FirstGroup plc Company Profile (LON:FGP)

About FirstGroup plc

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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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: FGP
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $1.48
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $109.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $107.06
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 87.75 - GBX 122.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.79
  • P/E Growth: 0.72
  • Market Cap: $1.43B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,204,300,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) (?)
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 124.56

Analysts' Ratings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
2/8/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHoldGBX 95 -> GBX 120View Rating Details
2/8/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 141View Rating Details
2/7/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/7/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details
1/5/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 120View Rating Details
10/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetConviction-BuyGBX 146 -> GBX 168View Rating Details
9/19/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 110View Rating Details
7/19/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 85View 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 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 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
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Earnings Estimates for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.06 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
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)


Latest Headlines for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
News IconInvestor Guide: Checking on Indicators for FirstGroup PLC (FGP.L) - Rives Journal (LON:FGP) - February 24 at 11:20 AM
News IconTicker Scope: Watching Shares of Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - Benton Bulletin (LON:FGP) - February 23 at 10:13 PM
News IconEquity Scope: Looking at Shares of FirstGroup PLC (FGP.L) - Searcy News (LON:FGP) - February 23 at 10:13 PM
News IconMarket Check: Narrowing in on Shares of Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - Baldwin Journal (LON:FGP) - February 22 at 9:46 AM
News IconLooking at the Levels for FirstGroup PLC (FGP.L) - BVN (LON:FGP) - February 22 at 9:46 AM
News IconHow Firstgroup plc's (LSE:FGP) 6.9% ROE Fares Against The Industry? - Simply Wall St (LON:FGP) - February 20 at 4:47 PM logo[$$] Construction company Mace threatens to sue HS2 over £170m contract (LON:FGP) - February 20 at 11:12 AM logoFIRSTGROUP PLC : - Directorate Change (LON:FGP) - February 18 at 11:22 AM
News IconTicker Tracker: Looking at Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Searcy News (LON:FGP) - February 17 at 9:17 AM
News IconInvestor Center: Technical Watch for Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Providence Standard (LON:FGP) - February 14 at 11:13 PM
News IconDirector Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) (LON:FGP) - February 13 at 9:55 AM
News IconMarket Review: Indicator Watch for Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Rives Journal (LON:FGP) - February 13 at 9:55 AM
News IconTrading View on Shares of Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - The Standard (LON:FGP) - February 10 at 10:47 PM
News IconStock Check: Reviewing the Numbers for Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:FGP) - February 9 at 3:47 AM logoFirstGroup Q3 Reported Revenue Up 12.8% - Quick Facts (LON:FGP) - February 7 at 6:27 PM logoFirstGroup's North American operations put their foot on the gas - Proactive Investors UK (LON:FGP) - February 7 at 6:27 PM
News IconTrading Review: Following the Numbers For Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Rives Journal (LON:FGP) - February 7 at 6:27 PM logoThis dividend stock could rise 30%+ by the end of 2018 (LON:FGP) - February 7 at 6:26 PM logoFirstGroup revenue up on currency boost - MarketWatch (LON:FGP) - February 7 at 3:18 AM
News IconTechnical Trading Review on Shares of Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:FGP) - February 6 at 10:16 PM
News IconInside Track: Trading Focus on Shares of Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:FGP) - January 30 at 12:03 PM logoFirstGroup Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FGP-GB : January 30, 2017 (LON:FGP) - January 30 at 12:03 PM
News IconTechnical Investor Update on Shares of Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:FGP) - January 27 at 6:54 PM
News IconInside the Numbers: Looking at This Stock: Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:FGP) - January 26 at 6:37 PM
News IconTrading Watch: ADX and CCI Review for Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:FGP) - January 25 at 6:38 PM logoFIRSTGROUP PLC : - Statement re East Midlands and West Coast competitions (LON:FGP) - January 24 at 10:54 PM logoFirstGroup, Trenitalia UK ally on franchise bids - MarketWatch (LON:FGP) - January 24 at 5:52 PM
News IconLiberum Capital Reiterated FirstGroup PLC (LON:FGP) As 'Buy' - UK Market News (LON:FGP) - January 24 at 5:52 PM logoFirstGroup plc 46.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:FGP) - January 24 at 3:36 AM
News IconWeekly Broker Update – FirstGroup (LON:FGP) - NewsDen (LON:FGP) - January 21 at 10:09 PM
News IconTrading Lines in Focus for Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:FGP) - January 20 at 4:57 AM
News IconWatching Technical Levels on Shares of Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:FGP) - January 18 at 5:37 PM
News IconTechnical Action Update on Shares of Firstgroup plc (FGP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:FGP) - January 17 at 7:13 AM
News IconFirstgroup plc (LSE:FGP): How Well Does It Fare Against This Financial Health Check? (LON:FGP) - January 16 at 9:42 AM logo2 ‘hot’ growth shares I’d buy in January (LON:FGP) - January 10 at 6:11 PM
News IconFirstgroup plc (LSE:FGP): What can we expect from this high growth stock? (LON:FGP) - January 9 at 6:00 PM
News IconHSBC Securities Indicates Potential 30.49% Increase In Shares Of Tesco PLC (LON:FGP) - January 8 at 4:59 PM logoTravel from just £5 as GWR launches its January sale (LON:FGP) - January 6 at 5:46 PM
News IconCan Firstgroup plc's (LSE:FGP) Debt Pose A Serious Problem For The Company? - Simply Wall St (LON:FGP) - January 4 at 6:19 PM
News IconStock Update: Focusing on Shares of Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - The Business Journal (LON:FGP) - December 19 at 9:01 AM
News IconFree Cash Flow Score in Focus for Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - The Business Journal (LON:FGP) - December 16 at 3:51 AM
News IconInvestor Hub: Checking on the Numbers for Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - The Business Journal (LON:FGP) - December 15 at 1:24 AM
News IconVolatility Numbers in View for Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - The Business Journal (LON:FGP) - December 14 at 3:22 PM
News IconUK Stock to Follow: FirstGroup plc (FGP) Soars 0.88% on Dec 13 - Herald KS (LON:FGP) - December 13 at 5:49 PM
News IconKeeping an Eye on Shares of Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - The Business Journal (LON:FGP) - December 9 at 5:27 PM
News IconInvestor Focus: Watching Shares of Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - The Business Journal (LON:FGP) - December 8 at 10:49 PM logo[$$] Stagecoach hit by lower demand for trains and buses (LON:FGP) - December 7 at 10:52 AM
News IconChecking the Metrics on Shares of Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - The Business Journal (LON:FGP) - December 6 at 11:03 AM
News IconFIRSTGROUP PLC - Holding(s) in Company (LON:FGP) - December 5 at 11:36 AM
News IconChecking the Levels on Shares of Firstgroup plc (LSE:FGP) - The Business Journal (LON:FGP) - December 2 at 3:36 PM


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 12-month price targets for FirstGroup plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 85 to GBX 168. On average, they anticipate FirstGroup plc's stock price to reach GBX 124.56 in the next year.

When will FirstGroup plc announce their earnings?

FirstGroup plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 15th 2016.

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.

How much does a share of FirstGroup plc stock cost?

One share of FirstGroup plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 118.60.

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by Staff