Sophie Tomkins Sells 5,000 Shares of Hotel Chocolat Group PLC (LON:HOTC) Stock

Hotel Chocolat Group PLC (LON:HOTC) insider Sophie Tomkins sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 445 ($5.81), for a total transaction of £22,250 ($29,073.57).

Hotel Chocolat Group stock opened at GBX 440 ($5.75) on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.33, a quick ratio of 0.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. Hotel Chocolat Group PLC has a 1 year low of GBX 253 ($3.31) and a 1 year high of GBX 451 ($5.89). The company has a market cap of $525.13 million and a PE ratio of 46.32. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 404.41 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 368.14.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 21st will be given a dividend of GBX 1.20 ($0.02) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 21st. This is an increase from Hotel Chocolat Group’s previous dividend of $0.60. This represents a yield of 0.31%. Hotel Chocolat Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 0.21%.

HOTC has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 410 ($5.36) price objective on shares of Hotel Chocolat Group in a report on Thursday, October 3rd. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 410 ($5.36) price objective on shares of Hotel Chocolat Group in a report on Thursday, October 3rd. Finally, Liberum Capital increased their price objective on shares of 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.

Hotel Chocolat Group Company Profile

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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