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FirstGroup plc is a transport operator in the United Kingdom and North America. The Company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, First Bus and First Rail. The First Student is a provider of student transportation in North America and operates a fleet of over 47,000 school buses, with over six million student journeys per school day. The First Transit is a private sector provider of public transit management and contracting in North America, and operates and manages over 12,500 vehicles. Greyhound is an operator of scheduled intercity coach services in the United States and Canada, and serves over 3,800 destinations through a fleet of over 1,700 vehicles. First Bus is a bus operator in the United Kingdom. First Rail is a rail operator, which carries approximately 140 million passengers across its over two franchises. First Rail operates Great Western Railway (GWR) and TransPennine Express (TPE) franchises and open access service First Hull Trains.

Sales Analysis. During the year ended March of 2016, sales at FirstGroup plc were £5.22 billion (US$6.36 billion). This is a decrease of 13.8% versus 2015, when the company's sales were £6.05 billion. Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 40.7% decline in First Rail, from £2.21 billion to £1.31 billion. There were also decreases in sales in First Bus (down 2.8% to £870.90 million) and Greyhound (down 0.7% to £605.10 million) . However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of First Student (up 5.1% to £1.55 billion) and First Transit (up 2.4% to £864.80 million) and Group Items (up 7.7% to £15.40 million) .
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  Stock Performance Chart for FirstGroup plc
  Stock Data: Recent Stock Performance:
  Current Price (10/21/2016): 105.00p
(Figures in Pounds Sterling)
1 Week -1.0%   13 Weeks 0.0%  
4 Weeks 6.6%   52 Weeks 8.0%  
FirstGroup plc Key Data:
  Ticker: FGP Country: United Kingdom
  Exchanges: LON Major Industry: Transportation
    Sub Industry: Intercity & Rural Bus Transportation
  2016 Sales 5,218,100,000
(Year Ending Jan 2017).
Employees: 108,624
  Currency: Pounds Sterling Market Cap: 1,265,008,003
  Fiscal Yr Ends: March Shares Outstanding: 1,204,769,527
  Share Type: Ordinary Closely Held Shares: 23,187,000
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