Market Price

0.80 

-0.01 -1.7%

as of Nov 12 '18

52 Week Range:

0.76 1.20


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

FirstGroup plc provides passenger transport services. The company's First Student segment provides student transportation services through a fleet of approximately 44,000 yellow school buses in North America. This segment also offers charter hire services for school and non-school activities. Its First Transit segment offers public transit management and contracting services, including fixed route, paratransit, shuttle, and vehicle maintenance services to transit authorities, such as federal, state, and local transportation departments, as well as for private institutions, including universities, hospitals, and airports in North America. The company's Greyhound segment provides scheduled intercity coach transportation services to approximately 4,000 destinations through a fleet of approximately 1,600 vehicles in the United States and Canada. Its First Bus segment offers local bus services with a fleet of approximately 6,000 buses in the United Kingdom. The company's First Rail segment operates passenger rail network that provides intercity, commuter, regional, and sleeper services through a portfolio of Great Western and TransPennine Express franchises; and First Hull Trains, an open access passenger rail service, as well as through the Tramlink service on behalf of transport for London. FirstGroup plc was incorporated in 1995 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Mar '08 Mar '09 Mar '10 Mar '11 Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18
Equity (BVPS) 1.29
1.33
1.52
1.58
1.37
1.20
1.07
1.00
1.18
1.38
1.55
growth rate 3.1% 14.3% 4.0% -13.3% -12.4% -10.8% -6.5% 18.0% 17.0% 12.3%
Earnings BIT 151.90
200.00
175.30
126.50
279.90
107.00
190.90
203.20
228.20
255.00
103.40
growth rate 31.7% -12.4% -27.8% 121.3% -61.8% 78.4% 6.4% 12.3% 11.7% -59.5%
Avg.PE 16.72
7.27
10.96
13.44
4.56
22.78
28.57
20.02
17.84
14.53
0.13
growth rate -56.5% 50.8% 22.6% -66.1% 399.6% 25.4% -29.9% -10.9% -18.6% -99.1%
ROA 3.26
2.67
2.30
1.90
3.71
0.65
1.03
1.47
1.71
2.02
-5.32
growth rate -18.1% -13.9% -17.4% 95.3% -82.5% 58.5% 42.7% 16.3% 18.1% -100.0%
ROE 18.70
19.41
15.73
11.29
21.89
4.23
5.40
5.63
5.89
6.13
-16.74
growth rate 3.8% -19.0% -28.2% 93.9% -80.7% 27.7% 4.3% 4.6% 4.1% -100.0%
ROIC 9.23
8.29
8.16
7.64
9.79
4.20
5.46
5.50
5.67
5.67
-5.51
growth rate -10.2% -1.6% -6.4% 28.1% -57.1% 30.0% 0.7% 3.1% 0.0% -100.0%
Cur. Ratio 0.82
0.60
0.79
0.77
0.83
0.82
0.94
0.88
0.82
0.89
0.83
growth rate -26.8% 31.7% -2.5% 7.8% -1.2% 14.6% -6.4% -6.8% 8.5% -6.7%
Quick Ratio 0.63
0.48
0.63
0.59
0.66
0.51
0.53
0.58
0.54
0.60
0.52
growth rate -23.8% 31.3% -6.4% 11.9% -22.7% 3.9% 9.4% -6.9% 11.1% -13.3%
Leverage 6.99
7.54
6.25
5.64
6.19
6.96
4.13
3.60
3.32
2.82
3.60
growth rate 7.9% -17.1% -9.8% 9.8% 12.4% -40.7% -12.8% -7.8% -15.1% 27.7%
Balance Sheet Mar '08 Mar '09 Mar '10 Mar '11 Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18
Acct.Receivable 424.80
453.00
455.70
455.00
490.00
524.00
546.00
590.50
606.20
712.60
787.20
growth rate 6.6% 0.6% -0.2% 7.7% 6.9% 4.2% 8.2% 2.7% 17.6% 10.5%
Acct.Payable 312.00
398.00
402.00
372.30
248.30
242.60
255.60
248.80
growth rate 27.6% 1.0% -7.4% -33.3% -2.3% 5.4% -2.7%
Cur.Assets 1,003.50
1,050.10
1,066.20
1,105.00
1,240.00
1,471.00
1,321.10
1,223.90
1,136.10
1,261.60
1,530.80
growth rate 4.6% 1.5% 3.6% 12.2% 18.6% -10.2% -7.4% -7.2% 11.1% 21.3%
Total Assets 4,836.50
5,916.50
5,592.40
5,266.00
5,313.00
5,531.00
5,007.80
5,249.00
5,337.40
5,786.50
5,333.70
growth rate 22.3% -5.5% -5.8% 0.9% 4.1% -9.5% 4.8% 1.7% 8.4% -7.8%
Cash 242.30
322.50
335.00
388.00
500.00
682.00
553.90
420.50
360.10
400.90
555.70
growth rate 33.1% 3.9% 15.8% 28.9% 36.4% -18.8% -24.1% -14.4% 11.3% 38.6%
Inventory 82.70
110.00
92.70
91.00
91.00
80.00
71.40
69.90
61.40
64.50
56.00
growth rate 33.0% -15.7% -1.8% 0.0% -12.1% -10.8% -2.1% -12.2% 5.1% -13.2%
Cur.Liabilities 1,206.10
1,757.40
1,350.00
1,427.00
1,495.00
1,791.00
1,399.50
1,384.80
1,375.40
1,414.60
1,831.10
growth rate 45.7% -23.2% 5.7% 4.8% 19.8% -21.9% -1.1% -0.7% 2.9% 29.4%
Liabilities 4,144.90
5,112.20
4,697.60
4,315.00
4,432.00
4,717.00
3,784.80
3,762.80
3,704.20
3,710.60
3,843.10
growth rate 23.3% -8.1% -8.1% 2.7% 6.4% -19.8% -0.6% -1.6% 0.2% 3.6%
LT Debt 2,372.30
2,483.40
2,512.60
1,983.00
1,992.00
1,983.00
1,556.10
1,581.70
1,547.70
1,468.00
1,282.00
growth rate 4.7% 1.2% -21.1% 0.5% -0.5% -21.5% 1.7% -2.2% -5.2% -12.7%
Equity 691.60
804.30
910.50
950.90
881.00
814.50
1,211.40
1,458.60
1,608.80
2,055.10
1,480.80
growth rate 16.3% 13.2% 4.4% -7.4% -7.6% 48.7% 20.4% 10.3% 27.7% -28.0%
Common Shares 539.00
586.00
593.00
594.00
594.00
593.00
1,062.00
1,207.00
1,212.00
1,216.00
1,223.00
growth rate 8.7% 1.2% 0.2% 0.0% -0.2% 79.1% 13.7% 0.4% 0.3% 0.6%
Cash Flow Statement Mar '08 Mar '09 Mar '10 Mar '11 Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18
Capital Expenditures 302.60
265.50
170.00
210.00
171.00
213.00
277.00
428.90
393.60
374.10
395.90
growth rate -12.3% -36.0% 23.5% -18.6% 24.6% 30.1% 54.8% -8.2% -5.0% 5.8%
Cash Dividends 69.50
84.60
93.10
101.40
108.80
114.00
0.00
growth rate 21.7% 10.1% 8.9% 7.3% 4.8% -100.0%
Cash From OA 365.80
494.40
452.30
556.00
475.00
333.00
292.30
325.20
409.50
520.40
636.90
growth rate 35.2% -8.5% 22.9% -14.6% -29.9% -12.2% 11.3% 25.9% 27.1% 22.4%
FCF per Share 0.12
0.30
0.42
0.58
0.58
0.25
0.14
0.02
-0.14
0.09
0.24
growth rate 150.0% 40.0% 38.1% 0.0% -56.9% -44.0% -85.7% -100.0% 100.0% 166.7%
Sale Purchase of Stock 614.40
2.10
2.10
2.10
2.10
growth rate -99.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
FCF 63.00
174.00
246.00
345.00
305.00
119.00
15.00
-104.00
4.00
116.00
214.00
growth rate 176.2% 41.4% 40.2% -11.6% -61.0% -87.4% -100.0% 100.0% 2,800.0% 84.5%
Income Statement Mar '08 Mar '09 Mar '10 Mar '11 Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18
Sales 4,707.60
6,187.30
6,261.90
6,417.00
6,679.00
6,901.00
6,717.40
6,050.70
5,218.10
5,653.30
6,398.40
growth rate 31.4% 1.2% 2.5% 4.1% 3.3% -2.7% -9.9% -13.8% 8.3% 13.2%
Op.Income 267.50
371.10
365.20
110.00
230.00
107.00
190.90
203.20
228.20
255.00
103.40
growth rate 38.7% -1.6% -69.9% 109.1% -53.5% 78.4% 6.4% 12.3% 11.7% -59.5%
IBT 151.90
200.00
175.30
126.50
279.90
-28.90
58.50
105.80
113.50
152.60
-326.90
growth rate 31.7% -12.4% -27.8% 121.3% -100.0% 100.0% 80.9% 7.3% 34.5% -100.0%
Net Income 120.40
143.30
132.10
110.00
230.00
-18.00
54.20
75.20
90.30
112.30
-296.00
growth rate 19.0% -7.8% -16.7% 109.1% -100.0% 100.0% 38.8% 20.1% 24.4% -100.0%
EPS 0.22
0.24
0.22
0.17
0.33
-0.03
0.05
0.06
0.07
0.09
-0.24
growth rate 9.1% -8.3% -22.7% 94.1% -100.0% 100.0% 20.0% 16.7% 28.6% -100.0%
Gross Profit 4,707.60
6,187.30
6,261.90
1,822.00
1,847.00
1,746.00
1,744.60
1,881.90
1,569.70
1,686.50
1,901.10
growth rate 31.4% 1.2% -70.9% 1.4% -5.5% -0.1% 7.9% -16.6% 7.4% 12.7%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Mar '17 Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18
Earnings BIT 88.85
26.10
26.10
25.60
25.60
growth rate -70.6% 0.0% -1.9% 0.0%
Balance Sheet Mar '17 Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18
Acct.Receivable 712.60
705.10
705.10
787.20
787.20
growth rate -1.1% 0.0% 11.6% 0.0%
Acct.Payable 255.60
232.80
232.80
248.80
248.80
growth rate -8.9% 0.0% 6.9% 0.0%
Cur.Assets 1,261.60
1,282.60
1,282.60
1,530.80
1,530.80
growth rate 1.7% 0.0% 19.4% 0.0%
Total Assets 5,786.50
5,529.60
5,529.60
5,333.70
5,333.70
growth rate -4.4% 0.0% -3.5% 0.0%
Cash 400.90
428.80
428.80
555.70
555.70
growth rate 7.0% 0.0% 29.6% 0.0%
Inventory 64.50
62.20
62.20
56.00
56.00
growth rate -3.6% 0.0% -10.0% 0.0%
Cur.Liabilities 1,414.60
1,766.60
1,766.60
1,831.10
1,831.10
growth rate 24.9% 0.0% 3.7% 0.0%
Liabilities 3,710.60
3,629.70
3,629.70
3,843.10
3,843.10
growth rate -2.2% 0.0% 5.9% 0.0%
LT Debt 1,468.00
1,158.80
1,158.80
1,282.00
1,282.00
growth rate -21.1% 0.0% 10.6% 0.0%
Equity 2,055.10
1,881.30
1,881.30
1,480.80
1,480.80
growth rate -8.5% 0.0% -21.3% 0.0%
Common Shares 60.40
60.50
60.50
60.50
60.50
growth rate 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Mar '17 Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18
Capital Expenditures 83.80
91.95
91.95
106.00
106.00
growth rate 9.7% 0.0% 15.3% 0.0%
Cash Dividends
growth rate
Cash From OA 197.30
144.00
144.00
174.45
174.45
growth rate -27.0% 0.0% 21.2% 0.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 1.05
0.40
0.40
0.65
0.65
growth rate -61.9% 0.0% 62.5% 0.0%
FCF 113.50
52.05
52.05
68.45
68.45
growth rate -54.1% 0.0% 31.5% 0.0%
Income Statement Mar '17 Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18
Sales 1,544.30
1,385.65
1,385.65
1,813.55
1,813.55
growth rate -10.3% 0.0% 30.9% 0.0%
Op.Income 88.85
26.10
26.10
25.60
25.60
growth rate -70.6% 0.0% -1.9% 0.0%
IBT 70.75
-0.95
-0.95
-162.50
-162.50
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Net Income 51.65
1.05
1.05
-149.05
-149.05
growth rate -98.0% 0.0% -100.0% 0.0%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 802.20
28.70
28.70
921.85
921.85
growth rate -96.4% 0.0% 3,112.0% 0.0%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

E (20.18)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (32.24)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

Current EPS is negative, therefore value price cannot be calculated.

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 0.00 -3.25 0.00
EPS / Growth -17.7% -0.25 6.5%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 2.3%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 1.7% 1.7%
Future PE 0.00 0.00 1.11
Future EPS 0.00 0.00 0.00
Value Price
MOS %
0.00
-100.0%
0.00
-100.0%
0.00
-100.0%
MOS Price 0.00 0.00 0.00
IRT 99.00 99.00 99.00

Graham Number:

Current EPS is negative, therefore Graham Number cannot be calculated.
NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

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