Zacks Investment Research cut shares of NEXT/ADR (OTCMKTS:NXGPY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Friday morning.

According to Zacks, “Next plc is a United Kingdom-based retailer offering fashion and accessories for men, women and children besides homeware products. It distributes its products through three main channels: Next Retail, a chain of stores in the United Kingdom and Eire; Next Directory, a home shopping catalogue and Website with millions of active customers, and Next International, with many stores. The Company’s other businesses include Next Sourcing, which designs, sources and buys Next branded products; Lipsy, which designs and sells its own branded younger women’s fashion products through wholesale, retail and Website channels, and Ventura, which provides customer services management to clients wishing to outsource their customer contact administration and fulfillment activities. Next plc is headquartered in Leicester, United Kingdom. “

Shares of NXGPY opened at $30.56 on Friday. NEXT/ADR has a 1 year low of $29.50 and a 1 year high of $41.84.

The company also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 17th. Investors of record on Friday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.311 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 6th.


NEXT plc engages in the retail of clothing, footwear, accessories, and home products in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally. The company operates in six segments: NEXT Retail, NEXT Online, NEXT International Retail, NEXT Sourcing, Lipsy, and Property Management.

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