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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.) (Dec 2019)319(+12%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£142 M(+7%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)£11.3
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Nichols

John Nichols

John Nichols

Non-Executive Chairman
Marnie Millard

Marnie Millard

Chief Executive Officer & Director
David Rattigan

David Rattigan

Chief Financial Officer
John Gittins

John Gittins

Independent Non-Executive Director
Andrew Milne

Andrew Milne

Chief Operating Officer & Director
Helen Keays

Helen Keays

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Nichols Office Locations

Nichols has offices in Newton-le-Willows, Grays, Herefordshire, London and in 2 other locations
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
London, GB
25 Charterhouse Square, Barbican
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.
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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 (15-Oct-2020)

417.6m

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2020)

11.3

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

38.9m
Nichols's current market capitalization is £417.6 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)
GBPFY, 1995

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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Nichols Cybersecurity Score

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A

91/100

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Nichols Online and Social Media Presence

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Nichols News and Updates

Nichols Liu Snags Another Government Contracts Pro

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- David Z. Bodenheimer is the latest top-tier partner to join the growing ranks of Nichols Liu LLP, a highly-specialized law firm dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of government contractors. The firm was formed in 2017 by former practice...

Nichols Cauley merges in Morehouse Group

Nichols, Cauley & Associates LLC, a firm in Dalton, Georgia, has added the Morehouse Group, a firm based in the same city, expanding Nichols Cauley’s presence in North Georgia.

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Vimto owner Nichols warns on profit due to sugar tax

Vimto-maker Nichols has warned that profits will be lower than expected next year after Saudi Arabia and the United Arab [...] The post Vimto owner Nichols warns on profit due to sugar tax appeared first on CityAM.

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…
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Nichols Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Nichols key executives?

    Nichols's key executives are John Nichols, Marnie Millard and David Rattigan.

  • How many employees does Nichols have?

    Nichols has 319 employees.

  • What is Nichols revenue?

    Latest Nichols annual revenue is £142 m.

  • What is Nichols revenue per employee?

    Latest Nichols revenue per employee is £445.3 k.

  • Who are Nichols competitors?

    Competitors of Nichols include Britvic, Refresco and Huiyuan Juice.

  • 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, London and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nichols have?

    Nichols has 6 offices.