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: www.compass-group.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £25.48 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
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.03
  • P/E Growth: 2.01
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £21.54 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.18
  • Book Value: GBX 1.77 per share
  • Price / Book: 9.11
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.4%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £2.01 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.42%
  • Return on Equity: 46.40%
  • Return on Assets: 11.44%
Misc:
  • 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 announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 10th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 61 per share on Monday, July 17th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 27th. This is a positive change from Compass Group plc's previous dividend of $11.20. The official announcement can be seen 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices 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 1,627.94 in the next year. 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 1,612.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Compass Group plc (LON CPG)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  247 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  463 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  710
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 1,627.94

Analysts' Ratings History for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
6/29/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,650 -> GBX 1,800View 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
5/11/2017Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,495 -> GBX 1,560View 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 9/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

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

Dividends

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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
Latest Headlines for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Reiterates Buy Rating for Compass Group plc (CPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 6:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 8:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 8:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc's (LON:CPG) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (LON:CPG) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,870
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:35 AM
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bloomberg.com logoGoldman ‘Committed’ to Commodities After Worst Quarter on Record
www.bloomberg.com - July 19 at 5:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 8:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (LON:CPG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 6:52 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 6:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (LON:CPG) Given New GBX 1,745 Price Target at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 2:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerenberg Bank Raises Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) Price Target to GBX 1,800
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 10:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] ITV jumps as Morgan Stanley eyes a comeback
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 5:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 8:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for Compass Group plc (CPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 1:44 PM
rttnews.com logoCompass Group General Meeting Passes Resolutions Related To Shareholder Return
www.rttnews.com - June 8 at 10:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoCompass Group General Meeting Passes Resolutions Related To Shareholder Return - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 8 at 8:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Group Plc : CPG-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 19th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 9:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 9:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Compass Group Plc : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 4:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Earns Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 2:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given New GBX 1,560 Price Target at Kepler Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 12:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Increases Compass Group plc (CPG) Price Target to GBX 1,670
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 12:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc's (CPG) Neutral Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 11:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Boosts Compass Group plc (CPG) Price Target to GBX 1,510
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 2:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Group Plc :CPG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 10:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given "Hold" Rating at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 9:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Roses are red, Barclays' shareholders are turning blue
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CPG.L earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 8:20 AM
marketwatch.com logoCompass to return £1 billion via special dividend - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 10 at 8:13 AM
nasdaq.com logoCompass Group H1 Pre-tax Profit Rises, Proposes Special Dividend - Quick Facts - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 10 at 8:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Group Investors Set for 1 Billion-Pound Cash Windfall
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Earns "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 8:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 9:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:CPG) : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 4:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPG-GB : April 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 4:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBryan, Garnier & Co Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Compass Group plc (CPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 7:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCompass Group Plc : CPG-GB: Dividend Analysis : January 20th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) PT Lowered to GBX 1,665 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 10:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Raised to Buy at Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 3:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBeaufort Securities Upgrades Compass Group plc (CPG) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 1:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Lifted to Buy at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 2:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 12:40 PM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCompass Group plc (CPG) Lifted to "Buy" at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 6:30 AM
moodys.com logoCompass Group PLC -- Moody's upgrades Compass to A3; outlook stable
www.moodys.com - March 2 at 7:30 AM
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