Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research report issued on Thursday, May 11th, Marketbeat reports. They currently have a GBX 1,600 ($20.24) price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s price objective would suggest a potential downside of 3.61% from the company’s previous close.
Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Credit Suisse Group cut their target price on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,740 ($22.01) to GBX 1,715 ($21.70) and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, April 24th. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a report on Friday, April 28th. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,450 ($18.34) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a report on Thursday, February 2nd. Finally, Beaufort Securities upgraded shares of Compass Group plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,700 ($21.51) price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,546.67 ($19.57).
Shares of Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) opened at 1660.00 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,623.44 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,501.62. Compass Group plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,265.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,697.00.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 61 ($0.77) per share. This is an increase from Compass Group plc’s previous dividend of $11.20. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 27th.
About Compass Group plc
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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