Compass Group

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Compass Group Fundamentals

Share Price Information

Name Compass Group
Epic CPG
Sector Restaurants & Bars
ISIN GB00BD6K4575
Activites Compass Group plc is the world's leading food service company, which generated annual revenues of £25.2 billion in the year to 30 September 2019. It operates in around 45 countries, employs and engages over 600,000 people and serves over 5.5 billion meals a year. The Company specialises in providing food and a range of support services across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Sports & Leisure and Defence, Offshore & Remote, with an established brand portfolio.
Index FTSE 100

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 1,953.00 Net gearing (%) 71.75
Market capitalisation (£m) 30,959.37 Gross gearing (%) 74.74
Shares in issue (m) 1,588.07 Debt ratio 57.44
P/E ratio 27.85 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.46
Total dividends per share (p) 40.00 Assets / equity ratio 3.96
Dividend yield (%) 2.05 Price to book value 9.21
Dividend cover 1.75 ROCE (%) 18.59
Earning per share (p) 70.00 EPS growth (%) -1.41
52-week high / low (p) 2,150.00 / 1,655.50 DPS growth (%) 6.10

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
30 Sep 2019 Full Year 24,878 1,118 70.00 GBP
30 Sep 2018 Full Year 22,964 1,133 71.00 GBP
30 Sep 2017 Full Year 22,568 1,171 71.30 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H2 Dividend 16 Jan 2020 24 Feb 2020 26.90 GBX 40.00
H1 Dividend 20 Jun 2019 29 Jul 2019 13.10 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 17 Jan 2019 25 Feb 2019 25.40 GBX 37.70
H1 Dividend 21 Jun 2018 30 Jul 2018 12.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 18 Jan 2018 26 Feb 2018 22.30 GBX 33.50
Special Dividend 22 Jun 2017 17 Jul 2017 61.00 GBX 0.00
H1 Dividend 18 May 2017 19 Jun 2017 11.20 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 19 Jan 2017 20 Feb 2017 21.10 GBX 31.70
H1 Dividend 23 Jun 2016 25 Jul 2016 10.60 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 21 Jan 2016 22 Feb 2016 19.60 GBX 29.40
H1 Dividend 25 Jun 2015 27 Jul 2015 9.80 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 22 Jan 2015 23 Feb 2015 17.70 GBX 26.50

Contact details

Company name Compass Group
Address Compass House, Guildford Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 9BQ.
Telephone +44 (0)1932 573 000
Website http://www.compass-group.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Merrill Lynch International
Company's joint broker Morgan Stanley Securities
NOMAD n/a
Registrar Link Asset Services
Auditors Deloitte & Touche LLP
Solicitors n/a

Directors

Appointed Director Position
27 Feb 2012 Dominic William Blakemore Chief Executive Officer
08 Apr 2019 Karen Witts Chief Financial Officer
01 Jan 2007 Gary Richard Green md, USA Canada & Latin America
01 Jan 2014 Paul Steven Walsh Non-Executive Chairman
16 Jul 2015 Ireena Vittal Non-Executive Director
16 Jul 2015 Nelson Luiz Costa Silva Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2018 Anne-Francoise Nesmes Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2018 John A Bryant Non-Executive Director
05 May 2016 Stefan Bomhard Non-Executive Director
21 Jun 2011 John George Bason Non-Executive Director
01 Jun 2014 Carol Ann Arrowsmith Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 30 Sep 2019 30 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2017
Tangible assets 1,052 1,006 1,000
Intangible asssets and goodwill 6,978 6,173 5,531
Investments and other non-current assets 1,149 915 917
Total non-current assets 9,179 8,094 7,448
Inventory / work in progress 404 353 353
Trade and other receivables 3,051 2,857 2,701
Cash and equivalents 398 969 387
Other current assets and asset held for resale 278 339 90
Total of all assets 13,310 12,612 10,979
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 5,410 5,608 4,277
Long term liabilities 4,538 4,364 4,582
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 9,948 9,972 8,859
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 3,362 2,640 2,120
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 176 176 176
Minority interests 27 25 22
Retained earnings -1,676 -2,246 -2,875
Share premium account 182 182 182
Other equity 4,653 4,503 4,615
Total equity 3,362 2,640 2,120
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 1,952 1,873 1,633
Cashflow before financing 846 737 905
Increase / decrease in Cash -579 602 52
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 24,878 22,964 22,568
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit 1,601 1,690 1,665
Pre-tax profit 1,469 1,520 1,560
Profit / loss for the year 1,118 1,133 1,171