Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) insider Ireena Vittal acquired 1,616 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 27th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,689 ($22.00) per share, for a total transaction of £27,294.24 ($35,553.26).
Shares of LON:CPG traded up GBX 17.50 ($0.23) during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 1,688.50 ($21.99). The stock had a trading volume of 2,537,570 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,910,000. Compass Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,396.50 ($18.19) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,698 ($22.12).
CPG has been the topic of several recent research reports. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Wednesday, July 4th. Credit Suisse Group cut their price objective on shares of Compass Group from GBX 1,880 ($24.49) to GBX 1,850 ($24.10) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 5th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Thursday, July 26th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,800 ($23.45) price objective on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,815 ($23.64) price objective (up previously from GBX 1,700 ($22.14)) on shares of Compass Group in a research report on Tuesday, July 31st. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,739.64 ($22.66).
Compass Group 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 seniors; 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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