Compass Group (CPG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital

Compass Group (LON:CPG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Liberum Capital in a report issued on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 1,850 ($25.94) price target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 22.52% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other analysts also recently commented on the company. N+1 Singer restated a “buy” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. Barclays restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($25.24) target price on shares of Compass Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th. Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,850 ($25.94) target price on shares of Compass Group in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,745 ($24.47) target price on shares of Compass Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,560 ($21.87) price target on shares of Compass Group in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,681 ($23.57).

Shares of Compass Group (CPG) traded down GBX 3.52 ($0.05) on Thursday, hitting GBX 1,509.98 ($21.17). The stock had a trading volume of 5,870,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,970,000. Compass Group has a 1 year low of GBX 1,396.50 ($19.58) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,698 ($23.81). The stock has a market capitalization of $23,910.00 and a P/E ratio of 2,126.73.

Compass Group (LON:CPG) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The company reported GBX 72.30 ($1.01) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 71.90 ($1.01) by GBX 0.40 ($0.01). Compass Group had a return on equity of 44.47% and a net margin of 4.95%. The firm had revenue of GBX 2,256.80 billion for the quarter.

In other Compass Group news, insider Mark White sold 17,386 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,520 ($21.31), for a total transaction of £264,267.20 ($370,537.30).

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Compass Group 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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