Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) Receives GBX 1,819.55 Average PT from Analysts
Shares of Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the fourteen ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have assigned a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,819.55 ($23.78).
A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price target on Compass Group from GBX 1,730 ($22.61) to GBX 2,100 ($27.44) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 30th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Compass Group in a report on Wednesday, September 4th. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Compass Group in a report on Thursday, July 25th. UBS Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Compass Group in a report on Friday, July 26th. Finally, Barclays reissued an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 2,000 ($26.13) price target on shares of Compass Group in a report on Thursday, October 10th.
CPG traded down GBX 4 ($0.05) 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 stock has a market cap of $32.06 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.40. Compass Group has a 1 year low of GBX 20.62 ($0.27) and a 1 year high of GBX 2,150 ($28.09). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 150.26, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.74. The business’s 50 day moving average is GBX 2,015.66 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,942.89.
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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