Firstgroup PLC (FGP.L)

FGP.L on London Stock Exchange

130.01GBp
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Price Change (% chg)

1.40p (+1.09%)
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128.80p
Open
128.40p
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131.30p
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128.40p
Volume
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183.03p
52-wk Low
90.30p

FGP.L

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FirstGroup plc is engaged in the provision of passenger transport services principally in the United Kingdom and North America together with some activities in other European countries, including Denmark. The Company operates in five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, UK Bus and UK Rail. First Student is a... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.42
Market Cap (Mil.): £1,551.74
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 1,204.77
Dividend: --
Yield (%): 4.82

Financials

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First Group to run British rail link for 6 more months

LONDON, Feb 18 - British transport company FirstGroup said on Tuesday it had signed a deal with the government to continue to run London's First Capital Connect rail franchise for an additional six months ahead of a new bid round for the link.

18 Feb 2014

UK's FirstGroup says turnaround is on track

LONDON, Jan 23 - British transport operator FirstGroup, which is facing pressure from an activist investor to sell off its U.S. division, defended its business on Thursday, saying that it was making progress in improving its returns and growth prospects.

23 Jan 2014

UK's FirstGroup to cut fuel costs with hybrid bus order

LONDON, Jan 17 - British transport company FirstGroup has ordered a fleet of hybrid fuel-efficient buses that will help the company cut costs and recover from a difficult year where it had to raise cash and scrap its final dividend.

17 Jan 2014

PRESS DIGEST - Sunday British Business - Jan 12

LONDON, Jan 12 - British newspapers reported the following business stories on Sunday:

12 Jan 2014

Activist investor calls for breakup of UK's FirstGroup

LONDON - U.S. activist investor Sandell Asset Management demanded British transport operator FirstGroup split off its U.S. business, which owns the yellow school buses that operate across the country, in order to invest in its domestic arm.

12 Dec 2013

UPDATE 3-Activist investor calls for breakup of UK's FirstGroup

LONDON, Dec 11 - U.S. activist investor Sandell Asset Management demanded British transport operator FirstGroup split off its U.S. business, which owns the yellow school buses that operate across the country, in order to invest in its domestic arm.

12 Dec 2013

BRIEF-Hedge fund Sandell urges FirstGroup to sell U.S. businesses

Dec 11 - Firstgroup PLC : * Sandell asset management - sandell urges Firstgroup to refocus its attention

11 Dec 2013

FirstGroup rejects investor Sandell's disposal plan

LONDON, Dec 11 - British bus and rail operator FirstGroup has rejected a proposal from hedge fund shareholder Sandell Asset Management to split the firm and sell off assets.

11 Dec 2013

Hedge Fund Sandell wants FirstGroup to sell U.S. businesses - FT

Dec 11 - British bus and rail operator FirstGroup Plc has received a letter from one of its biggest shareholders, urging the company to sell its U.S. businesses in order to pay down debt, the Financial Times reported.

11 Dec 2013

Aviva's McFarlane to be named FirstGroup's chairman -Sky News

Dec 5 - British bus and rail operator FirstGroup is expected to appoint Aviva's John McFarlane as its next chairman, replacing company founder Martin Gilbert, Sky News reported.

06 Dec 2013

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