Shares of FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the sixteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 116.85 ($1.53).
FGP has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of FirstGroup plc in a report on Tuesday, June 14th. HSBC raised their target price on FirstGroup plc from GBX 95 ($1.24) to GBX 100 ($1.31) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on FirstGroup plc from GBX 153 ($2.00) to GBX 141 ($1.84) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 15th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 140 ($1.83) target price on shares of FirstGroup plc in a report on Thursday, June 16th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised their target price on FirstGroup plc from GBX 160 ($2.09) to GBX 163 ($2.13) and gave the stock a “conviction-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd.
Shares of FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) opened at 104.20 on Friday. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.25 billion. FirstGroup plc has a 52 week low of GBX 79.55 and a 52 week high of GBX 116.10. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 107.71 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 101.80.
In other news, insider O’Toole,Tim acquired 7,988 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 25th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 99 ($1.29) per share, with a total value of £7,908.12 ($10,322.57). Also, insider Tim O’Toole acquired 7,512 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 23rd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 105 ($1.37) per share, with a total value of £7,887.60 ($10,295.78).
FirstGroup plc Company Profile
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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