G4S plc Company Profile (LON:GFS)

About G4S plc (LON:GFS)

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:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Business Support Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:GFS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.g4s.com
  • Market Cap: £4.37 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,548,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 278.49
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 308.49
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 217 - GBX 342.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.76
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £8.03 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.54
  • Book Value: GBX 0.50 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.64
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
  • EBITDA: £645 million
  • Net Margins: 4.13%
  • Return on Equity: 38.18%
  • Return on Assets: 5.95%
  • Average Volume: 4.01 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for G4S plc (LON:GFS)

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 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.59 per share on Friday, October 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View G4S plc's Dividend History.

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

10 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for G4S plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 220 to GBX 350. On average, they anticipate G4S plc's stock price to reach GBX 293 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for G4S plc.

Who are some of G4S plc's key competitors?

Who are G4S plc's key executives?

G4S plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ashley Almanza, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Tim Weller, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Claude Allain, Regional President - Middle East & India
  • Martin Alvarez, Regional President - Latin America & Caribbean
  • Mel Brooks, Regional President - Africa
  • Jon Corner, Regional President - Asia Pacific
  • John C. Kenning, Regional Chief Executive Officer of North America
  • Graham Levinsohn, Regional Chief Executive Officer - Europe
  • Peter Neden, Regional President - UK & Ireland
  • Jesus Rosano, Group Strategy and Commercial Director

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.

What is G4S plc's stock price today?

One share of G4S plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 282.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for G4S plc (LON GFS)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  410 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  581 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  991
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about G4S plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for G4S plc (LON:GFS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.10)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 293
Consensus Price Target History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Price Target History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Analysts' Ratings History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/14/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual WeightGBX 330 -> GBX 315View Rating Details
7/24/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 325 -> GBX 340View Rating Details
7/12/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 220View Rating Details
6/27/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 323View Rating Details
5/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 310 -> GBX 350View Rating Details
4/10/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceGBX 259View Rating Details
3/29/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 310 -> GBX 350View Rating Details
3/9/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 260 -> GBX 280View Rating Details
1/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHoldGBX 160 -> GBX 235View Rating Details
12/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 258View Rating Details
8/11/2016Beaufort SecuritiesUpgradeHoldView Rating Details
3/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 230 -> GBX 190View 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
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
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Earnings Estimates for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $18.40 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for G4S plc (LON GFS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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G4S plc (GFS) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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