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Compass Group PLC (CPG.L)

CPG.L on London Stock Exchange

1,679.81GBp
11 Dec 2018
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10.81 (+0.65%)
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Compass Group Posts Flat FY Operating Margin At 7.4 Pct
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::FY REVENUE ROSE 1.8 PERCENT TO 22.96 BILLION STG.FY UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT 1.74 BILLION STG VERSUS 1.63 BILLION.ACTIVELY MANAGING PORTFOLIO TO INCREASE OUR FOCUS ON FOOD AND ARE IN PROCESS OF DISPOSING OF UP TO 5% OF REVENUES IN NON-CORE BUSINESSES.CONTINUALLY LOOK AT BOLT-ON ACQUISITION OPPORTUNITIES THAT STRENGTHEN OUR OFFER AND MEET OUR STRICT RETURNS CRITERIA.OUR EXPECTATIONS FOR FY2019 ARE POSITIVE.PIPELINE OF NEW CONTRACTS FOR FY2019 IS STRONG.EXPECT ORGANIC GROWTH TO BE IN MIDDLE OF OUR 4-6% RANGE WITH MODEST MARGIN PROGRESSION IN 2019.PROPOSED THAT A FINAL DIVIDEND OF 25.4 PENCE PER SHARE BE PAID ON 25 FEBRUARY 2019.  Full Article

Compass Group Confirms Karen Witts Appointment As CFO From Apr. 8, 2019
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::COMPASS GROUP PLC - NOW CONFIRM THAT KAREN'S APPOINTMENT AS CFO WILL BEGIN ON 8 APRIL 2019.COMPASS GROUP PLC - KAREN WITTS WILL SUCCEED JOHNNY THOMSON WHO IS STANDING DOWN FROM HIS ROLE AS GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR AT END OF DECEMBER 2018.COMPASS-PALMER BROWN TO BECOME INTERIM CFO ON 31 DECEMBER 2018, BROWN TO SERVE IN POSITION UNTIL KAREN'S APPOINTMENT COMMENCES ON 8 APRIL 2019.  Full Article

Compass Group Finance Director Johnny Thomson To Step Down
Wednesday, 4 Jul 2018 

July 4 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::COMPASS GROUP PLC - COMPASS GROUP TODAY ANNOUNCES THAT JOHNNY THOMSON IS STANDING DOWN FROM HIS ROLE AS GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR.COMPASS GROUP PLC - JOHNNY WILL LEAVE BY END OF DECEMBER AND SEARCH FOR A SUCCESSOR WILL BE STARTED IMMEDIATELY.  Full Article

Compass Group Says Full Year Expectations Are Unchanged
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 

May 9 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::FULL YEAR EXPECTATIONS ARE UNCHANGED .HALF YEAR REVENUE FELL 0.8 PERCENT TO 11.38 BILLION STG.INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 10 PERCENT TO 12.3 PENCEPER SHARE.HY UNDERLYING REVENUE 11.5 BILLION POUNDS VERSUS 11.6 BILLION POUNDS AS REPORTED A YEAR AGO.NORTH AMERICA CONTINUES TO MAKE EXCELLENT PROGRESS WITH BROAD-BASED GROWTH ACROSS SECTORS..HY UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT 875 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 837 MILLION POUNDS.PERFORMANCE IN EUROPE IN Q1 WAS MIXED, WITH GOOD GROWTH IN UK, OFFSET BY SUBDUED TRADING IN CONTINENTAL EUROPE.."PERFORMANCE IN OUR REST OF WORLD REGION IS IMPROVING".GROUP OPERATING MARGIN DECLINED SLIGHTLY IN THE HALF.  Full Article

Compass Says Half Year Revenue Slips To 11.38 Billion Stg
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 

May 9 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::HALF YEAR REVENUE FELL 0.8 PERCENT TO 11.38 BILLION STG.INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 10 PERCENT TO 12.3 PENCEPER SHARE.HY UNDERLYING REVENUE 11.5 BILLION POUNDS VERSUS 11.6 BILLION POUNDS.NORTH AMERICA CONTINUES TO MAKE EXCELLENT PROGRESS WITH BROAD-BASED GROWTH ACROSS SECTORS..HY UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT 875 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 837 MILLION POUNDS.HY UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT FULL YEAR EXPECTATIONS ARE UNCHANGED MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 894 MILLION POUNDS.PERFORMANCE IN EUROPE IN Q1 WAS MIXED, WITH GOOD GROWTH IN UK, OFFSET BY SUBDUED TRADING IN CONTINENTAL EUROPE.."PERFORMANCE IN OUR REST OF WORLD REGION IS IMPROVING".GROUP OPERATING MARGIN DECLINED SLIGHTLY IN HALF..  Full Article

Compass Group says FY revenue rose 15.1 pct
Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 

Nov 21 (Reuters) - COMPASS GROUP PLC ::FY REVENUE ROSE 15.1 PERCENT TO 22.57 BILLION STG.FY REVENUE ‍22.9​ BILLION POUNDS VERSUS 22 BILLION POUNDS.FY UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT ‍1,705​ MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 1,614 MILLION POUNDS.FY UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT ‍EXPECTATIONS FOR FY2018 ARE POSITIVE, WITH GROWTH AND MARGIN IMPROVEMENT WEIGHTED TO SECOND HALF​ MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 1,445 MILLION POUNDS.FY UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT ‍PROPOSED ANNUAL DIVIDEND UP 5.7%​ MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 1,445 MILLION POUNDS.  Full Article

Compass proposes annual dividend up 5.7 pct
Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Compass Group Plc ::‍PROPOSED ANNUAL DIVIDEND UP 5.7%.FY STATUTORY REVENUE ROSE 15.1 PERCENT TO 22.57 BILLION STG.UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT ‍EXPECTATIONS FOR FY2018 ARE POSITIVE, WITH GROWTH AND MARGIN IMPROVEMENT WEIGHTED TO SECOND HALF​ .FY REVENUE ‍22.9​ BILLION POUNDS VERSUS 22 BILLION POUNDS.FY UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT ‍1,705​ MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 1,614 MILLION POUNDS.  Full Article

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