FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of FirstGroup plc (LON:FGPGet Rating) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the six ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 119.33 ($1.45).

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of FirstGroup in a research report on Wednesday, May 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 150 ($1.82) price target for the company. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 135 ($1.64) target price on shares of FirstGroup in a research report on Friday, May 27th.

Shares of LON FGP opened at GBX 132.98 ($1.61) on Monday. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 120.44 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 109.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 159.73, a current ratio of 0.76 and a quick ratio of 0.68. FirstGroup has a 1 year low of GBX 72.40 ($0.88) and a 1 year high of GBX 145.66 ($1.77). The firm has a market cap of £997.50 million and a PE ratio of 2.21.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 14th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.10 ($0.01) per share. This represents a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 14th.

FirstGroup Company Profile (Get Rating)

FirstGroup plc provides passenger transport services. The company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, First Bus, and First Rail. The First Student segment offers student transportation services through a fleet of approximately 43,000 yellow school buses in North America.

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