Compass Group plc Company Profile (LON:CPG)

About Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)

Compass Group plc logoCompass 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. The Company offers its services to customers in the workplace, schools and colleges, hospitals, at leisure and in remote environments. It provides breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and also offers hospitality services. The Company offers a range of support services, including cleaning, building operations and maintenance, business and office services, logistics and transport, outdoor, project management and security. Its foodservice offerings under healthcare and seniors sector include patient feeding, retail food courts, hospitality catering, vending, retail shops and staff restaurants.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Restaurants & Bars
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:CPG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £25.1 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,580,769,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,631.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,510.16
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,299 - GBX 1,698
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.69
  • P/E Growth: 1.96
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £21.54 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.17
  • Book Value: GBX 1.77 per share
  • Price / Book: 8.97
  • Dividend Yield: 1.4%
  • EBIDTA: £2.01 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.42%
  • Return on Equity: 46.40%
  • Return on Assets: 11.44%
  • Average Volume: 3.53 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)

What is Compass Group plc's stock symbol?

Compass Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CPG."

How often does Compass Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Compass Group plc?

Compass Group plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 61 per share on Monday, July 17th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 27th. This is a positive change from Compass Group plc's previous dividend of $11.20. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Compass Group plc's Dividend History.

Where is Compass Group plc's stock going? Where will Compass Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

21 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Compass Group plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,240 to GBX 1,870. On average, they anticipate Compass Group plc's share price to reach GBX 1,631.59 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Compass Group plc.

Who are some of Compass Group plc's key competitors?

Who are Compass Group plc's key executives?

Compass Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard J. Cousins, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Johnny Thomson, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Mark J. White, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Dominic Blakemore, Chief Operating Officer, Europe and Turkey, Executive Director
  • Gary Green, Group Chief Operating Officer, North America and Executive Director
  • Paul Steven Walsh, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Stefan Bomhard, Non-Executive Director
  • Nelson Luiz Costa Silva, Non-Executive Director
  • Ireena Vittal, Non-Executive Director
  • Carol Arrowsmith, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Compass Group plc stock?

Shares of Compass Group plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Compass Group plc's stock price today?

One share of Compass Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,588.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Compass Group plc (LON CPG)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  251 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  468 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  719
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Compass Group plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 11 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,631.59

Analysts' Ratings History for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,622View Rating Details
9/21/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,800View Rating Details
9/4/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/29/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,550View Rating Details
7/27/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,620View Rating Details
7/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,750 -> GBX 1,870View Rating Details
7/27/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,550 -> GBX 1,630View Rating Details
7/26/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,850View Rating Details
7/26/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/17/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,700View Rating Details
7/9/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,745View Rating Details
6/21/2017HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 1,850View Rating Details
5/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,450 -> GBX 1,510View Rating Details
5/11/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,520View Rating Details
5/11/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,600View Rating Details
3/31/2017Beaufort SecuritiesUpgradeBuyGBX 1,700View Rating Details
2/2/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,400View Rating Details
11/23/2016Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetSellGBX 1,290 -> GBX 1,240View Rating Details
11/23/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/7/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual weightView Rating Details
10/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price Targetsector performGBX 1,480 -> GBX 1,530View Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,350View Rating Details
2/5/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,240 -> GBX 1,291View Rating Details
12/4/2015NatixisBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,070 -> GBX 1,100View Rating Details
11/28/2015Goldman Sachs MLP Income Opportun FundBoost Price TargetSellGBX 950 -> GBX 975View Rating Details
11/25/2015Charles StanleyUpgradeaccumulateView Rating Details
11/25/2015Oddo SecuritiesReiterated RatingReduceGBX 1,060View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
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Earnings Estimates for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $72.97 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Compass Group plc (LON CPG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/10/2017GBX 616/27/20176/27/20177/17/2017
5/10/2017GBX 11.200.7%5/18/20175/18/20176/19/2017
11/22/2016GBX 21.101.59%1/19/20171/19/20172/20/2017
5/11/2016GBX 10.600.85%6/23/20166/23/20167/25/2016
11/24/2015GBX 19.601.81%1/21/20161/21/20162/22/2016
5/13/2015GBX 9.800.88%6/25/20156/25/20157/27/2015
11/26/2014GBX 17.701.67%1/22/20151/22/20152/23/2015
5/14/2014GBX 565.63%7/8/20147/8/20147/29/2014
5/14/2014GBX 8.800.88%5/21/20145/21/20146/26/2014
11/27/2013GBX 161.7%1/22/20141/22/20142/24/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/14/2016Richard John CousinsInsiderSell200,000GBX 1,371£2,742,000
11/23/2016Paul WalshInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,337£66,850
9/29/2016Gary GreenInsiderSell100,000GBX 1,498£1,498,000
9/22/2016Ireena VittalInsiderBuy1,863GBX 1,491£27,777.33
9/20/2016Bomhard ,StefanInsiderBuy6,100GBX 1,486£90,646
3/23/2016Arrowsmith,CarolInsiderBuy2,023GBX 1,216£24,599.68
2/8/2016Cousins,Richard JohnInsiderSell300,000GBX 1,207£3,621,000
11/25/2015Cousins,Richard JohnInsiderSell196,327GBX 1,107£2,173,339.89
9/1/2015Silva,Nelson L CInsiderBuy8,200GBX 1,026£84,132
8/13/2015Green,GaryInsiderSell150,422GBX 1,035£1,556,867.70
6/15/2015Paul WalshInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,107£55,350
3/25/2015Carol ArrowsmithInsiderBuy3,342GBX 1,190.88£39,799.21
2/6/2015Paul WalshInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,133£56,650
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
Latest Headlines for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
DateHeadline logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 23 at 9:10 AM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given "Hold" Rating at Kepler Capital Markets - September 22 at 11:00 PM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Earns "Buy" Rating from Berenberg Bank - September 21 at 2:32 PM logoCompass Group CEO Richard Cousins To Step Down; Dominic Blakemore To Succeed - Nasdaq - September 21 at 10:15 AM logoPeel Hunt Reiterates Buy Rating for Compass Group plc (CPG) - September 4 at 6:56 AM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 29 at 8:44 AM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 4 at 8:52 AM logoCompass Group plc's (LON:CPG) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd - July 27 at 10:36 AM logoCompass Group plc (LON:CPG) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,870 - July 27 at 10:35 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 26 - Nasdaq - July 26 at 6:03 PM logo[$$] Love Island adds to attraction of ITV ad hopes - July 26 at 6:03 PM logoGoldman ‘Committed’ to Commodities After Worst Quarter on Record - July 19 at 5:03 AM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - July 10 at 8:56 AM logoCompass Group plc (LON:CPG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co - July 9 at 6:52 AM logo[$$] Sodexo: catering to market needs - July 6 at 6:41 PM logoCompass Group plc (LON:CPG) Given New GBX 1,745 Price Target at J P Morgan Chase & Co - July 3 at 2:04 PM logoBerenberg Bank Raises Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) Price Target to GBX 1,800 - July 2 at 10:52 AM logo[$$] ITV jumps as Morgan Stanley eyes a comeback - June 23 at 5:04 PM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - June 13 at 8:58 AM logoBarclays PLC Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for Compass Group plc (CPG) - June 10 at 1:44 PM logoCompass Group General Meeting Passes Resolutions Related To Shareholder Return - June 8 at 10:31 PM logoCompass Group General Meeting Passes Resolutions Related To Shareholder Return - Nasdaq - June 8 at 8:04 AM logoCompass Group Plc : CPG-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 19th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 9:23 PM logoETFs with exposure to Compass Group Plc : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 4:21 PM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Earns Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - May 14 at 2:45 PM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given New GBX 1,560 Price Target at Kepler Capital Markets - May 14 at 12:08 PM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Increases Compass Group plc (CPG) Price Target to GBX 1,670 - May 14 at 12:08 PM logoCompass Group plc's (CPG) Neutral Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group Inc - May 13 at 11:56 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Boosts Compass Group plc (CPG) Price Target to GBX 1,510 - May 13 at 2:05 PM logoCompass Group Plc :CPG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 10:00 PM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given "Hold" Rating at Numis Securities Ltd - May 12 at 9:53 AM logo[$$] Roses are red, Barclays' shareholders are turning blue - May 11 at 5:05 PM logoEdited Transcript of CPG.L earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-17 8:00am GMT - May 10 at 9:39 PM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity - May 10 at 8:20 AM logoCompass to return £1 billion via special dividend - MarketWatch - May 10 at 8:13 AM logoCompass Group H1 Pre-tax Profit Rises, Proposes Special Dividend - Quick Facts - Nasdaq - May 10 at 8:13 AM logoCompass Group Investors Set for 1 Billion-Pound Cash Windfall - May 10 at 8:13 AM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Earns "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt - May 6 at 8:50 PM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC - April 30 at 9:23 AM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 24 at 11:36 AM logoCompass Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:CPG) : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 4:33 PM logoCompass Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPG-GB : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 4:36 PM logoBryan, Garnier & Co Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Compass Group plc (CPG) - April 15 at 7:14 PM logoCompass Group Plc : CPG-GB: Dividend Analysis : January 20th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 9:09 AM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) PT Lowered to GBX 1,665 at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 6 at 10:18 PM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Raised to Buy at Beaufort Securities - April 6 at 3:33 AM logoBeaufort Securities Upgrades Compass Group plc (CPG) to Buy - March 31 at 1:43 PM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Lifted to Buy at Peel Hunt - March 29 at 2:46 AM logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - March 28 at 12:40 PM logoBig Tesco shareholders oppose $4.7 bln Booker deal - March 27 at 4:20 PM


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