Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,819.55 ($23.78).
A number of analysts have commented on CPG shares. Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($26.13) target price on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Thursday, October 10th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Wednesday, September 4th. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Thursday, July 25th. UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Friday, July 26th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on Compass Group from GBX 1,730 ($22.61) to GBX 2,100 ($27.44) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 30th.
Shares of Compass Group stock traded down GBX 4 ($0.05) during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 2,022 ($26.42). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,353,729 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,910,000. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 150.26. Compass Group has a 12-month low of GBX 20.62 ($0.27) and a 12-month high of GBX 2,150 ($28.09). The company has a market capitalization of $32.06 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.40. The business has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 2,015.66 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,942.89.
About Compass Group
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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