G4S plc (LON:GFS) insider Winnie Kin Wah Fok acquired 10,000 shares of G4S plc stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 318 ($4.02) per share, with a total value of £31,800 ($40,227.70).
Shares of G4S plc (GFS) traded up 0.12% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 321.20. 42,999,576 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. G4S plc has a 12-month low of GBX 145.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 339.50. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 323.00 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 279.23. The stock’s market cap is GBX 4.97 billion.
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A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on GFS. Barclays PLC lifted their price objective on shares of G4S plc from GBX 260 ($3.29) to GBX 280 ($3.54) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, March 9th. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 259 ($3.28) price target on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Monday, April 10th. BNP Paribas reissued an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 195 ($2.47) price target on shares of G4S plc in a research report on Monday, February 27th. Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on shares of G4S plc from GBX 285 ($3.61) to GBX 310 ($3.92) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, March 10th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised their price target on shares of G4S plc from GBX 310 ($3.92) to GBX 350 ($4.43) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 29th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 290.50 ($3.67).
About G4S plc
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.
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