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G4s Plc

Current Price 242.75p Bid 242.70p Ask 242.80p Change -0.10%
Last Updated: 04/03/2021 08:50. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Group 4 Securicor was formed in July 2004 when top international security firms Securicor and Group 4 merged. The combined company is now the world's number one security firm, operating in more than 100 countries around the world with over 340,000 employees. It operates in three key sectors: Security Services, Security Systems and Cash Services.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£7,758.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£145.00m
Dividend yield (%)
1.60
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
-1.64
P/E Ratio
n/a

Key Personnel

Mr Ashley Almanza
CEO and Executive director
Mr Tim Weller
CFO & Executive Director
Mr Elisabeth Fleuriot
Non-Executive Director
Mr John Ramsay
Non-Executive Director
Mr Michel van der Bel
Non-Executive Director
Mr Steven L Mogford
Non-Executive Director
Ms Adine Grate
Non-Executive Director
Ms Barbara Thoralfsson
Non-Executive Director
Ms Clare Chapman
Non-Executive Director
Mr John Connolly
Non-Executive Director & Chairman

Stock Details

EPIC
GFSL
ISIN
GB00B01FLG62
Shares in Issue
1,545.19m
Market cap
£3,750.94m

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
100.00%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect the views held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
242.75p
Bid Price
242.70p
Ask Price
242.80p
Volume
263,720
Change Today
-0.25p
% Change Today
-0.10%
Open
243.00p
Previous Close
243.00p
Intraday High
243.00p
Intraday Low
242.75p
52 Week High
269.20p
52 Week Low
71.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

News

Allied Universal declares ?3.8bn bid for G4S final 23/02/2021 07:44:06 GardaWorld says it won't increase G4S offer 22/02/2021 08:01:47 GardaWorld, Allied Universal's battle for G4S could be settled by auction 12/02/2021 16:13:05 Contract wins help boost G4S's 2020 performance 09/02/2021 07:03:19 G4S rejects GardaWorld offer after accepting rival Allied Universal bid 09/12/2020 07:01:59 G4S agrees to £3.8bn takeover bid from US rival Allied Universal 08/12/2020 20:57:14 RBC downgrades G4S, calls GardaWorld bid 'fair' 03/12/2020 11:56:20 GardaWorld lifts G4S offer to 235p a share 02/12/2020 07:01:44 GardaWorld extends 'full and fair' offer for G4S 30/11/2020 07:58:52 G4S discloses information to GardaWorld in bid battle 25/11/2020 15:52:54 G4S to resume divi payments in 2021; Rejects GardaWorld bid again 25/11/2020 08:08:08 G4S sets out US cash ambitions as bidders loom 16/11/2020 07:37:01 G4S rejects takeover offer from Allied Universal 03/11/2020 09:35:20 G4S further pleas with shareholders to reject 190p GardaWorld offer 29/10/2020 08:35:58 G4S again rejects Gardaworld £3bn bid 19/10/2020 07:17:48 G4S nine-month earnings rise amid tight cost control 14/10/2020 08:17:31 G4S rejects Gardaworld's latest attempt to woo shareholders 07/10/2020 09:12:07 Wednesday newspaper round-up: Lockdown rules, Coronavirus passport, G4S 07/10/2020 06:26:08 G4S hails 'resilient' revenues as earnings rise 21/09/2020 07:36:44 GardaWorld offer does not reflect growth prospects, says G4S 15/09/2020 12:41:05 G4S surges on possible offer from Canada's GardaWorld 14/09/2020 11:01:56 G4S beats H1 estimates, expects increased demand for thermal cameras and screening personnel 23/07/2020 10:54:49 FTSE 250 movers: G4S rallies; transport operators fall 13/07/2020 15:06:38 G4S first-half profit to beat expectations 13/07/2020 07:02:21 G4S revenues dip as cash solutions business hit by lockdown 17/06/2020 12:26:59

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
7,758.00
7,505.00
Operating Profit/Loss
145.00
277.00
Net Interest
-118.00
-135.00
Pre-Tax Profit
27.00
142.00
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
-80.00
87.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
2.00
Profit/Loss for the Year
-80.00
89.00
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
-91.00
81.00
Minority Interests
11.00
8.00
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
n/ap
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
-5.90p
5.10p
Diluted
-5.90p
5.10p
Adjusted
-5.90p
5.20p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
n/ap

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
501.00
728.00
Intangible Assets
1,486.00
2,051.00
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
34.00
31.00
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
358.00
434.00
Current Assets
Inventories
109.00
113.00
Trade & Other Receivables
1,287.00
1,432.00
Cash at Bank & In Hand
745.00
1,015.00
Current Asset Investments
43.00
42.00
Other Current Assets
800.00
73.00
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
5,363.00
5,919.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
534.00
936.00
Other Current Liabilities
1,476.00
1,471.00
Total Current Liabilities
2,010.00
2,407.00
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
2,410.00
2,164.00
Provisions
125.00
138.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
516.00
470.00
Total Non-Current Liabilities
3,051.00
2,772.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
5,061.00
5,179.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
302.00
740.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
388.00
388.00
Share Premium Account
258.00
258.00
Other Reserves
-375.00
76.00
Retained Earnings
n/a
n/a
Shareholders Funds
271.00
722.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
31.00
18.00
Total Equity
302.00
740.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
05 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
3.59p
Final
02 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
6.11p
Interim
06 Sep 2018
12 Oct 2018
3.59p
Final
03 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
6.11p
Interim
31 Aug 2017
13 Oct 2017
3.59p
Final
27 Apr 2017
09 Jun 2017
5.82p
Interim
01 Sep 2016
14 Oct 2016
3.59p
Final
28 Apr 2016
10 Jun 2016
5.82p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
-62.99%
n/a%
Dividend yield
1.60%
4.90%
Dividend cover
-1.64
0.53


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