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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 260 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 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: 0.21  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.32
0.21
0.37
Equity-to-Asset 0.15
GFSZY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. GFSZY: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GFSZY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.15
0.14
0.3
Interest Coverage 3.12
GFSZY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.81 vs. GFSZY: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GFSZY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.12 Max: 4.06
Current: 3.12
1.54
4.06
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.20
Beneish M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
3.94%
11.64%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 5.30
GFSZY's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
53% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.22 vs. GFSZY: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GFSZY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.88  Med: 5.16 Max: 6.03
Current: 5.3
-0.88
6.03
Net Margin % 2.61
GFSZY's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. GFSZY: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GFSZY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.17  Med: 2.58 Max: 3.28
Current: 2.61
-5.17
3.28
ROE % 26.47
GFSZY's ROE % is ranked higher than
92% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. GFSZY: 26.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GFSZY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.78  Med: 13.15 Max: 26.47
Current: 26.47
-35.78
26.47
ROA % 3.74
GFSZY's ROA % is ranked higher than
61% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. GFSZY: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GFSZY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.71  Med: 3.27 Max: 4.29
Current: 3.74
-6.71
4.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 56.24
GFSZY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. GFSZY: 56.24 )
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: 56.24
-6.81
69.66
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.30
GFSZY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GFSZY: 0.30 )
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: 2.1 Max: 16.2
Current: 0.3
-4.8
16.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 52.10
GFSZY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GFSZY: 52.10 )
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: 7.2 Max: 52.1
Current: 52.1
-39.3
52.1
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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,
Headquarter Location: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 is a multinational security services company and constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The company was formed through a series of large mergers, most notably in 2004 when British Securicor and Danish Group 4 Falck merged. G4S is now the world's largest security company and has operations in around 125 countries. With over 600,000 employees, it is also the world's third-largest private employer. The company offers a range of services, from the supply of security personnel and response units to risk consulting and prison management.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 23.43
GFSZY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. GFSZY: 23.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GFSZY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.91  Med: 21.09 Max: 490
Current: 23.43
13.91
490
Forward PE Ratio 15.95
GFSZY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. GFSZY: 15.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.43
GFSZY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
68% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. GFSZY: 23.43 )
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: 19.71 Max: 408.33
Current: 23.43
13.56
408.33
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.67
GFSZY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
65% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.48 vs. GFSZY: 14.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GFSZY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.06  Med: 13.89 Max: 312
Current: 14.67
10.06
312
PB Ratio 5.60
GFSZY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. GFSZY: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GFSZY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 2.72 Max: 5.71
Current: 5.6
1.77
5.71
PS Ratio 0.61
GFSZY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. GFSZY: 0.61 )
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: 0.61
0.39
0.74
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.56
GFSZY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. GFSZY: 11.56 )
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: 8.75  Med: 22.99 Max: 67.14
Current: 11.56
8.75
67.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.00
GFSZY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
52% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. GFSZY: 9.00 )
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: 6.8  Med: 10.86 Max: 21.56
Current: 9
6.8
21.56
EV-to-EBIT 15.22
GFSZY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.52 vs. GFSZY: 15.22 )
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: 28.3
Current: 15.22
-99.1
28.3
EV-to-EBITDA 11.01
GFSZY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. GFSZY: 11.01 )
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: 11.01
6.7
36
Shiller PE Ratio 41.19
GFSZY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.26 vs. GFSZY: 41.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GFSZY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.86  Med: 34.71 Max: 44.29
Current: 41.19
24.86
44.29
Current Ratio 1.13
GFSZY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. GFSZY: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GFSZY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.13
1.11
1.7
Quick Ratio 1.08
GFSZY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GFSZY: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GFSZY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.23 Max: 1.61
Current: 1.08
1.07
1.61
Days Inventory 6.11
GFSZY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.86 vs. GFSZY: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GFSZY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.19  Med: 6.32 Max: 7.88
Current: 6.11
5.19
7.88
Days Sales Outstanding 50.97
GFSZY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.60 vs. GFSZY: 50.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GFSZY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.31  Med: 58 Max: 71.49
Current: 50.97
47.31
71.49
Days Payable 14.81
GFSZY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
66% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 50.39 vs. GFSZY: 14.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GFSZY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.58  Med: 13.2 Max: 15.58
Current: 14.81
10.58
15.58

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.27
GFSZY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
72% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. GFSZY: 3.27 )
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: 3.27
1.66
5.4
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.70
GFSZY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. GFSZY: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GFSZY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.68 Max: 15.67
Current: 0.7
0.4
15.67
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -2.00
GFSZY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. GFSZY: -2.00 )
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: 10.95 Max: 20.5
Current: -2
0
20.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.27
GFSZY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
68% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. GFSZY: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.29
GFSZY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
59% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. GFSZY: 3.29 )
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: 1.67  Med: 3.1 Max: 5.43
Current: 3.29
1.67
5.43

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.79
GFSZY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. GFSZY: 1.79 )
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: 1.26  Med: 1.57 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.79
1.26
1.82
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.17
GFSZY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GFSZY: 1.17 )
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: 0.82  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.31
Current: 1.17
0.82
1.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.54
GFSZY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. GFSZY: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GFSZY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 7.5 Max: 10
Current: 6.54
3.5
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 2.21
GFSZY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. GFSZY: 2.21 )
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: 2.21
-14.7
33.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,083
EPS (TTM) $ 0.84
Beta1.17
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $10.83 - 19.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)310.32

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 9,634 9,996 10,583
EPS ($) 1.20 1.29 1.39
EPS without NRI ($) 1.20 1.29 1.39
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.90%
Dividends per Share ($)
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