Rating Report: Barclays Capital Maintained Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) As Overweight; Has Target Price per Share Of GBX 1550.00

November 23, 2016 - By Winifred Garcia

Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) Rating

In a research report sent to investors on today, Barclays Capital reaffirmed their Overweight rating on Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG)‘s stock. The TP gives a potential upside of 14.94% from company’s previous stock close.

Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) Ratings Coverage

Out of 24 analysts covering Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG), 9 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 13 “Hold”. This means 38% are positive. GBX 1645 is the highest target while GBX 930 is the lowest. The GBX 1352.59 average target is -0.03% below today’s (GBX 1353) stock price. Compass Group PLC has been the topic of 113 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Add” rating by AlphaValue given on Thursday, March 10. UBS maintained it with “Neutral” rating and GBX 1225 target price in Tuesday, February 16 report. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Wednesday, November 23. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Deutsche Bank on Monday, February 1. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 22 by Bryan Garnier & Cie. As per Wednesday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, July 29 by Societe Generale. The stock of Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, May 6 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 23 by Citigroup. As per Monday, November 14, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

About 1.82 million shares traded hands. Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) has risen 8.33% since April 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.00% the S&P500.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.53 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.23, from 1.3 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 17 funds sold all Compass Group plc shares owned while 52 reduced positions. 30 funds bought stakes while 60 increased positions. They now own 183.37 million shares or 3.62% less from 190.26 million shares in 2016Q1.

Aviva Public Ltd holds 0.03% or 304,845 shares in its portfolio. Hsbc Holding Public Limited Company holds 90,997 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bridgewater Associate Ltd Partnership has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG). Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc accumulated 0.03% or 34,445 shares. Quantbot Technology L P accumulated 0.04% or 22,197 shares. Moreover, Iowa Financial Bank has 0.01% invested in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) for 1,760 shares. Cumberland Prns Ltd has 0.15% invested in the company for 66,800 shares. Andra Ap holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) for 88,100 shares. Franklin Resources, a California-based fund reported 102,019 shares. Moreover, Kanaly Trust Communication has 0% invested in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) for 1,000 shares. Art Advsr Ltd Company holds 0.07% or 83,012 shares in its portfolio. Amf Pensionsforsakring holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) for 338,974 shares. Trexquant Invest Limited Partnership owns 24,200 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Delta Lloyd Nv last reported 0.02% of its portfolio in the stock. Babson Mngmt Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) for 24,600 shares.

Compass Group PLC provides food and support services. The company has a market cap of 21.96 billion GBP. The Company’s divisions include North America, Europe & Japan, and Fast Growing & Emerging. It has a 24.66 P/E ratio. It provides breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and also offers hospitality services.

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