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Firstgroup Fundamentals

Company Name FirstGroup Last Updated 23 Sep 2020
Industry Consumer Services Sector Travel &Tourism
Shares in Issue (m) 1,220.62 Market Cap (£m) 467.50
PE Ratio -1.42 Div per Share () 0.00
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 0.00
EPS -27.00 EPS Growth (%) -390.91
PEG 0.00 DPS Growth (%) n/a
Debt Ratio 78.70 Debt Equity Ratio 0.61
Net Gearing 75.48 Gross Gearing 85.90
Asset Equity Ratio 7.09 Cash Equity Ratio 73.88
Quick Ratio 0.73 Current Ratio 0.75
Price To Book Value 0.40 ROCE -5.42

Firstgroup Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total

Firstgroup Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Tangible Assets 4,375 2,166 2,090
Intangible Assets 1,715 1,673 1,587
Investments 136 164 126
Total Fixed Assets 6,225 4,004 3,803
Stocks 63 60 56
Debtors 1,171 1,141 888
Cash & Equivalents 869 693 556
Other Assets 16 51 31
Total Assets 8,344 5,949 5,334
Liabilities (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Creditors within 1 year 2,821 1,934 1,831
Creditors after 1 year 4,347 2,491 2,012
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 7,167 4,425 3,843
Net assets 1,177 1,523 1,491
Equity (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Called up share capital 61 61 61
Share Premium 689 684 681
Profit / Loss -300 -98 -327
Other Equity 602 562 398
Preference & Minorities -33 -31 10
Total Capital Employed 1,177 1,523 1,491
Ratios 2020 2019 2018
Debt Ratio 78.70 62.05 57.44
Debt-to-Equity 0.61 0.56 0.52
Net Gearing 75.48 62.74 61.64
Gross Gearing 85.90 74.39 72.05
Assets / Equity 7.09 3.91 3.58
Cash / Equity 73.88 45.49 37.28
EPS -27.00 -5.50 -24.60
Cash Flow (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Cash from operating activities 958 564 637
Cashflow before financing 655 197 210
Increase in Cash 174 149 151
Income (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Turnover 7,755 7,127 6,398
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit -153 10 -196
Pre-Tax profit -300 -98 -327
Profit / Loss for the year 61 61 61

Firstgroup Company Background

Sector Travel &Tourism
Activities FirstGroup plc is a leading provider of transport services in the UK and North America. With £7.8 billion in revenue in 2020 and around 100,000 employees, it transported 2.1 billion passengers. Whether for business, education, health, social or recreation. Each of its five divisions is a leader in its field: In North America, First Student is the largest provider of home-to-school student transportation with a fleet of 43,000 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 companies with 1.4 million passengers a day in 2020, and First Rail is one of the country's most experienced rail operators, carrying 340 million passengers in the year.
Latest Interim Date 14 Nov 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 08 Jul 2020

Firstgroup Directors

Appointed Director Position
2015-12-01 Matthew Gregory Chief Executive Officer
2019-05-31 Ryan Dirk Mangold Chief Financial Officer
2017-05-26 James Victor Groombridge Executive Director
2019-08-15 David Robert Martin Non-Executive Chairman
2014-06-24 Warwick Brady Non-Executive Director
2020-01-24 Sally Joanne Cabrini Non-Executive Director
2019-01-01 Stephen William Lawrence Gunning Non-Executive Director
2019-05-02 Julia Steyn Non-Executive Director
2018-02-02 David Andrew Robbie Non-Executive Director
2017-05-26 Martha Cecilia Poulter 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
Adviser Name n/a
Adviser Address n/a
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Adviser Telephone n/a
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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