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Compass Group PLC (CPG.L)

CPG.L on London Stock Exchange

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20 Sep 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Compass Group PLC Expects To Deliver FY Organic Revenue Growth At Top Of 4-6% Range
Thursday, 25 Jul 2019 

July 25 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::COMPASS GROUP PLC - THIRD QUARTER TRADING UPDATE.COMPASS GROUP PLC - NOW EXPECT TO DELIVER FULL YEAR ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH AT TOP OF OUR 4-6% RANGE.COMPASS GROUP - ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH WAS 6.3% IN Q3 (UP 6.7% EXCLUDING IMPACT OF EASTER).COMPASS GROUP PLC - MARGIN FOR NINE MONTHS TO 30 JUNE 2019 WAS IN LINE WITH MARGIN FOR SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR..  Full Article

Compass Group HY Statutory Profit Before Tax 852 Mln Stg Vs 793 Mln Stg
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 

May 15 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::H1 REVENUE ROSE 8.8 PERCENT TO 12.33 BILLION STG.HY NET FINANCE COSTS INCREASED TO £73 MILLION (2018: £53 MILLION).MADE FURTHER PROGRESS WITH DISPOSAL PROGRAMME AND HAVE NOW EXITED C. 2% OF REVENUES OF NON-CORE BUSINESSES.HY STATUTORY PROFIT BEFORE TAX WAS £852 MILLION (2018(1): £793 MILLION).COMPASS GROUP-INCREASES ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH GUIDANCE FOR FY AND EXPECT TO DELIVER ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH AND MARGIN PROGRESSION SIMILAR TO 2018.AN INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 13.1 PENCE PER SHARE (2018: 12.3 PENCE).REMAIN MINDFUL OF MACRO UNCERTAINTY IN PARTS OF EUROPE AND ITS IMPACT ON BUSINESS.DURING FIRST SIX MONTHS OF YEAR, NET DEBT INCREASED TO £3,556 MILLION (2018 FY: £3,383 MILLION).NOT YET CLEAR WHAT FULL IMPACT OF BREXIT WILL BE WHILST NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE TO TAKE PLACE.  Full Article

Compass Group Appoints Karen Witts As Chief Financial Officer
Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF KAREN WITTS TO ITS BOARD AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.KAREN JOINS COMPASS FROM KINGFISHER PLC WHERE SHE HAS BEEN GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND A MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS SINCE 2012.  Full Article

Compass Group Says FY Expectations Unchanged
Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 

July 26 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::COMPASS CONTINUES TO TRADE WELL AND OUR FULL YEAR EXPECTATIONS ARE UNCHANGED.IN Q3 ORGANIC REVENUE GREW BY 5.7% (UP 5.1% EXCLUDING IMPACT OF EASTER).FOR NINE MONTHS TO 30 JUNE 2018 ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH WAS 5.1%..REMAIN ON TRACK TO DELIVER MODEST MARGIN PROGRESSION FOR FULL YEAR.MARGIN FOR NINE MONTHS TO 30 JUNE 2018 WAS SLIGHTLY LOWER THAN MARGIN FOR SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.NORTH AMERICA ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH OF 7.0% (UP 6.6% EXCLUDING EASTER) IN Q3.EUROPE ORGANIC REVENUE GREW BY 3.2% (UP 2.0% EXCLUDING EASTER) IN Q3.FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRANSLATION EXPECTED TO REDUCE 2017 REPORTED REVENUE & UNDERLYING OPERATING.PROFIT BY AROUND £984 MILLION AND £77 MILLION RESPECTIVELY.  Full Article

Compass Group Says Q1 Organic Revenue Grew By 5.9 Pct
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Compass Group Plc ::Q1 ‍ORGANIC REVENUE IN NORTH AMERICA INCREASED BY 8.2%​.‍ORGANIC REVENUE FOR FIRST THREE MONTHS TO 31 DECEMBER 2017 GREW BY 5.9%​.Q1 ‍IN EUROPE, ORGANIC REVENUE GREW BY 2.1%​.Q1 ‍GROWTH IN REST OF WORLD EXCLUDING OFFSHORE & REMOTE WAS 6.1%​.‍HAD A STRONG QUARTER AND OUTLOOK FOR 2018 IS POSITIVE​.‍EXPECT TO BE ABOVE MIDDLE OF ITS TARGET 4-6% ORGANIC GROWTH RANGE FOR FULL YEAR​.HAD NEGATIVE TRANSLATION IMPACT ON REVENUES AND PROFIT IN Q1 OF £288 MILLION AND £24 MILLION RESPECTIVELY​.  Full Article

Compass Group Expects Effective Tax Rate To Be Reduced To Around 24% In Year Ended Sept.30, 2018
Monday, 22 Jan 2018 

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Compass Group Plc ::US TAX REFORM.‍PRELIMINARY VIEW IS THAT WE EXPECT GROUP'S EFFECTIVE TAX RATE TO BE REDUCED FROM 26.5% TO AROUND 24%,​.‍SEES GROUP'S CASH TAX RATE TO BETWEEN 19% - 22%, IN YEAR ENDED 30 SEPTEMBER 2018.​.‍NEW LAW WILL REQUIRE US TO REVALUE NET DEFERRED TAX ASSET RECOGNISED ON OUR US BALANCE SHEET BEFORE 30 SEPTEMBER 2018​.‍DO NOT EXPECT NEW LAW TO BE MATERIAL.​.‍UNCERTAINTY AROUND INTERACTION BETWEEN NEW FEDERAL TAX LEGISLATION AND TAX LEGISLATION AT STATE LEVEL WHICH COULD ALSO HAVE AN IMPACT.​.  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

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

France's Sodexo warns of slower Q4 growth after strong Q3

PARIS, July 8 French food services group Sodexo said on Monday that sales growth accelerated in the third quarter but it warned that some contract losses in North America would weigh on fourth-quarter growth.