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FirstGroup plc (FGP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

FirstGroup plc (FGP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

- provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

FirstGroup plc (FirstGroup) is a diversified transport operator. The company provides home-to-school transportation, scheduled intercity coach transportation; intercity rail network; commuter rail network; and tramlink operations. The company also offers public transportation management, autonomous vehicle maintenance and ancillary support services. It serves national governments, state and local authorities, school boards and universities. The company operates railway network through three franchises, South Western Railway, Great Western Railway, and TransPennine Express. It has a large fleet of diesel and electric rolling stock vehicles. FirstGroup operates under First Transit, First Student, First Rail, Greyhound, BoltBus and First Bus brand names. The company has operational presence across the US, the UK and Canada. FirstGroup is headquartered in Aberdeen, the UK.

FirstGroup plc Key Recent Developments

Jun 04,2018: First Bus announces three senior promotions
May 31,2018: FirstGroup chief executive Tim O'Toole steps down
May 31,2018: FirstGroup chief executive Tim O'Toole resigns
Dec 21,2017: Hitachi starts work on new TransPennine express trains
Dec 04,2017: TransPennine Express invests £7m in new Scarborough depot creating 15 jobs

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Section 1 - About the Company
FirstGroup plc - Key Facts
FirstGroup plc - Key Employees
FirstGroup plc - Key Employee Biographies
FirstGroup plc - Major Products and Services
FirstGroup plc - History
FirstGroup plc - Company Statement
FirstGroup plc - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
FirstGroup plc - Business Description
Business Segment: First Bus
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: First Rail
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: First Student
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: First Transit
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Greyhound
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Others
Overview
Performance
Geographical Segment: Canada
Performance
Geographical Segment: The UK
Performance
Geographical Segment: The US
Performance
FirstGroup plc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
FirstGroup plc - Strengths
FirstGroup plc - Weaknesses
FirstGroup plc - Opportunities
FirstGroup plc - Threats
FirstGroup plc - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
Jun 04, 2018: First Bus announces three senior promotions
Dec 04, 2017: TransPennine Express invests £7m in new Scarborough depot creating 15 jobs
Dec 04, 2017: TransPennine Express invests £7m in new Scarborough depot creating 15 jobs
Oct 04, 2017: FirstGroup Chief Executive Tim O'Toole appoints to US safety council
Aug 08, 2017: FirstGroup announces senior management team for new South Western rail franchise
Jun 08, 2017: FirstGroup appoints new customer service improvement director
May 04, 2017: Firs Bus appoints new engineering director
Section 5 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
FirstGroup plc, Key Facts
FirstGroup plc, Key Employees
FirstGroup plc, Key Employee Biographies
FirstGroup plc, Major Products and Services
FirstGroup plc, History
FirstGroup plc, Other Locations
FirstGroup plc, Subsidiaries
FirstGroup plc, Key Competitors
FirstGroup plc, Ratios based on current share price
FirstGroup plc, Annual Ratios
FirstGroup plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
FirstGroup plc, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
FirstGroup plc, Performance Chart (2014 - 2018)
FirstGroup plc, Ratio Charts

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