Insider Buying: Firstgroup plc (FGP) Insider Purchases £150.29 in Stock

Firstgroup plc (LON:FGP) insider Jimmy Groombridge bought 133 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 10th. The stock was purchased 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 bought 139 shares of Firstgroup stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 108 ($1.46) per share, for a total transaction of £150.12 ($203.58).

Firstgroup plc (LON FGP) opened at GBX 112 ($1.52) on Friday. Firstgroup plc has a twelve month low of GBX 97.45 ($1.32) and a twelve month high of GBX 154.50 ($2.10). The company has a market cap of $1,350.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,244.44.

Firstgroup (LON:FGP) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The transport operator reported GBX 1.90 ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ 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 company had revenue of GBX 277.13 billion for the quarter.

Several analysts have issued reports on FGP shares. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 165 ($2.24) target price on shares of Firstgroup in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Firstgroup in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. HSBC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 160 ($2.17) target price on shares of Firstgroup in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 160 ($2.17) target price on shares of Firstgroup in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 160 ($2.17) target price on shares of Firstgroup in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 139.25 ($1.89).

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About Firstgroup

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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