G4S plc (LON:GFS) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fifteen analysts that are currently covering the firm. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 236.06 ($2.93).

GFS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Jefferies Group restated an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 160 ($1.98) target price on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. Beaufort Securities upgraded G4S plc to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 281 ($3.49) target price on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. BNP Paribas restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 185 ($2.30) target price on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Monday, August 8th. Finally, Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 285 ($3.54) target price on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th.

Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) opened at 244.10 on Monday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 3.77 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 238.40 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 211.49. G4S plc has a 12 month low of GBX 145.00 and a 12 month 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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