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Next Fifteen Communications Group plc is engaged in the communications business. Next Fifteen Communications Group plc owns five independent subsidiary PR brands: Text 100, Bite, OutCast, Lexis and M Booth. These brands operate as autonomous businesses, which allows the Group to service competing clients. All, however, are leaders in digital public relations. The Group also owns two research businesses, Context Analytics and Redshift Research, and a policy communications business, 463 Communications.
TypePublic
Founded1984
HQLondon, GB
Websitenext15.com
Employee Ratings4.2

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)2,077(-4%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£272.4 M(+17%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)£9.3
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Next Fifteen Communications Group

Richard Eyre

Richard Eyre

Chairman
Tim Dyson

Tim Dyson

Chief Executive Officer
Peter Harris

Peter Harris

Chief Financial Officer
Penny Ladkin-Brand

Penny Ladkin-Brand

Non-Executive Director
Helen Hunter

Helen Hunter

Non-Executive Director
Robyn Perriss

Robyn Perriss

Non-Executive Director
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Next Fifteen Communications Group Office Locations

Next Fifteen Communications Group has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
75 Bermondsey St, Bermondsey
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Next Fifteen Communications Group Financials and Metrics

Next Fifteen Communications Group Revenue

Next Fifteen Communications Group's revenue was reported to be £272.41 m in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

272.4m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

224.1m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

82.3%

Net income (FY, 2019)

14.5m

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

32.1m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

20.7m

Market capitalization (22-Jul-2021)

858.7m

Closing stock price (22-Jul-2021)

9.3

Cash (31-Jan-2019)

20.5m
Next Fifteen Communications Group's current market capitalization is £858.7 m.
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

9.3m11.0m16.0m22.8m36.4m44.8m40.3m39.7m43.1m48.5m63.3m59.3m96.1m158.5m129.8m171.0m233.9m272.4m

Revenue growth, %

(18%)

Cost of goods sold

4.5m7.3m37.1m48.3m

Gross profit

35.8m56.0m196.8m224.1m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

586.7k455.0k346.0k562.0k1.8m2.5m4.7m3.8m2.9m3.0m4.0m5.8m8.1m9.3m14.1m22.1m24.3m20.5m

Accounts Receivable

2.0m3.0m4.2m5.1m7.1m5.5m4.6m5.3m6.0m7.1m9.8m10.8m23.7m26.8m35.0m37.1m43.5m60.6m

Current Assets

2.8m3.9m5.2m7.0m10.8m10.0m11.2m11.2m11.8m15.0m19.8m22.6m37.6m41.4m56.2m64.8m74.6m87.4m

PP&E

852.3k747.0k2.2m3.3m4.8m5.3m4.7m4.6m2.0m3.0m3.2m3.0m3.2m5.5m10.0m15.8m13.6m15.9m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

608.0k819.0k815.0k899.0k1.2m35.0k2.5m952.0k1.1m1.7m1.4m2.7m721.0k921.0k4.5m1.7m9.3m14.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3m1.0m792.0k792.0k2.5m3.8m4.3m3.6m2.2m3.8m4.9m7.2m8.5m16.2m13.3m30.9m24.6m32.1m

Dividends Paid

200.0k240.0k287.0k309.0k397.0k122.0k361.0k371.0k434.0k532.0k590.0k691.0k1.4m3.0m2.4m1.1m4.1m5.2m

Cash From Financing Activities

36.3k(91.0k)236.0k236.0k2.1m1.4m(2.7m)(401.0k)(53.0k)3.1m2.9m1.2m(3.9m)3.4m11.5m6.5m(2.0m)645.0k
GBPFY, 1996

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Next Fifteen Communications Group Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016

Countries

1814
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Next Fifteen Communications Group Revenue Breakdown

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Next Fifteen Communications Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 21.5% from UK, 64.3% from US, 9.2% from Asia Pacific and 5.0% from Other

Next Fifteen Communications Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Next Fifteen Communications Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Next Fifteen Communications Group Blogs

Next 15’s Capital Markets Day, July 2021

On 6th July 2021, Next 15 held a virtual Capital Markets Day for analysts and investors which discussed the Group’s new segments and how we are driving execution of the Group’s growth consultancy strategy. The session included presentations from a business within each segment. You can watch the reco…

Next 15’s Trading Update

On 24th June, we were pleased to announce that trading in the first four months of the new financial year continued to be strong and ahead of management expectations. Highlights Strong revenue growth in Q1: 21% year-on-year, with 17% organic growth Growth accelerating in Q2 driving results ahead of …

FY21 Q&A with Tim Dyson

Tim answers questions about how the last year has been for Next 15 and what we can expect from the company in the future. 

Acquisition of Shopper Media Group Ltd

Next Fifteen Communications Group plc Acquisition of Shopper Media Group Ltd Next Fifteen Communications Group plc (“Next 15” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of data-led business Shopper Media Group Ltd and its subsidiaries, Capture Marketi…
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Next Fifteen Communications Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Next Fifteen Communications Group founded?

    Next Fifteen Communications Group was founded in 1984.

  • Who are Next Fifteen Communications Group key executives?

    Next Fifteen Communications Group's key executives are Richard Eyre, Tim Dyson and Peter Harris.

  • How many employees does Next Fifteen Communications Group have?

    Next Fifteen Communications Group has 2,077 employees.

  • What is Next Fifteen Communications Group revenue?

    Latest Next Fifteen Communications Group annual revenue is £272.4 m.

  • What is Next Fifteen Communications Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Next Fifteen Communications Group revenue per employee is £131.2 k.

  • Who are Next Fifteen Communications Group competitors?

    Competitors of Next Fifteen Communications Group include TheViewPoint, Elemental Cyber Security and Aprimo.

  • Where is Next Fifteen Communications Group headquarters?

    Next Fifteen Communications Group headquarters is located at 75 Bermondsey St, Bermondsey, London.

  • Where are Next Fifteen Communications Group offices?

    Next Fifteen Communications Group has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Next Fifteen Communications Group have?

    Next Fifteen Communications Group has 1 office.