G4S plc Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (LON:GFS)
G4S plc (LON:GFS) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fifteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 241.69 ($4.14).
G4S plc (LON:GFS) traded up 1.49% on Monday, hitting GBX 259.00. 783,005 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. G4S plc has a 1-year low of GBX 203.60 and a 1-year high of GBX 266.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 254.9 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 247.0. The company’s market cap is £4.001 billion.
A number of research firms have recently commented on GFS. Analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of G4S plc in a research note on Thursday. Separately, analysts at HSBC reiterated an “underweight” rating on shares of G4S plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 225 ($3.85) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of G4S plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. They now have a GBX 225 ($3.85) price target on the stock.
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.