segments include NEXT Retail, a chain of numerous stores in the United Kingdom and Eire; NEXT Directory, an online and catalogue shopping business; NEXT International Retail, which designs and sources NEXT branded products; Lipsy, which designs and sells Lipsy branded younger women's fashion products, and Property Management, which holds properties and property leases which are sub-let to other segments and external parties. Customers may collect or return items at any of its stores nationwide and are also able to check their accounts and make payments online.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Enderby, GB
Founded
1982
Size (employees)
30,591 (est)
Next was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Enderby, GB

Key People at Next

Simon Wolfson

Simon Wolfson

CEO
John Barton

John Barton

Chairman

Next Office Locations

Next has offices in Enderby, Bristol, Hemel Hempstead, Leicester and in 23 other locations
Enderby, GB (HQ)
Desford Road, Leicester, Le19 4 At
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Next Financial Metrics

Next's revenue was reported to be £4.1 b in FY, 2017 which is a 2% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

4.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

(2%)

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

1.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

34%

Net income (FY, 2017)

635.3 m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

5.5 b

Closing share price (21-Jul-2017)

37.8

Cash (28-Jan-2017)

49.7 m
Next's current market capitalization is £5.5 b.
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

4 b4.2 b4.1 b

Revenue growth, %

4%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

2.7 b2.7 b2.7 b

Gross profit

1.3 b1.5 b1.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

34%35%34%

Operating expense total

531.3 m585.5 m558.9 m

Pre tax profit

794.8 m836.1 m790.2 m

Net Income

634.9 m666.8 m635.3 m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

275.5 m66.3 m49.7 m

Accounts Receivable

737.8 m

Current Assets

1.6 b1.6 b1.7 b

PP&E

622.3 m644.2 m700.9 m

Goodwill

44 m43.7 m43.3 m

Total Assets

2.3 b2.3 b2.4 b

Accounts Payable

224.9 m219 m186.1 m

Current Liabilities

886.6 m1.2 b725 m

Total Liabilities

2 b2 b1.9 b

Retained Earnings

201 m84.9 m547 m

Total Equity

321.9 m311.8 m510.5 m

Financial Leverage

7.1 x7.5 x4.7 x
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash From Operating Activities

743.2 m608.3 m699.5 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(636.1 m)(689.2 m)(584.4 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(159.9 m)(169.3 m)(154.9 m)
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

133.9 k

Financial Leverage

4.7 x

Next Market Value History

Next Median Salaries

Source: 330 public H-1B filings from Next

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