Liberum Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Compass Group (LON:CPG) in a research report report published on Thursday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
CPG has been the subject of several other research reports. Barclays reissued an overweight rating on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Friday, February 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an overweight rating on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Tuesday, January 29th. Jefferies Financial Group lowered Compass Group to a hold rating and decreased their target price for the stock from GBX 1,730 ($22.61) to GBX 1,670 ($21.82) in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. Berenberg Bank decreased their target price on Compass Group from GBX 1,900 ($24.83) to GBX 1,850 ($24.17) and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 17th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued an outperform rating and issued a GBX 1,750 ($22.87) target price on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Tuesday, January 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. Compass Group currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 1,770.42 ($23.13).
Shares of LON:CPG opened at GBX 1,800 ($23.52) on Thursday. Compass Group has a 52-week low of GBX 1,467.50 ($19.18) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,830.50 ($23.92). The company has a market capitalization of $28.55 billion and a PE ratio of 24.39. 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 company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 20th will be given a GBX 13.10 ($0.17) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 20th. Compass Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.51%.
About Compass Group
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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