Hilton Food Group (HFG)

Sector:

Food

Index:

FTSE 250

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967.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -11.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,088.00
  • 52 Week Low: 884.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 81.71m
  • Volume: 24,372
  • Market Cap: £790.15m
  • RiskGrade: 123

Hilton Food trades in line year-to-date

By Iain Gilbert

Date: Tuesday 21 May 2019

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Food packing company Hilton Food Group has traded in line with expectations thus far in 2019, continuing to grow its business through additional volumes and close cooperation with retail partners.
In the UK, Hilton saw turnover in its red meat business grow year-on-year, partly due to its decision to start packing barbecue chicken products, while its Irish operations also experienced "encouraging" top-line growth.

On the continent, despite turnover being lower, Hilton reported a pick-up in its Danish operations towards the end of the period. Hilton's Swedish and Dutch units also continued to perform well, providing support to its customer through a focus on new product and packaging development as well as other initiatives.

In Australia, the FTSE 250 resident continued to see "strong growth" ahead of the opening of its Queensland plant in the third quarter of 2019. Across the Tasman, work continues on the firm's New Zealand facility.

Hilton assured investors its financial position remained "strong", having put in place facilities to cover current expansion plans, and vowed to continue to explore opportunities in which to invest and to grow the business both domestically and abroad.

As of 0820 BST, Hilton shares had inched forward 0.33% to 1,069.50p.

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HFG Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 967.00p
Change Today -11.00p
% Change -1.12 %
52 Week High 1,088.00
52 Week Low 884.00
Volume 24,372
Shares Issued 81.71m
Market Cap £790.15m
RiskGrade 123

HFG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
95.73% below the market average95.73% below the market average95.73% below the market average95.73% below the market average95.73% below the market average
93.55% below the sector average93.55% below the sector average93.55% below the sector average93.55% below the sector average93.55% below the sector average
Price Trend
70.33% above the market average70.33% above the market average70.33% above the market average70.33% above the market average70.33% above the market average
87.10% above the sector average87.10% above the sector average87.10% above the sector average87.10% above the sector average87.10% above the sector average
Income
61.83% below the market average61.83% below the market average61.83% below the market average61.83% below the market average61.83% below the market average
76.47% below the sector average76.47% below the sector average76.47% below the sector average76.47% below the sector average76.47% below the sector average
Growth
50.77% above the market average50.77% above the market average50.77% above the market average50.77% above the market average50.77% above the market average
87.10% above the sector average87.10% above the sector average87.10% above the sector average87.10% above the sector average87.10% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 1
Neutral 2
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 5
buy
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HFG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 30-May-19 01-Nov-18
Paid 28-Jun-19 30-Nov-18
Amount 15.80p 5.60p

Trades for 23-Aug-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 2,832 @ 967.00p
16:29 1 @ 969.00p
16:28 5 @ 969.00p
16:28 1 @ 969.00p
16:26 85 @ 970.00p

HFG Key Personnel

CFO Nigel Majewski
CEO Philip Heffer

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