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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:GFS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.g4s.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £5.03 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,546,750,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 330.41
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 298.27
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 174.40 - GBX 339.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.71
  • P/E Growth: 1.43
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £7.59 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.66
  • Book Value: GBX 0.54 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.03
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £564 million
  • Net Margins: 3.43%
  • Return on Equity: 33.26%
  • Return on Assets: 5.03%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.73 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 declared a dividend on Wednesday, March 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.82 per share on Friday, June 9th. This represents a yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 27th. This is a positive change from G4S plc's previous dividend of $3.59. The official announcement can be accessed 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?

11 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for G4S plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 220 to GBX 350. On average, they expect G4S plc's share price to reach GBX 294.50 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 CEO, North America and Technology
  • Graham Levinsohn, Regional CEO, 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 325.40.


MarketBeat Community Rating for G4S plc (LON GFS)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  383 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  558 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  941
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, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.18)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 294.50

Analysts' Ratings History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
5/3/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 285 -> GBX 330View 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
8/17/2015Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 300View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 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: $18.43 EPS

Dividends

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

Headline Trends for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Latest Headlines for G4S plc (LON:GFS)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (LON:GFS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 12:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 12:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : G4S plc and G4S International Finance plc Publication of Final Terms
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 5:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates "Hold" Rating for G4S plc (GFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 8:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 12:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Director/PDMR Shareholding - Dematerialisation of certificated holding
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 11:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Publication of a Supplement dated 18 May 2017 to the Offering Circular dated 4 October 2016
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 7:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Insider Winnie Kin Wah Fok Purchases 10,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 11:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Publication of G4S International Finance plc 2016 Annual Report and Financial Statements
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 6:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S Awarded Gold Status by Chief Learning Officer Magazine
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJohn Connolly Purchases 14,850 Shares of G4S plc (GFS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 1:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) PT Raised to GBX 350
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 9:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Increases G4S plc (GFS) Price Target to GBX 323
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 6:24 PM
nasdaq.com logoG4S Plc Issues Trading Update; Q1 Revenues Up 8.9% - Quick Facts - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 4 at 12:11 PM
marketwatch.com logoG4S revenue rises 8.9% in first quarter - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 4 at 12:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Q1 2017 Trading Update
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 12:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to G4S Plc : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMorgan Stanley Raises G4S plc (GFS) Price Target to GBX 330
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S Plc :GFS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S Plc : GFS-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 11:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 2:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK : Total voting rights
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Receives "Outperform" Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Integrated Report and Accounts and Notice of Annual General Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 10:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Reduce Rating for G4S plc (GFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Price Target Increased to GBX 325 by Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 6:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Insider Sells £137,216.48 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 4:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Given New GBX 350 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 5:07 AM
nasdaq.com logoG4S Plc Completes Sale Of G4S Youth Services - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - April 3 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Disposal
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSecurity Thought Leaders at AMAG, Cyberinc and Quantum This Week On SecuritySolutionsWatch.com
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 4:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Boosts G4S plc (GFS) Price Target to GBX 350
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 10:54 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThese 2 recovery plays should have further to go
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 11:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S Helps Healthcare Organizations Meet Critical Deadline
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 11:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Stock Rating Lowered by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 10:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Rating Reiterated by BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 5:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Insider Sells 345,851 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 9:17 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Survivors of Orlando Massacre Sue Gunman's Widow and His Employer
www.wsj.com - March 22 at 10:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 11:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc’s (GFS) Underperform Rating Reaffirmed at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 1:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoG4S plc UK DK : Corrective announcement - Director/PDMR Shareholding
finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 5:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Price Target Raised to GBX 290
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 6:46 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] EU Court Rules Companies Can Bar Muslim Head Scarf
www.wsj.com - March 14 at 9:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBNP Paribas Reaffirms Underperform Rating for G4S plc (GFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 6:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Price Target Raised to GBX 230
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 12:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoG4S plc (GFS) Declares Dividend Increase – GBX 5.82 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 10:04 PM
fool.co.uk logoAfter lifting by a third in a year, can G4S plc shares repeat their gains?
www.fool.co.uk - March 8 at 6:13 PM
marketwatch.com logoG4S keeps dividend steady, adjusted profit rises
www.marketwatch.com - March 8 at 6:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of GFS.L earnings conference call or presentation 8-Mar-17 9:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 6:13 PM

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