GFS.L - G4S plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
259.40
+0.70 (+0.27%)
As of 9:42AM GMT. Market open.
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Previous close258.70
Open259.00
Bid0.00 x 647600
Ask291.00 x 334500
Day's range258.70 - 260.30
52-week range247.80 - 342.60
Volume225,342
Avg. volume4,908,870
Market cap4.013B
BetaN/A
PE ratio (TTM)14.41
EPS (TTM)18.00
Earnings date8 Mar 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.11 (3.38%)
Ex-dividend date2016-09-01
1y target est315.00
  • GlobeNewswire18 days ago

    G4S plc UK : Holding(s) in Company

    TR-1: S tandard form for notification of major holdings NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)   1a. Identity of the issuer ...

  • Reuters19 days ago

    Capita shares plunge 40 percent as UK outsourcer cuts forecasts

    British outsourcing group Capita (CPI.L) lost 40 percent of its market value on Wednesday after its new boss slashed profit forecasts and set out plans to raise cash to avoid the same fate as collapsed rival Carillion. Just two weeks after Carillion perished under a pile of debt, Capita, which provides IT services to companies and governments to cut costs, said it needed a complete overhaul and to retrench. Under new Chief Executive Jonathan Lewis who arrived in December, Capita said it would raise around 700 million pounds ($992 million) in a rights issue in 2018, scrap the dividend and sell assets to enable it to boost investment, focus on contract profitability, and plug a hole in its pensions scheme.

  • Reuters19 days ago

    UK government does not see Capita heading same way as Carillion - PM's spokesman

    The British government monitors the financial health of all its strategic suppliers and does not believe that any, including Capita (CPI.L), are in a comparable position to Carillion, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday. "Broadly we monitor the financial health of all our strategic suppliers, including Capita, and we are in regular discussions with them regarding their financial position," the spokesman told reporters, after Capita shares fell sharply on news of a restructuring.

  • Reuters - UK Focus19 days ago

    UK government does not see Capita heading same way as Carillion - PM's spokesman

    The British government monitors the financial health of all its strategic suppliers and does not believe that any, including Capita (LSE: CPI.L - news) , are in a comparable position to Carillion (Frankfurt: 924047 - news) , a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday. "Broadly we monitor the financial health of all our strategic suppliers, including Capita, and we are in regular discussions with them regarding their financial position," the spokesman told reporters, after Capita shares fell sharply on news of a restructuring.

  • GlobeNewswire20 days ago

    G4S plc UK : Holding(s) in Company

    TR-1: S tandard form for notification of major holdings NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)   1a. Identity of the issuer ...

  • Globe Newswire20 days ago

    G4S plc UK : Holding(s) in Company

    TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)   1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: G4S plcLEI: 549300L3KWKK8X35QR12 1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an "X" if appropriate) Non-UK issuer   2. ...

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    G4S plc UK DK : Directorate change

    8 December 2017 G4S PLC CHANGES TO BOARD AND BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP G4S plc, the leading global, integrated security company, today announces the following changes: John Ramsay to join the board as ...

  • GlobeNewswire3 months ago

    G4S plc UK DK : G4S plc and G4S International Finance plc - Update of Existing Euro Medium Term Note Programme

    13 November 2017 G4S plc LEI - 549300L3KWKK8X35QR12 G4S International Finance plc LEI - IC69WB2PZI06SM0YFI11 G4S plc and G4S International Finance plc Update of Existing Euro Medium Term Note Programme ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    Head of G4S immigration unit at centre of abuse scandal quits

    The head of a G4S (Copenhagen: G4S.CO - news) -run immigration unit in Britain at the centre of allegations of bullying and abuse, has resigned, the outsourcing company said on Friday. G4S said Ben Saunders, director of the immigration removal centre near Gatwick Airport in southeast England, would be replaced on an interim basis by Lee Hanford from Monday, Sept. 25, pending the appointment of a permanent successor. British lawmakers accused G4S last week of repeated failures of detainee welfare safeguards and whistleblowing mechanisms at the immigration centre, after physical and verbal abuse by guards was revealed in a BBC documentary.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    UK's G4S roasted by lawmakers on violent abuse at immigration centres

    British lawmakers accused outsourcer G4S (Amsterdam: GF6.AS - news) of repeated failures of detainee welfare safeguards and whistleblowing mechanisms at a secure immigration unit, after physical and verbal abuse by guards was revealed in a BBC documentary. G4S (Copenhagen: G4S.CO - news) , contracted by the British government to run the Brook House detention centre near Gatwick Airport in southeast England, earlier this month suspended 10 members of staff, three of whom have now been sacked, for abusive behaviour following the documentary. G4S executives Peter Neden and Jerry Petherick gave evidence on Thursday to a cross-party parliamentary committee responsible for overseeing interior ministry matters.

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    G4S suspends 9 staff at UK migrant centre, says to investigate conduct

    British outsourcer G4S (Amsterdam: GF6.AS - news) has suspended nine members of staff at an immigration removal centre while it investigates a BBC report alleging abuse in the treatment of migrants, the company said on Friday. "We have received written allegations of abhorrent conduct at Brook House and on that basis we have deemed it serious enough to suspend the staff involved," a spokeswoman for G4S said. BBC Panorama, a flagship documentary programme, said on its website that an investigation revealed "chaos, incompetence and abuse" in the treatment of migrants in a programme which will be aired next week.

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Britain's FTSE down in the dumps as G4S dives, precious metals miners shine

    Britain's top share index was shaken from its summer lull on Wednesday as geopolitical tensions hit equity markets globally, sending investors into safe-havens such as gold mining stocks, while an earnings ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Emerging market risks overshadow UK security firm G4S's H1 results

    The world's largest security group G4S (Copenhagen: G4S.CO - news) said it was on track to meet annual revenue growth goals but its shares fell 6 percent on Wednesday after a long rally as investors homed in on growth risks in emerging markets. Asked what were the main risks to the company's 4 to 6 percent annual revenue growth targets, Chief Executive Ashley Almanza named Asian and Middle Eastern units. Almanza also flagged Britain's exit from the European Union as an "elevated uncertainty" dogging UK business, although he saw no specific British problems for G4S.

  • Reuters - UK Focus7 months ago

    Short sellers reap dividend of Carillion's profit warning

    British construction services firm Carillion (Frankfurt: 924047 - news) 's profit warning, CEO departure and dividend suspension will not have surprised many funds who saw "short" bets on its stock pay off. Paper profits for short sellers on Monday were nearly $90 million after Carillion shares fell by more than 35 percent, Reuters calculations show. Carillion was the most heavily shorted stock on the London market according to disclosures from Britain's Finiancial Conduct Authority, with "significant" shorts -- bets amounting to 0.5 percent or more of outstanding shares -- accounting for more than a quarter of its shares at Friday's close.

  • 8 months ago

    BUZZ-Babcock: hung UK parliament may slow contract awards - Stifel

    ** British engineering firm Babcock -3.4% to feature as top FTSE loser after Stifel says hung UK parliament raises likelihood of slowdown in new order awards ** Brokerage points to prospect of prolonged ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus10 months ago

    UK security firm G4S makes strong start to 2017, Q1 revenues up 9 pct

    The world's largest security services company said it was confident it would hit its annual revenue growth target of 4 to 6 percent thanks to new contract wins and its pipeline and broadly the same trends in its business as in 2016. "We have delivered good profitable growth across all the regions except Middle East and India which remains challenged," a spokesman for the company said, adding that its U.S. operations had gained from the rollover of retail cash solution contracts from 2016. The performance of G4S (Copenhagen: G4S.CO - news) , which provides personnel for security services as well as cash-handling, has been robust while some UK rivals flounder, primarily because it is gradually reducing its exposure to the UK where the market has been under pressure following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 months ago

    Guards' pay dispute with Total, G4S evokes Yemen's economic misery

    A dispute over unpaid wages in Yemen involving two global corporations has illustrated the disarray wrought by the near total pullout of foreign firms from the war-shattered country. A Yemeni labour court has ordered France's Total and Britain's G4S to pay millions of riyals ($1=330 riyal) in back pay and compensation to security guards who accused the two firms of abandoning them after the war sucked a Saudi-led Arab alliance into battle against Iran-aligned Houthi militia. Both Total and G4S, the French oil giant's security service provider, deny ditching the guards, saying they had made sure they were properly compensated when official termination notices were issued before they left Yemen.

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 months ago

    BUZZ-G4S: HSBC cuts to reduce

    ** British security group G4S shares down 2.3 pct, set for worst day in 3 mths ** HSBC downgrades to "reduce" from "hold" ** Brokerage says investment case now tilted towards the downside ...

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