Firstgroup (FGP)

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Company name:Firstgroup Plc
Company Description:FirstGroup is the UK's largest bus operator running more than 1 in 5 of all bus services. UK rail operations cover Intercity, London commuter and regional railways. US Transport operations headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and spread across 37 states
EPIC:FGPTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25SISIN:GB0003452173
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.firstgroup.com/Description:ORD 5P
Industry Sector:TRAVEL & LEISURE
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 36.08 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/down -1.16 [-3.11] 36.50 36.70 38.00 38.62 36.38 4,853,894
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 581.53 1,611.77 0.03 -27.00 - - - 138.80 - 25.00

Firstgroup Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.581.53m
Shares In Issue1,611.77m
Prev. Close37.24
PE Ratio- 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic-27.00p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS59.45p
Return On Equity (ROE)-27.05%
Operating Margin-3.86%
PEG Factor- 
EPS Growth Rate-390.91%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt6,297.90m
Gross Gearing85.90%
Quick Assets2,084.30m
Net Working Capital-673.10m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets27.68%
Turnover PS481.12p
Pre-Tax Profit PS-18.59p
Retained Profit PS-20.30p
Cash PS53.93p
Net Cash PS-121.07p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-31.35p
Net Asset Value PS73.01p
Spread0.20 (0.54%) 

Firstgroup Balance Sheet

FGP:Liabilities+EQFGP:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week52.3036.38
4 weeks60.4536.38
12 weeks72.8036.38
1 year138.8025.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Firstgroup Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week50.90-14.82-29.1236.384.1139.74
4 weeks53.10-17.02-32.0536.383.0448.57
12 weeks66.00-29.92-45.3336.383.1755.26
26 weeks120.50-84.42-70.0625.004.0767.05
1 year104.40-68.32-65.4425.003.0586.34
3 years121.70-85.62-70.3525.002.6293.16
5 years117.80-81.72-69.3725.002.5599.13

Firstgroup Key Management Ratios

Firstgroup Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio0.87 
PE Ratio- 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.08 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.11 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio0.48 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS-1.94 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-1.78 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS0.61 
Price-to-Sales PS0.07 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-1.08 
Price-to-Cash PS0.67 
Net Working Capital PS-41.76 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS-0.86%
Earnings Yield-%
Average PE13.52 
Years in average2 
PE to PE average-%

Firstgroup Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio78.70%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.69 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-8.07 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value7.47 
Net Gearing75.48%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)95.01%
Gross Gearing85.90%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)108.12%
Gearing Under 1 Year33.81%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)42.55%
Assets/Equity7.09 
Cash/Equity73.88 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets-8.07%
Current Ratio0.76 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)0.74 
Liquidity Ratio0.31 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets40.48%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value4,025.63m
CFO/Sales0.12 
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
CFO/Assets0.11 
CFO/Debt0.13 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value12.32 
Total Debt/Sales0.92 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit-23.92 
Total Debt7,167.20m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets-10.65%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs10 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.03080.0533

Firstgroup Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)-5.42%
Return On Assets (ROA)-4.58%
Net Profit Margin-4.22%
Assets Turnover1.09 
Return On Equity (ROE)-27.05%
Return On Investment (ROI)-6.86%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-%
Net Income Of Revenues-4.22%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover5.61 
Fixed Assets Turnover1.52 
Current Assets Turnover3.77 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover125.58 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.92 
Debtors-to-Sales15.47%
Debt Collection Period56.47Days

Firstgroup Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
07 Nov 2012InterimGBX7.6230/03/201230/09/201209/01/201311/01/201307/02/20137.62
23 May 2012FinalGBX16.0531/03/201131/03/201209/07/201211/07/201217/08/201223.67
09 Nov 2011InterimGBX7.6231/03/201131/03/201204/01/201206/01/201201/02/2012-
12 May 2011FinalGBX15.0031/03/201031/03/201113/07/201115/07/201119/08/201122.12
03 Nov 2010InterimGBX7.1231/03/201031/03/201105/01/201107/01/201102/02/2011-
12 May 2010FinalGBX14.0031/03/200931/03/201014/07/201016/07/201020/08/201020.65
04 Nov 2009InterimGBX6.6531/03/200931/03/201006/01/201008/01/201003/02/2010-
13 May 2009FinalGBX12.7031/03/200831/03/200915/07/200917/07/200921/08/200918.75
05 Nov 2008InterimGBX6.0530/03/200830/09/200807/01/200909/01/200904/02/2009-
14 May 2008FinalGBX11.5531/03/200731/03/200816/07/200818/07/200822/08/200817.50
17 May 2007FinalGBX10.5031/03/200631/03/200718/07/200720/07/200724/08/200715.50
13 Nov 2006InterimGBX5.0030/03/200630/09/200610/01/200712/01/200707/02/2007-
17 May 2006FinalGBX9.5531/03/200531/03/200619/07/200621/07/200625/08/200614.10
09 Nov 2005InterimGBX4.5530/03/200530/09/200511/01/200613/01/200608/02/2006-
10 May 2005FinalGBX8.6931/03/200431/03/200520/07/200522/07/200526/08/200512.82
03 Nov 2004InterimGBX4.1330/03/200430/09/200412/01/200514/01/200509/02/2005-
12 May 2004FinalGBX7.9031/03/200331/03/200421/07/200423/07/200427/08/200411.65
05 Nov 2003InterimGBX3.7530/03/200330/09/200314/01/200416/01/200411/02/2004-
14 May 2003FinalGBX7.4531/03/200231/03/200323/07/200325/07/200329/08/200311.00
06 Nov 2002InterimGBX3.5530/03/200230/09/200215/01/200317/01/200312/02/2003-
15 May 2002FinalGBX7.0031/03/200131/03/200224/07/200226/07/200230/08/200210.30
07 Nov 2001InterimGBX3.3030/03/200130/09/200116/01/200218/01/200213/02/2002-
15 May 2001FinalGBX6.4031/03/200031/03/200125/07/200127/07/200124/08/20019.40
07 Nov 2000InterimGBX3.0030/03/200030/09/200015/01/200119/01/200114/02/2001-
16 May 2000FinalGBX5.8031/03/199931/03/200024/07/200028/07/200025/08/20008.50
09 Nov 1999InterimGBX2.7030/03/199930/09/199904/01/200010/01/200016/02/2000-
18 May 1999FinalGBX5.0031/03/199831/03/199912/07/199916/07/199927/08/19997.50
17 Nov 1998InterimGBX2.5030/03/199830/09/199804/01/199908/01/199917/02/1999-
02 Jun 1998FinalGBX4.4031/03/199731/03/199813/07/199817/07/199828/08/19986.60

Firstgroup Fundamentals

 31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)
turnover5,653.30100.00%6,398.40100.00%7,126.90100.00%7,754.60100.00%m
pre tax profit-36.50-0.65%-326.90-5.11%-97.90-1.37%-299.60-3.86%m
attributable profit112.301.99%-296.00-4.63%-66.90-0.94%-327.20-4.22%m
retained profit112.301.99%-296.00-4.63%-66.90-0.94%-327.20-4.22%m
eps - basic (p)9.30 -24.60 -5.50 -27.00 
eps - diluted (p)9.20 -24.20 -5.50 -27.00 
dividends per share- - - - 

Firstgroup Balance Sheet

 31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)
FGP:Liabilities+EQFGP:AssetsFGP:Liabilities+EQFGP:AssetsFGP:Liabilities+EQFGP:AssetsFGP:Liabilities+EQFGP:Assets
 31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets2,276.5039.34%2,090.1039.19%2,165.9036.41%4,374.5052.43%m
intangibles intangibles2,106.7036.41%1,586.6029.75%1,673.2028.13%1,715.1020.56%m
fixed investments fixed investments117.602.03%115.802.17%139.302.34%106.701.28%m
current assets - other current assets - other2.900.05%0.900.02%31.700.53%1.000.01%m
stocks stocks64.501.11%56.001.05%60.201.01%63.300.76%m
debtors debtors817.4014.13%928.6017.41%1,185.4019.93%1,214.0014.55%m
cash & securities cash & securities400.906.93%555.7010.42%692.9011.65%869.3010.42%m
TOTAL5,786.50100%5,333.70100%5,948.60100%8,343.90100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short1,414.6024.45%1,831.1034.33%1,934.4032.52%2,820.7033.81%m
creditors - long creditors - long2,296.0039.68%2,012.0037.72%2,490.9041.87%4,346.5052.09%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL3,710.6064.13%3,843.1072.05%4,425.3074.39%7,167.2085.90%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves2,055.1035.52%1,480.8027.76%1,554.5026.13%1,209.8014.50%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities20.800.36%9.800.18%-31.20-0.52%-33.10-0.40%m
TOTAL2,075.9035.87%1,490.6027.95%1,523.3025.61%1,176.7014.10%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Firstgroup Cash Flow Statement

31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF520.40636.90563.70958.20m
Pre-Financing CF160.30210.20197.40654.80m
Retained CF31.10150.70149.10173.80m

Firstgroup Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOT N.V.Market Maker(MME)Broker/DealerRBSMABNAGB22
J.P. Morgan Cazenove LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCAZRCAZEGB2L
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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