FirstGroup plc Company Profile (LON:FGP)

About FirstGroup plc

FirstGroup plc logoFirstGroup plc is a United Kingdom-based transport operator in United Kingdom and North America. The Company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, UK Bus and UK Rail. The First Student is the provider of student transportation in North America. The First Transit is the private sector providers of public transit management and contracting in North America. Greyhound is an operator of scheduled intercity coach services in the United States and Canada, serving 48 States in the United States and 10 Canadian Provinces and Territories. Its UK Bus is the bus operators in the United Kingdom with a fleet of approximately 6400 buses. The Company operates two UK rail franchises, First Great Western and First TransPennine Express, and one open access passenger rail service, First Hull Trains. It also operates the Tramlink service on behalf of Transport for London and the Heathrow Connect service with Heathrow Airport.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: FGP
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $1.28
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $108.06
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $103.13
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 79.55 - GBX 116.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.00
  • P/E Growth: 0.65
  • Market Cap: $1.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,204,300,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 117.07

Analysts' Ratings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/21/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageSellGBX 94View Rating Details
9/19/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 110View Rating Details
7/19/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 85View Rating Details
7/18/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 145 -> GBX 140View Rating Details
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 151View Rating Details
6/16/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 140View Rating Details
6/15/2016HSBCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 95 -> GBX 100View Rating Details
6/14/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/23/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/12/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 133View Rating Details
3/11/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 115View Rating Details
2/22/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqualwt/In-LineGBX 110View Rating Details
2/17/2016NomuraLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 125 -> GBX 110View Rating Details
1/29/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 128 -> GBX 111View Rating Details
1/28/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 120View Rating Details
10/5/2015Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
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Earnings Estimates for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.09 EPS


Dividend History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/10/2016Mick BarkerInsiderBuy108GBX 106£114.48
9/23/2016Tim O'TooleInsiderBuy7,512GBX 105£7,887.60
9/12/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy105GBX 110£115.50
8/11/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy113GBX 102£115.26
7/25/2016O'Toole,TimInsiderBuy7,988GBX 99£7,908.12
7/19/2016Gregory,MatthewInsiderSell232,360GBX 100£232,360
6/24/2016O'Toole,TimInsiderBuy8,467GBX 93£7,874.31
6/10/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy108GBX 107£115.56
5/25/2016O'Toole,TimInsiderBuy7,281GBX 109£7,936.29
5/10/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy230GBX 101£232.30
4/25/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy593GBX 98£581.14
4/11/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy116GBX 99£114.84
3/24/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy617GBX 94£579.98
3/10/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy121GBX 95£114.95
2/25/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy656GBX 89£583.84
2/10/2016Barker,MickInsiderBuy140GBX 83£116.20
2/2/2016Brady ,WarwickInsiderBuy52,900GBX 93£49,197
1/29/2016Hauser,WolfhartInsiderBuy20,000GBX 88£17,600
1/28/2016Hauser,WolfhartInsiderBuy80,000GBX 93£74,400
1/25/2016O'Toole,TimInsiderBuy8,028GBX 99£7,947.72
12/23/2015O'Toole,TimInsiderBuy7,404GBX 111£8,218.44
12/10/2015Barker,MickInsiderBuy111GBX 104£115.44
11/25/2015Walsh,ImeldaInsiderBuy1,237GBX 103£1,274.11
11/12/2015Hauser,WolfhartInsiderBuy50,000GBX 100£50,000
11/10/2015Barker,MickInsiderBuy119GBX 97£115.43
10/26/2015Barker,MickInsiderBuy2,455GBX 97£2,381.35
10/13/2015Barker,MickInsiderBuy112GBX 103£115.36
9/28/2015Winestock ,James (Jim)InsiderBuy2,061GBX 100£2,061
9/11/2015Barker,MickInsiderBuy108GBX 107£115.56
8/26/2015Walsh,ImeldaInsiderBuy1,203GBX 106£1,275.18
8/11/2015Barker,MickInsiderBuy101GBX 115£116.15
7/27/2015Walsh,ImeldaInsiderBuy1,071GBX 119£1,274.49
7/13/2015Barker,MickInsiderBuy98GBX 118£115.64
6/26/2015Walsh,ImeldaInsiderBuy1,011GBX 1.26GBX 1,273.86
5/22/2015John McFarlaneInsiderBuy9,949GBX 114.30£11,371.71
4/24/2015John McFarlaneInsiderBuy11,288GBX 100.75£11,372.66
3/25/2015John McFarlaneInsiderBuy11,568GBX 98.30£11,371.34
2/25/2015John McFarlaneInsiderBuy11,141GBX 102.08£11,372.73
1/23/2015John McFarlaneInsiderBuy10,550GBX 107.80£11,372.90
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
News IconFollowing the Indicators: Reviewing Levels on Shares of Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Yankee Analysts (LON:FGP) - October 21 at 5:05 PM logoNewly named 500 seat train to mark re-opening of Seven Tunnel (LON:FGP) - October 21 at 5:05 PM logoAre these the best growth shares in the FTSE 250? (LON:FGP) - October 19 at 9:55 AM logoCall for more drivers to keep wheels on the bus turning (LON:FGP) - October 18 at 4:57 PM
News IconWeekly Broker Update – FirstGroup (LON:FGP) - NewsDen (LON:FGP) - October 17 at 4:58 PM
News IconWeekly Broker Update – FirstGroup (LON:FGP) - NewsDen (LON:FGP) - October 17 at 4:58 PM logoFirst Student safety manager named National Safety Council rising star (LON:FGP) - October 14 at 4:54 PM
News IconFirstGroup (LON:FGP) Analyst Target Changes - The De Soto Edge (LON:FGP) - October 14 at 8:03 AM logoFirstGroup to feature in the new series of BBC insurance fraud documentary. (LON:FGP) - October 13 at 12:43 PM logoThe dividends at risk from final salary pension promises (LON:FGP) - October 10 at 9:44 AM logoFirstGroup Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FGP-GB : October 10, 2016 (LON:FGP) - October 10 at 9:44 AM logoFirst Solent hits the accelerator with 17 new premium vehicles worth £3 million for its flagship Eclipse fleet (LON:FGP) - October 4 at 9:51 AM
News IconFIRSTGROUP PLC - Blocklisting - Interim Review (LON:FGP) - October 3 at 4:51 PM logoFirstGroup Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FGP-GB : September 26, 2016 (LON:FGP) - September 26 at 9:42 AM
News IconInvestment Analysts' New Coverage for September, 21st (AGY, ANFI, ARW, AVIR, FGP, GOG, JAPAF, MO, NEX, PM) - NewsDen (LON:FGP) - September 21 at 9:15 AM logoFirstGroup plc 13% Potential Decrease Indicated by Deutsche Bank - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:FGP) - September 21 at 9:15 AM logoFirst York driving down emissions in the city (LON:FGP) - September 20 at 8:52 AM logoDiscounted train travel from the moors to the museum, from the shops to the seaside (LON:FGP) - September 19 at 9:39 AM logo'Britain Runs on Rail' - M&C Saatchi and Rail Delivery Group launch new campaign (LON:FGP) - September 19 at 9:39 AM
News IconWere Analysts Bearish FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) This Week? - Post News (LON:FGP) - September 18 at 9:37 AM logoSomerset Passenger Solutions wins bus service contract for EDF Energy's Hinkley Point project (LON:FGP) - September 16 at 8:46 AM logoFirst Glasgow backs call for action on congestion to end threat to city’s bus network (LON:FGP) - September 15 at 5:24 PM logo[$$] Energy sector will be primary focus of BoE's £10bn bond-buying (LON:FGP) - September 14 at 9:12 AM logo£29.8m bus rapid transit scheme set for launch (LON:FGP) - September 2 at 4:54 PM
News IconFIRSTGROUP PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding (LON:FGP) - August 25 at 9:59 AM logo[$$] Fears of Britain's railways rolling into new crisis (LON:FGP) - August 25 at 9:59 AM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Study Released (LON:FGP) - August 24 at 4:55 PM logoUniversity of Alabama extends partnership with First Transit (LON:FGP) - August 17 at 5:14 PM logo[$$] 2 Overlooked U.K. Plays on a Weakening Pound (LON:FGP) - August 13 at 5:45 AM logoAbellio derails National Express East Anglia bid (LON:FGP) - August 10 at 5:14 PM logoFIRSTGROUP PLC - Statement re East Anglia franchise competition (LON:FGP) - August 10 at 5:14 PM logoAbellio derails National Express East Anglia bid - Proactive Investors UK (LON:FGP) - August 10 at 12:24 PM logoTriMet LIFT paratransit operations continues partnership with First Transit (LON:FGP) - August 9 at 3:44 PM logoETF’s with exposure to FirstGroup Plc : August 9, 2016 (LON:FGP) - August 9 at 3:44 PM logoFirstGroup Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FGP-GB : August 8, 2016 (LON:FGP) - August 8 at 9:49 AM
News IconFIRSTGROUP PLC - Total Voting Rights (LON:FGP) - August 1 at 9:48 AM logoOutstanding Analyst Ratings For FirstGroup (LON:FGP) - FTSE News (LON:FGP) - July 30 at 5:40 AM logo[$$] FirstGroup wins milestone US rail contract (LON:FGP) - July 20 at 2:59 PM logoFirstGroup PLC (LON:FGP) Issued With 'Overweight' Rating At JP Morgan Cazenove - FTSE News (LON:FGP) - July 19 at 10:16 PM logoFirstGroup PLC (LON:FGP) price target dropped to 140GBX, reported today by JP Morgan Cazenove (LON:FGP) - July 18 at 5:12 PM logoFirstGroup Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:FGP) : July 18, 2016 (LON:FGP) - July 18 at 3:45 PM
News IconAre Analysts Bearish FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) After Last Week? - Consumer Eagle (LON:FGP) - July 17 at 4:40 PM logoGoldman Sachs covered (LON:FGP) Firstgroup, boosting its target price to 151GBX earlier today (LON:FGP) - July 17 at 9:31 AM logoAre Homeserve plc, FirstGroup plc and DCC plc Ord Euro0.25 buys after today's updates? (LON:FGP) - July 16 at 8:25 AM logoFirstGroup revenue dips, wary of Brexit impact (LON:FGP) - July 15 at 4:01 PM logoFirstGroup Expects To Make Strong Progress In Current Year (LON:FGP) - July 15 at 6:18 AM logoWill Brexit put the brakes on UK infrastructure deals? Short-term, maybe (LON:FGP) - July 15 at 5:44 AM logoDirector Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) (LON:FGP) - July 13 at 6:22 AM logoFirstGroup Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FGP-GB : July 12, 2016 (LON:FGP) - July 12 at 4:36 AM
News IconHow Analysts Feel About FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)? - Engelwood Daily (LON:FGP) - July 9 at 8:29 AM


Last Updated on 10/22/2016 by Staff