Shares of Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-three research firms that are presently covering the firm. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,356.85 ($16.54).
Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,324 ($16.14) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Monday, June 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,305 ($15.90) to GBX 1,390 ($16.94) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Kepler Capital Markets upped their target price on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,200 ($14.63) to GBX 1,450 ($17.67) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, July 1st. Barclays PLC upped their target price on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,435 ($17.49) to GBX 1,470 ($17.92) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, July 1st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG upgraded shares of Compass Group plc to an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($19.20) target price for the company in a research note on Friday, July 1st.
In other Compass Group plc news, insider Gary Green sold 100,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,498 ($18.26), for a total transaction of £1,498,000 ($1,825,716.03). Also, insider Ireena Vittal acquired 1,863 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 22nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,491 ($18.17) per share, for a total transaction of £27,777.33 ($33,854.15).
Shares of Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) opened at 1483.00 on Friday. Compass Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,013.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,559.00. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,476.11 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,381.37. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 24.40 billion.
Compass Group plc Company Profile
Compass Group PLC provides food and support services. The Company’s segments include North America, Europe & Japan, and Fast Growing & Emerging. It provides breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and also offers hospitality services. The Company offers a range of soft support services, including cleaning, reception and some building maintenance.
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