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

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 43 Pages
  • August 2023
  • GlobalData
  • FirstGroup Plc
  • ID: 1323229
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 the publisher 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 public transport service operator. It provides 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. FirstGroup serves the national government, state and local authorities, healthcare, school boards, and universities. The company operates a railway network through the franchises such as Avanti West Coast, South Western Railway, Great Western Railway, Hull Trains, and Luma. It owns a fleet of diesel and electric rolling stock vehicles. FirstGroup also operates Evo-rail, a 5G ultra-speed rail, and offers data and software solutions for the railway industry through its subsidiary Mistral Data Limited. The company operates rail and bus networks in the UK. FirstGroup is headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, the UK.

FirstGroup Plc Key Recent Developments

  • Mar 29, 2022: First Bus celebrates zebra bid success with latest mission 2035 milestone

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Table of Contents

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
  • Geographical Segment: United Kingdom
  • Performance
  • FirstGroup Plc - Corporate Strategy
  • 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
  • Mar 29, 2022: First Bus celebrates zebra bid success with latest mission 2035 milestone
Section 5 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher
  • 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, 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 (2019 - 2023)
  • FirstGroup Plc, Ratio Charts

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