LON:CPG - Compass Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 1,753.50 +11.00 (+0.63 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 12:41 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,742.50
Today's RangeGBX 1,729.50 - GBX 1,760.50
52-Week RangeGBX 1,427.50 - GBX 1,776.50
Volume1.46 million shs
Average Volume3.91 million shs
Market Capitalization£27.81 billion
P/E Ratio24.70
Dividend Yield2.15%
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. Compass Group PLC was founded in 1941 and is based in Chertsey, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Restaurants



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£22.96 billion
Cash FlowGBX 63.70 per share
Book ValueGBX 165.10 per share



Outstanding Shares1,586,130,048
Market Cap£27.81 billion
Next Earnings Date5/15/2019 (Estimated)

Compass Group (LON:CPG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Compass Group's stock symbol?

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

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

Compass Group announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 25.40 per share on Monday, February 25th. This represents a yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 17th. This is a boost from Compass Group's previous dividend of $12.30. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Compass Group's Dividend History.

How were Compass Group's earnings last quarter?

Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 20th. The company reported $77.60 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $77.00 by $0.60. View Compass Group's Earnings History.

When is Compass Group's next earnings date?

Compass Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Compass Group.

What price target have analysts set for CPG?

13 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Compass Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,520 to GBX 1,850. On average, they anticipate Compass Group's stock price to reach GBX 1,740 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Compass Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Compass Group?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Compass Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Compass Group.

Has Compass Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CPG stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Compass Group earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Compass Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Compass Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Compass Group investors own include easyJet (EZJ), Starbucks (SBUX), Associated British Foods (ABF), Weir Group (WEIR), Rio Tinto (RIO), Barratt Developments (BDEV), Experian (EXPN), Dixons Carphone (DC), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Aramark (ARMK).

Who are Compass Group's key executives?

Compass Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Dominic Blakemore, Group Chief Exec. & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Gary R. Green, Group COO of North America & Exec. Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Dev Amritesh, Managing Director (Age 44)
  • Palmer Brown, Interim CFO and Chief Corp. Investment & Risk Officer of Compass Group North America
  • Ms. Sandra Moura, Head of Investor Relations & Corp. Affairs

How do I buy shares of Compass Group?

Shares of CPG 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's stock price today?

One share of CPG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,751.

How big of a company is Compass Group?

Compass Group has a market capitalization of £27.77 billion and generates £22.96 billion in revenue each year. Compass Group employs 600,000 workers across the globe.

What is Compass Group's official website?

The official website for Compass Group is http://www.compass-group.com/.

How can I contact Compass Group?

Compass Group's mailing address is Compass House, Guildford Street, CHERTSEY, KT16 9BQ, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1932-573000.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Compass Group (LON CPG)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  397 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  619 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,016
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Compass Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CPG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CPG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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