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

Date: August 2, 2016
Pages: 35
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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.

FirstGroup plc (FirstGroup) is a transport operator, which offers passenger transport services and contract or franchise services. Its service portfolio includes school buses, scheduled inter-city coach transportation services, transit contract services, bus transport services, inter-city rail network services, commuter rail network services, tramlink operations, central management and other services. The company offers various other services such as public transportation management, vehicle maintenance and ancillary support services. Its subsidiaries include First Aberdeen Limited, First Greater Western Limited, First York Limited and First West Yorkshire Limited among others. The company has operational presence across the US, the UK and Canada. FirstGroup is headquartered at Aberdeen, the UK.

FirstGroup plc Key Recent Developments

Aug 28, 2015: Essentra: Appointment Of Interim Group Finance Director

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  • The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.
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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


FirstGroup plc - Business Description
FirstGroup plc - Corporate Strategy
FirstGroup plc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
FirstGroup plc - Strengths
Strength - Growth in First Student Segment
Strength - Operational Capabilities
Strength - Diversified Business Model
FirstGroup plc - Weaknesses
Weakness - Working Capital Concerns
FirstGroup plc - Opportunities
Opportunity - Transportation Industry
Opportunity - New Services
Opportunity - New Contracts
FirstGroup plc - Threats
Threat - Skills Shortage in Europe
Threat - Competitive Environment
Threat - Regulatory Issues
FirstGroup plc - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts


Aug 28, 2015: Essentra: Appointment Of Interim Group Finance Director


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FirstGroup plc, Key Facts
FirstGroup plc, Key Employees
FirstGroup plc, Key Employee Biographies
FirstGroup plc, Major Products and Services
FirstGroup plc, History
FirstGroup plc, Subsidiaries
FirstGroup plc, Key Competitors
FirstGroup plc, Ratios based on current share price
FirstGroup plc, Annual Ratios
FirstGroup plc, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


FirstGroup plc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016)
FirstGroup plc, Ratio Charts


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