FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) Insider Acquires £70,200 in Stock
FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) insider Martha Poulter purchased 60,000 shares of FirstGroup plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 21st. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 117 ($1.53) per share, for a total transaction of £70,200 ($91,668.84).
FirstGroup plc (LON FGP) traded down 0.85% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 116.80. The stock had a trading volume of 2,282,069 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 129.51 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 125.57. FirstGroup plc has a 12 month low of GBX 95.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 154.50. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.41 billion.
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A number of brokerages recently issued reports on FGP. UBS AG boosted their price target on FirstGroup plc from GBX 108 ($1.41) to GBX 136 ($1.78) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 150 ($1.96) price target on shares of FirstGroup plc in a report on Monday, June 5th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 125 ($1.63) price target on shares of FirstGroup plc in a report on Thursday, June 1st. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 150 ($1.96) price target on shares of FirstGroup plc in a report on Thursday, June 1st. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of FirstGroup plc in a report on Monday, March 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 142.82 ($1.86).
About FirstGroup plc
FirstGroup plc is a transport operator in the United Kingdom and North America. The Company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, First Bus and First Rail. The First Student is a provider of student transportation in North America and operates a fleet of over 47,000 school buses, with over six million student journeys per school day.
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