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LON:HOTCHotel Chocolat Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 313
+2.00 (+0.64 %)
(As of 06/2/2020 05:24 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 313
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 305.52
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 313
Volume2,176 shs
Average Volume71,442 shs
Market Capitalization£392.79 million
P/E Ratio27.60
Dividend Yield0.64%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.87 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Confectioners
SectorConsumer Defensive



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£143.48 million
Cash FlowGBX 20.20 per share
Book ValueGBX 55.30 per share



Market Cap£392.79 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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HOTC shares have decreased by 16.0% and is now trading at GBX 313. View which stocks have been most 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 3 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 25th. The company reported $11.30 earnings per share 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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, February 25th. Stockholders 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 accessed at this link. View Hotel Chocolat Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for HOTC?

3 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Hotel Chocolat Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 400 to GBX 425. On average, they expect Hotel Chocolat Group's stock price to reach GBX 411.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Hotel Chocolat Group.

Has Hotel Chocolat Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about HOTC stock has trended very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Hotel Chocolat Group earned a coverage optimism score of 3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate 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), Starbucks (SBUX) and Senior (SNR).

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 313.

How big of a company is Hotel Chocolat Group?

Hotel Chocolat Group has a market capitalization of £392.79 million and generates £143.48 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 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.

This page was last updated on 6/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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