Hilton Food Group (HFG)

Sector:

Food

Index:

FTSE 250

1,030.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -4.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,118.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 894.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 81.72m
  • Volume: 1,012
  • Market Cap: £841.75m
  • RiskGrade: 118

Hilton Food to buy 50% stake in Dutch manufacturer Dalco

By Michele Maatouk

Date: Thursday 18 Oct 2018

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Food packing business Hilton Food has agreed to by a 50% stake in Dutch vegetarian product manufacturer Dalco, subject to clearance from the Dutch competition authority.
Hilton has agreed to enter into a joint venture agreement with Dalco's shareholders, which includes an option for the remaining 50% of Dalco's shares in 2024.

The FTSE 250 company said the agreement enables it to significantly expand its offering in the fast-growing vegetarian market. Hilton will provide its manufacturing expertise and capital resources to enable Dalco to expand its range into the next generation of vegetarian products servicing both Dalco's existing customers and Hilton's customer base.

Hilton chief executive Philip Heffer said: "This agreement represents an exciting opportunity for Hilton to broaden its offering in a growing segment of the market and meet our customers' demands for Hilton to supply them with a range of innovative, high quality vegetarian products. We look forward to seeing the positive effects of our tried and tested business model on this relationship, which will be supported by our flexible and versatile approach to meeting local requirements."

Dalco CEO Marian Wagemakers said: "We are pleased to have signed this joint venture agreement with Hilton and look forward to the benefits and expertise that this brings to our business and that we can bring to Hilton's business. It will enable us to expand our operations and continue to focus on giving our customers the right choices at competitive prices. I value the mutual respect and cultural similarities which will provide a strong base for a successful joint venture."

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HFG Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,030.00p
Change Today -4.00p
% Change -0.39 %
52 Week High 1,118.00p
52 Week Low 894.00p
Volume 1,012
Shares Issued 81.72m
Market Cap £841.75m
RiskGrade 118

HFG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
92.87% below the market average92.87% below the market average92.87% below the market average92.87% below the market average92.87% below the market average
93.1% below the sector average93.1% below the sector average93.1% below the sector average93.1% below the sector average93.1% below the sector average
Price Trend
55.39% above the market average55.39% above the market average55.39% above the market average55.39% above the market average55.39% above the market average
73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average
Income
53.29% below the market average53.29% below the market average53.29% below the market average53.29% below the market average53.29% below the market average
62.5% below the sector average62.5% below the sector average62.5% below the sector average62.5% below the sector average62.5% below the sector average
Growth
55.63% above the market average55.63% above the market average55.63% above the market average55.63% above the market average55.63% above the market average
93.33% above the sector average93.33% above the sector average93.33% above the sector average93.33% above the sector average93.33% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 2
Neutral 2
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 7
buy
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HFG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 31-Oct-19 30-May-19
Paid 29-Nov-19 28-Jun-19
Amount 6.00p 15.80p

Trades for 24-Jan-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
08:51 15 @ 1,030.00p
08:49 30 @ 1,030.00p
08:49 12 @ 1,030.00p
08:44 24 @ 1,030.00p
08:44 15 @ 1,030.00p

HFG Key Personnel

CFO Nigel Majewski
CEO Philip Heffer

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