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G4S plc

GFS.L

Latest Trade

242.70GBp

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Today's Range

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52 Week Range

69.92

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270.90

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
242.70
Open
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Volume
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3M AVG Volume
195.18
Today's High
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Today's Low
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52 Week High
270.90
52 Week Low
69.92
Shares Out (MIL)
1,551.59
Market Cap (MIL)
3,765.72
Forward P/E
18.50
Dividend (Yield %)
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Next Event

Full Year 2020 G4S PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments

More

Allied Universal Says 245p/G4S Share Offer Has Become Final

G4S Says Its Directors Recommend Shareholders Accept Final Allied Universal offer

UK's Takeover Panel Announces End Of G4S Auction

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About G4S plc

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.

Industry

Security Systems & Services

Contact Info

5th Fl, 105 Victoria Street

SW1E 6QT

United Kingdom

+44.20.87707000

http://www.g4s.com/

Executive Leadership

John P. Connolly

Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ashley Almanza

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Tim Weller

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Mel Brooks

Regional President - Africa

John C. Kenning

Regional Chief Executive Officer of Americas

Key Stats

2.67 mean rating - 9 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2017

7.8K

2018

7.5K

2019

7.8K

2020(E)

6.9K
EPS (GBp)

2017

17.900

2018

16.700

2019

17.000

2020(E)

13.116
Price To Earnings (TTM)
220.84
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.50
Price To Book (MRQ)
7.07
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
15.82
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
553.47
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
429.08
Return on Investment (TTM)
0.57
Return on Equity (TTM)
0.37

Latest News

Latest News

Allied bid wins G4S auction after long battle with GardaWorld

Allied Universal won a months-long takeover battle for Britain's G4S, the world's largest private security firm, on Monday after going head-to-head in an auction with Canadian rival GardaWorld.

Canada's GardaWorld to not raise bid for security firm G4S further

Canada-based GardaWorld said on Monday it would not raise its offer for Britain's G4S Plc further, appearing to leave the way clear for the higher bid lodged by rival Allied Universal to succeed after regulators ordered an auction to conclude the battle over the company.

Allied extends G4S shareholders' acceptance period for buyout deal

Allied Universal said on Tuesday it had extended the time for G4S shareholders to accept its offer to buy the British security services firm, making the move a day before Canadian rival GardaWorld's extended offer expires.

Bid target G4S talks up potential of Retail Cash Solutions business

G4S <GFS.L>, which is fighting a hostile 3 billion pound bid from smaller rival GardaWorld, sought on Monday to highlight the potential of its U.S.-focused Retail Cash Solutions (RCS) business, arguing it has "exceptional unrecognised value".

Canada's Gardaworld extends offer for UK's G4S

Canadian security firm GardaWorld, which launched a hostile bid last month for larger rival G4S Plc <GFS.L>, said on Sunday it has extended its offer after the British company repeatedly rejected its offers.

UPDATE 1-Canada's Gardaworld extends offer for UK's G4S

Canadian security firm GardaWorld, which launched a hostile bid last month for larger rival G4S Plc , said on Sunday it has extended its offer after the British company repeatedly rejected its offers.

UK's G4S rejects takeover offer from Allied Universal

British private security firm G4S Plc <GFS.L> on Tuesday rejected a takeover proposal from U.S. rival Allied Universal Security Services, saying that the highly conditional offer of 210 pence per share significantly undervalues the company.

Security company G4S rejects takeover offer from Allied Universal: Bloomberg News

British private security firm G4S <GFS.L> has rejected a takeover proposal from U.S. rival Allied Universal Security Services, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

G4S urges shareholders to reject GardaWorld offer

British security company G4S <GFS.L> on Sunday recommended its investors reject the hostile takeover offer sent to shareholders by Canadian rival GardaWorld the previous day.

Security firm G4S posts higher profit on cost-cutting drive

G4S Plc <GFS.L> on Wednesday said profit for the nine months ended September was ahead of last year, helped by a tight check on costs even as the British security firm's revenue slipped 2% during the period.

Security firm G4S posts higher profit on cost-control measures

G4S Plc said on Wednesday profit for the nine months ended September was ahead of last year, helped by a tight check on costs even as the British security firm's revenue slipped 2% during the period.

Second potential G4S suitor swoops in amid GardaWorld's hostile bid

Private security firm G4S <GFS.L> said on Friday that U.S. rival Allied Universal has expressed interest in making an offer for the British company, which is currently in a hostile takeover battle with Canada's GardaWorld.

Security company G4S gets interest from Allied Universal Security Services

G4S Plc said on Friday U.S.-based Allied Universal Security Services has expressed interest regarding a possible offer for the British company, which in recent weeks has repeatedly rejected a hostile takeover attempt by Canada's GardaWorld.

GardaWorld to engage with G4S shareholders as takeover battle heats up

Canadian security firm GardaWorld, which launched a hostile bid last month for larger rival G4S <GFS.L>, said on Tuesday it will begin meeting with key G4S shareholders this week after the British company repeatedly rejected its offers.

G4S rejects $3.81 billion hostile bid from private equity-backed GardaWorld

Security group G4S on Wednesday rejected a cash offer by smaller Canadian rival GardaWorld that valued the British company at 2.97 billion pounds ($3.81 billion), weeks after it turned down a similar proposal.

Security firm GardaWorld goes hostile with bid for peer G4S

Canadian security firm GardaWorld on Wednesday announced its final offer to buy G4S Plc for about 2.97 billion pounds ($3.81 billion) in a hostile bid, weeks after its previous offer was knocked down by the British company.

UK's G4S rejects 2.95 billion pound offer from Canadian security firm GardaWorld

Britain's G4S <GFS.L> said on Monday it had rejected a 2.95 billion pound ($3.8 billion) offer from Canadian security firm GardaWorld, saying it was "highly opportunistic".

UPDATE 1-Three former G4S executives charged in Britain

Three former executives of security services group G4S Care and Justice Services (G4SCJ) have been charged with fraud over a multi-year scheme to defraud the Ministry of Justice, the UK Serious Fraud Office said on Tuesday.

Three former G4S executives charged in Britain

Three former executives of G4S Care and Justice Services (UK), a security group, have been charged over a multi-year scheme to defraud the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-G4S profits beat, lockdown easing boosts security demand

* Shares up 6% (Adds shares, analyst comment, detail on outlook)

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