Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) Insider Acquires £49,731.36 in Stock

Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFGGet Rating) insider Patricia Dimond acquired 4,332 shares of Hilton Food Group stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 26th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,148 ($14.45) per share, with a total value of £49,731.36 ($62,578.78).

Shares of HFG opened at GBX 1,132 ($14.24) on Friday. The firm has a market cap of £1.01 billion and a P/E ratio of 25.44. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 152.02. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,195.17 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,137.58. Hilton Food Group plc has a 12-month low of GBX 988 ($12.43) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,266 ($15.93).

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 21.50 ($0.27) per share. This represents a yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 1st. This is an increase from Hilton Food Group’s previous dividend of $8.20. Hilton Food Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.61%.

HFG has been the topic of several analyst reports. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,380 ($17.37) price target on shares of Hilton Food Group in a report on Tuesday. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,500 ($18.88) price objective on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research note on Wednesday, May 4th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “house stock” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research note on Tuesday.

About Hilton Food Group (Get Rating)

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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