Compass Group plc’s (CPG) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Barclays PLC reissued an overweight rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Friday, April 28th. J P Morgan Chase & Co dropped their target price on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,685 ($21.95) to GBX 1,665 ($21.69) and set an overweight rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, April 6th. Canaccord Genuity restated a hold rating and set a GBX 1,460 ($19.02) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. HSBC Holdings plc initiated coverage on Compass Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. They set a buy rating and a GBX 1,850 ($24.10) target price for the company. Finally, Peel Hunt restated a buy rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Friday, May 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,615.83 ($21.05).
Shares of Compass Group plc (LON CPG) opened at 1604.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 25.36 billion. Compass Group plc has a one year low of GBX 1,299.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,698.00. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,631.08 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,510.16.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 17th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 27th were given a dividend of GBX 61 ($0.79) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 27th. This is an increase 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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