COMPASS GRP PLC/S (CMPGY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:CMPGY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday morning.

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. “

CMPGY has been the subject of several other reports. Jefferies Financial Group downgraded COMPASS GRP PLC/S from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 27th. Sanford C. Bernstein downgraded COMPASS GRP PLC/S from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 28th.

COMPASS GRP PLC/S stock traded down $0.08 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $23.08. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 103,624 shares, compared to its average volume of 151,072. The company has a market cap of $36.70 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.36, a P/E/G ratio of 3.54 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a current ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37. COMPASS GRP PLC/S has a 52-week low of $19.47 and a 52-week high of $23.35.

The firm also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 7th. Investors of record on Friday, January 18th will be paid a $0.304 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 17th. COMPASS GRP PLC/S’s dividend payout ratio is currently 67.03%.

COMPASS GRP PLC/S Company Profile

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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