Rating Worth Mentioning: JP Morgan Cazenove Reconfirmed Compass Group (LON:CPG) As Overweight; Has Target Of GBX 1600.00

November 29, 2016 - By whatsonthorold

Compass Group (LON:CPG) Rating

In analysts note made public on Tuesday morning, Compass Group (LON:CPG) stock Overweight was reconfirmed by Analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. They currently have a GBX 1600.00 TP on the stock. JP Morgan Cazenove’s TP indicates a potential upside of 14.94% from the company’s last stock close price.

Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) Ratings Coverage

Out of 24 analysts covering Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG), 10 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 12 “Hold”. This means 42% are positive. GBX 1740 is the highest target while GBX 930 is the lowest. The GBX 1366.45 average target is -1.82% below today’s (GBX 1391.79) stock price. Compass Group PLC has been the topic of 118 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. UBS maintained the shares of CPG in a report on Monday, September 5 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, July 30. Jefferies upgraded the shares of CPG in a report on Thursday, August 20 to “Buy” rating. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, November 29 report. The rating was maintained by Berenberg on Tuesday, November 24 with “Buy”. Societe Generale maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, September 29 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Natixis given on Friday, December 4. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 29 to “Sector Performer”. JP Morgan maintained Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) on Friday, February 5 with “Neutral” rating. As per Monday, November 23, the company rating was maintained by Nomura.

The stock increased 0.85% or GBX 11.79 on November 29, hitting GBX 1391.79. About 5.47M shares traded hands or 35.06% up from the average. Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) has risen 13.21% since May 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.95% the S&P500.

Analysts await Crescent Point Energy Corporation Ordinary Shares (Canada) (NYSE:CPG) to report earnings on March, 8. They expect $-0.09 EPS, down 123.68% or $0.47 from last year’s $0.38 per share. After $-0.03 actual EPS reported by Crescent Point Energy Corporation Ordinary Shares (Canada) for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 200.00% negative EPS growth.

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.

Cannell Peter B And Company Inc holds 0.12% or 203,350 shares in its portfolio. Aviva Public Limited Company holds 304,845 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Babson Management Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG). Hillsdale Inv Mngmt has 91,100 shares for 0.42% of their US portfolio. Assetmark, a California-based fund reported 1,164 shares. Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation holds 523,921 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The Michigan-based Ww Asset Mngmt has invested 0.02% in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG). Manufacturers Life Insurance The, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 3.77M shares. Moreover, Teachers Ins And Annuity Association Of America has 4.88% invested in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) for 6.98M shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 57,072 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Acadian Asset Limited Liability Company owns 743,800 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Checchi Cap Advisers Lc has 2,605 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Princeton Alpha Mgmt L P accumulated 0.05% or 16,464 shares. Ls Lc has 0% invested in the company for 140 shares. Credit Agricole S A last reported 77,060 shares in the company.

Compass Group PLC provides food and support services. The company has a market cap of 22.86 billion GBP. The Company’s divisions include North America, Europe & Japan, and Fast Growing & Emerging. It has a 23.09 P/E ratio. It provides breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and also offers hospitality services.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Crescent Point Energy Corp. is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of oil and natural gas properties in Western Canada. The Company’s operations consist of light and medium oil and natural gas assets strategically focused in core areas in southern Saskatchewan and central and southern Alberta. Crescent Point Energy Corp., formerly known as Crescent Point Energy Trust, is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.”

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