Hilton Food Group (LON:HFG) Share Price Crosses Above Two Hundred Day Moving Average of $824.18

Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFGGet Free Report)’s stock price passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 824.18 ($10.56) and traded as high as GBX 903.16 ($11.57). Hilton Food Group shares last traded at GBX 893 ($11.44), with a volume of 55,671 shares changing hands.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “house stock” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research report on Monday, May 20th.

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Hilton Food Group Trading Down 0.4 %

The business has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 903.14 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 824.18. The stock has a market cap of £800.13 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,232.50, a P/E/G ratio of 17.31 and a beta of 0.57. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 153.45, a current ratio of 1.17 and a quick ratio of 0.88.

Hilton Food Group Increases Dividend

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 30th will be given a GBX 23 ($0.29) dividend. This is an increase from Hilton Food Group’s previous dividend of $9.00. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.69%. Hilton Food Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 8,000.00%.

Insider Activity

In related news, insider Robert Watson sold 13,128 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 931 ($11.93), for a total value of £122,221.68 ($156,594.08). In other news, insider Patricia Dimond sold 2,236 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 867 ($11.11), for a total transaction of £19,386.12 ($24,838.08). Also, insider Robert Watson sold 13,128 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 931 ($11.93), for a total value of £122,221.68 ($156,594.08). 13.98% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

About Hilton Food Group

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Hilton Food Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food packing business. It offers beef, pork, lamb, poultry, seafood, and vegan and vegetarian food, such as steak, roast, diced, mince, meatloaf, sausages, burgers, meatballs ribs, chops, bacon, gammon, schnitzel, pulled belly, rib rack, smoked loin, shanks, carcass, chicken kabab, chicken drumsticks, chicken tight, chicken wings, half chicken, duck leg, duck half, coated, salmon, white fish, shellfish, fish cakes, smoked salmon, strips, nuggets, pulled, and balls.

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