Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) announced a dividend on Wednesday, April 7th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 3rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 19 ($0.25) per share on Friday, July 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 3rd. This is a boost from Hilton Food Group’s previous dividend of $7.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Hilton Food Group stock traded up GBX 26.28 ($0.34) during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 1,144.28 ($14.95). 182,474 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 140,130. The firm has a market cap of £937.71 million and a PE ratio of 25.78. The company has a current ratio of 1.15, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 196.47. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 1,072.12 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 1,104.71. Hilton Food Group has a 12-month low of GBX 986 ($12.88) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,352 ($17.66).
In related news, insider Angus Porter purchased 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 20th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,045 ($13.65) per share, for a total transaction of £10,450 ($13,652.99). Also, insider Robert Watson purchased 10,000 shares of Hilton Food Group stock in a transaction on Monday, January 18th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,017 ($13.29) per share, for a total transaction of £101,700 ($132,871.70).
Hilton Food Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food packing business. The company offers a range of fresh items, such as roasting joints, steaks, chops, and minces. It also provides value-added products comprising barbecue ranges, marinated meats, meat cuts, serving sauces, and ready to cook products.
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