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LON:HOTC - Hotel Chocolat Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 247
-0.50 (-0.20 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
245
Now: GBX 247
257
50-Day Range
217.50
MA: GBX 376.91
484
52-Week Range
4.96
Now: GBX 247
527
Volume552,561 shs
Average Volume71,442 shs
Market Capitalization£285.67 million
P/E Ratio21.48
Dividend Yield0.64%
BetaN/A
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. The company sells its products through a network of stores, as well as through online subscription; and operates a boutique hotel and cocoa estate. It also holds properties. As of January 23, 2019, Hotel Chocolat Group plc operated 117 stores in the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Royston, the United Kingdom.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Confectioners
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Defensive
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-1763-257746

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£143.48 million
Cash FlowGBX 20 per share
Book ValueGBX 55.30 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees1,248
Market Cap£285.67 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Hotel Chocolat Group (LON:HOTC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Hotel Chocolat Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Hotel Chocolat Group's stock was trading at GBX 372.50 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HOTC stock has decreased by 33.7% and is now trading at GBX 247. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Hotel Chocolat Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hotel Chocolat Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Hotel Chocolat Group.

How were Hotel Chocolat Group's earnings last quarter?

Hotel Chocolat Group PLC (LON:HOTC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 25th. The company reported $11.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. View Hotel Chocolat Group's earnings history.

How often does Hotel Chocolat Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hotel Chocolat Group?

Hotel Chocolat Group announced a dividend on Tuesday, February 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.60 per share on Wednesday, April 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 5th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Hotel Chocolat Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for HOTC?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Hotel Chocolat Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 410 to GBX 440. On average, they expect Hotel Chocolat Group's stock price to reach GBX 425 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 72.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Hotel Chocolat Group.

Has Hotel Chocolat Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about HOTC stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hotel Chocolat Group earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutHotel Chocolat Group.

Who are some of Hotel Chocolat Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Hotel Chocolat Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hotel Chocolat Group investors own include Fidelity Japan Trust (FJV), Tracsis (TRCS), Zscaler (ZS), British Land (BLND), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), International Consolidated Airlns Grp (IAG), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), Senior (SNR) and Somero Enterprises (SOM).

Who are Hotel Chocolat Group's key executives?

Hotel Chocolat Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Angus Thirlwell, Co-Founder, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Peter M. Harris, Co-Founder, Devel. Director, Company Sec. & Exec. Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Matthew Pritchard, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 44)
  • Mr. Matthew Margereson, COO & Exec. Director (Age 48)

What is Hotel Chocolat Group's stock symbol?

Hotel Chocolat Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "HOTC."

How do I buy shares of Hotel Chocolat Group?

Shares of HOTC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Hotel Chocolat Group's stock price today?

One share of HOTC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 247.

How big of a company is Hotel Chocolat Group?

Hotel Chocolat Group has a market capitalization of £285.67 million and generates £143.48 million in revenue each year. Hotel Chocolat Group employs 1,248 workers across the globe. View additional information about Hotel Chocolat Group.

What is Hotel Chocolat Group's official website?

The official website for Hotel Chocolat Group is http://www.hotelchocolat.com/.

How can I contact Hotel Chocolat Group?

Hotel Chocolat Group's mailing address is Mint House, Newark Close, ROYSTON, SG8 5HL, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1763-257746.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hotel Chocolat Group (LON HOTC)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  188 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  158 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  346
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hotel Chocolat Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HOTC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HOTC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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