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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.32
GFSZY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. GFSZY: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GFSZY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.32
0.19
0.38
Equity-to-Asset 0.14
GFSZY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. GFSZY: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GFSZY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.14
0.14
0.32
Interest Coverage 1.82
GFSZY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. GFSZY: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GFSZY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.29 Max: 4.57
Current: 1.82
1.54
4.57
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.26
Beneish M-Score: -3.65
WACC vs ROIC
4.74%
26.70%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 3.10
GFSZY's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
67% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. GFSZY: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GFSZY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.88  Med: 5.44 Max: 6.03
Current: 3.1
-0.88
6.03
Net Margin % 0.42
GFSZY's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
72% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. GFSZY: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GFSZY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.17  Med: 2.47 Max: 3.28
Current: 0.42
-5.17
3.28
ROE % 4.06
GFSZY's ROE % is ranked lower than
61% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. GFSZY: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GFSZY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.78  Med: 11.91 Max: 16.44
Current: 4.06
-35.78
16.44
ROA % 0.58
GFSZY's ROA % is ranked lower than
68% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. GFSZY: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GFSZY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.71  Med: 3.15 Max: 4.29
Current: 0.58
-6.71
4.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 30.14
GFSZY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.56 vs. GFSZY: 30.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GFSZY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.81  Med: 51.21 Max: 69.66
Current: 30.14
-6.81
69.66
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.80
GFSZY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. GFSZY: -4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GFSZY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 3.2 Max: 16.2
Current: -4.8
-4.8
16.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -12.70
GFSZY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. GFSZY: -12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GFSZY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.3  Med: 1.8 Max: 40.4
Current: -12.7
-39.3
40.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -55.50
GFSZY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
98% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. GFSZY: -55.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GFSZY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.5  Med: 0.3 Max: 21.3
Current: -55.5
-55.5
21.3
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services  
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Traded in other countries:G4S.Denmark, GHN.Germany, GFS.UK,
G4S PLC together with its subsidiaries, is an integrated security company. The Company is specialising in the provision of security products, services and solutions.

G4S PLC was incorporated on November 12, 2003. The Company together with its subsidiaries, is an integrated security company, specialising in the provision of security products, services and solutions. The Company has operations in the six geographic regions Africa, Asia Middle East, Latin America, Europe, North America and UK & Ireland.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 128.11
GFSZY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. GFSZY: 128.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GFSZY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.91  Med: 21.4 Max: 520
Current: 128.11
13.91
520
Forward PE Ratio 0.28
GFSZY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.15 vs. GFSZY: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 85.40
GFSZY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
93% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. GFSZY: 85.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GFSZY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.56  Med: 19.85 Max: 433.33
Current: 85.4
13.56
433.33
PB Ratio 5.41
GFSZY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. GFSZY: 5.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GFSZY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 2.71 Max: 5.99
Current: 5.41
1.77
5.99
PS Ratio 0.58
GFSZY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. GFSZY: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GFSZY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.58
0.39
0.74
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 23.07
GFSZY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
68% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. GFSZY: 23.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GFSZY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.09  Med: 23.21 Max: 67.14
Current: 23.07
15.09
67.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.00
GFSZY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
66% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. GFSZY: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GFSZY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.22  Med: 11.07 Max: 21.56
Current: 14
8.22
21.56
EV-to-EBIT 29.75
GFSZY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. GFSZY: 29.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GFSZY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -99.1  Med: 13 Max: 29.82
Current: 29.75
-99.1
29.82
EV-to-EBITDA 15.77
GFSZY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
71% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. GFSZY: 15.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GFSZY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 9.1 Max: 36
Current: 15.77
6.7
36
Shiller PE Ratio 37.50
GFSZY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.13 vs. GFSZY: 37.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GFSZY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.86  Med: 34.57 Max: 44.14
Current: 37.5
24.86
44.14
Current Ratio 1.84
GFSZY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. GFSZY: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GFSZY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.34 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.84
1.11
1.84
Quick Ratio 1.77
GFSZY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. GFSZY: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GFSZY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.77
1.07
1.77
Days Inventory 6.48
GFSZY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 62.32 vs. GFSZY: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GFSZY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 5.66 Max: 7.88
Current: 6.48
4.9
7.88
Days Payable 67.26
GFSZY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
64% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.72 vs. GFSZY: 67.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GFSZY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.08  Med: 13.48 Max: 67.26
Current: 67.26
12.08
67.26

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.93
GFSZY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
78% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. GFSZY: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GFSZY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.08 Max: 5.4
Current: 3.93
1.66
5.4
Dividend Payout Ratio 3.77
GFSZY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. GFSZY: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GFSZY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.45 Max: 15.67
Current: 3.77
0.38
15.67
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -0.40
GFSZY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. GFSZY: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
GFSZY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.3 Max: 20.5
Current: -0.4
0
20.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.91
GFSZY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
74% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. GFSZY: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.58
GFSZY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
66% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. GFSZY: 4.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GFSZY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 3.59 Max: 6.29
Current: 4.58
1.93
6.29
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.20
GFSZY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. GFSZY: -3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GFSZY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.6  Med: -3.2 Max: 0
Current: -3.2
-3.6
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.88
GFSZY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. GFSZY: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GFSZY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.68
Current: 1.88
0
2.68
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.09
GFSZY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GFSZY: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GFSZY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.31
Current: 1.09
0
1.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.41
GFSZY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. GFSZY: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GFSZY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 7.5 Max: 10
Current: 3.41
3.4
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -10.87
GFSZY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GFSZY: -10.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GFSZY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.7  Med: 12.6 Max: 33.6
Current: -10.87
-14.7
33.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,170
EPS (TTM) $ 0.12
Beta1.17
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $10.83 - 16.53
Shares Outstanding (Mil)310.32

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 8,536 9,511 9,911 10,266
EPS ($) 49.17 58.01 63.68 137.95
EPS without NRI ($) 49.17 58.01 63.68 137.95
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.50%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.59 0.60 0.61
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