Compass Group plc (CPG) Given “Buy” Rating at Liberum Capital
Liberum Capital restated their buy rating on shares of Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a GBX 1,850 ($24.33) price objective on the stock.
A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on CPG. Shore Capital restated a hold rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Canaccord Genuity upped their target price on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,550 ($20.39) to GBX 1,630 ($21.44) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Credit Suisse Group increased their price objective on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,750 ($23.02) to GBX 1,870 ($24.60) and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 1,620 ($21.31) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a buy rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,654.53 ($21.76).
Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) opened at GBX 1,531 ($20.14) on Tuesday. Compass Group plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,305 ($17.16) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,698 ($22.33).
Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The company reported GBX 72.30 ($0.95) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 71.90 ($0.95) by GBX 0.40 ($0.01). The firm had revenue of GBX 2,256.80 billion during the quarter. Compass Group plc had a return on equity of 46.40% and a net margin of 5.42%.
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In other Compass Group plc news, insider Paul Walsh purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 21st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,571 ($20.66) per share, for a total transaction of £157,100 ($206,628.96).
Compass Group plc Company Profile
Compass Group PLC provides food and support services. The Company’s segments include North America, Europe, Rest of World and Central activities. The Europe segment includes Turkey and Russia. The Rest of World segment includes Japan. The Company delivers services in sectors, including business and industry; healthcare and seniors; education; defense, offshore and remote, and sports and leisure.
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