Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) had its price objective increased by Societe Generale from GBX 1,190 ($15.53) to GBX 1,290 ($16.84) in a research report released on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a sell rating on the stock.
CPG has been the subject of several other research reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 1,491 ($19.46) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Thursday, September 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Compass Group plc to an overweight rating and boosted their price objective for the company from GBX 1,380 ($18.01) to GBX 1,580 ($20.62) in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price objective on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,425 ($18.60) to GBX 1,645 ($21.47) and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 1,400 ($18.27) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Thursday, September 15th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada cut shares of Compass Group plc to a sector performer rating and boosted their price objective for the company from GBX 1,350 ($17.62) to GBX 1,480 ($19.32) in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,354.35 ($17.68).
Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) opened at 1546.00 on Thursday. Compass Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,013.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,546.00. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,474.03 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,361.30. The company’s market cap is GBX 25.43 billion.
In other Compass Group plc news, insider Gary Green sold 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,498 ($19.55), for a total value of £1,498,000 ($1,955,358.31). Also, insider Ireena Vittal acquired 1,863 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 22nd. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,491 ($19.46) per share, with a total value of £27,777.33 ($36,258.10).
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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