G4S (NASDAQ:GFSZY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday.

According to Zacks, “G4S Plc operates as an integrated security company specializing in the provision of security products, services and solutions. It offers secure solutions, including risk services and consultancy services; access control, CCTV, intruder alarms, fire detection, video analytics and security, and building systems technology integration; mobile security patrol and response services, and alarm receiving and monitoring facilities; secure facilities services; assisting long term unemployed people into work; and manned security services. The Company also provides care and justice services; prisoner escorting; asylum services; electronic monitoring; and police services. It has operations in North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia/Pacific and Latin America. G4S Plc is based in United Kingdom. “

Separately, UBS AG downgraded G4S from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $21.50.

Shares of G4S (NASDAQ:GFSZY) traded down 0.508% on Tuesday, hitting $18.595. 8,252 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $18.59 and its 200-day moving average is $20.10. The stock has a market cap of $5.76 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.626. G4S has a 1-year low of $13.35 and a 1-year high of $22.50.

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G4S Company Profile

G4S plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of security and related services in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, 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 design, built, and integration systems.

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