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LON:FGP

FirstGroup - FGP Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 108.10
-3.40 (-3.05%)
(As of 08/19/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
107.40
114
50-Day Range
108.10
139.50
52-Week Range
82.15
145.66
Volume
2.51 million shs
Average Volume
1.51 million shs
Market Capitalization
£810.93 million
P/E Ratio
1.80
Dividend Yield
0.99%
Price Target
GBX 127.29

FirstGroup MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.86 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.7% Upside
GBX 127.29 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.33mentions of FirstGroup in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£2.33 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.89 out of 5 stars

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About FirstGroup (LON:FGP) Stock

FirstGroup plc provides public transport services in the United Kingdom and the United States. The company operates through First Bus and First Rail segments. The First Bus segment offers local bus services with a fleet of approximately 4,900 buses in the United Kingdom. The First Rail segment operates a passenger rail network that provides long-distance, commuter, regional, and sleeper services through a portfolio of Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, TransPennine Express, and Avanti West Coast franchises; passenger rail services; and hull trains and Lumos. FirstGroup plc was founded in 1986 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on FGP shares. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price objective on shares of FirstGroup from GBX 160 ($1.93) to GBX 165 ($1.99) and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Liberum Capital restated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 135 ($1.63) target price on shares of FirstGroup in a research report on Friday, May 27th. Finally, Berenberg Bank raised their target price on shares of FirstGroup from GBX 150 ($1.81) to GBX 160 ($1.93) and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, FirstGroup currently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of GBX 127.29 ($1.54).

FirstGroup Price Performance

FGP Stock opened at GBX 110 ($1.33) on Friday. The firm has a market cap of £825.18 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1.83. The company has a quick ratio of 0.68, a current ratio of 0.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 159.73. FirstGroup has a 12-month low of GBX 82.15 ($0.99) and a 12-month high of GBX 145.66 ($1.76). The company's fifty day simple moving average is GBX 130.70 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 117.89.

FirstGroup Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 14th will be issued a GBX 1.10 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 14th. This represents a yield of 0.83%.

Insider Activity at FirstGroup

In other news, insider Peter Lynas bought 20,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 16th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 115 ($1.39) per share, for a total transaction of £23,000 ($27,791.20). Insiders have bought a total of 20,231 shares of company stock worth $2,329,995 over the last quarter.

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FGP Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/13/2018
Ex-Dividend for 8/19 Dividend
7/14/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Dividend Payable
8/19/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Trucking
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
100,807
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 127.29
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 165
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 103
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.86
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£4.59 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 89.58 per share
Book Value
GBX 118.40 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£810.93 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Ryan Mangold
    CFO & Director
  • Mr. Graham F. Sutherland (Age 67)
    CEO & Exec. Director
  • Faisal Tabbah
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Stuart Butchers
    Group Head of Communications
  • Mr. Steve Montgomery
    Managing Director of First Rail
  • Mr. Jim Harbidge
    Group Head of Environment
  • Mr. Andrew Jarvis
    Managing Director for Scotland and Glasgow
  • Ms. Janette Bell
    Managing Director of First Bus
  • David Blizzard
    Company Sec.
  • Ms. Rachael Borthwick
    Group Corp. Services Director













FGP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell FirstGroup stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FirstGroup in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" FGP shares.
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What is FirstGroup's stock price forecast for 2022?

7 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for FirstGroup's stock. Their FGP share price forecasts range from GBX 103 to GBX 165. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach GBX 127.29 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have FGP shares performed in 2022?

FirstGroup's stock was trading at GBX 102.20 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, FGP stock has increased by 5.8% and is now trading at GBX 108.10.
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How were FirstGroup's earnings last quarter?

FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 13th. The transport operator reported $2.90 EPS for the quarter.

How often does FirstGroup pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FirstGroup?

FirstGroup announced a dividend on Tuesday, June 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 14th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.10 per share on Friday, August 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 14th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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.

What other stocks do shareholders of FirstGroup own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other FirstGroup investors own include Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Stagecoach Group (SGC), Barclays (BARC), Cineworld Group (CINE), Just Group (JUST), BP (BP), SIG (SHI), Aviva (AV) and International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG).

What is FirstGroup's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of FirstGroup?

Shares of FGP stock 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.
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What is FirstGroup's stock price today?

One share of FGP stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 108.10.

How much money does FirstGroup make?

FirstGroup (LON:FGP) has a market capitalization of £810.93 million and generates £4.59 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does FirstGroup have?

The company employs 100,807 workers across the globe.

How can I contact FirstGroup?

FirstGroup's mailing address is 395 King Street, ABERDEEN, AB24 5RP, United Kingdom. The official website for the company is www.firstgroupplc.com. The transport operator can be reached via phone at +44-1224-650100.

This page (LON:FGP) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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