Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the six research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 818 ($10.79).
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on HFG shares. Numis Securities Ltd raised their price objective on shares of Hilton Food Group plc from GBX 830 ($10.95) to GBX 930 ($12.27) and gave the stock an “add” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. Peel Hunt raised their price objective on shares of Hilton Food Group plc from GBX 825 ($10.89) to GBX 850 ($11.22) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group plc in a report on Monday, October 16th. Panmure Gordon restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 825 ($10.89) price objective on shares of Hilton Food Group plc in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Investec raised their price objective on shares of Hilton Food Group plc from GBX 812 ($10.72) to GBX 815 ($10.75) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 13th.
Hilton Food Group plc (LON HFG) traded up 0.47% during trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 858.50. 18,043 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 771.27 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 748.32. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 635.20 million. Hilton Food Group plc has a one year low of GBX 550.00 and a one year high of GBX 870.00.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be issued a dividend of GBX 5 ($0.07) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.67%.
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About Hilton Food Group plc
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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