Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $986.48 and traded as high as $1,020.20. Hilton Food Group shares last traded at $1,004.00, with a volume of 4,025 shares trading hands.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Shore Capital restated a “house stock” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research report on Thursday, October 31st. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a report on Thursday, October 31st. Finally, Berenberg Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 950 ($12.41) price target on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research report on Friday, September 6th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,063.75 ($13.90).

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 215.65, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a current ratio of 0.98. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,020.78 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 986.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $820.49 million and a PE ratio of 27.14.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 31st were paid a GBX 6 ($0.08) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 31st. This represents a yield of 0.61%. Hilton Food Group’s payout ratio is 0.59%.

In other news, insider Philip Heffer sold 360,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,000 ($13.07), for a total transaction of £3,600,000 ($4,704,037.63).

About Hilton Food Group (LON:HFG)

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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