Hilton Food Group (HFG)

Sector:

Food

Index:

FTSE 250

1,146.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      2.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,332.00
  • 52 Week Low: 780.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 81.91m
  • Volume: 67,028
  • Market Cap: £938.69m
  • RiskGrade: 197

Hilton Food trading in line despite Dutch revenue dip

By Duncan Ferris

Date: Thursday 18 Jul 2019

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Hilton Food Group said on Thursday that trading in the first half of its financial year has been broadly in line with expectations, with a slight dip in turnover from the Netherlands offset by "strong double-digit growth" in Australia and good progress in Western Europe at large.
UK revenue growth in the 28 weeks ended 14 July has been achieved through strong volume growth in the FTSE 250-traded company's Seachill fish business due to recent business wins, while Hilton's Irish and Portuguese businesses also growth in the first half.

Trading was also in line in Central Europe following the opening of a new fresh food facility.

Meanwhile in Australia, strong double-digit growth was underpinned by the volumes being processed at the Morningside satellite facility in Brisbane, Queensland.

Production at a new state-of-the-art facility at Heathwood in Brisbane will begin in the third quarter, while progress in developing a facility in New Zealand, which includes the company's first non-UK based fish unit, has also continued in line with Hilton's plans.

The food packing business added its financial position remains strong despite the development of new facilities in Brisbane and New Zealand, with the business continuing to explore further opportunities to expand.

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HFG Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,146.00p
Change Today 2.00p
% Change 0.17 %
52 Week High 1,332.00
52 Week Low 780.00
Volume 67,028
Shares Issued 81.91m
Market Cap £938.69m
RiskGrade 197

HFG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
93.71% below the market average93.71% below the market average93.71% below the market average93.71% below the market average93.71% 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
79.00% above the market average79.00% above the market average79.00% above the market average79.00% above the market average79.00% above the market average
79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average
Income
52% below the market average52% below the market average52% below the market average52% below the market average52% below the market average
75% below the sector average75% below the sector average75% below the sector average75% below the sector average75% below the sector average
Growth
33.51% above the market average33.51% above the market average33.51% above the market average33.51% above the market average33.51% above the market average
79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

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Buy 1
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 7
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HFG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 28-May-20 31-Oct-19
Paid 26-Jun-20 29-Nov-19
Amount 15.40p 6.00p

Trades for 04-Aug-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 47,728 @ 1,146.00p
16:29 10 @ 1,150.00p
16:29 35 @ 1,150.00p
16:29 15 @ 1,150.00p
16:29 1 @ 1,150.00p

HFG Key Personnel

CFO Nigel Majewski
CEO Philip Heffer

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