Tim O’Toole Buys 12,740 Shares of Firstgroup plc (FGP) Stock

Firstgroup plc (LON:FGP) insider Tim O’Toole acquired 12,740 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 23rd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 109 ($1.48) per share, with a total value of £13,886.60 ($18,831.84).

Tim O’Toole also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, December 28th, Tim O’Toole acquired 12,852 shares of Firstgroup stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 108 ($1.46) per share, with a total value of £13,880.16 ($18,823.11).
  • On Friday, November 24th, Tim O’Toole acquired 13,244 shares of Firstgroup stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 105 ($1.42) per share, with a total value of £13,906.20 ($18,858.42).
  • On Wednesday, October 25th, Tim O’Toole acquired 7,803 shares of Firstgroup stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 107 ($1.45) per share, with a total value of £8,349.21 ($11,322.50).

Shares of Firstgroup plc (LON:FGP) traded down GBX 1.30 ($0.02) during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting GBX 107.70 ($1.46). 597,752 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,330,000. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1,310.00 and a PE ratio of 1,196.67.

Firstgroup (LON:FGP) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The transport operator reported GBX 1.90 ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates 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 business had revenue of GBX 277.13 billion during the quarter.

FGP has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 165 ($2.24) price objective on shares of Firstgroup in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 160 ($2.17) price objective on shares of Firstgroup in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Firstgroup in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price target on shares of Firstgroup from GBX 171 ($2.32) to GBX 163 ($2.21) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reduced their price target on shares of Firstgroup from GBX 135 ($1.83) to GBX 110 ($1.49) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Firstgroup presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus 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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