Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 307 ($4.31).
Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank upgraded G4S to a “buy” rating and reduced their price target for the company from GBX 340 ($4.77) to GBX 330 ($4.63) in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 345 ($4.84) price target on shares of G4S in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Citigroup upgraded G4S to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 350 ($4.92) price target for the company in a research note on Monday, January 15th. Credit Suisse Group reduced their price target on G4S from GBX 350 ($4.92) to GBX 330 ($4.63) and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, HSBC reduced their price target on G4S from GBX 245 ($3.44) to GBX 230 ($3.23) and set a “reduce” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, November 17th.
Shares of G4S (GFS) traded down GBX 2.20 ($0.03) during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 287.90 ($4.04). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,999,182 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,780,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,480.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,599.44. G4S has a one year low of GBX 247.80 ($3.48) and a one year high of GBX 342.60 ($4.81).
G4S 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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