Firstgroup plc (LON:FGP) insider Jimmy Groombridge purchased 133 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 10th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 113 ($1.53) per share, for a total transaction of £150.29 ($203.81).

Jimmy Groombridge also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, December 12th, Jimmy Groombridge purchased 139 shares of Firstgroup stock. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 108 ($1.46) per share, for a total transaction of £150.12 ($203.58).

Firstgroup plc (LON:FGP) traded down GBX 0.50 ($0.01) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 112.50 ($1.53). 1,017,024 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,480,000. Firstgroup plc has a 1 year low of GBX 97.45 ($1.32) and a 1 year high of GBX 154.50 ($2.10). The firm has a market capitalization of $1,370.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,250.00.

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

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. HSBC reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Firstgroup in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 165 ($2.24) price objective on shares of Firstgroup in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Firstgroup in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Jefferies Group cut their price objective on shares of Firstgroup from GBX 155 ($2.10) to GBX 120 ($1.63) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 27th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of Firstgroup to a “sector performer” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from GBX 115 ($1.56) to GBX 110 ($1.49) in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 139.25 ($1.89).

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Firstgroup Company Profile

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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