Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Financial Group restated a buy rating on shares of G4S in a report on Monday, August 6th. Royal Bank of Canada lowered their target price on G4S from GBX 370 ($4.83) to GBX 340 ($4.44) and set a top pick rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 16th. UBS Group restated a buy rating and set a GBX 305 ($3.99) target price on shares of G4S in a report on Tuesday, August 21st. Barclays restated an equal weight rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.61) target price (down previously from GBX 270 ($3.53)) on shares of G4S in a report on Thursday, November 8th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered their target price on G4S from GBX 330 ($4.31) to GBX 250 ($3.27) and set an outperform rating for the company in a report on Thursday, November 15th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 261.67 ($3.42).
Shares of LON:GFS opened at GBX 187.35 ($2.45) on Friday. G4S has a 52-week low of GBX 247.80 ($3.24) and a 52-week high of GBX 342.60 ($4.48).
G4S plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of security and related services in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Africa, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, India, Latin America, Europe, and North America. The company offers integrated solutions, including analytics and intelligence, technology and software, consulting and risk management, monitoring and response, and manned and mobile security, as well as systems design, built, and integration services.
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