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Current Price 111.10p Bid 111.10p Ask 111.20p Change -0.80%
Last Updated: 21/05/2019 17:01. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

FirstGroup plc is a leading transport operator in the UK and North America. With £6.4 billion in revenue and more than 100,000 employees, it transported around 2.1 billion passengers last year. Each of its five divisions is a leader in its field: in North America, First Student is the largest provider of student transportation with a fleet of more than 42,500 yellow school buses, First Transit is one of the largest providers of outsourced transit management and contracting services, while Greyhound is the only nationwide operator of scheduled intercity coaches. In the UK, First Bus is one of Britain's largest bus operators, transporting 1.6 million passengers a day, and we are one of the country's most experienced rail operators, carrying around 260 million passengers last year.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2018

Turnover
£6,398.40m
Operating Profit
£-196.20m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
0.00
Dividend Cover
0.00
P/E Ratio
-4.55

Key Personnel

Matthew Gregory
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Wolfhart Gunnar Hauser
Executive Chairman
James Victor Groombridge
Executive Director
Stephen William Lawrence Gunning
Non-Executive Director
Imelda Mary Walsh
Non-Executive Director
James Winestock
Non-Executive Director
David Andrew Robbie
Non-Executive Director
Martha Cecilia Poulter
Non-Executive Director
John William Drummond Hall
Non-Executive Director
Warwick Brady
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
FGP
ISIN
GB0003452173
Shares in Issue
1,214,125,617
Market cap
£1,359.82m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
40.00%
Buy
 
20.00%
Hold
 
40.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
111.10p
Bid Price
111.10p
Ask Price
111.20p
Volume
1029004
Change Today
-0.90p
% Change Today
-0.80%
Open
113.40p
Previous Close
111.10p
Intraday High
113.40p
Intraday Low
110.70p
52 Week High
119.80p
52 Week Low
77.95p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

FirstGroup Intra-day Chart

FirstGroup News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on FirstGroup PLC 14 May 2019 | 10:00 FTSE 100 spared heavier losses by weak sterling 13 May 2019 | 12:04 UK stocks open 0.1% lower as trade tensions escalate 13 May 2019 | 09:01 FirstGroup shareholder proposes board shakeup 13 May 2019 | 08:21 FirstGroup appoints Ryan Gold as CFO 02 May 2019 | 08:34 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 11 Apr 2019 | 13:40 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on FirstGroup PLC 09 Apr 2019 | 14:30 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on FirstGroup PLC 07 Mar 2019 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on FirstGroup PLC 05 Mar 2019 | 12:50 Stronger sterling weighs on the FTSE 100 19 Feb 2019 | 16:57 Weak corporate results and sterling volatility dog FTSE 19 Feb 2019 | 12:04 FTSE opens 0.3% lower as HSBC, BHP results disappoint 19 Feb 2019 | 08:58 Firstgroup revenues up 14% over winter period led by first student segment 19 Feb 2019 | 08:25 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 12 Feb 2019 | 17:15 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 11 Jan 2019 | 16:25 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 11 Dec 2018 | 16:45 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on FirstGroup PLC 14 Nov 2018 | 10:30 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 13 Nov 2018 | 17:00 Corporate news helps FTSE cling on to gains 13 Nov 2018 | 11:59 FirstGroup appoints new CEO; warns rail profits to moderate 13 Nov 2018 | 08:33 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 25 Oct 2018 | 17:20 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 26 Sep 2018 | 10:20 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 13 Sep 2018 | 11:20 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 30 Aug 2018 | 11:20 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 30 Aug 2018 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on FirstGroup PLC 23 Aug 2018 | 11:30 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 15 Aug 2018 | 10:50 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 25 Jul 2018 | 16:25 First Group considering 'all appropriate means' to boost shareholder value 17 Jul 2018 | 13:29 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 11 Jul 2018 | 16:55

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Tangible Assets
2,090.1
2,276.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,586.6
2,106.7
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
126.2
141.7
Total Non-Current Assets
3,802.9
4,524.9
Inventory
56.0
64.5
Trade & Receivables
888.0
790.9
Cash & Receivables
555.7
400.9
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
31.1
5.3
Total Assets
5,333.7
5,786.5

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Short Term Liabilities
1,831.1
1,414.6
Long Term Liabilities
2,012.0
2,296.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
3,843.1
3,710.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Net Assets
1,490.6
2,075.9

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Share Capital
60.5
60.4
Minority Interests
9.8
20.8
Retained Earnings
340.6
621.9
Share Premium Account
681.4
678.9
Other Equity
398.3
693.9
Total Equity
1,490.6
2,075.9

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
636.9
520.4
Cashflow Before Financing
210.2
160.3
Increase / Decrease in Cash
150.7
31.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Turnover
6,398.4
5,653.3
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
-196.2
283.6
Pre-Tax Profit
-326.9
152.6
Profit / Loss for the Year
-290.9
116.1
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