Nichols is a soft drinks business comprising two divisions; Soft Drinks and Dispense Operation. Soft Drinks The division sells and markets the Vimto brand throughout the world together with the Panda and Sunkist brands in the UK. Dispense The division provides consumers with a broad range of cold soft drinks on draught.
Company Growth (employees)
Newton Le Willows, GB
Size (employees)
205 (est)+16%
Nichols is headquartered in Newton-le-Willows, GB

Nichols Office Locations

Nichols has offices in Newton-le-Willows, Ringwood, Stirling, Grays and in 1 other location
Newton-le-Willows, GB (HQ)
Nichols plc, Laurel House, 5 Woodlands Park
Herefordshire, GB
Overross Industrial Estate Netherton Road Ross-on-Wye
Grays, GB
5 Weston Ave
Stirling, GB
1 Crest Business Centre 2 Glen Tye Rd
Ringwood, GB
Forest Farm Hangersley Hill Hangersley

Nichols Data and Metrics

Nichols Financial Metrics

Nichols's revenue was reported to be £109.3 m in FY, 2015 which is a 0% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

109.3 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

53 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

22.2 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

665.4 m

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

35.4 m
Nichols's current market capitalization is £665.4 m.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


105.5 m109.2 m109.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

57.4 m59 m56.3 m

Gross profit

48.1 m50.2 m53 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

29.4 m32.3 m25.3 m

Pre tax profit

18.8 m17.9 m28 m

Net Income

14.1 m14.1 m22.2 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


34.3 m34.5 m35.4 m

Accounts Receivable

22 m21.9 m24.6 m

Current Assets

61.2 m62.7 m67.2 m


2.6 m6.5 m10.1 m


16.1 m16.4 m20.4 m

Total Assets

79.8 m85.7 m97.8 m

Accounts Payable

1 m5.7 m5.4 m

Current Liabilities

21.8 m21.3 m20.8 m

Total Liabilities

25.9 m27.6 m24.8 m

Retained Earnings

7.5 m6.6 m13.6 m

Total Equity

53.9 m58.1 m73 m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.5 x1.3 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

16.5 m11.9 m18.1 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(6.8 m)(7.6 m)(8.7 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(4.7 m)(3.8 m)(5.8 m)
GBPY, 2015


613.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x

Nichols Market Value History

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Nichols Online and Social Media Presence

Nichols News and Updates

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The rise of dating scams reveals our endless capacity to hope | Rebecca Nicholson

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Michael Nicholson, veteran TV war correspondent dies aged 79

He covered conflicts including the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus and the Gulf war Veteran war correspondent Michael Nicholson, who reported on armed conflicts in a career spanning more than 50 years, has died. The 79-year-old former ITN presenter died on 11 December whil…
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