Bank of America reiterated their buy rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:CMPGY) in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

CMPGY has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised COMPASS GRP PLC/S from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $24.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 8th. Jefferies Financial Group downgraded COMPASS GRP PLC/S from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 27th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein downgraded COMPASS GRP PLC/S from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 28th.

Shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S stock opened at $22.98 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $36.51 billion, a PE ratio of 25.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.53 and a beta of 0.51. COMPASS GRP PLC/S has a 52-week low of $19.47 and a 52-week high of $23.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 0.81 and a quick ratio of 0.74.

The business also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 7th. Investors of record on Friday, January 18th will be paid a $0.304 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 17th. COMPASS GRP PLC/S’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 67.03%.

About COMPASS GRP PLC/S

Compass Group PLC, through 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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