Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) had its target price increased by Panmure Gordon from GBX 715 ($9.33) to GBX 755 ($9.86) in a research note released on Tuesday. Panmure Gordon currently has a buy rating on the stock.
Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Peel Hunt reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 650 ($8.48) price objective on shares of Hilton Food Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 729 ($9.52) price objective on shares of Hilton Food Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. Finally, Investec boosted their price objective on Hilton Food Group plc from GBX 650 ($8.48) to GBX 660 ($8.62) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company currently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 691.20 ($9.02).
Shares of Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) opened at 641.50 on Tuesday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 599.73 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 573.72. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 469.38 million. Hilton Food Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 460.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 650.00.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 3rd will be given a GBX 4.60 ($0.06) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 3rd. This is a positive change from Hilton Food Group plc’s previous dividend of $1.30. This represents a dividend yield of 0.78%.
In other news, insider Watson,Robert sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 582 ($7.60), for a total value of £29,100 ($37,984.60).
Hilton Food Group plc Company Profile
Hilton Food Group plc is a United Kingdom-based retail meat packing company. The Company operates through three segments: Western Europe, Central Europe, and Central costs and other. The Western Europe segment covers its businesses in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Holland, Sweden and Denmark. In Central Europe, its meat packing business, based at Tychy in Poland, supplies customers across Central Europe, from Hungary to the Baltics.
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