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FirstGroup Fundamentals

Company Name FirstGroup Last Updated 18 Jul 2019
Industry Consumer Services Sector Travel &Tourism
Shares in Issue (m) 1,214.68 Market Cap (£m) 1,317.93
PE Ratio -19.73 Div per Share () 0.00
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 0.00
EPS -5.50 EPS Growth (%) 77.64
PEG -0.25 DPS Growth (%) n/a
Debt Ratio 62.05 Debt Equity Ratio 0.56
Net Gearing 62.74 Gross Gearing 74.39
Asset Equity Ratio 3.91 Cash Equity Ratio 45.49
Quick Ratio 0.97 Current Ratio 1.01
Price To Book Value 0.87 ROCE -2.44

FirstGroup Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total

FirstGroup Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 2,166 2,090 2,277
Intangible Assets 1,673 1,587 2,107
Investments 164 126 142
Total Fixed Assets 4,004 3,803 4,525
Stocks 60 56 65
Debtors 1,141 888 791
Cash & Equivalents 693 556 401
Other Assets 51 31 5
Total Assets 5,949 5,334 5,787
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 1,934 1,831 1,415
Creditors after 1 year 2,491 2,012 2,296
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 4,425 3,843 3,711
Net assets 1,523 1,491 2,076
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 61 61 60
Share Premium 684 681 679
Profit / Loss -98 -327 153
Other Equity 562 398 694
Preference & Minorities -31 10 21
Total Capital Employed 1,523 1,491 2,076
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 62.05 57.44 52.52
Debt-to-Equity 0.56 0.52 0.62
Net Gearing 62.74 61.64 57.20
Gross Gearing 74.39 72.05 64.13
Assets / Equity 3.91 3.58 2.79
Cash / Equity 45.49 37.28 19.31
EPS -5.50 -24.60 9.30
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 564 637 520
Cashflow before financing 197 210 160
Increase in Cash 149 151 31
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 7,127 6,398 5,653
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 10 -196 284
Pre-Tax profit -98 -327 153
Profit / Loss for the year 61 61 60

FirstGroup Company Background

Sector Travel &Tourism
Activities FirstGroup plc is a leading transport operator in the UK and North America. With £6.4 billion in revenue and more than 100,000 employees, it transported around 2.1 billion passengers last year. Each of its five divisions is a leader in its field: in North America, First Student is the largest provider of student transportation with a fleet of more than 42,500 yellow school buses, First Transit is one of the largest providers of outsourced transit management and contracting services, while Greyhound is the only nationwide operator of scheduled intercity coaches. In the UK, First Bus is one of Britain's largest bus operators, transporting 1.6 million passengers a day, and we are one of the country's most experienced rail operators, carrying around 260 million passengers last year.
Latest Interim Date 13 Nov 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 30 May 2019

FirstGroup Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Dec 2015 Matthew Gregory Chief Executive Officer
18 May 2015 Dr Wolfhart Gunnar Hauser Executive Chairman
26 May 2017 James Victor Groombridge Executive Director
01 Jan 2019 Stephen William Lawrence Gunning Non-Executive Director
24 Jun 2014 Imelda Mary Walsh Non-Executive Director
01 Aug 2012 James Winestock Non-Executive Director
02 Feb 2018 David Andrew Robbie Non-Executive Director
26 May 2017 Martha Cecilia Poulter Non-Executive Director
24 Jun 2014 John William Drummond Hall Non-Executive Director
24 Jun 2014 Warwick Brady Non-Executive Director

FirstGroup Contact Details

Company Name FirstGroup
Company Address 395 King Street, Aberdeen AB24 5RP.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1224 650100
Company Website http://www.firstgroup.com/

FirstGroup Advisors

Auditor Name Deloitte & Touche LLP
Auditor Address 2 New Street Square, London EC4A 3BZ.
Auditor Website http://www.deloitte.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7936 3000
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website http://www.equiniti.com/
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
Broker Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Broker Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Broker Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828
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Adviser Address n/a
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Solicitor Name Burges Salmon
Solicitor Address Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4AH.
Solicitor Website http://www.burges-salmon.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)117 939 2000
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