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GFS - G4S Share Price

92.72p 2.7  3.0%

Last Trade - 01/06/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.40bn
Enterprise Value £3.58bn
Revenue £7.76bn
Position in Universe 314th / 1825
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, G4S plc revenues increased 3% to £7.76B. Net loss before extraordinary items totaled £91M vs. income of £79M. Revenues reflect Americas segment increase of 11% to £2.7B, Asia segment increase of 7% to £940M, Africa segment increase of 5% to £425M, Americas segment increase of 11% to £2.7B, Asia segment increase of 7% to £940M, Africa segment increase of 5% to £425M.
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Profile Summary

G4S Plc is a security company specializing in the provision of security and related services to customers. The Company's segments include Africa, Asia Middle East, Latin America, Europe, North America, and UK & Ireland. It offers Secure solutions products, including manned security and facilities management services, and Cash solutions, mainly the provision of physical cash management services. Its secure solutions also include technology services, including the supply, installation and monitoring of alarm systems, and security and building systems technology; facilities management, and care and justice services. Its Cash solutions also include technology services comprising the provision of hardware and bundled software for the processing of cash receipts by customers. It provides services across sectors, including government, oil and gas, transport and logistics, ports and airports, leisure and tourism, financial institutions, mining, corporate and industrial, and retail.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
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
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Industrials , FTSE All Share Support Services , FTSE Euromid , FTSE 350 Higher Yield , FTSE 350 , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Support Services , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 1,551,594,436
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Upcoming Events for GFS
Wednesday 17th June, 2020
G4S PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Monday 3rd August, 2020 Estimate
Half Year 2020 G4S PLC Earnings Release
Monday 2nd November, 2020 Estimate
Q3 2020 G4S PLC Trading Statement Release
Frequently Asked Questions for G4S
What is the G4S share price?

As of 01/06/20, shares in G4S are trading at 92.72p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.40bn. 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 92.72p and the price has moved by -57.77% 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 -51.79% 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 3 "buy" , 7 "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: 2020-12-31
What is the G4S dividend yield?

The G4S dividend yield is 3.99% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does G4S pay a dividend?

Last year, G4S paid a total dividend of 0.04, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 3.99%. Looking ahead, G4S has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does G4S next pay dividends?

G4S has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on G4S shares is currently 3.99%.

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 92.72p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.40bn.

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?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, G4S is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a G4S share price forecast 2020?

Shares in G4S are currently priced at 92.72p. At that level they are trading at 0.111% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 92.82.

Analysts covering G4S currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.16057 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 -49.46%. At the current price of 92.72p, shares in G4S are trading at -46.55% 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 9.69. The shares are currently trading at 92.72p.

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?

G4S's management team is headed by:

Ashley Almanza - CEO
Tim Weller - CFO
Mel Brooks - CEX
John Kenning - CEX
Graham Levinsohn - CEX
Jesus Rosano - CEX
Debbie Walker - CEX
Soren Lundsberg-Nielsen - GCN
John Connolly - NEC
Sanjay Verma - CEX
Steven Mogford - NID
Elisabeth Fleuriot - NID
Stephane Verdoy - MDR
Clare Chapman - NID
Michel van der Bel - NED
Who are the major shareholders of G4S?

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

INVESCO Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10% (155.1m shares)
Oakmark International Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 6.84% (106.2m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.78% (89.7m shares)
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (SIM) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.44% (84.5m shares)
Harris Associates L.P. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.11% (79.4m shares)
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