Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) dropped 0% on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 1,563 ($20.56) and last traded at GBX 1,538 ($20.23). Approximately 7,954,838 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 143% from the average daily volume of 3,280,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,538 ($20.23).
CPG has been the topic of several analyst reports. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,800 ($23.67) price target on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,850 ($24.33) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Credit Suisse Group upped their price objective on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,870 ($24.60) to GBX 1,880 ($24.73) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Bryan, Garnier & Co restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,550 ($20.39) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,654.53 ($21.76).
Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The company reported GBX 72.30 ($0.95) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 71.90 ($0.95) by GBX 0.40 ($0.01). The business had revenue of GBX 2,256.80 billion during the quarter. Compass Group plc had a return on equity of 46.40% and a net margin of 5.42%.
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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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