LON:GFS - G4S Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 275.20 +2.80 (+1.03 %)
(As of 05/23/2018 05:01 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 272.40
Today's RangeGBX 272.40 - GBX 275.50
52-Week RangeGBX 247.80 - GBX 342.60
Volume880,943 shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.87 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About G4S (LON:GFS)

G4S logoG4S plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of security and related services in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Africa, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, India, Latin America, Europe, and North America. The company offers integrated solutions, including analytics and intelligence, technology and software, consulting and risk management, monitoring and response, and manned and mobile security, as well as systems design, built, and integration services. It also provides electronic monitoring, secure health, forensic medical and police support, secure support, and custody, detention, and rehabilitation services. In addition, the company offers cash solutions, such as cash management software and systems, cash recycling, international secure logistics, ATM replenishment and engineering, cash processing, and cash in transit services. It serves government, financial institutions, private energy and utilities, and ports and airports, as well as transportation and logistics, leisure and tourism, corporate and industrial, and retail sectors. G4S plc was founded in 1901 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security & Protection Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
SymbolLON:GFS
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-87707000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins4.13%
Return on Equity38.18%
Return on Assets5.95%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,550,000,000

G4S (LON:GFS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is G4S's stock symbol?

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

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

G4S announced a dividend on Thursday, March 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 3rd will be given a dividend of GBX 6.11 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 3rd. This is a positive change from G4S's previous dividend of $3.59. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View G4S's Dividend History.

How were G4S's earnings last quarter?

G4S (LON:GFS) released its earnings results on Thursday, March, 8th. The company reported $17.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $18.20 by $0.30. The firm had revenue of $7.83 billion for the quarter. G4S had a net margin of 4.13% and a return on equity of 38.18%. View G4S's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for GFS?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for G4S's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 245 to GBX 370. On average, they anticipate G4S's share price to reach GBX 314 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for G4S.

Who are some of G4S's key competitors?

Who are G4S's key executives?

G4S's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ashley Almanza, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Tim P. Weller, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Ms. Helen Parris, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen, Group Gen. Counsel (Age 66)
  • Mr. Nigel Fairbrass, Director of Media Relations

Has G4S been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about GFS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. G4S earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.02 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

How do I buy shares of G4S?

Shares of GFS 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.

What is G4S's stock price today?

One share of GFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 275.20.

How big of a company is G4S?

G4S has a market capitalization of £3.87 billion.

How can I contact G4S?

G4S's mailing address is 5th Fl, 105 Victoria Street, LONDON, SW1E 6QT, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-87707000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for G4S (GFS)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  472 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  615 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,087
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about G4S and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GFS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GFS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

G4S (LON:GFS) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
12 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for G4S in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 314The high price target for GFS is GBX 370 and the low price target for GFS is GBX 245. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.582.502.452.36
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 314GBX 312.78GBX 311.36GBX 301.64

G4S (LON:GFS) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for G4S (LON:GFS)

G4S (LON:GFS) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/21/2018CheuvreuxReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/18/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 290View Rating Details
5/10/2018JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
4/27/2018BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 220 ➝ GBX 255View Rating Details
4/13/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 385 ➝ GBX 370View Rating Details
3/28/2018HSBCUpgradeHoldGBX 230 ➝ GBX 245View Rating Details
3/12/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 330View Rating Details
3/12/2018Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 330 ➝ GBX 315View Rating Details
3/9/2018SEB EquitiesUpgradeHoldView Rating Details
1/15/2018CitigroupUpgradeBuyGBX 350View Rating Details
11/9/2017Deutsche BankLower Price TargetBuyGBX 330 ➝ GBX 325View Rating Details
8/14/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual WeightGBX 330 ➝ GBX 315View Rating Details
3/9/2017UBSBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 285 ➝ GBX 315View Rating Details
12/5/2016Goldman SachsReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 258View Rating Details
8/11/2016Beaufort SecuritiesUpgradeHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2016 forward)

Earnings

G4S (LON:GFS) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for G4S (LON:GFS)

G4S (LON GFS) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/8/2018Y 2017GBX 18.20GBX 17.90GBX 782.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

G4S (LON:GFS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/8/2018GBX 6.112.43%5/3/20185/3/20186/15/2018
8/9/2017GBX 3.591.17%8/31/20178/31/201710/13/2017
3/8/2017GBX 5.822.02%4/27/20174/27/20176/9/2017
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

G4S (LON GFS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for G4S (LON:GFS)

G4S (LON GFS) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/20/2018Ashley AlmanzaInsiderSell255,997GBX 248£634,872.56
3/16/2018Ashley AlmanzaInsiderSell115,631GBX 251£290,233.81
8/9/2017Tim WellerInsiderBuy16,093GBX 309£49,727.37
5/12/2017Winnie Kin Wah FokInsiderBuy10,000GBX 318£31,800
5/5/2017John ConnollyInsiderBuy14,850GBX 323£47,965.50
3/31/2017Ashley AlmanzaInsiderSell45,137GBX 304£137,216.48
3/20/2017Ashley AlmanzaInsiderSell345,851GBX 296£1,023,718.96
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

G4S (LON GFS) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
G4S plc UK DK : Publication of Final TermsG4S plc UK DK : Publication of Final Terms
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 4:04 PM
G4Ss (GFS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at CheuvreuxG4S's (GFS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Cheuvreux
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 9:55 AM
G4S (GFS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BarclaysG4S (GFS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:16 AM
G4S plc UK DK : Poll Results of 2018 Annual General MeetingG4S plc UK DK : Poll Results of 2018 Annual General Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 10:12 AM
Supplement dated 11 May 2018 to Offering Circular relating to EMTN Programme dated 13 November 2017Supplement dated 11 May 2018 to Offering Circular relating to EMTN Programme dated 13 November 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 10:59 AM
G4S (GFS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsG4S (GFS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 4:37 PM
G4S (GFS) Given "Overweight" Rating at JPMorgan ChaseG4S (GFS) Given "Overweight" Rating at JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 2:13 PM
G4S plc UK DK : Notification of directorship of newly listed companyG4S plc UK DK : Notification of directorship of newly listed company
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:10 AM
G4S revenue falls; sees pickup in growth aheadG4S revenue falls; sees pickup in growth ahead
www.marketwatch.com - May 9 at 9:57 AM
G4S (GFS) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 6.11 Per ShareG4S (GFS) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 6.11 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 9:54 AM
BNP Paribas Boosts G4S (GFS) Price Target to GBX 255BNP Paribas Boosts G4S (GFS) Price Target to GBX 255
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:17 AM
G4S plc UK DK : Publication of G4S International Finance plcs 2017 Annual Report and Financial StatementsG4S plc UK DK : Publication of G4S International Finance plc's 2017 Annual Report and Financial Statements
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 4:16 PM
JPMorgan Chase Reaffirms Overweight Rating for G4S (GFS)JPMorgan Chase Reaffirms Overweight Rating for G4S (GFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 5:18 PM
Britains G4S looks beyond small change in cash revolutionBritain's G4S looks beyond small change in cash revolution
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 10:09 AM
G4S (GFS) PT Raised to GBX 325 at Deutsche BankG4S (GFS) PT Raised to GBX 325 at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 10:46 PM
G4Ss (GFS) "Underperform" Rating Reiterated at BNP ParibasG4S's (GFS) "Underperform" Rating Reiterated at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 9:42 PM
G4S (GFS) Price Target Raised to GBX 340G4S (GFS) Price Target Raised to GBX 340
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 10:55 PM
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Encourages its 44K Employees to Volunteer during National Volunteer WeekG4S Secure Solutions (USA) Encourages its 44K Employees to Volunteer during National Volunteer Week
www.prnewswire.com - April 16 at 9:53 AM
G4S (GFS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesG4S (GFS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 11:29 AM
Royal Bank of Canada Lowers G4S (GFS) Price Target to GBX 370Royal Bank of Canada Lowers G4S (GFS) Price Target to GBX 370
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 6:09 AM
G4S plc UK DK : Annual Financial ReportG4S plc UK DK : Annual Financial Report
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 10:21 AM
G4S (GFS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Jefferies GroupG4S (GFS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 4:46 PM
G4S (GFS) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies GroupG4S (GFS) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 12:24 PM
G4S (GFS) Given New GBX 325 Price Target at Deutsche BankG4S (GFS) Given New GBX 325 Price Target at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 11:34 PM
G4S (GFS) Price Target Cut to GBX 330 by Analysts at Credit Suisse GroupG4S (GFS) Price Target Cut to GBX 330 by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 6:52 AM
HSBC Reiterates "Reduce" Rating for G4S (GFS)HSBC Reiterates "Reduce" Rating for G4S (GFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 7:28 AM
G4S plc (GFS) Insider Sells £634,872.56 in StockG4S plc (GFS) Insider Sells £634,872.56 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 1:32 PM
Does G4S plc’s (LON:GFS) 20.40% Earnings Growth Make It An Outperformer?Does G4S plc’s (LON:GFS) 20.40% Earnings Growth Make It An Outperformer?
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 10:10 AM
Insider Selling: G4S plc (GFS) Insider Sells 115,631 Shares of StockInsider Selling: G4S plc (GFS) Insider Sells 115,631 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 1:26 PM
G4S plc (GFS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsG4S plc (GFS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 12:32 PM
What Should We Expect From G4S plc’s (LON:GFS) Earnings In The Year Ahead?What Should We Expect From G4S plc’s (LON:GFS) Earnings In The Year Ahead?
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 9:54 AM
G4S plc UK DK : Director/PDMR ShareholdingG4S plc UK DK : Director/PDMR Shareholding
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 9:54 AM
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for G4S (GFS)JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for G4S (GFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 11:34 PM
Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for G4S (GFS)Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for G4S (GFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 12:14 PM
G4S (GFS) Given New GBX 315 Price Target at Jefferies GroupG4S (GFS) Given New GBX 315 Price Target at Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 11:36 AM
G4S (GFS) Stock Rating Upgraded by SEB EquitiesG4S (GFS) Stock Rating Upgraded by SEB Equities
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 4:20 PM
G4S (GFS) Announces  Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.30 EPSG4S (GFS) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.30 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 10:35 AM
FTSE 100 wobbles as investors look for clarity on Trump tariffs, ECB policyFTSE 100 wobbles as investors look for clarity on Trump tariffs, ECB policy
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 10:26 AM
Why I think it’s finally time to buy G4S plc after 25% slumpWhy I think it’s finally time to buy G4S plc after 25% slump
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 10:26 AM
G4S 2017 pretax profit rises 30%; raises dividendG4S 2017 pretax profit rises 30%; raises dividend
www.marketwatch.com - March 8 at 10:26 AM
Is There An Opportunity With G4S plc’s (LON:GFS) 32.84% Undervaluation?Is There An Opportunity With G4S plc’s (LON:GFS) 32.84% Undervaluation?
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 10:10 AM
Does G4S plc’s (LON:GFS) Debt Level Pose A Problem?Does G4S plc’s (LON:GFS) Debt Level Pose A Problem?
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 10:00 AM
G4S plc (GFS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesG4S plc (GFS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 11:50 AM
G4S plc (GFS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesG4S plc (GFS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 30 at 11:49 AM
G4S plc UK : Holding(s) in CompanyG4S plc UK : Holding(s) in Company
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 9:07 AM
G4S (GFS) Raised to Buy at CitigroupG4S (GFS) Raised to Buy at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 9:38 PM
G4S plc (GFS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesG4S plc (GFS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 11:42 AM
G4S Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:GFS) : December 26, 2017G4S Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:GFS) : December 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 8:18 AM
G4S Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GFS-GB : December 25, 2017G4S Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GFS-GB : December 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 25 at 6:56 PM
G4S (GFS) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of CanadaG4S (GFS) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 7:16 PM

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