Share Price & Financial Information

Share Price & Financial Information

Issued Share Capital

The current number of issued shares of 2.5 pence each is 65,394,143. The percentage of the Company’s issued share capital that is not in public hands is 26.62%. This comprises the shares held in the Next Fifteen Employee Trust and those held by directors of the company and its subsidiaries, together with one substantial shareholder (Liontrust Asset Management), in accordance with the AIM rules. The rights attaching to these ordinary shares are covered by the Articles of Association.

Major Shareholders

The Company has received notifications of the following interests in 3% or more of the issued ordinary share capital carrying rights to vote in all circumstances) of the Company.  The percentage holding is based on the Company’s issued share capital at the date of the notification:

Name Ordinary
Shares
of 2.5p each
% of Ordinary Share Capital
Liontrust Investment Partners 11,486,878 19.22%
Octopus Investments 5,847,256 9.79%
Herald Investment Management 5,231,796 8.76%
Mr Tim Dyson 5,077,997 8.47%
Hargreave Hale Limited 3,785,000 6.33%
FIL Limited 3,098,160 5.18%
Investec Asset Management 3,250,168 5.01%
Mr Thomas Lewis 2,804,000 4.79%
River and Mercantile Asset Management LLP 2,820,549 4.72%
J O Hambro Capital Management 1,846,000 3.09%
Slater Investments Ltd 2,007,778 3.09%

Dividend History

Year Interim or Final Amount of dividend per ordinary share (pence)
2014 Second Interim 2.3
2014 Interim 0.7
2013 Final 1.925
2013 Interim 0.625
2012 Final 1.735
2012 Interim 0.565
2011 Final 1.535
2011 Interim 0.515
2010 Final 1.375
2010 Interim 0.475
2009 Final 1.25
2009 Interim 0.45
2008 Final 1.25
2008 Interim 0.45
2007 Final 1.1
2007 Interim 0.4
2006 Final 1.0
2006 Interim 0.365
2005 Final 0.9
2005 Interim 0.33
2004 Final 0.8
2004 Interim 0.3
2003 Final 0.7
2003 Interim 0.3

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