Find out how to deal online from £1.50 in a SIPP, ISA or Dealing account.

Firstgroup Shares News & Articles

Burberry tops FTSE 100 on profits jump but market remains dogged by trade war and Brexit worries

Luxury brand Burberry (BRBY) shot to the top of the FTSE 100 leader board on Thursday after reporting a rise in half year profit as new collections boosted sales. Shares in the company rallied close to 7% in early trading to £22.02 as the £9bn business delivered an 11% hike in pre-tax profit to £193m for the 26 weeks ended 28 September, although the UK fashion brand said it expected a ...

Market report: Profit misses at HSBC and BHP although dividends maintained, Greggs soars on vegan lines

Dividends take centre stage in early trade on Tuesday as banking giant HSBC (HSBA) and mining group BHP Billiton (BHP) maintain payouts to investors, while hotels operator Intercontinental Hotels (IHG) ups its own shareholder hand out by 10%. HSBC continues to demonstrate what a profitable core business it has as it increasingly concentrates on Asia, posting a near 16% rise in pre-tax profit ...

FirstGroup plunge into the red and CEO exit may have investors praying for new Apollo landing

FTSE 250 buses and trains operator FirstGroup (FGP) is the biggest faller on the FTSE All-Share index on Thursday. The share price crashed more than 14% lower to 95.15p after plunging into the red last year, sparking its chief executive officer (CEO) to resign. CEO Tim O’Toole had run the operator of the Great Western and South Western railway franchises for the past seven and a half ...
Showing 1 to 20 of 77