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GFS - G4S Share Price

244.8p -0.5  -0.2%

Last Trade - 04/05/21

Large Cap
Market Cap £3.83bn
Enterprise Value £5.43bn
Revenue £7.48bn
Position in Universe th / 1821
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52w High -9.63%
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
6,889 6,863 7,590 7,826 7,505 7,758 6,873 7,106 +2.4%
-42.0 +85.3 +12.4 -18.0 -31.4 +36.7 +18.8
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, G4S plcrevenues decreased 7% to £3.53B. Net income increased from£59M to £167M. Revenues reflect a decrease in demand forthe Company's products and services due to unfavorablemarket conditions. Net income reflects Unallocated segmentincome totaling £72M vs. loss of £67M. Basic Earnings perShare excluding Extraordinary Items increased from £0.04 to£0.11.
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Profile Summary

G4S Plc is a United Kingdom-based security company. The Company focuses on the provision of security services and solutions to customers. Its solutions include Secure Solutions and Cash Solutions. Secure Solutions are focused on security and security technology. Secure Solutions offers software tools, including evidence-based risk assessment, incident management and travel advisory systems such as RISK360. Secure Solutions also offers security systems such as Symmetry Connect access control systems and visitor management systems. The Cash Solutions include Retail Technology Solutions. Retail Technology Solutions comprises of cash technology services focused on the management of cash, including Retail Cash Solutions (RCS), the software and service solution for retail formats in North America. Retail Technology Solutions also include Deposita, Cash360 and G4S Pay solutions for medium and small retail formats.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated December 11, 2003
Public Since July 20, 2004
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 551,748
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
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Exchange London Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 1,562,766,742
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Frequently Asked Questions for G4S
What is the G4S share price?

As of 04/05/21, shares in G4S are trading at 244.8p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £3.83bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the G4S share price performed this year?

Shares in G4S are currently trading at 244.8p and the price has moved by 0.147k% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the G4S price has moved by 0.101k% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for G4S?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for G4S, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 4 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for G4S is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will G4S next release its financial results?

G4S is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the G4S dividend yield?

G4S does not currently pay a dividend.

Does G4S pay a dividend?

G4S does not currently pay a dividend.

When does G4S next pay dividends?

G4S does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy G4S shares?

To buy shares in G4S you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of G4S?

Shares in G4S are currently trading at 244.8p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £3.83bn.

Where are G4S shares listed? Where are G4S shares listed?

Here are the trading details for G4S:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: GFS
What kind of share is G4S?

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Is there a G4S share price forecast 2021?

Shares in G4S are currently priced at 244.8p. At that level they are trading at 17.79% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 207.83.

Analysts covering G4S currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.12691 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the G4S share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like G4S. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -1.17%. At the current price of 244.8p, shares in G4S are trading at 12.29% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the G4S PE Ratio?

The G4S PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 29.21. The shares are currently trading at 244.8p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of G4S?

We were unable to find the directors for G4S.

Who are the major shareholders of G4S?

Here are the top five shareholders of G4S based on the size of their shareholding:

BNP Paribas Asset Management France SAS Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.58% (87.3m shares)
Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.03% (78.6m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.29% (67.1m shares)
Marathon Asset Management LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.31% (51.8m shares)
Bank of Nova Scotia Bank and Trust
Percentage owned: 2.7% (42.3m shares)
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