G4S plc (LON:GFS) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 307 ($4.31).

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Citigroup upgraded G4S to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 350 ($4.92) price objective for the company in a report on Monday, January 15th. Credit Suisse Group reduced their price objective on G4S from GBX 350 ($4.92) to GBX 330 ($4.63) and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 385 ($5.41) price target on shares of G4S in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. HSBC dropped their price target on shares of G4S from GBX 245 ($3.44) to GBX 230 ($3.23) and set a “reduce” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Deutsche Bank dropped their price target on shares of G4S from GBX 330 ($4.63) to GBX 325 ($4.56) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 9th.

Shares of G4S (GFS) traded down GBX 3.80 ($0.05) during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 280.80 ($3.94). The stock had a trading volume of 2,919,950 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,810,000. The company has a market cap of $4,380.00 and a PE ratio of 1,560.00. G4S has a 12 month low of GBX 247.80 ($3.48) and a 12 month high of GBX 342.60 ($4.81).

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G4S Company Profile

G4S Plc is a security company specializing in the provision of security and related services to customers. The Company’s segments include Africa, Asia Middle East, Latin America, Europe, North America, and UK & Ireland. It offers Secure solutions products, including manned security and facilities management services, and Cash solutions, mainly the provision of physical cash management services.

Analyst Recommendations for G4S (LON:GFS)

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