G4S plc 2020 Half Year Results Announcement Date Change

Further to the trading update of 17 June, 2020 for the first five months, the Group has continued to deliver a resilient trading performance during June.

We now expect that the Group’s Adjusted PBITA and underlying earnings for the first six months of 2020 will be significantly above market consensus and, as a consequence of this, we are planning to bring forward our H1 2020 results announcement to the week commencing 20 July 2020. 
 
As at 10 July 2020, the consensus analysts’ forecast for H1 2020 underlying results was as follows:

Continuing businesses(1)

Mean

Adjusted PBITA (£m)

159

EPS (p)

4.3


 (1) Excluding conventional cash businesses sold on 26 February 2020.

A further announcement will be made in due course specifying the date of the Half Year results announcement.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION AND THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS CELINE BARROCHE, COMPANY SECRETARY.

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