The Stock of FirstGroup Plc (LON:FGP) is Madly Sinking Down - FGPThe Stock of FirstGroup Plc (LON:FGP) opened the market today rolling back with 1.70%.

The negative share price move is definitely raising the question: “Will FGP add more value these days on the most recent positive company’s news?”

Seems like the released yesterday information about the long term development prospects of FirstGroup unleashed only short term upward move of company’s stock.

At the beginning of the trading session, the stock of FirstGroup Plc has been traded at £98.30 per share.

Considering that the average for the company trading volume is 197,181 shares, today, with the market opening 1.72 million shares changed hands confirming the negative share price move.

Possibly, many investors are surprised by the most recent performance of FGP seeing the strong upward move and the real stock explosion yesterday.

The brilliant performance of FirstGroup’s stock has been resulted by corporation’s announcement yesterday.

The Office of Rail and Road approved company’s ten-year track access rights application.  This permission will allow the FirstGroup to operate by 2021, five trains a day each way from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh, through intermediate stations at Stevenage, Newcastle and Morpeth.

According to the company, “Passengers will benefit from an average fare of less than £25.0, free Wi-Fi and on-board catering, all offered in one high-quality class of travel.”.

Not only the good news has been a signal for a potential upward trend of FGP. A lot of brokers currently recommend the stock of FirstGroup as “Buy”. Furthermore, one of experts in the financial world set a target price of £153 on FGP today.

There are few hours to the market closing and still, it is hard to predict the closing price of FGP.  Although the positive green signals for the stock performance, the share price of FirstGroup Plc is madly sinking down even now.


FirstGroup Plc is one of the leading transport operators in the UK and North America. The company is headquartered in Aberdeen. As of the summer 2015, the company had 110,000 employees.




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