G4S (LON:GFS) had its price target hoisted by research analysts at Barclays from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 220 ($2.87) in a research note issued on Monday. The brokerage presently has an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Barclays‘s price objective points to a potential upside of 7.95% from the stock’s previous close.
Several other analysts have also issued reports on GFS. Credit Suisse Group reduced their target price on G4S from GBX 330 ($4.31) to GBX 250 ($3.27) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 15th. UBS Group reduced their target price on G4S from GBX 300 ($3.92) to GBX 235 ($3.07) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, November 19th. BNP Paribas lowered G4S to a “neutral” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from GBX 305 ($3.99) to GBX 205 ($2.68) in a report on Monday, November 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of G4S in a report on Friday, November 23rd. Finally, HSBC reduced their target price on G4S from GBX 245 ($3.20) to GBX 220 ($2.87) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, January 7th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. G4S presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 231.25 ($3.02).
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GFS stock opened at GBX 203.80 ($2.66) on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 355.58. The firm has a market cap of $3.16 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.84. G4S has a fifty-two week low of GBX 173.55 ($2.27) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 283.10 ($3.70).
G4S Company Profile
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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