Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) insider Mark White sold 17,386 shares of Compass Group plc stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,520 ($19.99), for a total value of £264,267.20 ($347,582.80).

Compass Group plc (CPG) opened at GBX 1,508 ($19.83) on Friday. Compass Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,305 ($17.16) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,698 ($22.33).

Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 21st. The company reported GBX 72.30 ($0.95) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 71.90 ($0.95) by GBX 0.40 ($0.01). Compass Group plc had a return on equity of 46.40% and a net margin of 5.42%. The business had revenue of GBX 2,256.80 billion during the quarter.

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Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Canaccord Genuity lifted their target price on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,550 ($20.39) to GBX 1,630 ($21.44) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,750 ($23.02) to GBX 1,870 ($24.60) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,620 ($21.31) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,560 ($20.52) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,745 ($22.95) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Wednesday. Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,677.31 ($22.06).

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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