G4S plc (LON:GFS)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating restated by analysts at BNP Paribas in a research note issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 195 ($2.41) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target would indicate a potential downside of 34.03% from the company’s previous close.

GFS has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 258 ($3.19) price objective on shares of G4S plc in a research note on Monday, December 5th. Barclays PLC raised shares of G4S plc to an “equal weight” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from GBX 160 ($1.98) to GBX 260 ($3.21) in a research note on Thursday, January 19th. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price objective on shares of G4S plc from GBX 280 ($3.46) to GBX 310 ($3.83) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st. Jefferies Group LLC raised shares of G4S plc to a “hold” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from GBX 160 ($1.98) to GBX 235 ($2.90) in a research note on Thursday, January 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price objective on shares of G4S plc from GBX 220 ($2.72) to GBX 230 ($2.84) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. G4S plc has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 265.20 ($3.28).

Analyst Recommendations for G4S plc (LON:GFS)

Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) traded down 1.76% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching GBX 295.60. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,749,339 shares. G4S plc has a one year low of GBX 145.00 and a one year high of GBX 307.30. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 268.53 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 245.03. The firm’s market cap is GBX 4.57 billion.

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The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 27th will be issued a GBX 5.82 ($0.07) dividend. This is a positive change from G4S plc’s previous dividend of $3.59. This represents a yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 27th.

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G4S plc Company Profile

G4S Plc is a security company specializing in the provision of security and related services to customers. The Company’s segments include Africa, Asia Middle East, Latin America, Europe, North America, and UK & Ireland. It offers Secure solutions products, including manned security and facilities management services, and Cash solutions, mainly the provision of physical cash management services.

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