Compass Group

Compass Group plc is a British multinational contract foodservice, cleaning, property management and support services company. The Сompany specializes in providing food and a range of support services across offices and factories, schools, universities, hospitals, major sports and cultural venues, mining camps, correctional facilities and offshore oil platforms. Compass Group's support services include cleaning in hospitals, reception services at corporate headquarters, providing security, managing remote camps, grounds and facilities services at schools and universities. Its foodservice offerings include patient feeding, retail food courts, hospitality catering, vending, retail shops and staff restaurants.

Company Growth (employees)
Surrey, GB
Size (employees)
527,180 (est)
Compass Group was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Surrey, GB

Compass Group Office Locations

Compass Group has offices in Surrey, London, Montréal, Ottawa and in 3 other locations
Surrey, GB (HQ)
Compass House Guildford St
Richmond, CA
2353 13353 Commerce Pkwy
Calgary, CA
300 2710 17 Ave SE
Dartmouth, CA
35 10 Morris Dr
Ottawa, CA
830 Campbell Ave
Montréal, CA
2580 Av Dollard
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Compass Group Data and Metrics

Compass Group Financial Metrics

Compass Group's revenue was reported to be £19.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 11% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

19.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1 b

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

25.1 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

346 m
Compass Group's current market capitalization is £25.1 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


17.6 b16.9 b17.6 b19.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b

Net Income

868 m877 m1 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


408 m283 m346 m

Accounts Receivable

1.7 b1.7 b2.1 b

Current Assets

2.8 b2.8 b3.4 b


1.3 b1.3 b1.7 b


4.5 b4.7 b5.5 b

Total Assets

8.6 b8.7 b10.5 b

Accounts Payable

1.3 b1.4 b1.7 b

Current Liabilities

3.7 b3.7 b4.5 b

Total Liabilities

6.8 b6.8 b8 b

Retained Earnings

421 m406 m487 m

Total Equity

1.8 b1.9 b2.5 b

Financial Leverage

4.7 x4.5 x4.2 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1 b1.1 b1.4 b

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.1 b)(709 m)(720 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(276 m)(282 m)(319 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

4.2 x

Compass Group Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016



Customer Locations

50 k50 k50 k

Meals Served

4 b5 b5 b

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