A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research report on Friday, December 15th. They set a hold rating and a GBX 850 ($11.74) price target for the company. Numis Securities reiterated an add rating and issued a GBX 1,000 ($13.82) price target on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, Peel Hunt lowered shares of Hilton Food Group to a hold rating and boosted their target price for the company from GBX 850 ($11.74) to GBX 925 ($12.78) in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Hilton Food Group presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 883 ($12.20).
Hilton Food Group (LON:HFG) traded down GBX 38 ($0.53) during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 766 ($10.58). 30,475 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 37,780. The company has a market cap of $675.21 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,127.78. Hilton Food Group has a 52 week low of GBX 620 ($8.57) and a 52 week high of GBX 900 ($12.43).
In other news, insider Philip Heffer sold 34,840 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 864 ($11.94), for a total value of £301,017.60 ($415,885.05). Also, insider Robert Watson sold 24,850 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, January 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 835 ($11.54), for a total transaction of £207,497.50 ($286,677.95).
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Hilton Food Group Company Profile
Hilton Food Group plc is a United Kingdom-based retail meat packing company. The Company operates through three segments: Western Europe, Central Europe, and Central costs and other. The Western Europe segment covers its businesses in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Holland, Sweden and Denmark. In Central Europe, its meat packing business, based at Tychy in Poland, supplies customers across Central Europe, from Hungary to the Baltics.
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