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Hotel Chocolat Group

Current Price 435.03p Bid 435.00p Ask 438.00p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 14/11/2019 13:39. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Hotel Chocolat Group plc is a premium British chocolatier with a strong and distinctive brand. The business was founded in 1993 by Angus Thirlwell and Peter Harris and has traded under the Hotel Chocolat brand since 2003. The Group sells its products online and through a network of stores in the UK and abroad. The Group has a cocoa plantation and eco-hotel in Saint Lucia, offering complete cocoa immersion through tree-to-bar experiences and wellness treatments. The Group also has a flagship restaurant and cocoa roastery in London's Borough Market: Rabot 1745.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/06/2019

Turnover
£132.48m
Operating Profit
£14.28m
Dividend Yield
0.41
Dividend Per Share
1.80
Dividend Cover
5.39
P/E Ratio
45.00

Key Personnel

Angus Thirlwell
Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Robert Phillip Pritchard
Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Paul Margereson
Chief Operating Officer
Peter Mark Harris
Executive Director
Andrew Martin Gerrie
Non-Executive Chairman
Sophie Alice Tomkins
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
HOTC
ISIN
GB00BYZC3B04
Shares in Issue
115,170,600
Market cap
£502.72m
Sector

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
436.50p
Bid Price
435.00p
Ask Price
438.00p
Volume
5339
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
435.15p
Previous Close
436.50p
Intraday High
435.15p
Intraday Low
435.00p
52 Week High
460.00p
52 Week Low
253.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Hotel Chocolat Group Intra-day Chart

Hotel Chocolat Group News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Director Deals - Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd (HOTC) 07 Nov 2019 | 15:40 Director Deals - Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd (HOTC) 07 Nov 2019 | 15:40 Director Deals - Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd (HOTC) 07 Nov 2019 | 15:40 Director Deals - Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd (HOTC) 01 Nov 2019 | 15:00 Director Deals - Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd (HOTC) 25 Sep 2019 | 09:00 Director Deals - Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd (HOTC) 25 Sep 2019 | 09:00 Director Deals - Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd (HOTC) 25 Sep 2019 | 09:00 Director Deals - Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd (HOTC) 25 Sep 2019 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd 24 Sep 2019 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd 24 Sep 2019 | 08:20 Hotel Chocolat profit rises 10%; ups dividend 24 Sep 2019 | 07:51 Hotel Chocolat Group expects profits to meet market expectations as sales rise 14% 17 Jul 2019 | 09:07 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd 24 May 2019 | 08:40 Hotel Chocolat's hot choloclate maker, customer loyalty scheme boosts profits 26 Feb 2019 | 09:49 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd 24 Jan 2019 | 16:00 Hotel Chocolat defies high-street gloom as revenue grows 15% 23 Jan 2019 | 09:44 Hotel Chocolat's peanut pralines prove popular as New York store opens to much fanfare 11 Dec 2018 | 07:50 Hotel Chocolat opens first store in Japan 26 Nov 2018 | 08:45

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2018
Tangible Assets
40.1
36.4
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
2.9
2.8
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
3.1
0.7
Total Non-Current Assets
46.2
39.9
Inventory
12.8
12.6
Trade & Receivables
9.4
7.5
Cash & Receivables
5.8
0.2
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.1
0.0
Total Assets
74.2
60.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2018
Short Term Liabilities
21.2
17.1
Long Term Liabilities
3.7
3.5
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
24.9
20.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2018
Net Assets
49.3
39.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2018
Share Capital
0.1
0.1
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
33.4
24.4
Share Premium Account
11.8
11.8
Other Equity
4.1
3.4
Total Equity
49.3
39.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
18.9
12.2
Cashflow Before Financing
7.6
1.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
5.5
-8.3

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2018
Turnover
132.5
116.3
Cost of Sales
45.1
36.7
Gross Profit
87.3
79.6
Operating Profit
14.3
13.2
Pre-Tax Profit
14.1
12.7
Profit / Loss for the Year
10.9
10.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
21 Nov 2019
20 Dec 2019
H1 Dividend
07 Mar 2019
17 Apr 2019
H2 Dividend
22 Nov 2018
21 Dec 2018
H1 Dividend
01 Mar 2018
03 Apr 2018
H2 Dividend
23 Nov 2017
22 Dec 2017
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