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Industry & services

West Coast rail franchise award stokes debate about foreign state operators

Only six out of 30 of UK rail franchises, including London underground and the not-yet operational Crossrail, do not have some sort of foreign owner...

5 days, 12 hours ago

National Express gets on board with Seeing Machines' Guardian technology

"Guardian will provide additional support to our drivers and further enhance the overall safety of our operations," said Ed Rickard, the Service Delivery Director at National Express...

3 weeks ago
Industry & services

National Express on the right track

"I am delighted to report another record set of results, primarily driven by organic revenue, profit and margin growth in every division," said group chief executive officer, Dean Finch....

3 weeks, 5 days ago
Industry & services

National Express enjoys growth across all divisions

Highlight of the month was the Spanish business, where revenue revved up 11.8% in constant currency or 7.8% on a like-for-like basis...

on 9/5/19
Retail & consumer

Rotala keen to step up as UK bus market reorganises

“If Deutsche Bahn breaks up Arriva’s bus operation into pieces that’s where we see an opportunity”...

on 23/4/19
Industry & services

National Express buys controlling stake in US employee-shuttle firm WeDriveU for US$84mln

National Express expects the deal to be earnings accretive from completion...

on 12/4/19
Industry & services

Stagecoach exiting rail could leave it better off in the long term, says RBC

In a note, the Canadian bank said the FTSE 250 company could have a more positive future away from what they said was “a seemingly unpredictable DfT contract-award process”...

on 10/4/19
Industry & services

Go-Ahead reverses as HSBC downgrades to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ on valuation grounds in mixed sector review

HSBC’s analysts pointed out that Go-Ahead shares have performed well but they can “no longer see a clear value case”...

on 9/4/19

British Land chairman to step down at July AGM

Gildersleeve has served as chairman of the FTSE 100 property developer since January 2013 after having previously joined as a non-executive director in 2008 ...

on 11/3/19
Industry & services

National Express hikes dividend after record year of profits

For 2019, National Express expects another year of organic revenue and profit growth...

on 28/2/19
Industry & services

Liberum upgrades National Express to ‘Buy’, ups targets for FirstGroup and Go-Ahead as it sees buying opportunity in depressed sector

In a sector note, the broker said sentiment for bus and rail operators was “arguably at an all-time low”, however, the risks were “more than adequately priced in”...

on 28/1/19
Industry & services

National Express pre-tax profit up 18% after strong summer in the UK

"Group revenue and profit are up strongly and we are carrying more passengers. We expect this momentum to continue in our traditionally quieter fourth quarter," says National Express ...

on 18/10/18

NEX unit to pay US$50mln to settle US probe into rate manipulation

NEX's Intercapital Capital Markets subsidiary will pay the penalty with the US derivatives regulator ...

on 19/9/18
Industry & services

National Express becomes largest transport operator in Morocco after fifth contract win

The FTSE 250-transport provider said its Spanish and Moroccan division ALSA had been awarded the contract, which would be its largest in the kingdom...

on 4/7/18
Industry & services

National Express knocked down to 'Neutral' by UBS on valuation grounds

The bank said the FTSE 250 transport provider had outperformed its UK peers but given its current business model there was a limited risk to earnings on both up-or-downsides...

on 2/7/18
Industry & services

National Express rebuffs snowy weather with revenue growth at start of 2018

The public transport company reported group revenue growth in constant currency had grown 6.2% in the period, with double-digit growth in its pre-tax profits year-on-year...

on 16/5/18
Telecoms & Networks

BT Group is not the only blue-chip with a debt mountain and pension problems

There's an argument to be made that BT would have been better off tapping the market three years ago when its shares were twice as high as they are now, rather than braving it out. John Harrington looks at the FTSE 350 to see whether there are other companies that should bite the bullet...

on 15/5/18
Industry & services

Liberum downgrades National Express to ‘hold’ amid less favourable US dollar exchange rate

Liberum's analysts cut their estimates for the transport operator by 2% across the board to reflect the translation impact on US earnings...

on 19/4/18
Industry & services

National Express shrugs off US cold spell as passenger numbers climb

'Sophisticated pricing’ in the UK bus and coach businesses helped reverse declines in the first six-month period...

on 1/3/18
Industry & services

National Express on board with new US tax laws

Bus operator sees ‘small’ benefit in 2017, lower overall rate for 2018 and beyond...

on 16/1/18
Industry & services

National Express buys two bus operations in the US and Spain as it reports strong trading

National Express left its full year guidance unchanged and said it is "encouraged" by strong early Christmas trading in the UK and Spain...

on 4/12/17
Industry & services

National Express travels higher as profits and passenger numbers jump over summer

The coach operator was "particularly pleased" with the performance of its UK business in what it calls a “challenging” home market ...

on 26/10/17
Industry & services

National Express shares gain as transport operator posts strong first-half profit growth despite softer UK trading

For the six months to June 30, the FTSE 250-listed firm reported a 25.7% jump in group normalised pretax profit to £88.9mln, up from £70.7mln at the same stage a year earlier...

on 27/7/17
Retail & consumer

Buy M&S over Next, are you serious?

Cash flow was strong and the M&S dividend maintained at 18.7p...

on 24/5/17
Industry & services

“Opportunities emerging” in transport, says City broker

There's an upgrade for Go-Ahead, although Liberum isn’t so bullish on Stagecoach...

on 6/4/17