BNP Paribas reaffirmed their underperform rating on shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) in a research report report published on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a GBX 195 ($2.55) price objective on the stock.
GFS has been the subject of a number of other reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 189 ($2.47) target price on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Jefferies Group cut their target price on G4S plc from GBX 160 ($2.09) to GBX 157 ($2.05) and set an underperform rating for the company in a research report on Monday, July 4th. Credit Suisse Group AG upgraded G4S plc to an outperform rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 210 ($2.74) in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Deutsche Bank AG downgraded G4S plc to a sell rating and cut their target price for the stock from GBX 235 ($3.07) to GBX 165 ($2.15) in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Barclays PLC downgraded G4S plc to an underweight rating and cut their target price for the stock from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 160 ($2.09) in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 218.13 ($2.85).
G4S plc (LON:GFS) opened at 228.10 on Monday. G4S plc has a 52 week low of GBX 145.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 259.90. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 229.98 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 196.74. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 3.52 billion.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 1st will be issued a GBX 3.59 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is 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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