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Last 256.50 GBp
Change Today -0.50 / -0.19%
Volume 11.0M
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As of 11:35 AM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

g4s plc (GFS) Snapshot

Open
256.70 GBp
Previous Close
257.00 GBp
Day High
257.10 GBp
Day Low
254.50 GBp
52 Week High
04/10/15 - 309.60 GBp
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - 239.70 GBp
Market Cap
4.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
6.4M
EPS TTM
0.04 GBp
Shares Outstanding
1.6B
EX-Date
09/3/15
P/E TM
61.1x
Dividend
10.46 GBp
Dividend Yield
4.00%
Current Stock Chart for G4S PLC (GFS)

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g4s plc (GFS) Details

G4S plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides various security products, services, and solutions in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe, and North America. The company offers secure solutions, including risk management consultancy services, such as personal protection, training, mine detection, and clearance 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 for entire sites or estates for commercial customers and governments; assisting long term unemployed people into work; and manned security services. It also provides care and justice services, including juvenile and adult custody, prisoner escorting, asylum services, electronic monitoring, and police services. In addition, the company offers cash solutions, such as cash transportation, security cash centers, counting and reconciling cash, fitness sorting of notes for use in automated teller machines (ATMs), and counterfeit detection and removal, as well as redistribution of cash to bank branches, ATMs, and retail customers; consultancy services to central banks and commercial banks on overall cash management strategy, bank note production and security, and cash cycle efficiency; managing ATMs on behalf of banks, retailers, and independent ATM providers; cash management services for various store sizes and business objectives; international transportation and insurance of currency, gems, and other valuables; and secure transportation of cash. It serves various sectors, including government, private energy and utilities, oil and gas, transportation and logistics, ports and airports, leisure and tourism, financial institutions, mining, corporate and industrial, and retail. G4S plc was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Crawley, the United Kingdom.

611,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/12/15
Founded in 1901

g4s plc (GFS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 2.2M GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.5M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

g4s plc (GFS) Key Developments

G4S Appoints Geoff Gerks as Chief Human Resources Officer for North America and Technology Region

G4S has appointed Geoff Gerks as Chief Human Resources Officer for G4S North America and Technology Region. Gerks joined G4S in 2013 as SVP Human Resources for Secure Solutions. In his new role, Gerks oversees Human Resources, Learning and Development, and Health and Safety for all G4S businesses in North America.

G4S plc Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for Full Year of 2015

G4S plc reported consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of £3,409 million against £3,376 million a year ago. Operating profit before joint ventures, specific items and restructuring was £179 million against £177 million a year ago. Profit before interest, tax and amortization was £185 million against £181 million a year ago. Operating profit was £124 million against £141 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £70 million against £80 million a year ago. Profit from continuing operations after tax was £41 million against £55 million a year ago. Profit for the period was £45 million against £85 million a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was £35 million against £78 million a year ago. Basic and diluted - continuing operations were 2.0 pence against 3.1 pence a year ago. Basic and diluted - total group operations were 2.3 pence against 5.0 pence a year ago. Net cash flow from operating activities was £94 million against £6 million a year ago. Purchases of non-current assets were £47 million against £59 million a year ago. Purchase of fixed assets, net of disposals was £40 million against £54 million a year ago. Net debt at end of period was £1,677 million against £1,680 million a year ago. EBITDA was £257 million against £252 million a year ago. On underlying basis, revenue was £3,285 million against £3,196 million a year ago. PBITA was £193 million against £184 million a year ago. PBT was £142 million against £126 million a year ago. PAT was £106 million against £94 million a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was £95 million against £86 million a year ago. Adjusted profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the parent was £87 million against £83 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were 5.6 pence against 5.4 pence a year ago. The company provided guidance for the second half of 2015. The company's sales, new contract mobilisation and on-going productivity programmes provided increasingly good momentum through the first half and this is expected to deliver further improvements in the group's performance in the second half. The company expects the full year interest charge to now be coming in at around £100 million. The effective tax rate for the half year was 25%, and the company expects around the same rate for the full year.

G4S plc Declares Interim Dividend, Payable on 16 October 2015

G4S plc announced that the board has declared an interim dividend of 3.59 pence per share (DKK 0.3793), an increase of 5% compared with the interim dividend paid in 2014. Ex-date is 3 September 2015 and record date is 4 September 2015. Pay date is 16 October 2015.

 

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