A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on the company. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an outperform rating and issued a GBX 275 ($3.40) price objective on shares of G4S plc in a report on Friday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 254 ($3.14) price objective on shares of G4S plc in a report on Thursday, September 8th. Jefferies Group reiterated an underperform rating and issued a GBX 160 ($1.98) price objective on shares of G4S plc in a report on Thursday, September 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 281 ($3.48) price objective on shares of G4S plc in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Finally, Beaufort Securities upgraded G4S plc to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. G4S plc currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 218.13 ($2.70).
G4S plc (LON:GFS) opened at 231.80 on Monday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 232.99 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 199.80. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 3.58 billion. G4S plc has a 52 week low of GBX 145.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 259.90.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 3.59 ($0.04) per share. 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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