FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) insider Tim O’Toole acquired 7,512 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 23rd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 105 ($1.37) per share, for a total transaction of £7,887.60 ($10,295.78).
Shares of FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) opened at 104.20 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization 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 company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 107.71 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 101.80.
Several brokerages have recently issued reports on FGP. Canaccord Genuity began coverage on FirstGroup plc in a report on Monday, September 19th. They set a “hold” rating and a GBX 110 ($1.44) price objective on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG began coverage on FirstGroup plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 21st. They set a “sell” rating and a GBX 94 ($1.23) target price on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut 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 research report on Wednesday, June 15th. HSBC boosted their target price on FirstGroup plc from GBX 95 ($1.24) to GBX 100 ($1.31) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of FirstGroup plc in a research report on Tuesday, June 14th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. FirstGroup plc presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 117.07 ($1.53).
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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