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G4S (Botswana)BSM:G4S Stock Report

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20 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
G4S fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6

G4S Overview

G4S (Botswana) Limited provides security solutions in Botswana.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for G4S (Botswana)
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceP3.00
52 Week HighP0
52 Week LowP0
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change-11.77%
3 Year Change-17.58%
5 Year Change-22.08%
Change since IPO4,515.39%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

G4SBW Commercial ServicesBW Market

Return vs Industry: G4S underperformed the BW Commercial Services industry which returned 64.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: G4S underperformed the BW Market which returned 1.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is G4S's price volatile compared to industry and market?
G4S volatility
G4S Beta0.036
Industry Beta0.91
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: G4S is less volatile than 75% of BW stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 0% a week.

Volatility Over Time: G4S's weekly volatility (0%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

n/a2,722Mothusi Molokomme

G4S (Botswana) Limited provides security solutions in Botswana. The company operates through three segments: Manned Security Services, Electronic Security Services, and Cash Solutions. It provides integrated security solutions to airports, energy, mining, construction, custodial services, cash solutions, hospitality, and financial institutions.

G4S (Botswana) Fundamentals Summary

How do G4S (Botswana)'s earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
G4S fundamental statistics
Market CapP240.00m
Earnings (TTM)P4.25m
Revenue (TTM)P185.81m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
G4S income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueP138.03m
Gross ProfitP47.78m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.053
Gross Margin25.71%
Net Profit Margin2.28%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did G4S perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does G4S pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy G4S by to receive an upcoming dividend?
G4S (Botswana) dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateOct 22 2021
Dividend Pay DateNov 02 2021
Days until Ex dividend1 day
Days until Dividend pay date12 days

Does G4S pay a reliable dividends?

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Is G4S (Botswana) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: G4S (BWP3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (BWP6.48)

Significantly Below Fair Value: G4S is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: G4S is poor value based on its PE Ratio (56.5x) compared to the African Commercial Services industry average (11.5x).

PE vs Market: G4S is poor value based on its PE Ratio (56.5x) compared to the BW market (10.5x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate G4S's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: G4S is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the XF Commercial Services industry average (1.2x).

Future Growth

How is G4S (Botswana) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as G4S (Botswana) has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has G4S (Botswana) performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: G4S has a large one-off gain of BWP3.1M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: G4S's current net profit margins (2.3%) are lower than last year (11.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: G4S's earnings have declined by 14.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: G4S's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: G4S had negative earnings growth (-80%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (14.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: G4S's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is G4S (Botswana)'s financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: G4S's short term assets (BWP136.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (BWP51.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: G4S's short term assets (BWP136.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (BWP14.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: G4S is debt free.

Reducing Debt: G4S has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: G4S has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: G4S has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is G4S (Botswana) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayOct 20 2021Ex Dividend DateOct 22 2021Dividend Pay DateNov 02 202111 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 1 day to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: G4S's dividend (6.54%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the BW market (4.27%).

High Dividend: G4S's dividend (6.54%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the BW market (7.98%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: G4S's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: G4S's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (395.1%), G4S's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Mothusi Molokomme



Mr. Mothusi Molokomme has been Managing Director and Director at G4S (Botswana) Limited since March 1, 2021. He joins from Distell Botswana where he held the position of Managing Director for 6 years. He p...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: G4S's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: G4S's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

G4S (Botswana) Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: G4S (Botswana) Limited
  • Ticker: G4S
  • Exchange: BSM
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Security and Alarm Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: P240.000m
  • Shares outstanding: 80.00m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • G4S (Botswana) Limited
  • Plot No 20584
  • Block 3 Industrial
  • Gaborone
  • Botswana


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/20 22:04
End of Day Share Price2021/10/20 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.