Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) had its price target increased by Investec from GBX 650 ($8.48) to GBX 660 ($8.62) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

Analyst Recommendations for Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG)

A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on HFG. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 650 ($8.48) price target on shares of Hilton Food Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 715 ($9.33) price target on shares of Hilton Food Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 6th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 729 ($9.52) price target on shares of Hilton Food Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 675.80 ($8.82).

Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) opened at 620.8599 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 454.28 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 583.15 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 565.03. Hilton Food Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 455.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 624.50.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 3rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.60 ($0.06) per share. This is a boost from Hilton Food Group plc’s previous dividend of $1.30. This represents a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 3rd.

In other Hilton Food Group plc news, insider Watson,Robert sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 582 ($7.60), for a total transaction of £29,100 ($37,984.60).

About Hilton Food Group plc

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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