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Nomura assumed coverage on shares of Hilton Food Group Ltd (LON:HFG) in a research note issued on Wednesday, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. The firm set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Hilton Food Group Ltd (LON:HFG) traded down 0.16% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 462.25. The stock had a trading volume of 4,458 shares. Hilton Food Group Ltd has a one year low of GBX 303.52 and a one year high of GBX 475.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 438.9 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 426.4. The company’s market cap is £330.8 million.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on HFG. Analysts at Merrill Lynch initiated coverage on shares of Hilton Food Group Ltd in a research note to investors on Wednesday. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Hilton Food Group Ltd in a research note to investors on Wednesday. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Hilton Food Group Ltd in a research note to investors on Wednesday. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 521.67 ($8.56).

Hilton Food Group plc, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in retail meat packing for food retailers in Europe.

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