COMPASS GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:CMPGY) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $25.00.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on CMPGY shares. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed an “underperform” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a report on Monday, April 8th. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research note on Thursday, March 21st. Bank of America reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research note on Monday, February 11th. Finally, Barclays lowered COMPASS GRP PLC/S from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, April 15th.
OTCMKTS CMPGY traded up $0.59 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $22.90. The company had a trading volume of 463,379 shares, compared to its average volume of 327,124. The stock has a market capitalization of $36.41 billion, a PE ratio of 25.16, a P/E/G ratio of 3.42 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 0.81 and a quick ratio of 0.74. COMPASS GRP PLC/S has a twelve month low of $19.47 and a twelve month high of $24.27.
Compass Group PLC, through its subsidiaries, operates as a food and support services company in North America, Europe, and internationally. It serves business and industry; healthcare and senior living market; education; sports and leisure; and defense, offshore, and remote sectors. The company also offers support services, such as cleaning in hospitals; reception services at corporate headquarters; managing remote camps; grounds and facilities services at schools and universities; and others.
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