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Current Price 55.55p Bid 55.30p Ask 64.00p Change -6.48%
Last Updated: 30/05/2020 19:20. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

FirstGroup is one of Britain's largest transport companies, operating bus services, passenger and freight rail services in the UK and yellow school bus and other services in the US. The group's UK rail interests include First Great Western, TransPennine Express, Hull Trains, First Great Western Link, First North Western and GB Railfreight.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2019

Revenue
£7,126.90m
Operating Profit/Loss
£9.80m
Dividend yield (%)
n/a
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
n/a
P/E Ratio
6.30

Key Personnel

Mr David Martin
Chairman
Mr Matthew Gregory
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Ryan Mangold
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Jimmy Groombridge
Executive Director
Mr Steve Gunning
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Warwick Brady
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Martha Poulter
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Julia Steyn
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Sally Cabrini
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr David Robbie
Interim Chairman

Stock Details

EPIC
FGP
ISIN
GB0003452173
Shares in Issue
1,218.49m
Market cap
£676.87m

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
100.00%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
55.55p
Bid Price
55.30p
Ask Price
64.00p
Volume
3,891,143
Change Today
-3.85p
% Change Today
-6.48%
Open
59.40p
Previous Close
55.55p
Intraday High
59.68p
Intraday Low
54.77p
52 Week High
137.50p
52 Week Low
28.28p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
7,126.90
6,398.40
Operating Profit/Loss
9.80
-196.20
Net Interest
-107.70
-130.70
Pre-Tax Profit
-97.90
-326.90
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
-108.00
-290.90
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
-108.00
-290.90
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
-66.90
-296.00
Minority Interests
-41.10
5.10
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
n/ap
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Basic
-5.50p
-24.60p
Diluted
-5.50p
-24.60p
Adjusted
14.40p
12.30p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
n/ap

Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
2,165.90
2,090.10
Intangible Assets
1,673.20
1,586.60
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
34.10
31.00
Other Financial Assets
20.50
25.00
Other Non-Current Assets
109.80
70.20
Current Assets
Inventories
60.20
56.00
Trade & Other Receivables
1,141.40
888.00
Cash at Bank & In Hand
692.90
555.70
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
50.60
31.10
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
5,948.60
5,333.70

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
84.90
351.50
Other Current Liabilities
1,849.50
1,479.60
Total Current Liabilities
1,934.40
1,831.10
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
1,564.10
1,339.60
Provisions
548.50
363.20
Other Non-Current Liabilities
378.30
309.20
Total Non-Current Liabilities
2,490.90
2,012.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
4,425.30
3,843.10

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
1,523.30
1,490.60

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
60.70
60.50
Share Premium Account
684.00
681.40
Other Reserves
561.70
398.30
Retained Earnings
248.10
340.60
Shareholders Funds
1,554.50
1,480.80
Minority Interests/Other Equity
-31.20
9.80
Total Equity
1,523.30
1,490.60

Dividend History

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Dividend growth
n/a%
n/a%
Dividend yield
n/a%
n/a%
Dividend cover
n/a
n/a
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