Hilton Food Group (LON:HFG) shares rise above 200-day moving average of $813.99

Shares in Hilton Food Group plc ( LON:HFG – Get Free Report ) crossed above their 200-day moving average in trading on Monday. The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 813.99 ($10.40) and traded as high as GBX 938 ($11.98). Shares of Hilton Food Group last traded at GBX 938 ($11.98), on volume of 109,452 shares.

Analyst upgrades and downgrades

Additionally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “house stock” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a report on Monday, May 20.

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Hilton Food Group price performance

The company’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 892.80 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 813.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 153.45, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a current ratio of 1.17. The company has a market capitalization of £840.45 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,345.00, a price-to-earnings growth ratio of 17.31 and a beta of 0.57.

Hilton Food Group increases dividend

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 30 will receive a dividend of GBX23 ($0.29). The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 30. This is a positive change from Hilton Food Group’s previous dividend of $9.00. This represents a dividend yield of 2.69%. Hilton Food Group’s payout ratio is 8,000.00%.

Insider activity

In other Hilton Food Group news, insider Patricia Dimond sold 2,236 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 4. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 867 ($11.07), for a total transaction of £19,386.12 ($24,758.77). Company insiders own 13.98% of the company’s shares.

Company profile of Hilton Food Group

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Hilton Food Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, is active in the food packaging sector. It offers beef, pork, lamb, poultry, seafood and vegan and vegetarian dishes such as steak, roast, diced, ground beef, meatloaf, sausages, burgers, meatballs, ribs, chops, bacon, gammon, schnitzel, pulled pork belly, rib rack, smoked loin, shanks, carcass, chicken kabab, chicken drumsticks, chicken fillet, chicken wings, half chicken, duck leg, duck half, coated, salmon, white fish, crustaceans, fish cakes, smoked salmon, strips, nuggets, pulled, and balls.

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