Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated their outperform rating on shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. Credit Suisse Group AG currently has a GBX 275 ($3.59) target price on the stock.
GFS has been the topic of several other research reports. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an underperform rating and issued a GBX 195 ($2.55) price objective on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a neutral rating and issued a GBX 189 ($2.47) price target on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Jefferies Group lowered their price target on shares of G4S plc from GBX 160 ($2.09) to GBX 157 ($2.05) and set an underperform rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 4th. Barclays PLC lowered shares of G4S plc to an underweight rating and lowered their price target for the company from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 160 ($2.09) in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG lowered shares of G4S plc to a sell rating and lowered their price target for the company from GBX 235 ($3.07) to GBX 165 ($2.15) in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. G4S plc currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 218.13 ($2.85).
Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) traded down 0.22% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 229.70. 1,755,818 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s market cap is GBX 3.55 billion. G4S plc has a 52-week low of GBX 145.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 259.90. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 232.84 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 199.38.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be paid a GBX 3.59 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.58%.
G4S plc Company Profile
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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