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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.
TypePublic
HQNewton-le-Willows, GB
Websitenicholsplc.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)242
Revenue (FY, 2018)£142 M(+7%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£17.5 (+4%)

Key People/Management at Nichols

John Nichols

John Nichols

Non-Executive Chairman
Marnie Millard

Marnie Millard

CEO
Tim Croston

Tim Croston

CFO
Andrew Milne

Andrew Milne

Group Commercial Director
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Nichols Office Locations

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

Nichols Revenue

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Nichols's revenue was reported to be £142.04 m in FY, 2018 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

142.0m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

7%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

64.9m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

45.7%

Net income (FY, 2018)

25.5m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

33.8m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

31.6m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

650.6m

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2017)

17.5

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

38.9m
Nichols's current market capitalization is £650.6 m.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

117.3m132.8m142.0m

Revenue growth, %

13%7%

Cost of goods sold

58.2m72.2m77.2m

Gross profit

59.1m60.6m64.9m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

3.3m454.0k6.1m1.4m410.0k572.0k635.0k1.7m1.4m3.0m7.5m7.8m6.0m11.2m15.0m20.1m24.7m34.3m34.5m35.4m15.4m36.1m38.9m

Accounts Receivable

11.5m12.7m13.0m13.6m14.4m16.2m17.1m17.2m18.1m10.8m13.3m10.6m11.7m12.2m13.5m14.7m19.9m22.6m22.0m21.9m24.6m31.7m31.3m34.3m

Inventories

4.9m5.4m5.5m6.9m7.1m8.4m8.4m9.1m7.7m4.0m4.0m2.2m2.5m2.8m2.7m3.4m5.8m5.3m4.1m4.7m3.9m2.3m4.8m7.2m

Current Assets

21.4m22.6m25.7m23.9m23.5m28.2m30.2m31.2m30.1m22.9m18.6m22.0m23.5m22.4m28.6m34.7m47.0m53.8m61.2m62.7m67.2m49.5m75.6m84.2m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

6.3m6.6m7.3m5.5m6.2m5.2m4.1m(5.7m)1.7m(8.4m)4.0m4.2m5.7m3.0m8.4m10.8m13.3m15.3m14.1m14.1m22.2m25.5m23.2m25.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

9.9m14.4m8.3m14.6m10.3m10.9m12.8m8.0m6.9m9.7m4.2m5.4m6.8m11.0m11.4m12.8m12.7m16.5m11.9m18.1m20.2m17.7m23.3m

Dividends Paid

2.6m2.7m3.0m3.1m3.2m3.3m3.3m3.3m3.3m3.3m3.3m3.5m3.7m3.9m4.2m5.2m5.9m6.6m7.5m8.6m9.8m11.2m12.8m

Cash From Financing Activities

(2.2m)(701.0k)(1.5m)(2.6m)12.2m7.1m(2.7m)(1.8m)(8.6m)217.0k(9.9m)(3.9m)(4.5m)(4.3m)(4.6m)(5.1m)(5.9m)(6.8m)(7.6m)(8.7m)(9.9m)(11.2m)(12.8m)
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

586.9k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Nichols News and Updates

MaC Ventures, the brainchild of Adrian Fenty and Marlon Nichols, is quietly making its first investments

MaC Ventures, the new Los Angeles-based investment firm formed from the merger of Cross Culture Ventures and M Ventures, has quietly started deploying capital from its fund. One of the firm’s first disclosed investments is Edge Delta, which announced a $3 million seed round earlier this week. The Se…

Internationally Acclaimed Architect Alejandro Aravena is the 2019 Recipient of the ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally acclaimed architect Alejandro Aravena, whose rise to prominence stemmed from his ability to synthesize design challenges into solutions that channel people's capacity to create vibrant communities, has been named the 2019 recipient ...

Court Approves Settlements Totaling $34,150,000.00 for Sprint Sales Reps Represented by Nichols Kaster, PLLP

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 10 and 20, 2018, the Kansas district court granted final approval of settlements reached involving allegations by Sprint's retail and business channel sales representatives of unpaid commissions. The settlements provide...

Joe Nichols joins DWC - The 401(k) Experts as Firm Actuary

SAVANNAH, Mo., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DWC - The 401(k) Experts, an industry leader in providing 401(k) plan compliance, defined benefit services, consulting services and third-party plan administration, has hired Joe Nichols as the firm's first in-house actuary. Nichols is joining...

Nichols Liu Further Expands Its False Claims Act and Investigations Capabilities with Litigation Partner Robert Rhoad

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert "Bob" Rhoad is the latest partner to join the growing ranks of Nichols Liu LLP. Rhoad is a trial lawyer with more than 25 years of experience litigating matters involving the federal False Claims Act, state false claims laws, fraud and...

Protective Insurance Corporation Announces Appointment of Jay Nichols as Interim Chief Executive Officer

CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Protective Insurance Corporation (NASDAQ: PTVCA) (NASDAQ: PTVCB) (the “Company”) has accepted the resignation of W. Randall Birchfield as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Birchfield’s resignation is …
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Nichols Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Nichols key executives?

    Nichols's key executives are John Nichols, Marnie Millard and Tim Croston.

  • How many employees does Nichols have?

    Nichols has 242 employees.

  • What is Nichols revenue?

    Latest Nichols annual revenue is £142 m.

  • What is Nichols revenue per employee?

    Latest Nichols revenue per employee is £586.9 k.

  • Who are Nichols competitors?

    Competitors of Nichols include Britvic, Refresco and Rooibee Red Tea.

  • Where is Nichols headquarters?

    Nichols headquarters is located at Nichols plc, Laurel House, 5 Woodlands Park, Newton-le-Willows.

  • Where are Nichols offices?

    Nichols has offices in Newton-le-Willows, Grays, Herefordshire, Ringwood and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Nichols have?

    Nichols has 5 offices.