Hotel Chocolat Group PLC (LON:HOTC)’s stock price reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as GBX 410 ($5.36) and last traded at GBX 405 ($5.29), with a volume of 53191 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 405 ($5.29).
A number of research firms recently issued reports on HOTC. Liberum Capital lifted their target price on Hotel Chocolat Group from GBX 410 ($5.36) to GBX 440 ($5.75) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 24th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 410 ($5.36) target price on shares of Hotel Chocolat Group in a report on Thursday, October 3rd. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 410 ($5.36) target price on shares of Hotel Chocolat Group in a report on Thursday, October 3rd.
The business has a fifty day moving average of GBX 374.17 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 358.02. The stock has a market capitalization of $466.40 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 0.72.
In related news, insider Matt Pritchard sold 701,125 shares of Hotel Chocolat Group stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 370 ($4.83), for a total transaction of £2,594,162.50 ($3,389,732.78).
Hotel Chocolat Group Company Profile (LON:HOTC)
Hotel Chocolat Group plc manufactures, distributes, and retails chocolates under the Hotel Chocolat brand name in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and internationally. It offers a range of chocolates, including self-purchase, gift and occasion, and rare and vintage chocolates, as well as drinking chocolates, cocoa-infused alcohols, and cocoa-based beauty products.
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