Fact based stock research
Firstgroup (LSE:FGP)


Firstgroup stock research in summary

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Firstgroup shares have a SELL rating. They are bad value, show below average growth, and are riskily financed. We recommend selling Firstgroup shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country United Kingdom
Industry Trucking
Index FTSE All Shares, FTSE 250, FTSE 350
Size class Large

December 14, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


Achievements

Gold Winner CEO



Research History: Firstgroup

RESEARCH HISTORY 2015 2016 2017 2018
VALUE
VALUE
GROWTH
GROWTH
SAFETY
SAFETY
COMBINED
COMBINED

Last update of Combined Rank: 14-Dec-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better Firstgroup is in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
DIVIDEND YIELD
DIVIDEND YIELD
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE

Last update of Value Rank: 14-Dec-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Firstgroup; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
REVENUE GROWTH
PROFIT GROWTH
PROFIT GROWTH
STOCK RETURNS
STOCK RETURNS
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Firstgroup.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
LEVERAGE
REFINANCING
REFINANCING
LIQUIDITY
LIQUIDITY
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Firstgroup and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Firstgroup from December 14, 2018.