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Equities researchers at HSBC increased their target price on shares of G4S (LON:GFS) from GBX 250 ($4.10) to GBX 260 ($4.27) in a research report issued on Wednesday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. HSBC’s price target points to a potential upside of 0.27% from the company’s current price.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of G4S in a research note to investors on Tuesday, January 14th. They now have a GBX 240 ($3.94) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital downgraded shares of G4S to an “underperform” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, January 13th. They now have a GBX 235 ($3.86) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 255 ($4.19). Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of G4S in a research note to investors on Friday, December 20th. They now have a GBX 248 ($4.07) price target on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 256.70 ($4.21).

Shares of G4S (LON:GFS) opened at 259.20 on Wednesday. G4S has a one year low of GBX 203.60 and a one year high of GBX 315.80. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 0. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 0.. The company’s market cap is £3.637 billion.

G4S Plc, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in provision of secure solutions, including manned security services, care and justice services and security systems, and cash solutions, including the management and transportation of cash and valuables, as well as undertaking of other outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a threat.

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