And what it says about Professional & Commercial Services operator G4S (LON:GFS) might well be keeping the group’s chief financial officer, Tim Weller, up at night... The Altman Z-Score was developed ...
StockMarketWire.com - Deutsche Bank today downgrades its investment rating on G4S PLC [LON:GFS] to hold (from buy) and cut its price target to 200p (from 325p). ...
StockMarketWire.com - Morgan Stanley today initiates coverage of G4S PLC [LON:GFS] with a equal weight investment rating and price target of 200p.
G4S PLC’s (LON:GFS) Canadian suitors GardaWorld Security have walked away from a potential takeover. Privately-owned Garda, which last month had confirmed it was considering a possible cash offer for ...
Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the nine research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Five equities research analysts have rated ...
St James Place: Deutsche Bank upgrades to buy with a target price of 1,430p.
Credit Suisse reiterated its 'outperform' stance and 330p price target on security firm G4S on Wednesday, highlighting five reasons to be positive.
G4S: Kepler Cheuvreux initiates at buy with at a target price of 310p.
Kepler Cheuvreux initiated coverage of G4S with a 'buy' rating and 310p price target as it said that new management's "less is more" strategy is about to deliver a significant boost to the group's profitability while putting the security company on a steadier growth path.
Security group G4S said on Wednesday that first-quarter trading was in line with the outlook it provided in March and that it expects growth to accelerate in the second half of the year after organic revenues fell 2% in the first quarter.
G4S said the outlook for its business was good as the security company reported a 6.5% rise in underlying annual profit.
Saga shares were branded 'avoid' in the Sunday Times' Inside the City column, even though its debt has been shrinking and its profits rising, in contrast with former stablemate, the AA. The share price has also recently been on the way down after warning on profits in early December due to higher costs and "more challenging trading" in insurance broking, with growth in underlying profit before tax expected to be between 1% and 2% for the year to 31 January 2018.
Outsourcing group Capita has shelved its dividend and plans a rights issue this year, alongside select disposals as new boss Jon Lewis finds the business "too complex", inflexible and indisciplined in structure and "short-term" in focus.
Following the collapse of construction and outsourcing group Carillion, the government said it will take on some contracts and others will be re-tendered to other contractors.
Citi upgraded its view on G4S stock to 'buy', pointing to an acceleration in organic growth, cost savings, benefits from re-financing and the possibility that the company might benefit from consolidation in its sector.
Johnson Matthey plc: Berenberg upgrades to buy with a target price of 3,680p.
Security services and solutions outsourcer G4S is approaching a trough in its growth profile thanks to its leadership position in the cash handling market, supported by quicker growth in emerging markets, analysts at UBS said.
Thomas Cook Group plc: Morgan Stanley upgrades to overweight with a target price of 140p.