FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) insider Mick Barker purchased 108 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 10th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 106 ($1.31) per share, for a total transaction of £114.48 ($141.68).
Shares of FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) opened at 106.60 on Wednesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.28 billion. FirstGroup plc has a one year low of GBX 79.55 and a one year high of GBX 116.10. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 108.82 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 102.72.
Several research analysts have commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price target on shares of FirstGroup plc from GBX 145 ($1.79) to GBX 140 ($1.73) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of FirstGroup plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 14th. HSBC lifted their price target on shares of FirstGroup plc from GBX 95 ($1.18) to GBX 100 ($1.24) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 15th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 140 ($1.73) price target on shares of FirstGroup plc in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted their target price on shares of FirstGroup plc from GBX 160 ($1.98) to GBX 163 ($2.02) and gave the stock a “conviction-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 22nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 117.07 ($1.45).
About FirstGroup plc
FirstGroup plc is a United Kingdom-based transport operator in United Kingdom and North America. The Company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, UK Bus and UK Rail. The First Student is the provider of student transportation in North America. The First Transit is the private sector providers of public transit management and contracting in North America.
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