G4S plc Company Profile (LON:GFS)

About G4S plc

G4S plc logoG4S Plc is a security company specializing in the provision of security and related services to customers. The Company's segments include Africa, Asia Middle East, Latin America, Europe, North America, and UK & Ireland. It offers Secure solutions products, including manned security and facilities management services, and Cash solutions, mainly the provision of physical cash management services. Its secure solutions also include technology services, including the supply, installation and monitoring of alarm systems, and security and building systems technology; facilities management, and care and justice services. Its Cash solutions also include technology services comprising the provision of hardware and bundled software for the processing of cash receipts by customers. It provides services across sectors, including government, oil and gas, transport and logistics, ports and airports, leisure and tourism, financial institutions, mining, corporate and industrial, and retail.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: GFS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $3.24
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $251.40
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $238.28
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 145 - GBX 262.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 134.74
  • P/E Growth: 1.07
  • Market Cap: $3.96B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,545,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for G4S plc (LON:GFS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.27)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 253

Analysts' Ratings History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/13/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 195View Rating Details
1/31/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 280 -> GBX 310View Rating Details
1/19/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual WeightGBX 160 -> GBX 260View Rating Details
1/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHoldGBX 160 -> GBX 235View Rating Details
12/13/2016Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 275 -> GBX 285View Rating Details
12/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 258View Rating Details
11/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 285View Rating Details
11/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 281 -> GBX 292View Rating Details
11/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHoldGBX 180 -> GBX 220View Rating Details
8/11/2016Beaufort SecuritiesUpgradeHoldView Rating Details
3/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 230 -> GBX 190View Rating Details
2/17/2016HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetHoldGBX 215 -> GBX 205View Rating Details
2/9/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 320View Rating Details
2/5/2016Nordea Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldGBX 226.84View Rating Details
1/8/2016NomuraInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 242View Rating Details
8/17/2015Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 300View Rating Details
5/19/2015Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 300View Rating Details
3/10/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $15.37 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/10/2016GBX 3.591.58%9/1/20169/1/201610/14/2016
3/9/2016GBX 5.823.11%4/28/20164/28/20166/10/2016
8/12/2015GBX 3.591.33%9/3/20159/3/201510/16/2015
3/10/2015GBX 5.821.92%5/7/20155/7/20156/12/2015
8/13/2014GBX 3.421.26%9/10/20149/10/201410/17/2014
3/12/2014GBX 5.542.39%4/30/20144/30/20146/13/2014
(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 TransactionDetails
5/24/2016Almanza,AshleyInsiderSell51,407GBX 187£96,131.09
3/16/2016Almanza,AshleyInsiderBuy191,935GBX 190£364,676.50
3/11/2016Daly,John PatrickInsiderBuy30,000GBX 184£55,200
11/30/2015Raja,HimanshuInsiderBuy50,000GBX 225£112,500
11/27/2015Almanza,AshleyInsiderBuy50,000GBX 223£111,500
5/28/2015Grahame GibsonInsiderSell107,553GBX 301.70£324,487.40
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
DateHeadline
News IconEquity Focus: Indicator Check on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Searcy News (LON:GFS)
searcysentinel.com - February 23 at 10:26 PM
News IconTrading Ledger: Keeping an Eye on G4S plc (LSE:GFS) - Benton Bulletin (LON:GFS)
bentonbulletin.com - February 23 at 10:26 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoI’m bullish on this growth stock despite profit warning sending shares 18% lower (LON:GFS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK : Holding(s) in Company (LON:GFS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:21 PM
News IconChart Level Analysis on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) | Providence ... - Providence Standard (LON:GFS)
providencestandard.com - February 15 at 4:38 AM
News IconChart Level Analysis on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Providence Standard (LON:GFS)
providencestandard.com - February 15 at 4:38 AM
News IconInvesting Focus: Indicators in View on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Rives Journal (LON:GFS)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 11:52 AM
News IconWatching Technical Positions on G4S PLC (GFS.L) - The Standard (LON:GFS)
6milestandard.com - February 10 at 6:01 PM
News IconInvesting Focus: Indicators in View on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:GFS)
baldwinjournal.com - February 9 at 6:06 PM
News IconAverage Directional Index Review for G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Davidson Register (LON:GFS)
davidsonregister.com - February 8 at 10:59 PM
News IconStock Concentration on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:GFS)
sherwooddaily.com - February 6 at 10:30 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoG4S plc UK DK : G4S launches its first door reader for smartphones (LON:GFS)
feeds.benzinga.com - February 2 at 3:43 AM
News IconInvestor Notebook: Focusing in on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:GFS)
springdaletimes.com - February 1 at 4:05 AM
News IconInside the Numbers: Looking at This Stock: G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:GFS)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 2:45 AM
News IconTrend Strength Monitor on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:GFS)
springdaletimes.com - January 25 at 4:41 PM
News IconMoving Averages in Focus on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:GFS)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 6:04 PM
News IconPennon Group PLC reiterated as Outperform By Macquarie (LON:GFS)
jagsreport.com - January 24 at 3:52 AM
ft.com logo[$$] G4S requested UK intervene after Israeli minister's criticism (LON:GFS)
www.ft.com - January 24 at 3:52 AM
News IconTechnical Updates on Shares of G4S PLC (GFS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:GFS)
springdaletimes.com - January 23 at 5:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Notification of changes to committee membership (LON:GFS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 5:12 AM
money.aol.co.uk logoIs Mitie Group plc uninvestable after today's profit warning? (LON:GFS)
money.aol.co.uk - January 18 at 5:50 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: G4S plc, Glencore PLC, InterContinental Hotels Group PLC, Keras Resources PLC - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:GFS)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 10 at 4:47 PM
News IconJefferies International upgraded G4S PLC (LON:GFS) to 'Hold' With 235 PT - UK Market News (LON:GFS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 6 at 4:25 AM
capitalcube.com logoG4S Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GFS-GB : January 6, 2017 (LON:GFS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 6 at 4:25 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoG4S gets a boost as Jefferies upgrades its rating to ‘hold’ from ‘underperform’ (LON:GFS)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 5 at 6:23 PM
News IconAnalysts At Jefferies International Upgraded G4S PLC (LON:GFS) To Hold - NewsDen (LON:GFS)
newsden.net - January 5 at 2:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSecurity Thought Leaders Discuss Solutions "In The Boardroom" On SecuritySolutionsWatch.com (LON:GFS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 12:55 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] G4S Sells G4S Utility Services to First Reserve for $64.2 Million (LON:GFS)
www.wsj.com - December 28 at 5:20 PM
publicnow.com logoG4S sells G4S Utility Services for £52 million (LON:GFS)
www.publicnow.com - December 28 at 11:19 AM
publicnow.com logoFinancial Calendar for 2017 (LON:GFS)
www.publicnow.com - December 23 at 5:39 PM
publicnow.com logoHMP Birmingham (LON:GFS)
www.publicnow.com - December 22 at 5:38 PM
News IconInvestor Monitor: Looking Closer at Shares of G4S plc (LSE:GFS) - The Business Journal (LON:GFS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 21 at 11:21 PM
News IconRating of The Day: London: G4S PLC (LON:GFS)'s Stock Had Its Underperform Rating Restated at Exane BNP Paribas ... - Thorold News (LON:GFS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 20 at 10:36 AM
publicnow.com logoNotification of major shareholding by BlackRock Inc (LON:GFS)
www.publicnow.com - December 20 at 10:36 AM
publicnow.com logoNotification of major shareholding by BlackRock Inc (LON:GFS)
www.publicnow.com - December 20 at 10:36 AM
News IconStock Volatility Review for G4S plc (LSE:GFS) - The Business Journal (LON:GFS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 19 at 10:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Director/PDMR Shareholding (LON:GFS)
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 10:52 AM
News IconInvestor Watch: Checking in on Shares of G4S plc (LSE:GFS) - The Business Journal (LON:GFS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 16 at 5:57 PM
News IconKeeping Tabs on Levels for G4S plc (LSE:GFS) - The Business Journal (LON:GFS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 15 at 4:04 AM
News IconNewest Rating: 21.59% to Target, Credit Suisse Maintains Outperform Rating for G4s (LON:GFS) Stock - Thorold News (LON:GFS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 15 at 4:04 AM
News IconWatching the Numbers for G4S plc (LSE:GFS) - The Business Journal (LON:GFS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 14 at 11:04 PM
marketwatch.com logoG4S asylum contract extended in the UK - MarketWatch (LON:GFS)
www.marketwatch.com - December 9 at 10:29 AM
News IconKeeping an Eye on Shares of G4S plc (LSE:GFS) - The Business Journal (LON:GFS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 9 at 10:29 AM
marketwatch.com logoG4S asylum contract extended in the U.K. (LON:GFS)
www.marketwatch.com - December 8 at 11:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Statement re Extension to UK asylum accommodation contract (LON:GFS)
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:11 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain extends G4S, Serco asylum-seeker contracts to 2019 (LON:GFS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:11 AM
capitalcube.com logoG4S Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:GFS) : December 7, 2016 (LON:GFS)
www.capitalcube.com - December 7 at 5:34 PM
News IconExane BNP Paribas Gives G4S PLC Price Target With Potential ... - UK Market News (LON:GFS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 6 at 5:35 PM
News IconInvestors are Keeping Tabs on G4S plc (LSE:GFS) - The Business Journal (LON:GFS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 6 at 10:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Statement re Update (LON:GFS)
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 10:49 AM

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What is G4S plc's stock symbol?

G4S plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "GFS."

How often does G4S plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for G4S plc?

G4S plc announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.59 per share on Friday, October 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 1st. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Where is G4S plc's stock going? Where will G4S plc's stock price be in 2017?

11 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for G4S plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 190 to GBX 310. On average, they expect G4S plc's stock price to reach GBX 253 in the next twelve months.

When will G4S plc announce their earnings?

G4S plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 8th 2017.

How do I buy G4S plc stock?

Shares of G4S plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of G4S plc stock cost?

One share of G4S plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 257.10.


Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff