Compass Group (LON:CPG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by analysts at Shore Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday.

CPG has been the subject of several other research reports. Beaufort Securities cut shares of Compass Group to a “hold” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from GBX 1,700 ($23.84) to GBX 1,650 ($23.14) in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on shares of Compass Group from GBX 1,745 ($24.47) to GBX 1,785 ($25.03) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of Compass Group in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,800 ($25.24) target price on shares of Compass Group in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,850 ($25.94) target price on shares of Compass Group in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,684.19 ($23.61).

Compass Group (LON CPG) opened at GBX 1,515 ($21.24) on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $22,630.00 and a P/E ratio of 2,133.80. Compass Group has a 1-year low of GBX 1,396.50 ($19.58) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,698 ($23.81).

Compass Group (LON:CPG) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The company reported GBX 72.30 ($1.01) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 71.90 ($1.01) by GBX 0.40 ($0.01). Compass Group had a net margin of 4.95% and a return on equity of 44.47%. The business had revenue of GBX 2,256.80 billion during the quarter.

In other news, insider Mark White sold 17,386 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,520 ($21.31), for a total value of £264,267.20 ($370,537.30).

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About Compass Group

Compass 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.

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