Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of G4S (OTCMKTS:GFSZY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Saturday. The brokerage currently has $23.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock.

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

Shares of G4S (GFSZY) traded up $0.27 on Friday, hitting $20.48. The stock had a trading volume of 18,160 shares, compared to its average volume of 38,878. The company has a current ratio of 1.51, a quick ratio of 1.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.86. G4S has a twelve month low of $15.05 and a twelve month high of $22.50.

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About G4S

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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