Insider Buying: FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) Insider Acquires £149.76 in Stock

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FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) insider Jimmy Groombridge acquired 144 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 104 ($1.36) per share, for a total transaction of £149.76 ($195.69).

Jimmy Groombridge also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, June 10th, Jimmy Groombridge acquired 144 shares of FirstGroup stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 104 ($1.36) per share, for a total transaction of £149.76 ($195.69).
  • On Friday, May 10th, Jimmy Groombridge purchased 127 shares of FirstGroup stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 118 ($1.54) per share, for a total transaction of £149.86 ($195.82).

Shares of LON FGP opened at GBX 106.70 ($1.39) on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 103.72. FirstGroup plc has a 52-week low of GBX 77.95 ($1.02) and a 52-week high of GBX 125 ($1.63). The firm has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -19.40. The company has a current ratio of 1.01, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 108.25.

FGP has been the topic of several analyst reports. Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of from GBX 91 ($1.19) to GBX 109 ($1.42) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 4th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of in a research report on Tuesday, June 25th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 119 ($1.55) target price on shares of in a research report on Wednesday, June 26th. HSBC lowered shares of SAP from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 116.88 ($1.53).

FirstGroup Company Profile

FirstGroup plc provides passenger transport services. The company's First Student segment provides student transportation services through a fleet of approximately 44,000 yellow school buses in North America. This segment also offers charter hire services for school and non-school activities. Its First Transit segment offers public transit management and contracting services, including fixed route, paratransit, shuttle, and vehicle maintenance services to transit authorities, such as federal, state, and local transportation departments, as well as for private institutions, including universities, hospitals, and airports in North America.

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