G4S plc (GFS) Declares Dividend of GBX 3.59

G4S plc (LON:GFS) announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 9th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of GBX 3.59 ($0.05) per share on Friday, October 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Shares of G4S plc (LON:GFS) traded down 0.80% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 298.30. The company had a trading volume of 4,447,023 shares. G4S plc has a 1-year low of GBX 217.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 342.60. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 323.96 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 306.69. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 4.62 billion.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on GFS shares. BNP Paribas reissued an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 220 ($2.86) target price on shares of G4S plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of G4S plc to an “equal weight” rating and decreased their price target for the company from GBX 330 ($4.28) to GBX 315 ($4.09) in a research note on Monday, August 14th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 323 ($4.19) price target on shares of G4S plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price target on shares of G4S plc from GBX 230 ($2.99) to GBX 325 ($4.22) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on shares of G4S plc from GBX 310 ($4.02) to GBX 350 ($4.54) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 295 ($3.83).

In other news, insider Tim Weller purchased 16,093 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 9th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 309 ($4.01) per share, for a total transaction of £49,727.37 ($64,555.85).

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G4S plc Company Profile

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.

Dividend History for G4S plc (LON:GFS)

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