FirstGroup plc Company Profile (LON:FGP)

About FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)

FirstGroup plc logoFirstGroup plc is a transport operator in the United Kingdom and North America. The Company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, First Bus and First Rail. The First Student is a provider of student transportation in North America and operates a fleet of over 47,000 school buses, with over six million student journeys per school day. The First Transit is a private sector provider of public transit management and contracting in North America, and operates and manages over 12,500 vehicles. Greyhound is an operator of scheduled intercity coach services in the United States and Canada, and serves over 3,800 destinations through a fleet of over 1,700 vehicles. First Bus is a bus operator in the United Kingdom. First Rail is a rail operator, which carries approximately 140 million passengers across its over two franchises. First Rail operates Great Western Railway (GWR) and TransPennine Express (TPE) franchises and open access service First Hull Trains.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Commuting Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:FGP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.3 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,207,258,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 113.37
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 125.35
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 99.18 - GBX 154.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.74
  • P/E Growth: 0.81
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £5.65 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.23
  • Book Value: GBX 1.70 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.64
  • EBITDA: £661.5 million
  • Net Margins: 3.46%
  • Return on Equity: 11.07%
  • Return on Assets: 3.77%
  • Average Volume: 1.54 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)

What is FirstGroup plc's stock symbol?

FirstGroup plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "FGP."

Where is FirstGroup plc's stock going? Where will FirstGroup plc's stock price be in 2017?

11 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for FirstGroup plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 125 to GBX 171. On average, they anticipate FirstGroup plc's share price to reach GBX 149 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for FirstGroup plc.

Who are some of FirstGroup plc's key competitors?

Who are FirstGroup plc's key executives?

FirstGroup plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Timothy T. O'Toole CBE J.D., Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Matthew Gregory, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Dave Leach, President, Greyhound
  • Dennis Maple, President, First Student
  • Brad Thomas, President, First Transit
  • Michael Hampson, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Giles Robin Fearnley, Managing Director, First Bus
  • Steve Montgomery, Managing Director, First Rail
  • Constance Baroudel, Director of Strategy & Operational Performance
  • Rachael Borthwick, Group Corporate Services Director

How do I buy FirstGroup plc stock?

Shares of FirstGroup plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is FirstGroup plc's stock price today?

One share of FirstGroup plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 108.

MarketBeat Community Rating for FirstGroup plc (LON FGP)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  382 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  527 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  909
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FirstGroup plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 149
Consensus Price Target History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Price Target History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Analysts' Ratings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/19/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 165View Rating Details
6/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 150 -> GBX 155View Rating Details
6/2/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 157View Rating Details
6/2/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 160 -> GBX 171View Rating Details
6/1/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 125View Rating Details
6/1/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2017HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 130 -> GBX 145View Rating Details
4/5/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 90 -> GBX 125View Rating Details
3/29/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 130View Rating Details
2/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
10/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetConviction-BuyGBX 146 -> GBX 168View 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
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
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Earnings Estimates for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.88 EPS


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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/25/2017Tim O'TooleInsiderBuy7,175GBX 116£8,323
8/25/2017Tim O'TooleInsiderBuy7,126GBX 117£8,337.42
7/25/2017Tim O'TooleInsiderBuy7,221GBX 115£8,304.15
7/21/2017Martha PoulterInsiderBuy60,000GBX 117£70,200
6/23/2017Tim O'TooleInsiderBuy6,477GBX 128£8,290.56
6/6/2017Tim O'TooleInsiderSell57,465GBX 141£81,025.65
6/5/2017Matthew GregoryInsiderSell42,164GBX 140£59,029.60
5/25/2017Tim O'TooleInsiderSell5,260GBX 150£7,890
3/24/2017Tim O'TooleInsiderBuy6,395GBX 124£7,929.80
3/7/2017Richard AdamInsiderBuy10,000GBX 121£12,100
2/24/2017Tim O'TooleInsiderBuy6,509GBX 122£7,940.98
1/25/2017Mick BarkerInsiderBuy588GBX 104£611.52
1/10/2017Mick BarkerInsiderBuy110GBX 105£115.50
12/21/2016Mick BarkerInsiderBuy589GBX 103£606.67
12/12/2016Mick BarkerInsiderBuy112GBX 103£115.36
11/25/2016Tim O'TooleInsiderBuy7,723GBX 102£7,877.46
11/10/2016Mick BarkerInsiderBuy106GBX 109£115.54
10/25/2016Tim O'TooleInsiderBuy7,546GBX 105£7,923.30
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)


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