Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) declared a dividend on Wednesday, April 7th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 3rd will be given a dividend of GBX 19 ($0.25) per share on Friday, July 2nd. This represents a yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 3rd. This is an increase from Hilton Food Group’s previous dividend of $7.00. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
LON:HFG opened at GBX 1,187.27 ($15.51) on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of £972.93 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.43. Hilton Food Group has a 1 year low of GBX 986 ($12.88) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,352 ($17.66). The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 1,073.44 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 1,104.24. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 196.47, a current ratio of 1.15 and a quick ratio of 0.89.
In related news, insider Robert Watson acquired 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 18th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,017 ($13.29) per share, with a total value of £101,700 ($132,871.70). Also, insider Angus Porter acquired 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 20th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,045 ($13.65) per share, with a total value of £10,450 ($13,652.99).
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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