Insider Buying: FirstGroup plc (FGP) Insider Acquires £114.48 in Stock
FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) insider Mick Barker acquired 108 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 10th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 106 ($1.31) per share, for a total transaction of £114.48 ($141.68).
FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) opened at 106.30 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.28 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 108.78 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 102.77. FirstGroup plc has a 12-month low of GBX 79.55 and a 12-month high of GBX 116.10.
Several analysts recently issued reports on FGP shares. Deutsche Bank AG started coverage on FirstGroup plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 21st. They set a “sell” rating and a GBX 94 ($1.16) target price on the stock. Canaccord Genuity started coverage on FirstGroup plc in a research note on Monday, September 19th. They set a “hold” rating and a GBX 110 ($1.36) target price on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 151 ($1.87) target price on shares of FirstGroup plc in a research note on Monday, June 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their target price on FirstGroup plc from GBX 141 ($1.75) to GBX 145 ($1.79) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, July 1st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 85 ($1.05) target price on shares of FirstGroup plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 117.07 ($1.45).
FirstGroup plc Company Profile
FirstGroup plc is a United Kingdom-based transport operator in United Kingdom and North America. The Company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, UK Bus and UK Rail. The First Student is the provider of student transportation in North America. The First Transit is the private sector providers of public transit management and contracting in North America.
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