Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) insider Ireena Vittal acquired 1,863 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 22nd. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,491 ($19.46) per share, with a total value of £27,777.33 ($36,258.10).

Shares of Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) opened at 1491.00 on Friday. Compass Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,008.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,521.00. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,468.89 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,346.67. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 24.53 billion.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,645 ($21.47) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price objective on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,390 ($18.14) to GBX 1,412 ($18.43) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Kepler Capital Markets boosted their price objective on Compass Group plc from GBX 1,200 ($15.66) to GBX 1,450 ($18.93) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 1st. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Monday, July 18th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Compass Group plc currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,341.85 ($17.52).

About Compass Group plc

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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