LON:GFS - G4S Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 186.15 -4.90 (-2.56 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 01:40 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 186.15
Today's RangeGBX 185.95 - GBX 192.85
52-Week RangeGBX 173.55 - GBX 283.10
Volume3.78 million shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£2.88 billion
P/E Ratio35.12
Dividend Yield5.04%
G4S 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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£7.51 billion
Cash FlowGBX 66.20 per share
Book ValueGBX 49.50 per share



Outstanding Shares1,548,669,952
Market Cap£2.88 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, March 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd will be given a dividend of GBX 6.11 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 2nd. This is a positive change from G4S's previous dividend of $3.59. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View G4S's Dividend History.

How were G4S's earnings last quarter?

G4S plc (LON:GFS) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $7.40 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $8.20 by $0.80. View G4S's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for GFS?

9 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for G4S's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 205 to GBX 270. On average, they anticipate G4S's share price to reach GBX 228.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for G4S.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for G4S?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for G4S in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for G4S.

Has G4S been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GFS stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. G4S earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of G4S's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of G4S own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other G4S investors own include Barclays (BARC), HSBC (HSBA), FLIR Systems (FLIR), Glencore (GLEN), Vodafone Group (VOD), British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), The GEO Group (GEO), Zoetis (ZTS) and Dollar General (DG).

Who are G4S's key executives?

G4S's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ashley Almanza, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Tim P. Weller, Group CFO & Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Ms. Helen Parris, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen, Group Gen. Counsel (Age 67)
  • Sophie McMillan, Head of Media

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 186.15.

How big of a company is G4S?

G4S has a market capitalization of £2.88 billion and generates £7.51 billion in revenue each year.

What is G4S's official website?

The official website for G4S is http://www.g4s.com/.

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 (LON GFS)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  537 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  670 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,207
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.
This page was last updated on 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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