Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) had its price target upped by Credit Suisse Group from GBX 1,750 ($22.80) to GBX 1,870 ($24.36) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has an outperform rating on the stock.

Several other equities analysts also recently issued reports on CPG. Canaccord Genuity lifted their price objective on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,550 ($20.19) to GBX 1,630 ($21.24) and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Thursday. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,850 ($24.10) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Shore Capital reiterated a hold rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($22.15) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 1,745 ($22.73) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Sunday, July 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,615.83 ($21.05).

Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) opened at 1605.00 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,631.08 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,510.16. The company’s market cap is GBX 25.37 billion. Compass Group plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,299.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,698.00.

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The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 27th were paid a dividend of GBX 61 ($0.79) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 27th. This is a boost from Compass Group plc’s previous dividend of $11.20.

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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