Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) had its target price lifted by Royal Bank Of Canada from GBX 1,480 ($18.32) to GBX 1,530 ($18.94) in a research report issued on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price indicates a potential upside of 3.59% from the stock’s current price.

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on CPG. Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,500 ($18.56) target price on shares of Compass Group plc in a research report on Monday, September 26th. Societe Generale boosted their price objective on shares of Compass Group plc from GBX 1,190 ($14.73) to GBX 1,290 ($15.97) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, September 29th. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Compass Group plc in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,450 ($17.95) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Finally, Panmure Gordon restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($14.85) price objective on shares of Compass Group plc in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,356.85 ($16.79).

Analyst Recommendations for Compass Group plc (LON:CPG)

Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) traded up 1.02% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1492.00. The stock had a trading volume of 2,739,693 shares. The company’s market cap is GBX 24.54 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,474.49 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,373.97. Compass Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,013.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,559.00.

In other Compass Group plc news, insider Bomhard ,Stefan acquired 6,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 20th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,486 ($18.39) per share, for a total transaction of £90,646 ($112,185.64). Also, insider Ireena Vittal acquired 1,863 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 22nd. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,491 ($18.45) per share, for a total transaction of £27,777.33 ($34,377.88).

About Compass Group plc

Compass Group PLC provides food and support services. The Company’s segments include North America, Europe & Japan, and Fast Growing & Emerging. It provides breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and also offers hospitality services. The Company offers a range of soft support services, including cleaning, reception and some building maintenance.

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