G4S (LON:GFS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank in a note issued to investors on Monday, Digital Look reports. They currently have a GBX 200 ($2.61) target price on the stock. Deutsche Bank’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 6.47% from the company’s previous close.
A number of other equities analysts have also commented on GFS. UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of G4S in a report on Monday. Barclays upgraded G4S to an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 220 ($2.87) price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, August 15th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on G4S from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 195 ($2.55) and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 14th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. G4S presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 222.50 ($2.91).
Shares of LON GFS opened at GBX 187.85 ($2.45) on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 498.26, a quick ratio of 1.35 and a current ratio of 1.42. G4S has a 52-week low of GBX 165.75 ($2.17) and a 52-week high of GBX 249 ($3.25). The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 181.33 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 201.16. The stock has a market cap of $2.91 billion and a P/E ratio of 72.25.
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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