Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. Credit Suisse Group AG restated an outperform rating and set a GBX 275 ($3.35) target price on shares of G4S plc in a report on Friday, October 7th. Deutsche Bank AG lowered G4S plc to a sell rating and cut their target price for the company from GBX 235 ($2.86) to GBX 165 ($2.01) in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their target price on G4S plc from GBX 298 ($3.63) to GBX 281 ($3.42) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. Royal Bank Of Canada raised G4S plc to an outperform rating and raised their price target for the company from GBX 170 ($2.07) to GBX 260 ($3.17) in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 254 ($3.10) price target on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 224.56 ($2.74).
Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) opened at 236.00 on Monday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 3.65 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 233.49 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 201.34. G4S plc has a 52 week low of GBX 145.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 252.40.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st were paid a GBX 3.59 ($0.04) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 1st.
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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