G4S Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 244.80
-0.50 (-0.20 %)
(As of 05/4/2021)
Today's Range
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52-Week Range
Volume438,258 shs
Average Volume9.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.83 billion
P/E Ratio222.55
Dividend Yield10.46%
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About G4S

G4S plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides security and related services in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. The company offers software tools, including evidence based risk assessment, incident management, and travel advisory systems, such as RISK360; and proprietary security systems comprising symmetry connect access control and visitor management systems. It also provides custody, detention, rehabilitation, and care services; automated cash solutions for retailers, automated bulk-teller solution for banks, and mobile banking services, as well as G4S Pay, a retail cash solution; and security advice, risk mitigation strategies, secure support, and integrated solutions. The company serves corporates and industrials, government, financial institutions, private energy/utilities, and ports and airports, as well as the retail, transport and logistics, and leisure and tourism sectors. G4S plc was founded in 1901 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. As of April 12, 2021, G4S plc operates as a subsidiary of Allied Universal Security Services LLC.


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G4S (LON:GFS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is G4S a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for G4S in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" G4S stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than G4S?

Wall Street analysts have given G4S a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but G4S wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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How were G4S's earnings last quarter?

G4S plc (LON:GFS) posted its 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.
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How has G4S's stock been impacted by 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. Since then, GFS shares have increased by 138.4% and is now trading at GBX 244.80.
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Is G4S a good dividend stock?

G4S pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 10.46%. GFS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of G4S is 3.26%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for GFS?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for G4S's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 140 to GBX 235. On average, they anticipate G4S's share price to reach GBX 187 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 23.6%.
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Who are G4S's key executives?

G4S's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Tim P. Weller, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 58, Pay $820.22k)
  • Mr. Ashley Almanza, Exec. Director (Age 58, Pay $1.33M)
  • Mr. Jesus Rosano, Global Exec. VP of Growth, Technology & Innovation
  • Ms. Helen Parris, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Søren Lundsberg-Nielsen, Group Gen. Counsel (Age 69)
  • Sophie McMillan, Head of Media
  • Ms. Catherine Hooper, Group Human Resource Director
  • Mr. Graham Levinsohn, Regional Chief Exec. Officer of UK & Middle East
  • Mr. Mel Brooks, Regional Chief Exec. Officer of Africa
  • Mr. Stephane Verdoy, Regional Chief Exec. Officer of Europe

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), BP (BP), Teledyne FLIR (FLIR), HSBC (HSBA), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and Royal Caribbean Group (RCL).

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.
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What is G4S's stock price today?

One share of GFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 244.80.

How much money does G4S make?

G4S has a market capitalization of £3.83 billion and generates £7.48 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does G4S have?

G4S employs 533,000 workers across the globe.

What is G4S's official website?

The official website for G4S is www.g4s.com.

Where are G4S's headquarters?

G4S is headquartered at 5th Fl, 105 Victoria Street, LONDON, SW1E 6QT, United Kingdom.

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 6/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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