G4S PLC (OTCMKTS:GFSZY) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $22.00.

GFSZY has been the topic of several research reports. UBS cut G4S from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. Zacks Investment Research lowered G4S from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Gabelli reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of G4S in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Deutsche Bank raised G4S from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Jefferies Group upgraded G4S from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st.

G4S (OTCMKTS:GFSZY) opened at $16.93 on Thursday. G4S has a 1-year low of $13.90 and a 1-year high of $22.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.86, a quick ratio of 1.45 and a current ratio of 1.51.

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About G4S

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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