G4S PLC (OTCMKTS:GFSZY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, November 2nd. The brokerage currently has a $21.00 price target on the industrial products company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective points to a potential upside of 25.67% from the stock’s current price.
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. “
GFSZY has been the topic of a number of other research reports. UBS AG lowered shares of G4S PLC from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 31st. Jefferies Group LLC raised shares of G4S PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $21.50.
G4S PLC (GFSZY) traded down $0.15 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $16.71. 7,813 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 13,096. G4S PLC has a one year low of $13.90 and a one year high of $22.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.45, a current ratio of 1.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.86.
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G4S PLC 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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