GFS has been the subject of several other research reports. Jefferies Group raised their target price on G4S plc from GBX 157 ($2.05) to GBX 160 ($2.09) and gave the stock an underperform rating in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 189 ($2.47) price objective on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Credit Suisse Group AG lifted their price objective on G4S plc from GBX 210 ($2.74) to GBX 275 ($3.59) and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Monday, August 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an overweight rating and set a GBX 281 ($3.67) price objective on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG cut G4S plc to a sell rating and reduced their price objective for the company from GBX 235 ($3.07) to GBX 165 ($2.15) in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. G4S plc presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 218.13 ($2.85).
Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) traded up 4.42% during midday trading on Monday, reaching GBX 243.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,416,485 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 232.09 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 198.29. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 3.76 billion. G4S plc has a 12 month low of GBX 145.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 259.90.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.59 ($0.05) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 1st. This represents a yield of 1.58%.
About G4S plc
G4S Plc is a United Kingdom-based security company engaged in the provision of security products services and solutions. The Company provides services across sectors, including Government, private energy and utilities, oil and gas, transport and logistics, ports and airports, leisure and tourism, financial institutions, mining, corporates and industrials, and retail.
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