G4S/ADR (GFSZY) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

G4S/ADR (OTCMKTS:GFSZY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports.

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 analysts have also commented on GFSZY. ValuEngine upgraded shares of G4S/ADR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of G4S/ADR in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley started coverage on shares of G4S/ADR in a research report on Tuesday. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.00.

OTCMKTS:GFSZY opened at $14.30 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.39 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.12, a PEG ratio of 2.02 and a beta of 0.88. G4S/ADR has a 12 month low of $10.83 and a 12 month high of $19.03. The company has a current ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.35.

About G4S/ADR

G4S plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides security and related services in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. The company offers software tools, including evidence based risk assessment, incident management, and travel advisory systems, such as RISK360; and proprietary security systems comprising symmetry connect access control and visitor management systems.

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