Shares of Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the seven ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 835.83 ($11.18).
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 825 ($11.03) target price on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Numis Securities lifted their target price on Hilton Food Group from GBX 830 ($11.10) to GBX 930 ($12.43) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Investec raised their price target on Hilton Food Group from GBX 812 ($10.86) to GBX 815 ($10.90) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 825 ($11.03) target price on shares of Hilton Food Group in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd.
In related news, insider Philip Heffer sold 34,840 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 864 ($11.55), for a total transaction of £301,017.60 ($402,483.75). Also, insider Robert Watson sold 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 870 ($11.63), for a total value of £870,000 ($1,163,257.12).
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About Hilton Food Group
Hilton Food Group plc is a United Kingdom-based retail meat packing company. The Company operates through three segments: Western Europe, Central Europe, and Central costs and other. The Western Europe segment covers its businesses in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Holland, Sweden and Denmark. In Central Europe, its meat packing business, based at Tychy in Poland, supplies customers across Central Europe, from Hungary to the Baltics.
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