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 £23.2 billion in the year to 30 September 2018. It operates in around 50 countries, employs 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) 1,995.50 Net gearing (%) 71.38
Market capitalisation (£m) 31,966.10 Gross gearing (%) 79.07
Shares in issue (m) 1,586.41 Debt ratio 62.31
P/E ratio 28.38 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.44
Total dividends per share (p) 37.70 Assets / equity ratio 4.78
Dividend yield (%) 1.91 Price to book value 12.11
Dividend cover 1.84 ROCE (%) 21.70
Earning per share (p) 71.00 EPS growth (%) -0.42
52-week high / low (p) 2,150.00 / 1,562.50 DPS growth (%) 12.54

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
30 Sep 2018 Full Year 22,964 1,133 71.00 GBP
30 Sep 2017 Full Year 22,568 1,171 71.30 GBP
30 Sep 2016 Full Year 19,605 1,002 60.40 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
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) 2018 2017 2016
Reporting date 30 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2017 30 Sep 2016
Tangible assets 1,006 1,000 953
Intangible asssets and goodwill 6,173 5,531 5,519
Investments and other non-current assets 915 917 702
Total non-current assets 8,094 7,448 7,174
Inventory / work in progress 353 353 347
Trade and other receivables 2,857 2,701 2,596
Cash and equivalents 969 387 346
Other current assets and asset held for resale 339 90 79
Total of all assets 12,612 10,979 10,542
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Short term liabilities 5,608 4,277 4,519
Long term liabilities 4,364 4,582 3,503
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 9,972 8,859 8,022
Net assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Net assets 2,640 2,120 2,520
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Share capital 176 176 176
Minority interests 25 22 15
Retained earnings -2,246 -2,875 -2,507
Share premium account 182 182 182
Other equity 4,503 4,615 4,654
Total equity 2,640 2,120 2,520
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 1,873 1,633 1,424
Cashflow before financing 737 905 730
Increase / decrease in Cash 602 52 10
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 22,964 22,568 19,605
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit 1,690 1,665 1,409
Pre-tax profit 1,520 1,560 1,321
Profit / loss for the year 1,133 1,171 1,002