Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 224.38 ($2.93).
Several equities analysts have recently commented on GFS shares. HSBC set a €101.00 ($117.44) price target on shares of Grenke and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 25th. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price target on shares of Lumentum in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. Deutsche Bank upped their price target on shares of Spirit Airlines from $75.00 to $79.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $61.00 price target on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 14th.
GFS stock traded up GBX 1.40 ($0.02) during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 195.95 ($2.56). 2,351,847 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,740,000. The company has a quick ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 336.53. G4S has a 52 week low of GBX 173.55 ($2.27) and a 52 week high of GBX 282.50 ($3.69). The firm’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 209.26. The stock has a market cap of $3.04 billion and a PE ratio of 36.97.
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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