Shares of Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twenty-two ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,623.53 ($21.14).
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on CPG shares. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Friday, April 28th. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised their price objective on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,670 ($21.75) to GBX 1,745 ($22.72) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, July 3rd. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,460 ($19.01) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. HSBC Holdings plc started coverage on Compass Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 1,850 ($24.09) price objective for the company. Finally, Kepler Capital Markets raised their price objective on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,495 ($19.47) to GBX 1,560 ($20.32) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 11th.
Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) opened at 1626.00 on Friday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 25.70 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.
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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