Hilton Food Group plc to Issue Dividend of GBX 6 (LON:HFG)
Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) declared a dividend on Tuesday, September 10th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of GBX 6 ($0.08) per share on Friday, November 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 31st. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
Shares of LON:HFG traded down GBX 2 ($0.03) during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 988 ($12.91). The company had a trading volume of 32,047 shares, compared to its average volume of 37,780. Hilton Food Group has a twelve month low of GBX 855 ($11.17) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,096 ($14.32). The stock has a market cap of $798.88 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 63.36, a current ratio of 1.23 and a quick ratio of 0.91. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 946.98 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 958.70.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 950 ($12.41) price objective on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research note on Friday, September 6th. Numis Securities restated an “add” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research report on Monday, June 3rd. HSBC reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research note on Friday, June 28th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a report on Tuesday. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research note on Tuesday. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,035 ($13.52).
Hilton Food Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food packing business. The company offers a range of fresh items, such as roasting joints, steaks, chops, and minces. It also provides value-added products comprising barbecue ranges, marinated meats, meat cuts, serving sauces, and ready to cook products.
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