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G4S Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:GFS)

GBX 199.75
+1.70 (+0.86 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 08:16 AM ET)
Today's Range
196.45
Now: GBX 199.75
201.10
50-Day Range
168.40
MA: GBX 186.26
199.90
52-Week Range
165.75
Now: GBX 199.75
241.80
Volume2.02 million shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.10 billion
P/E Ratio76.83
Dividend Yield4.93%
BetaN/A
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£7.65 billion
Cash FlowGBX 65.57 per share
Book ValueGBX 38.30 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees546,000
Outstanding Shares1,551,590,016
Market Cap£3.10 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 Friday, August 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.59 per share on Friday, October 11th. This represents a yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 5th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View G4S's Dividend History.

How were G4S's earnings last quarter?

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

What price target have analysts set for GFS?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for G4S's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 195 to GBX 260. On average, they expect G4S's share price to reach GBX 222.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for G4S.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for G4S?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for G4S in the last year. There are currently 6 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 very negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. G4S earned a news impact score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for G4S.

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 BT Group - CLASS A (BT.A), Barclays (BARC), Glencore (GLEN), FLIR Systems (FLIR), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), HSBC (HSBA), Rolls-Royce (RR), J Sainsbury (SBRY), Tesco (TSCO) and Vodafone Group (VOD).

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, 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 199.75.

How big of a company is G4S?

G4S has a market capitalization of £3.10 billion and generates £7.65 billion in revenue each year. G4S employs 546,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About G4S.

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:  550 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  701 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,251
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 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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