G4S (LON:GFS) had its target price boosted by Credit Suisse Group from GBX 140 ($1.72) to GBX 150 ($1.85) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Stock Target Advisor reports. The firm currently has an outperform rating on the stock.
Several other analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank lifted their target price on G4S from GBX 90 ($1.11) to GBX 120 ($1.48) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, June 18th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of G4S to an overweight rating and upped their price objective for the stock from GBX 110 ($1.35) to GBX 125 ($1.54) in a report on Monday, June 8th. Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of G4S to an outperform rating and decreased their target price for the company from GBX 175 ($2.15) to GBX 130 ($1.60) in a research report on Friday, March 13th. UBS Group downgraded shares of G4S to a neutral rating and dropped their price target for the stock from GBX 235 ($2.89) to GBX 85 ($1.05) in a research report on Tuesday, April 28th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group upped their price target on shares of G4S from GBX 115 ($1.42) to GBX 140 ($1.72) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 24th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. G4S currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 152.22 ($1.87).
Shares of LON GFS opened at GBX 119.45 ($1.47) on Tuesday. G4S has a 12-month low of GBX 69.92 ($0.86) and a 12-month high of GBX 223.50 ($2.75). The company has a market cap of $1.82 billion and a PE ratio of -19.93. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 103.73 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 141.79. The company has a current ratio of 1.49, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 974.83.
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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