G4S plc Company Profile (LON:GFS)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for G4S plc (LON:GFS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 9 Hold Rating(s), 3 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.07)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 221.39

Analysts' Ratings History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/18/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 185View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/13/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 298 -> GBX 281View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/4/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 160 -> GBX 157View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/28/2016Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeOutperformGBX 200 -> GBX 210View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 189View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 230 -> GBX 190View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 235View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 190 -> GBX 170View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual weightGBX 310 -> GBX 200View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/9/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderwt/In-LineGBX 210View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/17/2016HSBCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 215 -> GBX 205View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/9/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 320View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/5/2016Nordea Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldGBX 226.84View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/8/2016Nomura Holdings Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutralGBX 242View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/17/2015Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 300View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/19/2015Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 300View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/25/2014Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 300 -> GBX 313View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/13/2014InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 280View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/23/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
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Dividends

Dividend History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
3/9/2016GBX 5.823.11%4/28/20164/28/20166/10/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/12/2015GBX 3.591.33%9/3/20159/3/201510/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/10/2015GBX 5.821.92%5/7/20155/7/20156/12/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/13/2014GBX 3.421.26%9/10/20149/10/201410/17/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/12/2014GBX 5.542.39%4/30/20144/30/20146/13/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/24/2016Almanza,AshleyInsiderSell51,407GBX 187£96,131.09Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/16/2016Almanza,AshleyInsiderBuy191,935GBX 190£364,676.50Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2016Daly,John PatrickInsiderBuy30,000GBX 184£55,200Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/30/2015Raja,HimanshuInsiderBuy50,000GBX 225£112,500Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/27/2015Almanza,AshleyInsiderBuy50,000GBX 223£111,500Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/28/2015Grahame GibsonInsiderSell107,553GBX 301.70£324,487.40Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
DateHeadline
07/21/16 04:06 AMG4S plc UK DK : Criminals using 3D printing present growing threat to global shipping -
07/18/16 11:01 PMThis Week on SecuritySolutionsWatch.com... Cisco - New IoT Solutions... and Thought Leaders at AMAG, EMC, GTX, G4S, ImageWare, NetWatcher, PortSys, Route1 Discuss Threats and Solutions - [Marketwired] - EMC Corporation , G4S , GTX Corp , ImageWare Systems ; Route1
07/18/16 04:38 AMG4S Announces Acquisition of i-Vision Systems Inc. in Canada - [at noodls] - 18 July 2016 G4S, the world's leading security company, today announces the acquisition of Canadian video and security systems company, i-Vision Systems Inc. i-Vision Systems Inc. designs, sources, installs ...
07/15/16 07:09 AMG4s (LON:GFS) stock price target lowered to 240GBX as covered today by UBS - Breaking Finance News
07/14/16 07:33 AMJP Morgan Cazenove Retained G4S PLC (LON:GFS) As 'Overweight' - FTSE News
07/14/16 05:41 AMBond yield slump, low rates highlight UK pension shortfall risks - [Reuters - UK Focus] - A $500 billion gap in British company pension schemes, exacerbated by a further fall in bond yields after last month's Brexit vote, is stretching balance sheets and could discourage investors from buying some firms' shares. The collapse in bond yields, which pension funds rely on for income to pay retirees, has left the near-5,000 underfunded pension schemes in the UK in an even worse position and has sharpened investors' focus on the companies most at risk.
07/13/16 04:32 PMG4S PLC (LON:GFS) stock price target dropped to 281GBX as covered today by JP Morgan Cazenove
07/13/16 07:02 AMNew Analyst Ratings For G4S (LON:GFS) - Fiscal Standard
07/13/16 07:02 AMShares Of G4S PLC (LON:GFS) Rated As Overweight By Analysts At JP Morgan Cazenove - Fiscal Standard
07/12/16 01:33 PM[$$] Pension funds keep calm and carry on plugging gaps - [at Financial Times] - The Ministry of Information told Brits to "Keep Calm and Carry On" ahead of the so-called phoney war of 1939. Exactly 77 years later, the Pensions Regulator broadcast the same message following ...
07/11/16 03:25 AM[$$] G4S selling cash machine business to IBM - [at Financial Times] - G4S, the world's biggest security company, is selling its cash machine engineering business to the technology giant IBM. About 380 people, including cash machine engineers and support staff, will transfer ...
07/09/16 07:41 AMHow Analysts Feel About G4S plc (LON:GFS)? - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 02:21 AMG4S awarded new Kuwait International Airport contract - [at noodls] - 08 July 2016 G4S plc, the world's leading security company, announces that it has been awarded a new 2 year contract by the Kuwait Ministry of Interior ('MoI') to provide enhanced security to Kuwait International ...
07/06/16 08:52 AMG4S (LON:GFS) Analyst Target Changes - Fiscal Standard
07/06/16 08:52 AMG4S PLC (LON:GFS) price target maintained to GBX185 as issued in a report today by Exane BNP Paribas - Breaking Finance News
07/05/16 10:41 AMG4S Risk Consulting third quarterly Global Forecast for 2016 - [at noodls] - 05 July 2016 G4S Risk Consulting is proud to present the third quarterly Global Forecast for 2016, once again in collaboration with Roubini Global Economics. Download your copy The report traces key developments ...
07/05/16 03:37 AMG4S Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GFS-GB : July 5, 2016 -
07/04/16 09:08 AMG4S PLC (LON:GFS) target price dropped to GBX157 as recorded today by Jefferies International
07/02/16 07:06 AMCredit Suisse recorded (LON:GFS) G4s, raising its stock price target to GBX210 earlier today - Breaking Finance News
07/01/16 04:13 PMCredit Suisse recorded (LON:GFS) G4s, raising its stock price target to GBX210 earlier today
06/29/16 04:16 AM3 post-Brexit surging stocks worth adding to your portfolio? G4S plc, Prudential plc and Legal & General Group plc - Motley Fool UK
06/29/16 04:16 AMG4S (LON:GFS) Broker Price Targets - Fiscal Standard
06/29/16 04:16 AMGoldman Sachs Reiterated G4s (LON:GFS) As 'Neutral' - FTSE News
06/29/16 04:16 AMG4S PLC (LON:GFS) Receives 'Outperform' Rating From Brokers At Credit Suisse - FTSE News
06/28/16 06:10 AM3 post-Brexit surging stocks worth adding to your portfolio? G4S plc, Prudential plc and Legal & General Group plc -
06/27/16 08:39 AMAnalysts At Goldman Sachs Reiterated G4s (LON:GFS) As Neutral - Fiscal Standard
06/26/16 03:44 PMWere Analysts Bullish G4S plc (LON:GFS) This Week? - Engelwood Daily
06/22/16 08:49 AMG4S (LON:GFS) Broker Roundup - Fiscal Standard
06/22/16 04:09 AMG4S South Africa launches new banking technology - [at noodls] - 20 June 2016 A new cash management device that has the potential to improve security, efficiency and customer service in banks has been launched by G4S South Africa. The Bank Cash Accepting Device was ...
06/20/16 04:02 PMG4S PLC (LON:GFS) stock price target maintained to GBX190 as covered today by Exane BNP Paribas - Breaking Finance News
06/20/16 10:25 AMG4S PLC (LON:GFS) stock price target maintained to GBX190 as covered today by Exane BNP Paribas
06/16/16 09:24 PMOrlando Gunman Homegrown Extremist, Likely 'Radicalised' Through Internet, US Says - The Wire
06/15/16 04:16 PMUK shares lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 2.08% - Investing.com UK (registration)
06/15/16 04:16 PMHorrific Terror Attack In Orlando Florida - Net Newsledger
06/14/16 04:05 PMIslamic extremist Omar Mateen murdered 50 people at a “Pulse” gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida late Saturday night
06/14/16 09:00 AMG4S confirms Orlando gunman Omar Mateen was its employee; Stock dips - RTT News
06/14/16 09:00 AMEuropean Stocks Decline as Concern Over US Growth, Possibility of "Brexit" Rattle Investors - Nasdaq
06/14/16 09:00 AMU.K. stocks lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 2.08% - Investing.com
06/14/16 09:00 AMBrexit concerns weigh on FTSE as two top banks back UK equities - Reuters UK
06/14/16 09:00 AMEuropean stocks slump to 2-month low as Brexit fears bite - Morningstar.com
06/13/16 03:57 PMMost Traded Stocks by Value at 10:00
06/13/16 03:57 PMOmar Matten, the Islamist terrorist who shot up the gay Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning killing at
06/13/16 03:57 PMG4S Confirms Orlando Gunman Omar Mateen Was Its Employee; Stock Dips
06/13/16 03:57 PMG4S confirms Orlando suspect Mateen was employee
06/13/16 02:14 PM[$$] Goldman Sachs trio must face MPs' inquisition over BHS - [at Financial Times] - There are some appointments you have a duty to keep even though they will be no fun at all. Meeting a headteacher to discuss your kid's status as bare knuckle champ of Year Four. Visiting an infirm and ...
06/13/16 04:52 AMFTSE shrugs off Brexit concerns as investment banks back UK equities - Reuters UK
06/13/16 04:52 AMG4S shares slide on news that Florida gunman was employee - Reuters UK
06/13/16 04:52 AMG4S confirms Orlando suspect Mateen was employee - MarketWatch
06/13/16 03:51 AMG4S shares slide on news that Florida gunman was employee -
06/12/16 06:25 PMG4S Under Scrutiny After Employing Orlando Killer Since 2007 -

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About G4S plc

G4S plc logoG4S Plc is a United Kingdom-based security company engaged in the provision of security products services and solutions. The Company provides services across sectors, including Government, private energy and utilities, oil and gas, transport and logistics, ports and airports, leisure and tourism, financial institutions, mining, corporates and industrials, and retail. The Company has operations in six geographic regions: Africa, Asia Middle East, Latin America, Europe, North America and UK & Ireland. The Company has four service lines: Secure Solutions, Care & Justice Services, Specialist outsourced services and Cash Solutions. Security Solutions includes Security and facilities management (FM) services, and Security Systems and Technology. The cash solutions business covers a range of services including Cash management outsourcing, Cash consulting, ATM Management, Retail cash management, International transportation and Cash transportation.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: GFS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $2.42
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $179.21
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $193.87
  • P/E Ratio: 364.40
  • P/E Growth: 1.33
  • Market Cap: $2.82B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $15.07 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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