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G4S PLC (GFS.L)

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G4S revenues below expectations, sees positive outlook on global growth
Thursday, 8 Mar 2018 

March 8 (Reuters) - G4s Plc ::Reg-g4s plc uk dk : 2017 full year results.‍profitable growth: pbita(b) +4.2%​.‍strong growth in technology-related security revenues: +11.4%​.‍outlook for group is positive​.‍to support our aim of growing revenues from core businesses by an average of 4-6% per annum​.‍revenue £7,427m​.‍restructuring and efficiency programmes to deliver recurring operating gains of £70 million to £80 million by 2020​.‍earnings (c) £277m​.‍additional refinancing gains of around £20 million are also anticipated by 2020​.‍a portion of these gains will be re-invested in growth, with majority expected to benefit bottom line​.‍outlook for group is positive:​.‍group is well positioned to deliver a strong performance over next three years.​.‍intend to remain soundly financed with average operating cash flow conversion of more than 100% of adjusted pbita and a net debt to adjusted ebitda ratio of less than 2.5x​.‍priorities for excess cash will be investment, dividends and, in near term, further leverage reduction​.‍our strong market positions, commercial discipline, growing technology-related revenues, positive cash generation and on-going productivity programmes provide substantial confidence​.‍following achievement of group's leverage-reduction target, directors propose a 5% increase in final dividend to 6.11p​.‍to increase dividend in line with long-term growth in earnings​.  Full Article

‍G4S Wins Contracts In Canada And Europe​
Monday, 26 Feb 2018 

Feb 26 (Reuters) - G4S Plc ::‍G4S WINS CONTRACTS IN CANADA AND EUROPE​.EXTENDED OUR COVERAGE INTO EUROPE, RECENTLY WINNING AN EIGHT-YEAR CONTRACT WITH ONE OF LARGEST RETAILERS IN NETHERLANDS.IN CANADA, SECURED A FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH ONE OF WORLD’S LARGEST HOME IMPROVEMENT RETAILERS TO IMPLEMENT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN CASH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY.CANADA ‍CONTRACT COVERS 150 RETAIL STORES AND WILL COMMENCE IN FIRST HALF OF 2018​.  Full Article

G4S 2017 revenue outlook slightly lower than previously flagged
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - G4s Plc :‍trading for nine months was in line with expectations.​.‍organic revenue growth was 4.4%, with all regions growing apart from Middle east and India region​.‍organic revenue growth excluding Middle East and India was 6.1% for first nine months.​.‍quality of group's bid pipeline and our win momentum remain encouraging​.‍expects full year 2017 organic revenue growth of between 3-4% and good profit growth​.‍we remain focused on cash flow and are on track for group's net debt to ebitda ratio to be 2.5x or lower by end of 2017.​.  Full Article

UK's G4S sees risks to growth from Asia, Middle East but overall positive on outlook
Wednesday, 9 Aug 2017 

Aug 9 (Reuters) - UK's G4s :CEO sees downside risks to growth outlook from Asia, Middle East, upside risks from strong pipeline.Sees uncertainty in UK overall because of Brexit, nothing specific regarding its business.  Full Article

CORRECTED-G4s shares up 2 percent after posting 9 percent rise in q1 revenues (corrects ric)
Thursday, 4 May 2017 

G4s :Shares up 2 percent after posting 9 percent rise in q1 revenues (corrects ric).  Full Article

G4S Q1 revenues 8.9 pct up on 2016, flags challenges in Middle East
Thursday, 4 May 2017 

May 4 (Reuters) - :G4S has delivered good profitable growth across all regions except Middle East & India which remains challenging..G4s revenues from the group’s continuing businesses were 8.9% higher than the first quarter of 2016.  Full Article

G4S first-quarter revenue rises 8.9 pct
Thursday, 4 May 2017 

May 4 (Reuters) - G4S Plc ::Revenues from group's continuing businesses were 8.9 pct higher than Q1 of 2016.Trends continued from 2016, with double-digit organic growth in developed markets and revenues broadly unchanged in emerging markets.New contract wins and pipeline provide confidence in group's expectation of average revenue growth in range of 4-6 pct per annum.Realised $56.5 million in quarter from sale of Youth Services business in United States.Business plan and current performance continue to support a net debt/ebitda ratio of 2.5x or lower by end of 2017.  Full Article

G4S completes sale of G4S Youth Services
Monday, 3 Apr 2017 

G4S Plc : G4S Plc UK DK: disposal . G4S sells G4S Youth Services Llc for us$56.5 million .Completed sale of G4S Youth Services in USA to BHSB Holdings Inc for us$56.5 million paid in cash.  Full Article

G4S plc reports 2016 revenue 6.82 bln pounds, up 6.3 pct
Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 

G4S Plc : Reg-G4s plc uk dk : 2016 full year results . G4s plc - group's net debt to ebitda improved to 2.8x in 2016 . G4s plc - final dividend of 5.82p per share . G4s plc - won new contracts with an annual value of £1.3 billion in 2016 . Fy revenue 6,823 million pounds versus 6,419 million punds last year . Fy profit before tax 352 million pounds versus 309 million pounds .G4s plc - net debt as at 31 december 2016 was £1,670 million (december 2015: £1,782 million).  Full Article

G4S wins contract to provide security services at Canadian airport
Tuesday, 7 Feb 2017 

G4S Plc : G4S wins Halifax Stanfield International Airport contract .Won a five-year contract to provide security services at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Canada.  Full Article

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Britain's G4S looks beyond small change in cash revolution

EDINBURGH Global security and cash management firm G4S expects notes and coins to drive its business, even as their usage falls in favor of electronic transactions around the world.