COMPASS GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:CMPGY) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

COMPASS GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:CMPGY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, reports.

According to Zacks, “Compass Group PLC provides food and support services to its customers globally through its subsidiaries. The Company serves customers in offices and factories; schools and universities; hospitals and senior living communities; major sports and cultural venues; and remote mining camps and offshore platforms. Its food service segment offers services in the form of free flow restaurants, formal dining restaurants, grab and go deli and café outlets and vending. Support services provided by Compass Group PLC include cleaning, building operations and maintenance, logistics and transport, outdoor, project management and security services. The sectors catered by Campus include business and industry; healthcare and senior citizens; education; sports and leisure and defense, offshore and remote. Compass Group PLC is headquartered in Chertsey, United Kingdom. “

Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. Barclays lowered COMPASS GRP PLC/S from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, April 15th. Royal Bank of Canada lowered COMPASS GRP PLC/S from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, June 7th. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed an “underperform” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a report on Monday, April 8th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $29.00.

Shares of CMPGY stock traded down $0.10 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $25.31. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 90,132 shares, compared to its average volume of 191,939. The company has a market cap of $40.26 billion, a P/E ratio of 27.81, a PEG ratio of 3.89 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.48. The business’s fifty day moving average is $24.35. COMPASS GRP PLC/S has a 52 week low of $19.47 and a 52 week high of $25.63.


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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