Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) insider Ireena Vittal acquired 1,863 shares of Compass Group plc stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 22nd. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,491 ($19.46) per share, for a total transaction of £27,777.33 ($36,258.10).

Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) traded up 0.68% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1491.00. The stock had a trading volume of 4,274,199 shares. The company’s market cap is GBX 24.53 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,467.64 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,344.85. Compass Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,008.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,521.00.

A number of research analysts have commented on CPG shares. Royal Bank Of Canada cut Compass Group plc to a “sector performer” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from GBX 1,350 ($17.62) to GBX 1,480 ($19.32) in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,324 ($17.28) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Credit Suisse Group AG restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Panmure Gordon restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($15.66) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,341.85 ($17.52).

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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 & Japan, and Fast Growing & Emerging. It provides breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and also offers hospitality services. The Company offers a range of soft support services, including cleaning, reception and some building maintenance.

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