Compass Group

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Retail & consumer

Compass Group adds Swedish chefs to its roster with €475mln Fazer buy

Fazer supplies more than 1,000 restaurants across Scandinavia and Finland...

on 11/6/19
Retail & consumer

RBC downgrades Compass as future direction becomes less clear

RBC upped its share price target as it raised forecasts but cut its recommendation to ‘sector perform’ from ‘outperform’ due to valuation and some doubts about the market's future...

on 7/6/19
Retail & consumer

Compass points upwards as it upgrades full year growth forecasts following tasty first half

Chief executive Dominic Blakemore said the FTSE 100 caterer now expected growth and margins “similar to 2018” when it reported organic revenue growth of 5.5% and operating margins of 7.4%...

on 15/5/19
Retail & consumer

Compass heads south as Barclays downgrades for first time in a decade

The investment bank said the valuation of the FTSE 100 caterer had now reached levels that made “upside feel more limited”...

on 15/4/19
Retail & consumer

Compass Group ups full-year growth expectations as contract caterer reports "excellent" start to the year

In a trading update, delivered ahead of today’s AGM, the FTSE 100-listed firm said organic revenue grew by 6.9% year-on-year in the three months to the end of December 2018...

on 7/2/19
Retail & consumer

Diploma poaches ex-Compass finance boss as new chief executive

Johnny Thomson joins a company in rude health, with Diploma reporting a 9% rise in first-quarter revenues...

on 16/1/19
Retail & consumer

Cost-cutting helps boost Compass Group full-year profit, offsetting impact of lower volumes, flat margins

The FTSE 100-listed company's underlying operating profit rose to £1.74bn for the year ended September 30, up from £1.63bn a year earlier, even though its operating margin was flat at 7.4%...

on 20/11/18

Mitie adds to security business with £14mln acquisition of Compass Group subsidiary

The combination will offer opportunities to accelerate the growth of Mitie's premium technology-enabled and intelligence-led security solutions, the company said...

on 8/10/18
Industry & services

Compass Group serves up lukewarm offering

The caterer left full-year expectations unchanged but did caution about a more difficult volume and cost environment in Europe....

on 26/7/18
Retail & consumer

Compass Group looking for new group finance director with Johnny Thomson to leave by end-December

The FTSE 100-listed firm – which lost its chief executive Richard Cousins at the start of the year following his death in a seaplane crash in Australia – said the search for Thomson’s successor will be started immediately...

on 4/7/18
Retail & consumer

Dunelm appoints Laura Carr as new chief financial officer

The FTSE 250-listed firm said Laura Carr is group Financial controller of Compass Group, and prior to this role she was CFO of Indigo Books & Music...

on 18/5/18
Retail & consumer

Compass Group upgraded by Bernstein on expectation of special dividend return

Analysts at the broker said despite the disappointing results for the first half of the year, they expected the second half to be stronger with 15% EPS growth...

on 14/5/18
Retail & consumer

Compass Group heads south as it serves up fall in half-year profits

The world’s largest catering group blamed foreign exchange headwinds for a 4.7% fall in pre-tax profits as it kept its full-year forecasts unchanged...

on 9/5/18

Vault Intelligence wins contract with Compass Group to develop food safety systems

Vault recently launched the third edition of its successful enterprise platform, Vault 3....

on 15/2/18
Retail & consumer

Compass growth is “better than planned”

Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) said organic revenue grew by 5.9% in its latest quarter driven by strong levels of new business wins and retentions. The catering giant has had to cope with the recent death of chief executive Richard Cousins, who was killed with his family in a plane crash near Sydney ...

on 8/2/18
Retail & consumer

Compass expects US effective tax rate to fall on Trump's new law

The group's effective tax rate is estimated to fall to 24% from 26.5%...

on 22/1/18
Retail & consumer

Ladbrokes Coral and TUI slide on JP Morgan downgrade

Both firms had a good run last year but travel and gaming news is unlikely to be as supportive now, says the broker ...

on 12/1/18
Retail & consumer

Compass pays tribute to CEO Richard Cousins killed in Sydney seaplane crash

Dominic Blakemore has taken over the reins as chief executive of Compass ...

on 2/1/18
Retail & consumer

Take a bite: UBS ups Compass Group rating to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’, sees buying opportunity

The Swiss bank’s analysts also raised their price target for the FTSE 100 listed firm to 1,700p from 1,655p, with the shares currently changing hands at 1,562p, up 1.4% or 21p on Monday’s close...

on 19/12/17
Retail & consumer

Compass serves up full year profit growth, driven by growth in North America

Compass said expectations for fiscal year 2018 are "positive" with growth and margin improvement weighted to the second half...

on 21/11/17
Retail & consumer

Compass among top Footsie gainers as RBC Capital points investors in its direction

RBC Capital has upgraded the shares to 'outperform' from 'sector perform' and lifted the target price to 1,750p from 1,530p...

on 27/10/17

Generosity of mining companies driving dividend payments towards annual record

Mining companies accounted for two-thirds of the total increase in dividend payments in the third quarter...

on 23/10/17
Retail & consumer

Compass Group posts solid third-quarter organic revenue growth boosted by strong performance in North America

The world’s biggest catering firm said its full year expectations remain positive and unchanged, with North America performing strongly and it anticipates further progress in Europe and Rest of World in the fourth quarter...

on 26/7/17
Retail & consumer

Compass announces £1bn special dividend as it reports strong free cash flows in first half

Compass said its expectations for the full year remain "positive" and unchanged...

on 10/5/17
Retail & consumer

Compass's slide represents buying opportunity, Citi suggests

Results yesterday failed to wow, knocking the shares lower still and firmly into buying territory, in Citi's view...

on 23/11/16