Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
FirstGroup LSE:FGP London Ordinary Share GB0003452173 ORD 5P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.30p +0.22% 134.90p 135.20p 135.60p 136.10p 134.40p 135.80p 2,954,058 16:35:06
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Travel & Leisure 5,218.1 113.5 7.5 18.0 2,166.18

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FirstGroup Daily Update: FirstGroup is listed in the Travel & Leisure sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker FGP. The last closing price for FirstGroup was 134.60p.
FirstGroup has a 4 week average price of 127.70p and a 12 week average price of 102.60p.
The 1 year high share price is 137p while the 1 year low share price is currently 87.75p.
There are currently 1,605,769,527 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 2,729,996 shares. The market capitalisation of FirstGroup is £2,166,183,091.92.
pyueck: Until the market has any confidence of this company delivering on any of its promises the share price will struggle. The directors must think investors have memories like sieves. We were promised: - Dividends to rise in line with inflation - Then after rights issue £50m dividend first year and then 2-2.5 times cover going forward - capital spending to peak in ye 2016, it didn't it is still rising - margins to be in double figures in medium term (2013 strategy). We are nowhere near and it's 2017. - the rubbish that we have been flogged about the fall in their biggest cost fuel being the reason for greyhounds problems. It's not, it's cheaper competitors like megabus offering as good/better service at lower costs. I still think at some point this stock could come good. The fundamentals are still pretty solid, if the could just improve margins a bit and if they could negotiate lower interest on bonds this could fly. However in my experience there are some companies that just have a habit of continually disappointing and this is one. The results are usually a catalogue of excuses, low fuel, snow, traffic, rain, strikes, unhappy drivers, not enough drivers etc etc. I guess the company is large and every year some things will go wrong but that should just be business as usual not an annual reason as to why they have missed all their targets. Yet still the directors have done very nicely out of this all....
robertfaulkner: MTR Hong Kong could buy FGP with loose change especially at these low share price My wife is from HK, becoming a nurse here in the 60s. Now we are retired, we spend a couple of months every year in Hong Kong The MTR is like our tube only much quieter, twice the width and twice a long. Any time of the day the 6 or 7 lines are always full, the fares are really cheap by UK standards
bugle4: FirstGroup plc 64.7% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove Posted by: Ruth Bannister 13th November 2015 FirstGroup plc with EPIC/TICKER LON:FGP had its stock rating noted as ‘Retains’ with the recommendation being set at ‘OVERWEIGHT’ this morning by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. FirstGroup plc are listed in the Consumer Services sector within UK Main Market. JP Morgan Cazenove have set their target price at 165 GBX on its stock. This now indicates the analyst believes there is a possible upside of 64.7% from today’s opening price of 100.2 GBX. Over the last 30 and 90 trading days the company share price has decreased 0.6 points and decreased 17.6 points respectively.
dealy: share price down on low volume in a horrific market
bottomfisher: The weakness of FirstGroup’s share price over the last year, in the face of sharply falling oil prices which one would think would be good news for a global transportation group, is a mystery to me. However, one potential bit of good news is last week’s appointment of Matthew Gregory, 45, as FGP’s new finance director. He replaces Chris Surch, 54, whose decision to leave FGP after just three years had made me a tad nervous. Gregory has been poached from Essentra, a global plastic, fibre, foam and packaging products group. Essentra, which used to be known as Filtrona, might not be a household name, but its market cap is nearly twice that of FGP and its share price performance has been far superior. Judging by the comments of Jeff Harris, Essentra’s chairman, and Colin Day, Essentra’s CEO, Gregory has done a good job and they are sorry to lose him after 12 years. The fact that Gregory appears to be taking a substantial cut in salary to join FGP suggests that he, at least, believes in the FGP recovery story and its ability to deliver “sustainable growth with good financial returns”.
philanderer: Lower today on UBS downgrade..... Shares in FirstGroup fell 3% after UBS downgraded the stock to 'sell' from 'neutral', pointing to the recent strong rally in the share price to a level above its fair value. With the most recent results, FirstGroup has shown that its margins are improving and heading towards the targets set in 2014, said the Swiss bank. Although this should help drive cash generation higher, in the near term, UBS expects the company's margins to remain below that of peers in the key areas of School Bus and UK regional bus and said that as a consequence so too will free cash flow. "Furthermore, while we expect Student to hits its margin target for 2017, owing to the pressures of driver shortages, wage inflation and competition between operators, we assume that the UK Bus target will be met in 2018 rather than 2017," it said. UBS lifted its target price on the stock to 112p from 104, primarily as a result of higher estimates across the divisions following the company's full-year results. HTTP://
bottomfisher: How much of FGP's prolonged share price weakness is due to political uncertainty in run-up to UK General Election in May, and how much is due to concerns about the long-term sustainability of its business? I hope that it is primarily the former that is depressing the share price, but am concerned that there might be something else underneath FGP's business "bonnet" that is not working. Would welcome any thoughts.
hyden: I am concerned for my holding in FGP and I am thinking of selling out at a loss. From the Rights Issue prospectus: “Over the next four years, the Board intends to invest approximately £1.6 billion in its divisions to continue funding the operational transformation plans already underway ...” and “… it is expected that approximately £340 million will be invested in the group's businesses before 31 March 2014 and the remainder over the period between 31 March 2014 and 31 March 2017.” Now, from the Half Year cash flow statement, Cap Ex to 31.03.14 was £334.5m, in line with what was stated. A further £268.5m was invested in the half year to 30.09.14 leaving a further £997m requirement over the next two and a half years. The Board will not have an easy task funding this commitment “ … from the Group's existing cash resources, future cash generated from operations, and a portion of the proceeds of the Rights Issue” (Rights Issue prospectus) given that cash generated by operations for the 12 months to 30.09.14 was only £409.4m (net of interest and tax). This implies a cash conversion ratio of almost 100% which is possible (the ratio was 95% to 30.09.14) but leaves no room for error. So, this explains why the share price is as low as it is but what is the potential upside from here? I am not at all sure that the dividend will be reinstated any time soon nor that the Group will be able to pay down debt. I now understand why Sanks feels able to make such exaggerated share price targets. A further Rights Issue is not out of the question, imo. What do others think and where does Goldman Sachs expect the strong earnings growth to come from? Certainly not from the low oil price, that's for sure!
robertfaulkner: Cap of inflation only rise in rail fairs(instead of RPI + 1%) announced today by Gov will not help FGP share price Perhaps it would be better not to win Scotrail??????
bu5boy: Maybe fgp arnt making too many noises of complaint, because its also the size of the bond, that had to be put up to protect the tax payer thats also in dispute. Should they not reach their Very ambitious Growth forcast,As with the Great Western contract. Richard B (LIKE OR LOTH HIM)is a business man,he makes money doing business many in todays Goverment have ever run any type of business in their lives let alone be capable of over seeing multi billion pound deals. The Goverment should insist on making the bond a deterent to sucking out subsidies and doing a Runner when Surpries, surpries the Growth target was never realistic. Banks need financial people..Transport needs people passionate about delivering it...mix the two its not a recipe for success,as fgp share price proves.
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