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Last 1,148 GBp
Change Today 0.00 / 0.00%
Volume 2.1M
As of 11:35 AM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

compass group plc (CPG) Snapshot

Open
1,150 GBp
Previous Close
1,148 GBp
Day High
1,155 GBp
Day Low
1,143 GBp
52 Week High
04/10/15 - 1,223 GBp
52 Week Low
10/14/14 - 924.50 GBp
Market Cap
19.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.5M
EPS TTM
0.40 GBp
Shares Outstanding
1.7B
EX-Date
06/25/15
P/E TM
28.7x
Dividend
30.56 GBp
Dividend Yield
7.98%
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compass group plc (CPG) Details

Compass Group PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides foodservice and support services in North America, Europe, Japan, and internationally. The company’s foodservice solutions include free-flow restaurants, formal dining, grab and go deli, café outlets, hospitality services, and vending; and support services comprise cleaning, reception, building operations and maintenance, business and office, logistics and transport, outdoor, project management, and security services. It serves business and industry; education; healthcare and senior living; sports and leisure; and defense, offshore, and remote sectors. The company was founded in 1941 and is based in Chertsey, the United Kingdom.

500,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/19/14
Founded in 1941

compass group plc (CPG) Top Compensated Officers

Group Chief Executive, Executive Director, Me...
Total Annual Compensation: 2.3M GBP
Group Finance Director, Director, Member of E...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Group Chief Operating Officer of North Americ...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.8M GBP
Group Chief Operating Officer - Europe & Japa...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.6M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

compass group plc (CPG) Key Developments

Compass Group PLC Announces Unaudited Group Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Tax Rate Guidance for the Full Year 2015

Compass Group PLC announced unaudited group earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of £8,941 million compared to £8,558 million a year ago. Operating profit was £654 million against £616 million a year ago. Total operating profit was £674 million against £633 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was £688 million against £647 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £621 million against £594 million a year ago. Profit for the period from continuing operations was £466 million or 27.6 pence per diluted share against £447 million or 24.7 pence per diluted share a year ago. Profit for the period equity shareholders of the company was £462 million or 27.6 pence per diluted share against £445 million or 24.7 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was £520 million against £509 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment were £130 million against £121 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £101 million against £93 million a year ago. Free cash flow from continuing operations was £302 million against £316 million a year ago. Underlying free cash flow was £323 million against £337 million a year ago. Underlying attributable profit for the year from continuing operations was £474 million or 28.3 pence per diluted share against £454 million or 25.2 pence per diluted share a year ago. Underlying gross capital expenditure of £234 million compared to £216 million a year ago. Net debt increased to £2,655 million compared to £2,353 million at 30 September 2014. The increase includes £295 million paid in respect of the final dividend for 2014. For the full year, the company expects the full year cash tax rate to be in the low to mid-20s. The company expects to continue to make good progress in generating free cash flow and remain positive about the future.

Compass Group PLC Proposes an Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2015 Payable on July 27, 2015

Compass Group PLC proposed an interim dividend of 9.8 pence for the six months ended March 31, 2015, 11.4% ahead of 8.8 pence per share last year. The interim dividend will be paid on July 27, 2015 to shareholders on the register on June 26, 2015. Ex dividend date is June 25, 2015.

Compass Group Seeks Acquisitions

Compass Group PLC (LSE:CPG) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Organic growth, supplemented by merger & acquisitions Quality and sustainable organic growth remains key priority for Compass Group, however will continue to seek infill acquisitions where they deliver.

 

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Valuation CPG Industry Range
Price/Earnings 24.0x
Price/Sales 1.1x
Price/Book 10.7x
Price/Cash Flow 16.2x
TEV/Sales 1.1x
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