Trading Updates Of Three FTSE Shares – Hilton Food Group Plc, PPHE Hotel Group Ltd and Elementis Plc

  • Oct 31, 2019 GMT
  • Team Kalkine
Trading Updates Of Three FTSE Shares – Hilton Food Group Plc, PPHE Hotel Group Ltd and Elementis Plc
Hilton Food Group Plc

Hilton Food Group Plc (HFG) is a Huntingdon, the United Kingdom based consumer goods company that is engaged in the business of packing of meat. The company has two major segments geographically, which are, the Western Europe segment, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark regions and the Central Europe segment, which includes the company’s packaging of meat operations, whose operations are run from Poland and supplied to customers around the Central European countries.

HFG Trading Update

On 31st October 2019, the company made a press release announcing a trading update for the period from 15th July 2019 to date. The company announced that they made good progress in the Western Europe segment majorly driven by a new contract with Tesco in the UK. In the Central European segment, the company announced a tough period with volumes remaining difficult. The company is expected to post its full-year results ended 29th December 2019 on 26th March 2020.

HFG Share Price Performance

On 31st October 2019, at 12:12 P.M. GMT, while writing, Hilton Food Group Plc’s share price was trading at GBX 1036.00 per share, an increase of 1.97 per cent or GBX 20.00 per share as compared to the previous day’s closing price, which was reported to be at GBX 1016.00 per share. At the time of writing, the Hilton Food Group Plc share price was trading 5.47 per cent below the 52-week high share price, which was at GBX 1096.00 per share, set on May 22, 2019. This was also 21.17 per cent above the 52-week low price at GBX 855.00 per share, which the company’s share set on August 02, 2019. The market capitalisation (m-cap) of the Hilton group Plc has been reported at GBP 830.24 million.

By the time of writing, 8,900 of the company’s shares had been traded in the market. The average volume of trading per day, for the last one year in the market, was 44,620 shares. The share has reportedly shown a positive change of 29.22 per cent in value in the last one year, from the price of GBX 922.00 per share. There also has been a positive change in the last 6 months in the value of Hilton Food Group’s share of about 1.96 per cent from the price of GBX 1016.00. The company’s share has reportedly gained 4.22 per cent in value in the last one month from the price of GBX 994.

The beta of the company’s share has been reported to be at 0.4756. This implies that the movement in the company’s share is less volatile in nature, as compared to the movement of the benchmark market index.

PPHE Hotel Group Ltd

PPHE Hotel Group Ltd (PPH) is an Amsterdam, the Netherlands based consumer services company engaged in the business of hospitality. The company basically owns the various premium freehold and long leasehold properties in the European region with brands like the Park Plaza, Art’otel, Arena Hotels and Compartments, and Arena Campsites.

PPH Trading Statement

On 31st October 2019, the company made a press release reporting a trading statement for the quarter ended 30th September 2019. The company reported that for the quarter ended 30th September 2019, the like-for-like revenue grew by 5.6 per cent year on year to £120.2 million as compared to the same period previous year in which the revenue was at £113.9 million. The reported total revenue grew by 6 per cent year on year to £121.0 million in Q3 2019, as compared to the revenue in Q3 2018 reported at £114.2 million.

  Reported Like-for-like1
  Quarter ended Quarter ended % change Quarter ended Quarter ended % change
  30-Sep-19 30-Sep-18 30-Sep-18 30-Sep-18
Total revenue £121.0 million £114.2 million 6.00% £120.2 million £113.9 million 5.60%
Occupancy 86.70% 86.60% 10 bps 86.80% 86.60% 20 bps
Average room rate £134.1 £128.7 4.20% £134.1 £129.3 3.60%
RevPAR £116.3 £111.5 4.30% £116.3 £112.0 3.90%

Source: Company Website

PPH Share Price Performance

On 31st October 2019, at 12:20 P.M. GMT, while writing, PPHE Hotel Group Ltd’s share price was trading at GBX 1870.00 per share, an increase of 1.63 per cent or GBX 30.00 per share as compared to the previous day’s closing price, which was reported to be at GBX 1840.00 per share. At the time of writing, the PPHE Hotel Group Ltd share price was trading 7.43 per cent below the 52-week high share price, which was at GBX 2020.00 per share, set on June 17, 2019. This was also 21.82 per cent above the 52-week low price at GBX 1535.00 per share, which the company’s share set on October 31, 2018. The market capitalisation (m-cap) of the Hilton group Plc has been reported at GBP 780.13 million.

By the time of writing, 6,480 of the company’s shares had been traded in the market. The average volume of trading per day, for the last one year in the market, was 13,070 shares. The share has reportedly shown a growth of 20.65 per cent in value in the last one year, from the price of GBX 1550.00 per share. There also has been a positive change in the last 6 months in the value of PPHE Hotel Group Ltd’s share of about 11.64 per cent from the price of GBX 1675.00. The company’s share has also reportedly gained 3.88 per cent in value in the last one month from the price of GBX 1800.00.

The beta of the company’s share has been reported to be at 0.3395. This implies that the movement in the company’s share movement is less volatile in nature, as compared to the movement of the benchmark market index.

Elementis Plc

Elementis Plc (ELM) is a London, the United Kingdom based chemicals company that is involved in the production and development of chromium as well as other speciality products. The company has a presence in around 30 locations globally, employing more than 1600 people. The company’s products are used by various industries like Personal care, Coatings, Stimulation and Drilling fluids in the energy sector, chromium, talc and other markets such as pharmaceuticals and Dental.

ELM Trading Update

On 31st October 2019, the company made a press release reporting a trading update for the quarter ended 30th September 2019. The company reported that even as the deterioration in the wider economic environment continues, the company expects an improved second-half performance, which will fall approximately in line with the anticipations of the market. The company reported a robust free cash flow generation during the third quarter of the year.

ELM Share Price Performance

On 31st October 2019, at 12:35 P.M. GMT, while writing, Elementis Plc’s share price was trading at GBX 145.42 per share, a decrease of 2.14 per cent or GBX 3.18 per share as compared to the previous day’s closing price, which was reported to be at GBX 148.60 per share. At the time of writing, the Elementis Plc share price was trading 14.23 per cent above the 52-week low share price, which was at GBX 127.30 per share, set on July 19, 2019. This was also 33.78 per cent below the 52-week high price at GBX 219.6 per share, which the company’s share set on November 02, 2018. The market capitalisation (m-cap) of the Hilton group Plc has been reported at GBP 862.47 million.

By the time of writing, 494,710 of the company’s shares had been traded in the market. The average volume of trading per day, for the last one year in the market, was 1.06 million shares. The share has reportedly shown a negative change of 29.06 per cent in value in the last one year, from the price of GBX 205.00 per share. There also has been a negative change in the last 6 months in the value of Elementis share of about 10.51 per cent from the price of GBX 162.50. The company’s share has also reportedly lost 1.67 per cent in value in the last one month from the price of GBX 147.90.

The beta of the company’s share has been reported to be at 1.0962. This implies that the movement in the company’s share movement is more volatile in nature, as compared to the movement of the benchmark market index.

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