Firstgroup (FGP)

Company name:Firstgroup Plc
Company Description:FirstGroup is the UK's largest bus operator running more than 1 in 5 of all bus services. UK rail operations cover Intercity, London commuter and regional railways. US Transport operations headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and spread across 37 states
EPIC:FGPTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25SISIN:GB0003452173
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.firstgroup.com/Description:ORD 5P
Industry Sector:TRAVEL & LEISURE
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 104.50 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/dot 0.0 [0.00] 104.00 104.20 100.00 104.50 100.00 1,136,933
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 780.26 746.66 0.07 3.90 - 26.79 - 110.70 - 69.50

Firstgroup Key Figures

Key Figures
(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.780.26m
Shares In Issue746.66m
Prev. Close104.50
PE Ratio26.79 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic3.90p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS161.30p
Return On Equity (ROE)6.66%
Operating Margin1.62%
PEG Factor0.23 
EPS Growth Rate114.44%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt5,699.90m
Gross Gearing86.08%
Quick Assets5,642.40m
Net Working Capital2,622.80m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets3.82%
Turnover PS621.67p
Pre-Tax Profit PS10.07p
Retained Profit PS10.50p
Cash PS192.71p
Net Cash PS-215.64p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *144.36p
Net Asset Value PS154.57p
Spread0.20 (0.19%) 

Firstgroup Balance Sheet

%1$s Balance Sheet

Share Price Performance

Share Price Performance
Sample Period HighLow
1 week106.80100.00
4 weeks107.8097.00
12 weeks110.7090.50
1 year110.7069.50

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Firstgroup Historic Returns

%1$s Historic Returns
Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week100.204.304.29100.001.67103.77
4 weeks107.80-3.30-3.0697.001.30102.79
12 weeks102.002.502.4590.5019.0794.66
26 weeks84.4020.1023.8279.109.8794.02
1 year73.7030.8041.7969.506.5391.45
3 years91.0013.5014.8425.004.1384.32
5 years103.600.900.8725.003.5390.34

Firstgroup Key Management Ratios


Firstgroup Investment Ratios

%1$s Investment Ratios
(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio0.59 
PE Ratio26.79 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.09 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.11 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio0.66 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS10.38 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS9.95 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS0.65 
Price-to-Sales PS0.17 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS0.74 
Price-to-Cash PS0.54 
Net Working Capital PS351.27 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS0.30%
Earnings Yield3.73%
Average PE18.90 
Years in average2 
PE to PE average141.79%

Firstgroup Financial Ratios

%1$s Financial Ratios
(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio77.99%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.54 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)3.88 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value5.24 
Net Gearing68.73%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)69.57%
Gross Gearing86.08%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)87.14%
Gearing Under 1 Year36.77%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)37.22%
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets31.63%
Current Ratio1.86 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.85 
Liquidity Ratio0.47 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets25.37%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value3,407.26m
CFO/Attributable Profit15.36 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value9.15 
Total Debt/Sales1.54 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit94.93 
Total Debt7,138.80m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets2.72%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs10 
Beta coefficients
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)

Firstgroup Operating Ratios

%1$s Operating Ratios
(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)1.43%
Return On Assets (ROA)0.94%
Net Profit Margin1.69%
Assets Turnover0.56 
Return On Equity (ROE)6.66%
Return On Investment (ROI)1.46%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio6.57%
Net Income Of Revenues1.69%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover3.89 
Fixed Assets Turnover1.05 
Current Assets Turnover1.19 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover100.15 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales1.79 
Debt Collection Period75.73Days

Firstgroup Dividends

%1$s Dividends
Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
07 Nov 2012InterimGBX7.6230/03/201230/09/201209/01/201311/01/201307/02/20137.62
23 May 2012FinalGBX16.0531/03/201131/03/201209/07/201211/07/201217/08/201223.67
09 Nov 2011InterimGBX7.6231/03/201131/03/201204/01/201206/01/201201/02/2012-
12 May 2011FinalGBX15.0031/03/201031/03/201113/07/201115/07/201119/08/201122.12
03 Nov 2010InterimGBX7.1231/03/201031/03/201105/01/201107/01/201102/02/2011-
12 May 2010FinalGBX14.0031/03/200931/03/201014/07/201016/07/201020/08/201020.65
04 Nov 2009InterimGBX6.6531/03/200931/03/201006/01/201008/01/201003/02/2010-
13 May 2009FinalGBX12.7031/03/200831/03/200915/07/200917/07/200921/08/200918.75
05 Nov 2008InterimGBX6.0530/03/200830/09/200807/01/200909/01/200904/02/2009-
14 May 2008FinalGBX11.5531/03/200731/03/200816/07/200818/07/200822/08/200817.50
17 May 2007FinalGBX10.5031/03/200631/03/200718/07/200720/07/200724/08/200715.50
13 Nov 2006InterimGBX5.0030/03/200630/09/200610/01/200712/01/200707/02/2007-
17 May 2006FinalGBX9.5531/03/200531/03/200619/07/200621/07/200625/08/200614.10
09 Nov 2005InterimGBX4.5530/03/200530/09/200511/01/200613/01/200608/02/2006-
10 May 2005FinalGBX8.6931/03/200431/03/200520/07/200522/07/200526/08/200512.82
03 Nov 2004InterimGBX4.1330/03/200430/09/200412/01/200514/01/200509/02/2005-
12 May 2004FinalGBX7.9031/03/200331/03/200421/07/200423/07/200427/08/200411.65
05 Nov 2003InterimGBX3.7530/03/200330/09/200314/01/200416/01/200411/02/2004-
14 May 2003FinalGBX7.4531/03/200231/03/200323/07/200325/07/200329/08/200311.00
06 Nov 2002InterimGBX3.5530/03/200230/09/200215/01/200317/01/200312/02/2003-
15 May 2002FinalGBX7.0031/03/200131/03/200224/07/200226/07/200230/08/200210.30
07 Nov 2001InterimGBX3.3030/03/200130/09/200116/01/200218/01/200213/02/2002-
15 May 2001FinalGBX6.4031/03/200031/03/200125/07/200127/07/200124/08/20019.40
07 Nov 2000InterimGBX3.0030/03/200030/09/200015/01/200119/01/200114/02/2001-
16 May 2000FinalGBX5.8031/03/199931/03/200024/07/200028/07/200025/08/20008.50
09 Nov 1999InterimGBX2.7030/03/199930/09/199904/01/200010/01/200016/02/2000-
18 May 1999FinalGBX5.0031/03/199831/03/199912/07/199916/07/199927/08/19997.50
17 Nov 1998InterimGBX2.5030/03/199830/09/199804/01/199908/01/199917/02/1999-
02 Jun 1998FinalGBX4.4031/03/199731/03/199813/07/199817/07/199828/08/19986.60

Firstgroup Fundamentals

Profit and Loss Account
 31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
pre tax profit-326.90-5.11%-97.90-1.37%-299.60-3.86%75.201.62%m
attributable profit-296.00-4.63%-66.90-0.94%-327.20-4.22%78.401.69%m
retained profit-296.00-4.63%-66.90-0.94%-327.20-4.22%78.401.69%m
eps - basic (p)-24.60 -5.50 -27.00 3.90 
eps - diluted (p)-24.20 -5.50 -27.00 3.90 
dividends per share- - - - 

Firstgroup Balance Sheet

Balance Sheet
 31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
 31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
fixed assets fixed assets2,090.1039.19%2,165.9036.41%4,374.5052.43%2,443.7029.47%m
intangibles intangibles1,586.6029.75%1,673.2028.13%1,715.1020.56%100.101.21%m
fixed investments fixed investments115.802.17%139.302.34%106.701.28%77.300.93%m
current assets - other current assets - other0.900.02%31.700.53%1.000.01%3,491.4042.10%m
stocks stocks56.001.05%60.201.01%63.300.76%29.400.35%m
debtors debtors928.6017.41%1,185.4019.93%1,214.0014.55%712.108.59%m
cash & securities cash & securities555.7010.42%692.9011.65%869.3010.42%1,438.9017.35%m
creditors - short creditors - short1,831.1034.33%1,934.4032.52%2,820.7033.81%3,049.0036.77%m
creditors - long creditors - long2,012.0037.72%2,490.9041.87%4,346.5052.09%2,953.2035.61%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%1,136.6013.71%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves1,480.8027.76%1,554.5026.13%1,209.8014.50%1,178.0014.20%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities9.800.18%-31.20-0.52%-33.10-0.40%-23.90-0.29%m
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Firstgroup Cash Flow Statement

%1$s Cash Flow Statement
31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
Operating CF636.90563.70958.201,204.40m
Pre-Financing CF210.20197.40654.80934.40m
Retained CF150.70149.10173.80576.50m

Firstgroup Brokers

%1$s Brokers
J.P. Morgan Cazenove LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCAZRCAZEGB2L
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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