G4S plc (LON:GFS)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reissued by BNP Paribas in a report released on Monday. They currently have a GBX 195 ($2.44) price objective on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price objective points to a potential downside of 20.28% from the stock’s current price.

Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on GFS. Jefferies Group reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 160 ($2.00) price target on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. Beaufort Securities raised shares of G4S plc to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 281 ($3.51) price target on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. Barclays PLC cut shares of G4S plc to an “underweight” rating and dropped their price target for the company from GBX 200 ($2.50) to GBX 160 ($2.00) in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 285 ($3.56) target price on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 236.06 ($2.95).

Analyst Recommendations for G4S plc (LON:GFS)

Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) opened at 245.90 on Monday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 3.80 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 237.08 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 209.79. G4S plc has a 52 week low of GBX 145.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 254.30.

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About G4S plc

G4S Plc is a United Kingdom-based security company engaged in the provision of security products services and solutions. The Company provides services across sectors, including Government, private energy and utilities, oil and gas, transport and logistics, ports and airports, leisure and tourism, financial institutions, mining, corporates and industrials, and retail.

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