Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)‘s stock had its “equal weight” rating restated by stock analysts at Morgan Stanley in a research note issued on Monday.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on CPG. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Monday, July 18th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,390 ($17.37) to GBX 1,412 ($17.64) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,645 ($20.55) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Finally, Panmure Gordon reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,200 ($14.99) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,411.50 ($17.63).
Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) traded up 0.66% on Monday, hitting GBX 1375.00. 3,088,791 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm’s market cap is GBX 22.62 billion. Compass Group plc has a one year low of GBX 1,079.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,559.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,429.57 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,411.13.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 19th will be given a dividend of GBX 21.10 ($0.26) per share. This is an increase from Compass Group plc’s previous dividend of $10.60. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.59%.
In related news, insider Ireena Vittal acquired 1,863 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 22nd. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,491 ($18.63) per share, with a total value of £27,777.33 ($34,704.31). Also, insider Bomhard ,Stefan acquired 6,100 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 20th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,486 ($18.57) per share, with a total value of £90,646 ($113,250.87).