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.

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  • Symbol: LON:FGP
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  • Market Cap: £1.84 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,204,300,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 139.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 118.20
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 87.75 - GBX 154.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.8211
  • P/E Growth: 0.8300
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £5.34 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.35
  • Book Value: GBX 1.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.10
  • EBIDTA: £632.5 million
  • Average Volume: 2.66 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."

When will FirstGroup plc make its next earnings announcement?

FirstGroup plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for FirstGroup plc.

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

9 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for FirstGroup plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 94 to GBX 168. On average, they expect FirstGroup plc's stock price to reach GBX 137.13 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

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 153.

MarketBeat Community Rating for FirstGroup plc (LON FGP)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  337 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  477 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  814
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) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 137.13

Analysts' Ratings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/11/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details
5/10/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 151 -> GBX 160View 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
3/28/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 110 -> GBX 125View Rating Details
3/27/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
10/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetConviction-BuyGBX 146 -> GBX 168View Rating Details
5/23/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/12/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 133View 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 IncLower 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 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
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Earnings Estimates for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.13 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
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)


Headline Trends for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Latest Headlines for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
DateHeadline logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 29 at 9:53 AM logoTim O'Toole Sells 5,260 Shares of FirstGroup plc (FGP) Stock - May 25 at 10:23 AM logoFirstGroup plc's (FGP) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital - May 14 at 10:54 AM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) PT Raised to GBX 160 at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - May 10 at 6:56 AM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 2 at 12:42 PM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target Raised to GBX 145 - April 28 at 6:38 AM logoFirstGroup Plc : Nothing new to offer? Neutral outlook - April 11 at 5:00 PM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital - April 9 at 3:08 PM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Boosts FirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target to GBX 125 - April 5 at 6:36 AM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - April 5 at 12:25 AM logoBarclays PLC Reiterates Equal weight Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP) - April 4 at 4:52 AM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target Raised to GBX 151 - April 3 at 5:49 AM logoLiberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP) - April 2 at 9:13 AM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital - April 2 at 12:39 AM logoLiberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP) - April 1 at 5:21 PM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Receives Buy Rating from Shore Capital - April 1 at 5:21 PM logoHSBC Holdings plc Boosts FirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target to GBX 130 - April 1 at 1:37 PM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Boosts FirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target to GBX 151 - April 1 at 12:25 PM logoFirstGroup plc's (FGP) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital - March 31 at 11:46 AM logoShore Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP) - March 30 at 4:58 AM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target Raised to GBX 125 - March 28 at 10:44 AM logoFirstGroup JV Selected By DfT To Run South Western Rail Franchise - Quick Facts - March 27 at 11:45 AM logo[$$] Stagecoach loses South West train franchise to FirstGroup - March 27 at 11:45 AM logoSouth Western 'improvements' promised as First MTR wins franchise - March 27 at 11:45 AM logoAll change for network as rail franchises switch track - March 27 at 11:45 AM logoAll change for network as rail franchise switches track - March 27 at 11:45 AM logo[$$] Firstgroup: south-westerly breeze - March 27 at 11:45 AM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Insider Tim O'Toole Acquires 6,395 Shares - March 27 at 9:23 AM logoFirstGroup plc's (FGP) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG - March 26 at 3:00 PM logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Insider Purchases £12,100 in Stock - March 10 at 7:04 AM logo[$$] Construction company Mace threatens to sue HS2 over £170m contract - February 20 at 11:12 AM logoFirstGroup Q3 Reported Revenue Up 12.8% - Quick Facts - February 7 at 6:27 PM logoThis dividend stock could rise 30%+ by the end of 2018 - February 7 at 6:26 PM logoFirstGroup revenue up on currency boost - MarketWatch - February 7 at 3:18 AM logoFirstGroup, Trenitalia UK ally on franchise bids - MarketWatch - January 24 at 5:52 PM logo2 ‘hot’ growth shares I’d buy in January - January 10 at 6:11 PM logo[$$] Stagecoach hit by lower demand for trains and buses - December 7 at 10:52 AM


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FirstGroup plc (FGP) Chart for Monday, May, 29, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/29/2017 by Staff