G4S plc (OTCMKTS:GFSZY)’s share price shot up 0.3% on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $16.90 and last traded at $16.78. 1,354 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 92% from the average session volume of 17,902 shares. The stock had previously closed at $16.73.
Separately, Panmure Gordon cut G4S from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, February 22nd. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. G4S currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $13.00.
The company has a market cap of $5.21 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.39 and a beta of 1.28. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $17.05 and its two-hundred day moving average is $15.92. The company has a quick ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.21.
G4S plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides security and related services in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. The company offers software tools, including evidence based risk assessment, incident management, and travel advisory systems, such as RISK360; and proprietary security systems comprising symmetry connect access control and visitor management systems.
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