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: 5P
Industry Sector:TRAVEL & LEISURE
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 98.25 0.0 [0.00] 98.30 99.05 98.00 98.25 98.00 2,104
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 1,579.63 1,607.77 0.00 -5.50 - - - 125.00 - 77.95

Firstgroup Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.1,579.63m
Shares In Issue1,607.77m
Prev. Close98.25
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
Spread0.75 (0.76%) 

Firstgroup Balance Sheet


Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week102.5096.65
4 weeks125.0096.65
12 weeks125.0091.10
1 year125.0077.95

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Firstgroup Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week99.60-1.35-1.3696.653.4499.11
4 weeks108.60-10.35-9.5396.652.31103.95
12 weeks92.955.305.7091.101.84105.67
26 weeks80.6017.6521.9078.301.7298.25
1 year80.5017.7522.0577.952.0192.26
3 years95.253.003.1576.152.45104.07
5 years129.50-31.25-24.1376.152.52105.30

Firstgroup Key Management Ratios

Firstgroup Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio4.42 
PE Ratio- 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.28 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.39 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio1.02 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS-16.14 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-23.61 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS2.80 
Price-to-Sales PS0.22 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-10.54 
Price-to-Cash PS2.28 
Net Working Capital PS2.23 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS44.12%
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 Value1.58 
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%
(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 Value3,346.43m
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value2.80 
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)

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 
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)
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)
 31 Mar 2016 (GBP)31 Mar 2017 (GBP)31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)
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
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
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
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

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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