Compass Group (OTCMKTS:CMPGY) was upgraded by BNP Paribas from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note issued on Monday, Stock Target Advisor reports.
Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research note on Thursday. UBS Group reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research note on Monday, February 22nd. Oddo Bhf raised shares of Compass Group from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 24th. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research note on Thursday. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research note on Thursday. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $712.00.
Shares of OTCMKTS:CMPGY traded up $0.64 during trading on Monday, reaching $22.31. The stock had a trading volume of 328,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 463,341. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $21.70 and its 200 day moving average is $19.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a current ratio of 0.94. Compass Group has a 52 week low of $12.77 and a 52 week high of $23.19. The stock has a market cap of $39.80 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 92.96 and a beta of 1.08.
Compass Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food and support services company in North America, Europe, and internationally. It serves business and industry; healthcare and senior living market; education; sports and leisure; and defense, offshore, and remote sectors. The company also offers support services, such as cleaning in hospitals; reception services at corporate headquarters; managing remote camps; grounds and facilities services at schools and universities; and others.
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