LON:HOTC - Hotel Chocolat Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 347.50 +12.00 (+3.58 %) (As of 05/27/2019 10:06 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 335.50Today's RangeGBX 335 - GBX 36052-Week RangeGBX 251.56 - GBX 415Volume36,460 shsAverage Volume71,442 shsMarket Capitalization£392.11 millionP/E Ratio36.97Dividend Yield0.51%BetaN/A ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive HOTC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HOTC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Confectioners Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Defensive Current SymbolLON:HOTC Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webhttp://www.hotelchocolat.com/ Phone+44-1763-257746Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.24 Current Ratio1.36 Quick Ratio1.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio36.97 Forward P/E Ratio0.49 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£125.34 million Price / Sales3.13 Cash FlowGBX 19.26 per share Price / Cash Flow18.04 Book ValueGBX 44.30 per share Price / Book7.84Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees1,248 Outstanding Shares112,838,000Market Cap£392.11 million Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable Hotel Chocolat Group (LON:HOTC) Frequently Asked Questions What is Hotel Chocolat Group's stock symbol? Hotel Chocolat Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "HOTC." How often does Hotel Chocolat Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hotel Chocolat Group? Hotel Chocolat Group declared a dividend on Tuesday, February 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.60 per share on Wednesday, April 17th. This represents a yield of 0.19%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Hotel Chocolat Group's Dividend History. How were Hotel Chocolat Group's earnings last quarter? Hotel Chocolat Group PLC (LON:HOTC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 26th. The company reported $9.60 EPS for the quarter. View Hotel Chocolat Group's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for HOTC? 3 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Hotel Chocolat Group's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 300 to GBX 410. On average, they expect Hotel Chocolat Group's share price to reach GBX 358.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hotel Chocolat Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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. Has Hotel Chocolat Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about HOTC stock have been trending positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hotel Chocolat Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Hotel Chocolat Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hotel Chocolat Group include Rogers Sugar (RSI), FFI (FFI), Candy Club (CLB), Real Good Food (RGD), Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Spruengli AG Participation (LDSVF) and Paradise (PARF). 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), International Consolidated Airlns Grp (IAG), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), Senior (SNR), Somero Enterprises (SOM) and Starbucks (SBUX). Who are Hotel Chocolat Group's key executives? Hotel Chocolat Group's management team includes the folowing 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) 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 347.50. How big of a company is Hotel Chocolat Group? Hotel Chocolat Group has a market capitalization of £392.11 million and generates £125.34 million in revenue each year. Hotel Chocolat Group employs 1,248 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 164 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 144 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 308MarketBeat'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. 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