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

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GBX 251.10 +1.70 (+0.68 %)
(As of 08/22/2018 01:41 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 249.40
Today's RangeGBX 247.80 - GBX 252.80
52-Week RangeGBX 247.80 - GBX 342.60
Volume3.70 million shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.87 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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

Stock Exchange LON
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
Market Cap£3.87 billion

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 Thursday, August 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.59 per share on Friday, October 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 6th. 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $7.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $8.20 by $0.80. 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 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for G4S's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 245 to GBX 350. On average, they anticipate G4S's stock price to reach GBX 310 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for G4S.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for G4S?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for G4S in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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. Stephane Verdoy, Group Sales & Marketing Director

Has G4S been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GFS stock has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. G4S earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.63 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for G4S.

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 251.10.

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 (LON GFS)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  501 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  627 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,128
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 8/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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