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g4s plc (GFS) Snapshot

Open
258.80 GBp
Previous Close
256.70 GBp
Day High
261.60 GBp
Day Low
257.60 GBp
52 Week High
08/13/14 - 274.40 GBp
52 Week Low
03/13/14 - 225.40 GBp
Market Cap
4.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.4M
EPS TTM
-0.06 GBp
Shares Outstanding
1.6B
EX-Date
09/10/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
9.96 GBp
Dividend Yield
3.82%
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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, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe, North America, and Ireland. It offers secure solutions, including risk services and consultancy services, such as risk management consultancy services, including 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; assisting long term unemployed people into work; and manned security services. The company also provides care and justice services, such as juvenile and adult custody; prisoner escorting; asylum services; electronic monitoring; and police services. In addition, it offers cash solutions, including cash transportation, high security cash centers, counting and reconciling cash, fitness sorting of notes for use in automated teller machines (ATMs), counterfeit detection and removal, and 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 various aspects of cash cycle efficiency; managing ATMs on behalf of banks, retailers, and independent ATM providers; retail cash management services; 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.

620,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/13/14
Founded in 1901

g4s plc (GFS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 390.6K GBP
Executive Director and Regional Chief Executi...
Total Annual Compensation: 742.5K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

g4s plc (GFS) Key Developments

G4S plc Announces Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2014, Payable October 17, 2014

G4S plc announced an interim dividend of 3.42 pence (DKK 0.3198) per share for the six months ended 30 June 2014 will be paid on 17 October 2014 to shareholders on the register on 12 September 2014.

G4S Reports Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and First Half of 2014

G4S reported earnings results for the second quarter and first half of 2014. For the first half, revenues were up 4.1% to GBP 3.4 billion, particularly strong again in emerging markets, with revenues up 12.1%. Profits, benefiting from improving operational leverage, were up 6.3% to GBP 185 million. And the profit improvement came quite importantly in businesses where the company have either 100% ownership or high equity stake, and that meant that, that benefit drop down to earnings, translates into a 13.2% improvement in earnings. Operating cash flow, after one-off corporate items relating to the Olympics and electronic monitoring, came in at GBP 212 million, which was down 5% on the same period last year. Excluding those 2 corporate items, the Olympics and EM, the cash flow from operating businesses, the business units below corporate level, came in at GBP 185 million, which is up 25% year-on-year. Net debt was GBP 1.68 billion, and that included GBP 109 million plus about GBP 6 million or GBP 7 million on costs for the electronic monitoring settlement. PBITA was GBP 185 million, up 6.3% from GBP 174 million in 2013. Earnings per share were 5.6 pence against 5.4 pence this time last year, an increase 3.7% after the dilution effect of the share placing. Total and underlying revenues were GBP 3.4 billion, up 3.8% year-on-year. Total PBITA was GBP 179 million. Underlying PBITA was GBP 185 million. Underlying earnings after tax were GBP 86 million, an increase of 13.2%. For the quarter, cash flows were stronger than in the first half of the year.

G4S In Talks With Buyer For Solutions Business

G4S plc (LSE:GFS) is in detailed talks with one buyer for its up for sale U.S. Government solutions business. The news was confirmed by Chief Executive Officer of G4S.

 

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