Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of G4S (NASDAQ:GFSZY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Thursday.

According to Zacks, “G4S Plc operates as an integrated security company specializing in the provision of security products, services and solutions. It offers secure solutions, including risk services and consultancy services; access control, CCTV, intruder alarms, fire detection, video analytics and security, and building systems technology integration; mobile security patrol and response services, and alarm receiving and monitoring facilities; secure facilities services; assisting long term unemployed people into work; and manned security services. The Company also provides care and justice services; prisoner escorting; asylum services; electronic monitoring; and police services. It has operations in North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia/Pacific and Latin America. G4S Plc is based in United Kingdom. “

Separately, Imperial Capital started coverage on shares of G4S in a research note on Friday, April 28th. They set an outperform rating and a $22.00 price objective for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $23.00.

Shares of G4S (NASDAQ GFSZY) traded up 0.610% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $18.796. 13,226 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $20.94 and its 200-day moving average is $19.74. G4S has a 52 week low of $13.35 and a 52 week high of $22.50. The company has a market capitalization of $5.82 billion and a P/E ratio of 15.997.

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G4S Company Profile

G4S plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of security and related services in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, 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 design, built, and integration systems.

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