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: www.firstgroupplc.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £1.41 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,207,258,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 129.17
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 125.51
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 95 - GBX 154.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.70
  • P/E Growth: 0.96
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £5.65 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.25
  • Book Value: GBX 1.70 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.69
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £661.5 million
  • Net Margins: 3.46%
  • Return on Equity: 11.07%
  • Return on Assets: 3.77%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.05 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for FirstGroup plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 94 to GBX 171. On average, they expect FirstGroup plc's stock price to reach GBX 143.50 in the next twelve months. 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, Director
  • Robert Welch, Company Secretary
  • Wolfhart G. Hauser, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Richard John Adam, Non-Executive Director
  • Warwick Brady, Non-Executive Director
  • Imelda Walsh, Non-Executive Director
  • Drummond Hall, Senior Non-Executive Independent 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 116.80.


MarketBeat Community Rating for FirstGroup plc (LON FGP)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  358 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  496 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  854
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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 143.50

Analysts' Ratings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
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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
10/5/2015Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $13.02 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

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
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
Latest Headlines for FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) Insider Acquires £70,200 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 1:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirstGroup Investors Didn't Like Appointment of Former Carillion Finance Director
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 1:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 1:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] UK watchdog raises rail competition concerns about FirstGroup
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Lombard: Last word on FirstGroup
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to FirstGroup Plc : June 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 6:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTim O'Toole Buys 6,477 Shares of FirstGroup plc (FGP) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 1:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 11:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirstGroup Plc :FGP-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 9:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirstGroup Plc :FGP-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : June 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 6:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBombardier to supply, maintain 750 rail carriages for UK's South Western
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 5:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Increases FirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target to GBX 155
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 9:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to FirstGroup Plc : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 7:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirstGroup Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:FGP) : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 7:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirstGroup Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FGP-GB : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 9:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) PT Raised to GBX 165
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTim O'Toole Sells 57,465 Shares of FirstGroup plc (FGP) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 1:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Insider Sells £59,029.60 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 1:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 5:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInvestec Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 8:20 AM
marketwatch.com logoFirstGroup profit rises on N. American strength
www.marketwatch.com - June 1 at 10:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] FirstGroup's cautious outlook unnerves investors
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] FirstGroup investors travel in hope of a dividend
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FGP.L earnings conference call or presentation 1-Jun-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 5:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 1:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 1:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc's (FGP) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 10:00 AM
rttnews.com logoFirstGroup FY16 Pretax Profit Rises - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - June 1 at 3:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 9:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTim O'Toole Sells 5,260 Shares of FirstGroup plc (FGP) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 10:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc's (FGP) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 10:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) PT Raised to GBX 160 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 6:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 12:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target Raised to GBX 145
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 6:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirstGroup Plc : Nothing new to offer? Neutral outlook
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 5:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 3:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Boosts FirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target to GBX 125
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 6:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 12:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Reiterates Equal weight Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 4:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target Raised to GBX 151
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 5:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 9:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 12:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 5:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Receives Buy Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 5:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Boosts FirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target to GBX 130
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 1:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Boosts FirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target to GBX 151
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 12:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc's (FGP) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for FirstGroup plc (FGP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 4:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFirstGroup plc (FGP) Price Target Raised to GBX 125
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 10:44 AM
rttnews.com logoFirstGroup JV Selected By DfT To Run South Western Rail Franchise - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 27 at 11:45 AM

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