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Firstgroup PLC Fundamentals

Company NameFirstgroup PLCLast Updated2021-03-05
IndustryRailroadsSectorIndustrials
Shares in Issue1.221 bnMarket Cap£11.24 m
PE Ratio0.00Dividend per Share0
Dividend Yield0Dividend Cover0
EPS-£0.27EPS Growth (%)0
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0
Debt Ratio0.5095Debt Equity Ratio2.9389
Asset Equity Ratio8.5447Cash Equity Ratio1.4165
Quick Ratio0.6278Current Ratio0.68
Price To Book Value1.0583ROCE0

Firstgroup PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total

Firstgroup PLC Company Financials

Assets202020192018
Tangible Assets£4.37 bn£2.17 bn£2.09 bn
Intangible Assets£1.72 bn£1.67 bn£1.59 bn
Investments£32.90 m£34.10 m£31.00 m
Total Fixed Assets£6.23 bn£4.00 bn£3.80 bn
Stocks£63.30 m£60.20 m£56.00 m
Debtors£1.08 bn£977.40 m£784.30 m
Cash & Equivalents£237.10 m£167.30 m£163.40 m
Other Assets000
Total Assets£8.34 bn£5.95 bn£5.33 bn
Liabilities202020192018
Creditors within 1 year£2.82 bn£1.93 bn£1.83 bn
Creditors after 1 year£4.35 bn£2.49 bn£2.01 bn
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities£7.17 bn£4.43 bn£3.84 bn
Net assets£1.18 bn£1.52 bn£1.49 bn
Equity202020192018
Called up share capital£61.00 m£60.70 m£60.50 m
Share Premium£688.60 m£684.00 m£681.40 m
Profit / Loss-£299.60 m-£97.90 m-£326.90 m
Other Equity£1.21 bn£1.55 bn£1.48 bn
Preference & Minorities-£33.10 m-£31.20 m£9.80 m
Total Capital Employed£1.18 bn£1.52 bn£1.49 bn
Ratios202020192018
Debt Ratio£0.74£0.50£0.47
Debt-to-Equity£2.90£1.01£0.90
Assets / Equity8.54478.54478.5447
Cash / Equity1.41651.41651.4165
EPS-£0.15-£0.06-£0.03
Cash Flow202020192018
Cash from operating activities£958.20 m£563.70 m£636.90 m
Cashflow before financing£477.20 m£515.40 m£563.60 m
Increase in Cash£173.80 m£149.10 m£150.70 m
Income202020192018
Turnover£7.39 bn£6.93 bn£6.40 bn
Cost of sales£4.98 bn£4.85 bn£4.70 bn
Gross Profit£2.40 bn£2.08 bn£1.69 bn
Operating Profit-£152.70 m£9.80 m-£196.20 m
Pre-Tax profit-£299.60 m-£97.90 m-£326.90 m

Firstgroup PLC Company Background

SectorIndustrials
ActivitiesFirstGroup PLC is a passenger transportation company domiciled in the United Kingdom. The company organises itself into segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, First Bus, and First Rail. First Student operates a fleet of yellow school buses in the United States. First Transit manages and contracts public transport services in North America. The Greyhound segment operates intercity coaches in the United States and Canada. First Bus operates buses in the United Kingdom. First rail operates passenger trains in the United Kingdom. The company derives most of the revenue from the United States, followed by domestic operations.
Latest Interim Date10 Dec 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date8 Jul 2020

Firstgroup PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2019-09-30Mr. James F WinestockNon-Executive Director
2015-07-16Mr. John McFarlane OBENon-Executive Director,Chairman
2011-08-09Mr. Dean FinchExecutive Director,Chief Operating Officer
2014-06-24Mr. John SievwrightNon-Executive Director
2018-06-15Mr. Tim O'Toole CBEExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2011-08-09Sir Moir Lockhead OBE KBEExecutive Director,Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive
2018-06-15Ms. Rachael BorthwickInvestor Relations
2018-02-02Mr. Richard John AdamNon-Executive Director
2016-06-21Professor David Knox Houston BeggNon-Executive Director
2011-12-29Mr. Martyn WilliamsNon-Executive Director,Employee Director
2013-09-30Mr. Martin James Gilbert Non-Executive Director,Chairman
2015-12-01Mr. Chris SurchExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2005-12-23Mr. David Moncrieff Dunn Non-Executive Director
2011-12-22Ms. Audrey Caroline BaxterNon-Executive Director
2017-02-24Mr. Brian Godman WallaceNon-Executive Director
2014-06-24Dr. Colin HoodNon-Executive Director
2020-10-01Mr. David Robert MartinNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2019-07-25Dr. Wolfhart Gunnar Hauser Non-Executive Director,Chairman
2012-03-30Mr. Sidney BarrieExecutive Director,Commercial Director
2020-02-14Ms. Imelda WalshNon-Executive Director
2020-07-09Mr. David RobbieNon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2011-11-11Mr. Jeffrey CarrExecutive Director,Finance Director
2013-06-18Mr. Nicholas ChevisExecutive Director,Acting Finance Director
2011-08-09Mr. Ellis Aian Nicholas WatsonExecutive Director,Marketing and Development director
2019-07-03Mr. Robert John Welch Company Secretary
2011-08-09Ms. Lucy Nicola Shaw CBEExecutive Director,Director Bus - UK, Ireland and Germany
2009-06-25Mr. James Alexander Forbes CBENon-Executive Director
2011-08-09Mr. David Leeder FILT,BScExecutive Director,UK Business Director
2021-02-11Mr. Ryan MangoldExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2017-06-15Mr. Mick BarkerNon-Executive Director
2020-09-25Mr. Matthew GregoryExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2019-05-31Mr. Drummond HallNon-Executive Director
2020-08-07Mr. Warwick BradyNon-Executive Director
2020-08-07Ms. Martha C. PoulterNon-Executive Director
2020-06-30Mr. Jimmy GroombridgeExecutive Director,Group Employee Director

Firstgroup PLC Contact Details

Company NameFirstGroup PLC
Address395 King Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5RP
Telephone+44 1224650100
Websitehttps://www.firstgroupplc.com

Firstgroup PLC Advisors

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Phone+44 205835000
Fax+44 208224652
BankRoyal Bank of Scotland PLC
BankHSBC Bank PLC
Financial PR AdviserBrunswick Group LLP
Phone+44 2074045959
Fax+44 2078312823
SolicitorBurges Salmon LLP
Phone+44 1179392000
Fax+44 1179024400
SolicitorSlaughter and May
Phone+44 2076001200
Fax+44 2070905000
SolicitorBurness Paull LLP
Phone+44 1224621621
Fax+44 1224627437
StockbrokerGoldman Sachs International
Phone+44 2077741000
BankDanske Bank
RegistrarEquiniti Limited
StockbrokerJ.P. Morgan Cazenove Ltd
Phone+44 2077424000
AuditorDeloitte LLP
Phone+44 2079363000
Fax+44 2075831198