KEVIN LAPWOOD | SEYMOUR PIERCE
These results from Compass were comfortably above our expectations, although the increase in total dividend was a big surprise. The outlook is positive.
NIGEL PARSON | EVOLUTION SECURITIES
The combination of strong cashflow and low debt has given Compass the firepower to accelerate earnings and increase the dividend.
JULIAN CATER | COLLINS STEWART
While earnings are in line with our expectations, cash flow performance has been outstanding, around £100m better than we had forecast.