GFS has been the subject of several other research reports. UBS Group decreased their target price on G4S from GBX 305 ($3.99) to GBX 300 ($3.92) and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Monday, September 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a buy rating on shares of G4S in a research report on Monday, August 6th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 287.50 ($3.76).
LON GFS traded up GBX 5.65 ($0.07) during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 183.80 ($2.40). 11,768,540 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,740,000. G4S has a 1-year low of GBX 247.80 ($3.24) and a 1-year high of GBX 342.60 ($4.48).
G4S (LON:GFS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The company reported GBX 7.40 ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of GBX 8.20 ($0.11) by GBX (0.80) (($0.01)).
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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