Firstgroup (LON: FGP) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 11/30/2017 – Firstgroup had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at HSBC Holdings PLC.
  • 11/29/2017 – Firstgroup had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 165 ($2.22) price target on the stock.
  • 11/28/2017 – Firstgroup had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 11/27/2017 – Firstgroup had its price target lowered by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 155 ($2.09) to GBX 120 ($1.62). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 11/16/2017 – Firstgroup was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada to a “sector performer” rating. They now have a GBX 110 ($1.48) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 115 ($1.55).
  • 11/16/2017 – Firstgroup was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG to a “hold” rating. They now have a GBX 100 ($1.35) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 94 ($1.27).
  • 11/15/2017 – Firstgroup had its price target lowered by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from GBX 135 ($1.82) to GBX 110 ($1.48). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 11/15/2017 – Firstgroup had its price target lowered by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 171 ($2.30) to GBX 163 ($2.19). They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 11/14/2017 – Firstgroup had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 165 ($2.22) price target on the stock.
  • 11/14/2017 – Firstgroup had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 11/3/2017 – Firstgroup had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at HSBC Holdings PLC. They now have a GBX 160 ($2.15) price target on the stock.
  • 11/3/2017 – Firstgroup had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at . They now have a GBX 160 ($2.15) price target on the stock.
  • 11/3/2017 – Firstgroup had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at . They now have a GBX 160 ($2.15) price target on the stock.

Shares of Firstgroup plc (FGP) traded down GBX 1.70 ($0.02) during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting GBX 108.30 ($1.46). 1,368,950 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,010,000. Firstgroup plc has a 52-week low of GBX 97.45 ($1.31) and a 52-week high of GBX 154.50 ($2.08).

Firstgroup (LON:FGP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The transport operator reported GBX 1.90 ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 1.50 ($0.02) by GBX 0.40 ($0.01). The firm had revenue of GBX 277.13 billion during the quarter. Firstgroup had a net margin of 0.04% and a return on equity of 0.21%.

In related news, insider Tim O’Toole purchased 13,244 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 24th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 105 ($1.41) per share, with a total value of £13,906.20 ($18,716.29). Over the last three months, insiders purchased 28,222 shares of company stock valued at $3,057,841.

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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