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Current Price 121.70p Bid 121.70p Ask 121.90p Change 6.84%
Last Updated: 13/12/2019 11:34. 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 31/03/2019

Turnover
£7,126.90m
Operating Profit
£9.80m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
0.00
Dividend Cover
0.00
P/E Ratio
-20.75

Key Personnel

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

Stock Details

EPIC
FGP
ISIN
GB0003452173
Shares in Issue
1,215,309,194
Market cap
£1,386.67m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
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
121.80p
Bid Price
121.70p
Ask Price
121.90p
Volume
1635233
Change Today
7.80p
% Change Today
6.84%
Open
116.40p
Previous Close
114.00p
Intraday High
122.80p
Intraday Low
115.16p
52 Week High
138.80p
52 Week Low
78.30p
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

FirstGroup says will consider offers for US bus businesses 18 Nov 2019 | 13:15 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 15 Nov 2019 | 16:50 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 15 Nov 2019 | 16:50 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 15 Nov 2019 | 16:45 UK stocks dragged lower by ongoing trade stand-off and soft retail sales data 14 Nov 2019 | 17:06 FTSE falls on Chinese trade and UK retail sales data 14 Nov 2019 | 11:59 Firstgroup losses widen on Greyhound writedown 14 Nov 2019 | 08:07 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 12 Nov 2019 | 17:15 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 11 Oct 2019 | 14:00 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 09 Sep 2019 | 17:40 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 09 Sep 2019 | 17:40 FTSE plunges as US China tensions escalate 15 Aug 2019 | 16:42 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 15 Aug 2019 | 16:30 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on FirstGroup PLC 15 Aug 2019 | 12:40 FTSE plunges on recession fears 15 Aug 2019 | 12:02 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on FirstGroup PLC 15 Aug 2019 | 11:30 Slowdown fears put the squeeze on markets 15 Aug 2019 | 09:41 FirstGroup appoints former Arriva chief executive as chairman 15 Aug 2019 | 07:52 Market losses accelerate on bond yield signal 14 Aug 2019 | 16:35 UK stocks meander amid weak Chinese, German economic data 14 Aug 2019 | 09:03 FirstGroup's JV First Trenitalia wins West Coast partnership from Department of Transport 14 Aug 2019 | 08:12 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 13 Aug 2019 | 14:30 Director Deals - FirstGroup PLC (FGP) 11 Jul 2019 | 14:30 FTSE 100 rebounds amid wider European recovery 30 May 2019 | 12:13 UK stocks rebound from Wednesday's sell-off 30 May 2019 | 09:23 First Group slashes losses; reveals plans to sell greyhound business amid strategy tweak 30 May 2019 | 07:36 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Tangible Assets
2,165.9
2,090.1
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,673.2
1,586.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
164.4
126.2
Total Non-Current Assets
4,003.5
3,802.9
Inventory
60.2
56.0
Trade & Receivables
1,141.4
888.0
Cash & Receivables
692.9
555.7
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
50.6
31.1
Total Assets
5,948.6
5,333.7

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Short Term Liabilities
1,934.4
1,831.1
Long Term Liabilities
2,490.9
2,012.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
4,425.3
3,843.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Net Assets
1,523.3
1,490.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Share Capital
60.7
60.5
Minority Interests
-31.2
9.8
Retained Earnings
248.1
340.6
Share Premium Account
684.0
681.4
Other Equity
561.7
398.3
Total Equity
1,523.3
1,490.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
563.7
636.9
Cashflow Before Financing
197.4
210.2
Increase / Decrease in Cash
149.1
150.7

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Turnover
7,126.9
6,398.4
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
9.8
-196.2
Pre-Tax Profit
-97.9
-326.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
-108.0
-290.9
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