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Compass Group PLC (CPG.L)

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Compass Group HY revenue rises; keeps FY outlook
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 02:21am EDT 

May 10 (Reuters) - Compass Group Plc ::H1 revenue rose 20.3 percent to 11.47 billion stg.Interim dividend up 5.7 percent to 11.2 penceper share.HY organic revenue growth of 3.6 percent.HY operating margin improved by 20 basis points.Full year expectations remain positive and unchanged.HY North America organic revenue growth of 7.1 percent, Europe up 1.6 percent.HY underlying operating profit £894 million, 5.2 percent on an organic basis.Remain committed to ongoing returns to shareholders with a proposed £1bn special dividend."Pipeline of new contracts is encouraging and our focus on organic growth, efficiencies and cash gives us confidence in achieving another year of delivery" - CEO.  Full Article

Compass Group keeps FY outlook unchanged
Thursday, 2 Feb 2017 02:00am EST 

Compass Group Plc : Agm and trading update . Organic revenue for first three months to 31 December 2016 grew by 2.8 pct . Continue to see strong levels of new business wins and good retention rates . Like for like revenues increased . Operating margin moved forward slightly .Our outlook for 2017 remains positive and unchanged.  Full Article

Compass Group reiterates 2016 profit outlook
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 02:14am EDT 

Compass Group Plc : Excellent organic revenue growth of 5.8% . Restructuring plan announced in july 2015 on track to deliver expected savings . Excellent organic revenue growth of 5.8% . Free cash flow of £396 million, up 23% on h1 2015 . Underlying margin flat before restructuring costs . Proposed interim dividend up 8.2%, in line with constant currency EPS growth . Expectations for 2016 are positive and unchanged . Restructuring plan announced in july 2015 on track to deliver expected savings . Proposed interim dividend up 8.2%, in line with constant currency EPS growth . Expectations for 2016 are positive and unchanged . Our pipeline of new contracts is encouraging . Underlying revenue at £9.7 billion for the six months ended March 31, up 5.8 percent year on year . Incremental restructuring cost of around £50 million will be included in operating profit . H1 underlying operating profit rose 5.2 percent to 724 million stg .Interim dividend up 8.2 percent to 10.6 penceper share.  Full Article

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UPDATE 1-Compass proposes $1.3 bln special dividend after strong sales growth

May 10 Compass Group, the world's biggest catering firm, proposed a 1 billion-pound ($1.3 billion) special dividend and said that revenue growth had accelerated in the first half of the year on strong trading in North America and improving trends in Europe.