Firstgroup Plc

Firstgroup (FGP)

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:F25FISIN: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
 132.60 uk.advfn.com/p.php?gfx=/gb/up 1.5 [1.14] 132.60 133.10 131.30 134.80 130.00 694,588
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 2,131.90 1,607.77 0.01 -5.50 - - - 138.80 - 77.95

Firstgroup Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.2,131.90m
Shares In Issue1,607.77m
Prev. Close131.10
PE Ratio- 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic-5.50p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS35.06p
Return On Equity (ROE)-4.30%
Operating Margin-1.37%
PEG Factor- 
EPS Growth Rate77.64%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt3,732.40m
Gross Gearing74.39%
Quick Assets1,910.00m
Net Working Capital35.80m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets42.06%
Turnover PS443.28p
Pre-Tax Profit PS-6.09p
Retained Profit PS-4.16p
Cash PS43.10p
Net Cash PS-77.22p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-7.38p
Net Asset Value PS94.75p
Spread0.50 (0.38%) 

Firstgroup Balance Sheet

LSE:FGP:Liabilities+EQLSE:FGP:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week134.80123.80
4 weeks138.80123.80
12 weeks138.80110.80
1 year138.8077.95

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Firstgroup Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week126.905.704.49123.802.41128.78
4 weeks131.501.100.84123.802.01131.39
12 weeks114.9017.7015.40110.801.84127.15
26 weeks97.6035.0035.8693.901.80116.51
1 year91.9540.6544.2177.951.86102.18
3 years106.5026.1024.5176.152.42105.58
5 years109.4023.2021.2176.152.51105.29

Firstgroup Key Management Ratios

Firstgroup Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio5.96 
PE Ratio- 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.38 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.53 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio1.37 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS-21.78 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-31.87 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS3.78 
Price-to-Sales PS0.30 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-14.22 
Price-to-Cash PS3.08 
Net Working Capital PS2.23 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS59.55%
Earnings Yield-%
Average PE13.96 
Years in average3 
PE to PE average-%

Firstgroup Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio62.05%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.64 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-16.62 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value1.17 
Net Gearing62.74%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)87.30%
Gross Gearing74.39%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)103.51%
Gearing Under 1 Year32.52%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)45.24%
Assets/Equity3.91 
Cash/Equity45.49 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets0.60%
Current Ratio1.02 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)0.99 
Liquidity Ratio0.36 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets35.17%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value3,898.70m
CFO/Sales0.08 
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
CFO/Assets0.09 
CFO/Debt0.13 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value2.08 
Total Debt/Sales0.62 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit-45.20 
Total Debt4,425.30m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets123.61%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs9 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.00910.0209

Firstgroup Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)-2.44%
Return On Assets (ROA)-1.19%
Net Profit Margin-0.94%
Assets Turnover1.26 
Return On Equity (ROE)-4.30%
Return On Investment (ROI)-1.78%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-%
Net Income Of Revenues-0.94%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover4.70 
Fixed Assets Turnover1.83 
Current Assets Turnover4.06 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover122.67 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.79 
Debtors-to-Sales14.83%
Debt Collection Period54.13Days

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 2016 (GBP)31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)
turnover5,218.10100.00%5,653.30100.00%6,398.40100.00%7,126.90100.00%m
pre tax profit113.502.18%-36.50-0.65%-326.90-5.11%-97.90-1.37%m
attributable profit90.301.73%112.301.99%-296.00-4.63%-66.90-0.94%m
retained profit90.301.73%112.301.99%-296.00-4.63%-66.90-0.94%m
eps - basic (p)7.50 9.30 -24.60 -5.50 
eps - diluted (p)7.50 9.20 -24.20 -5.50 
dividends per share- - - - 

Firstgroup Balance Sheet

 31 Mar 2016 (GBP)31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)
LSE:FGP:Liabilities+EQLSE:FGP:AssetsLSE:FGP:Liabilities+EQLSE:FGP:AssetsLSE:FGP:Liabilities+EQLSE:FGP:AssetsLSE:FGP:Liabilities+EQLSE:FGP:Assets
 31 Mar 2016 (GBP)31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets2,142.2040.14%2,276.5039.34%2,090.1039.19%2,165.9036.41%m
intangibles intangibles1,898.5035.57%2,106.7036.41%1,586.6029.75%1,673.2028.13%m
fixed investments fixed investments114.602.15%117.602.03%115.802.17%139.302.34%m
current assets - other current assets - other3.500.07%2.900.05%0.900.02%31.700.53%m
stocks stocks61.401.15%64.501.11%56.001.05%60.201.01%m
debtors debtors757.1014.18%817.4014.13%928.6017.41%1,185.4019.93%m
cash & securities cash & securities360.106.75%400.906.93%555.7010.42%692.9011.65%m
TOTAL5,337.40100%5,786.50100%5,333.70100%5,948.60100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short1,375.4025.77%1,414.6024.45%1,831.1034.33%1,934.4032.52%m
creditors - long creditors - long2,328.8043.63%2,296.0039.68%2,012.0037.72%2,490.9041.87%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL3,704.2069.40%3,710.6064.13%3,843.1072.05%4,425.3074.39%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves1,608.8030.14%2,055.1035.52%1,480.8027.76%1,554.5026.13%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities24.400.46%20.800.36%9.800.18%-31.20-0.52%m
TOTAL1,633.2030.60%2,075.9035.87%1,490.6027.95%1,523.3025.61%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Firstgroup Cash Flow Statement

31 Mar 2016 (GBP)31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)
Operating CF409.50520.40636.90563.70m
Pre-Financing CF25.20160.30210.20197.40m
Retained CF-65.1031.10150.70149.10m

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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