Gary Green Sells 100,000 Shares of Compass Group plc (CPG) Stock
Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) insider Gary Green sold 100,000 shares of Compass Group plc stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,498 ($19.55), for a total transaction of £1,498,000 ($1,955,358.31).
Shares of Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) opened at 1523.00 on Tuesday. Compass Group plc has a one year low of GBX 1,013.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,529.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,474.03 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,361.30. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 25.05 billion.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity lifted their target price on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,425 ($18.60) to GBX 1,645 ($21.47) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Societe Generale boosted their price objective on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,190 ($15.53) to GBX 1,290 ($16.84) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 29th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,491 ($19.46) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Thursday, September 8th. Panmure Gordon reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,400 ($18.27) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Thursday, September 15th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG raised shares of Compass Group plc to an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,354.35 ($17.68).
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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