Jefferies Financial Group Weighs in on COMPASS GRP PLC/S’s FY2019 Earnings (OTCMKTS:CMPGY)

COMPASS GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:CMPGY) – Investment analysts at Jefferies Financial Group upped their FY2019 earnings estimates for COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research report issued on Thursday, November 14th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst K. Marden now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $1.08 for the year, up from their previous forecast of $1.06.

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. ValuEngine downgraded shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $29.00.

Shares of CMPGY opened at $26.25 on Monday. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $25.60 and a 200-day simple moving average of $24.59. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.48. The company has a market capitalization of $41.82 billion, a PE ratio of 28.85, a P/E/G ratio of 3.85 and a beta of 0.49. COMPASS GRP PLC/S has a 52-week low of $20.33 and a 52-week high of $26.80.

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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