G4S (GFSZY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

G4S (OTCMKTS:GFSZY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Saturday. The firm currently has a $23.00 price target on the industrial products company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective suggests a potential upside of 12.30% from the stock’s current price.

According to Zacks, “G4S Plc operates as an integrated security company specializing in the provision of security products, services and solutions. It offers secure solutions, including risk services and consultancy services; access control, CCTV, intruder alarms, fire detection, video analytics and security, and building systems technology integration; mobile security patrol and response services, and alarm receiving and monitoring facilities; secure facilities services; assisting long term unemployed people into work; and manned security services. The Company also provides care and justice services; prisoner escorting; asylum services; electronic monitoring; and police services. It has operations in North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia/Pacific and Latin America. G4S Plc is based in United Kingdom. “

A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on GFSZY. UBS Group raised shares of G4S from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Jefferies Group raised shares of G4S from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Deutsche Bank raised shares of G4S from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Gabelli reissued a “buy” rating on shares of G4S in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $22.50.

Shares of G4S (OTCMKTS GFSZY) opened at $20.48 on Friday. G4S has a fifty-two week low of $15.05 and a fifty-two week high of $22.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.86, a current ratio of 1.51 and a quick ratio of 1.45.

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G4S Company Profile

G4S plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of security and related services in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe, and North America. The company offers integrated solutions, including analytics and intelligence, technology and software, consulting and risk management, monitoring and response, and manned and mobile security, as well as design, built, and integration systems.

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