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LON:GFSG4S Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 119.20
+4.75 (+4.15 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
114.80
Now: GBX 119.20
119.20
50-Day Range
86.22
MA: GBX 99.67
113.95
52-Week Range
69.92
Now: GBX 119.20
223.50
Volume6.60 million shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.85 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield10.46%
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. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.41 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£7.76 billion
Cash FlowGBX 53.70 per share
Book ValueGBX 17.50 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees546,000
Outstanding Shares1,551,590,016
Market Cap£1.85 billion
Next Earnings Date8/12/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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G4S (LON:GFS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has G4S's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

G4S's stock was trading at GBX 102.70 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GFS shares have increased by 16.1% and is now trading at GBX 119.20. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of G4S?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for G4S in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for G4S.

When is G4S's next earnings date?

G4S is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 12th 2020. View our earnings forecast for G4S.

How were G4S's earnings last quarter?

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

How often does G4S pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for G4S?

G4S declared a dividend on Wednesday, March 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 30th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.11 per share on Friday, June 12th. This represents a yield of 5.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 30th. This is an increase from G4S's previous dividend of GBX 3.59. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View G4S's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for GFS?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for G4S's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 85 to GBX 285. On average, they expect G4S's share price to reach GBX 148.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for G4S.

Has G4S been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about GFS stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. G4S earned a coverage optimism score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news about 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), Rolls-Royce (RR), FLIR Systems (FLIR), G4S/ADR (GFSZY), HSBC (HSBA), Legal & General Group (LGEN), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY) and Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK).

Who are G4S's key executives?

G4S's management team includes the following 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

What is G4S's stock symbol?

G4S trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "GFS."

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 119.20.

How big of a company is G4S?

G4S has a market capitalization of £1.85 billion and generates £7.76 billion in revenue each year. G4S employs 546,000 workers across the globe.

What is G4S's official website?

The official website for G4S is 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.

This page was last updated on 7/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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