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Hotel Chocolat Share Price

HOTC 370p 0.0  0.0%
1:48pm 1.50k

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Last ex-div: 7th Mar, paid: 17th Apr more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the 26 weeks ended 30 December 2018, Hotel Chocolat Group PLC revenues increased 13% to £80.7M. Net income increased 7% to £10.8M. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Net income was partially offset by Administrave expenses increase of 9% to £39M (expense), Share of joint venture results decrease from £7K (income) to £84K (expense). more »

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Broker Forecasts
01st Jul 2019
01st Jul 2020

Price Target: 3.41
(-7.81% below Price)
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Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 0 0 1 0 2

Named Brokers and Analysts
Peel Hunt Jonathan Pritchard , Berenberg Ned Hammond , FinnCap Peter Smedley , Liberum ,

Profile Summary

Hotel Chocolat Group plc is a chocolate company. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and retailing of chocolate in the United Kingdom and overseas. The Company operates in three areas: the United Kingdom, Europe and Rest of World. The Company offers chocolates under the brand, Hotel Chocolat. The Company sells its chocolate direct to customers though subscription, online and its approximately 83 stores. The Company's product ranges include self purchase, gift and occasion, rare and vintage, and other. Its product types include boxed chocolates, luxury boxed chocolates slabs and batons, enrobed fruit and nuts, chocolate hampers, ribbon bags, wine and spirits, hot chocolate and cocoa cuisine. Its chocolate types include dark, milk, white, bean to bar, boozy, caramel, cocoa gin, coffee, fruity, marzipan, mint, nut, patisserie, praline and truffles. The Company owns a cocoa plantation in Saint Lucia called the Rabot Estate.

Directors: Angus Thirlwell (CEO) 53, Peter Harris (CFD) 61, Matthew Pritchard (CFO) 41, Matthew Margereson (COO) 45, Andrew Gerrie (NEC) 53, Sophie Tomkins (NED) 49,

No. of Employees: 1,248 No. of Shareholders: n/a

Last Annual July 1st, 2018
Last Interim December 30th, 2018
Incorporated July 16, 2013
Public Since May 10, 2016
Shares in Issue 112,838,213
Free Float 37.4m (33.1%)
Sector Consumer Defensives
Industry Food & Tobacco
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Eligible for an ISA? a SIPP?

HOTC Share Price Performance HOTC Share Price Quote
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Traded 1:48pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 1.50k

Latest HOTC News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming HOTC Events
Monday 23rd September, 2019 (estimate)
Full Year 2019 Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Earnings Release
Friday 29th November, 2019 (estimate)
Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting

Recent ↓
Thursday 7th March, 2019
Dividend For HOTC.L
Tuesday 26th February, 2019
Half Year 2019 Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 29th November, 2018
Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 22nd November, 2018
Dividend For HOTC.L
Wednesday 10th October, 2018
Hotel Chocolat Group PLC at Berenberg UK Opportunities Conference
Tuesday 25th September, 2018
Full Year 2018 Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 24th April, 2018
Hotel Chocolat Group PLC at Berenberg UK Corporate Conference
Thursday 1st March, 2018
Dividend For HOTC.L
Friday 23rd February, 2018 (estimate)
Half Year 2018 Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 23rd November, 2017
Dividend For HOTC
Thursday 23rd November, 2017
Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 27th September, 2017
Full Year 2017 Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 22nd February, 2017
Half Year 2017 Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 19th October, 2016
Full Year 2016 Hotel Chocolat Group PLC Earnings Release

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