FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) shares reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 96.30 ($1.26) and last traded at GBX 95.10 ($1.24), with a volume of 525194 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 91.10 ($1.19).
Separately, Citigroup reaffirmed a “top pick” rating and set a GBX 90 ($1.18) target price on shares of FirstGroup in a research note on Monday, February 1st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 70.63 ($0.92).
The company has a current ratio of 0.68, a quick ratio of 0.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 435.37. The business’s 50 day moving average is GBX 89.96 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 68.92. The stock has a market capitalization of £1.19 billion and a PE ratio of -4.56.
FirstGroup plc provides passenger transport services. The company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, First Bus, and First Rail. The First Student segment offers student transportation services through a fleet of approximately 43,000 yellow school buses in North America.
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