Compass Group Posts Increase In H1 Profit
Compass Group PLC (OTC: CMPGY) reported a rise in its first-half profit.
Compass Group's net profit for the period climbed to GBP427 million, from GBP384 million, in the year-ago period. Its revenue rose 8.6% to GBP8.55 billion from GBP7.87 billion.
Compass Group's pre-tax profit surged 10% to GBP581 million, versus GBP528 million.
It also declared an interim dividend of 7.2 pence, up from 6.5 pence.
Compass Group shares closed at $10.05 yesterday.
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