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Compass Group

Current Price 1910.06p Bid 1912.00p Ask 1912.50p Change 0.58%
Last Updated: 18/06/2019 19:51. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Compass Group plc is the world's leading food service company, which generated annual revenues of £23.2 billion in the year to 30 September 2018. It operates in around 50 countries, employs over 600,000 people and serves over 5.5 billion meals a year. The Company specialises in providing food and a range of support services across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Sports & Leisure and Defence, Offshore & Remote, with an established brand portfolio.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/09/2018

Turnover
£22,964.00m
Operating Profit
£1,690.00m
Dividend Yield
2.01
Dividend Per Share
37.70
Dividend Cover
1.84
P/E Ratio
26.92

Key Personnel

Dominic William Blakemore
Chief Executive Officer
Karen Witts
Chief Financial Officer
Gary Richard Green
md, USA Canada & Latin America
Paul Steven Walsh
Non-Executive Chairman
Carol Ann Arrowsmith
Non-Executive Director
John George Bason
Non-Executive Director
Stefan Bomhard
Non-Executive Director
John A Bryant
Non-Executive Director
Anne-Francoise Nesmes
Non-Executive Director
Nelson Luiz Costa Silva
Non-Executive Director
Ireena Vittal
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
CPG
ISIN
GB00BD6K4575
Shares in Issue
1,586,271,333
Market cap
£30,321.58m

Analyst Views (10)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
40.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
10.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
1912.00p
Bid Price
1912.00p
Ask Price
1912.50p
Volume
3468620
Change Today
11.00p
% Change Today
0.58%
Open
1908.50p
Previous Close
1912.00p
Intraday High
1930.00p
Intraday Low
1903.00p
52 Week High
1915.50p
52 Week Low
1467.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Compass Group Intra-day Chart

Compass Group News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

China stimulus hopes lift FTSE, sterling buoyed by jobs report 11 Jun 2019 | 12:02 Compass Group to acquire Fazer Food Services in deal worth about €475m 11 Jun 2019 | 07:11 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 07 Jun 2019 | 09:20 Director Deals - Compass Group PLC (CPG) 30 May 2019 | 16:25 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 16 May 2019 | 13:40 Broker Forecast - Oddo issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 16 May 2019 | 13:30 Stocks rise on hopes of Chinese financial stimulus 15 May 2019 | 16:43 Compass Group lifts guidance following 'very strong' first-half performance 15 May 2019 | 07:53 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 10 May 2019 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 15 Apr 2019 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 09 Apr 2019 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 29 Mar 2019 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 21 Mar 2019 | 11:20 Director Deals - Compass Group PLC (CPG) 28 Feb 2019 | 15:30 Sterling strength hits FTSE 07 Feb 2019 | 16:59 FTSE 100 falters by lunchtime 07 Feb 2019 | 11:31 UK stocks edge higher as traders eye BoE 'Super Thursday' 07 Feb 2019 | 09:33 Compass Group upgrades outlook as strong new business generation lifts growth 07 Feb 2019 | 07:40 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 17 Jan 2019 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 27 Nov 2018 | 11:00 Director Deals - Compass Group PLC (CPG) 22 Nov 2018 | 14:55 Director Deals - Compass Group PLC (CPG) 22 Nov 2018 | 14:55 Director Deals - Compass Group PLC (CPG) 22 Nov 2018 | 14:55 Director Deals - Compass Group PLC (CPG) 22 Nov 2018 | 14:55 Director Deals - Compass Group PLC (CPG) 22 Nov 2018 | 14:55 Director Deals - Compass Group PLC (CPG) 22 Nov 2018 | 14:50 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Compass Group PLC 21 Nov 2018 | 09:30 FTSE slips on Brexit and trade war fears 20 Nov 2018 | 17:02 FTSE recovers some ground despite long list of global concerns 20 Nov 2018 | 12:03 UK stocks open 0.6% lower amid tech-sector woes 20 Nov 2018 | 09:09

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Tangible Assets
1,006.0
1,000.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
6,173.0
5,531.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
915.0
917.0
Total Non-Current Assets
8,094.0
7,448.0
Inventory
353.0
353.0
Trade & Receivables
2,857.0
2,701.0
Cash & Receivables
969.0
387.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
339.0
90.0
Total Assets
12,612.0
10,979.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Short Term Liabilities
5,608.0
4,277.0
Long Term Liabilities
4,364.0
4,582.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
9,972.0
8,859.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Net Assets
2,640.0
2,120.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Share Capital
176.0
176.0
Minority Interests
25.0
22.0
Retained Earnings
-2,246.0
-2,875.0
Share Premium Account
182.0
182.0
Other Equity
4,503.0
4,615.0
Total Equity
2,640.0
2,120.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
1,873.0
1,633.0
Cashflow Before Financing
737.0
905.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
602.0
52.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Turnover
22,964.0
22,568.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
1,690.0
1,665.0
Pre-Tax Profit
1,520.0
1,560.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
1,133.0
1,171.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
20 Jun 2019
29 Jul 2019
H2 Dividend
17 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
H1 Dividend
21 Jun 2018
30 Jul 2018
H2 Dividend
18 Jan 2018
26 Feb 2018
Special Dividend
22 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
H1 Dividend
18 May 2017
19 Jun 2017
H2 Dividend
19 Jan 2017
20 Feb 2017
H1 Dividend
23 Jun 2016
25 Jul 2016
H2 Dividend
21 Jan 2016
22 Feb 2016
H1 Dividend
25 Jun 2015
27 Jul 2015
H2 Dividend
22 Jan 2015
23 Feb 2015
H1 Dividend
21 May 2014
26 Jun 2014
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