Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Barclays PLC in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 1,500 ($19.58) price target on the stock. Barclays PLC’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 1.49% from the stock’s current price.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a report on Monday, July 18th. Canaccord Genuity upped their target price on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,425 ($18.60) to GBX 1,645 ($21.47) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 8th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,500 ($19.58) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a report on Friday, July 1st. Kepler Capital Markets increased their price target on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,200 ($15.66) to GBX 1,450 ($18.93) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 1st. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,343.35 ($17.53).
Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) opened at 1488.00 on Monday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 24.48 billion. Compass Group plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,008.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,521.00. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,471.68 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,353.32.
In other news, insider Ireena Vittal bought 1,863 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,491 ($19.46) per share, for a total transaction of £27,777.33 ($36,258.10). Also, insider Bomhard ,Stefan bought 6,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 20th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,486 ($19.40) per share, for a total transaction of £90,646 ($118,321.37).
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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