Compass's star is on the ascendant after the rockiest of rides in the last couple of years. SG Cross Asset Research recommends buying the shares at 271p (292p this week). The broker considers the industry has an attractive investment profile, with solid growth prospects and much cash regeneration. It has a 330p target price in place. The Daily Telegraph (Your Money) 09/12/06 page 6 (What the brokers say)