G4S/ADR (OTCMKTS:GFSZY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of G4S/ADR (OTCMKTS:GFSZY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, 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. “

Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada raised shares of G4S/ADR from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 27th. Barclays upgraded shares of G4S/ADR from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research report on Thursday, August 15th. Finally, Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of G4S/ADR in a research note on Tuesday, May 14th. They set an equal weight rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $15.00.

Shares of GFSZY opened at $11.40 on Monday. G4S/ADR has a 52-week low of $10.13 and a 52-week high of $16.31. The company has a market capitalization of $3.56 billion, a PE ratio of 10.46, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.80. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $10.99 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $12.81. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.35.

G4S/ADR Company Profile

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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