Why Fundamental Investors Love Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG)

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on Hilton Food Group plc (LON:HFG) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. HFG is a notable dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Hilton Food Group here.

Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer

HFG’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. HFG seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.87x total debt in the most recent year. This is also a good indication as to whether debt is properly covered by the company’s cash flows.

LSE:HFG Historical Debt June 18th 18
LSE:HFG Historical Debt June 18th 18

HFG is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

LSE:HFG Historical Dividend Yield June 18th 18
LSE:HFG Historical Dividend Yield June 18th 18

Next Steps:

For Hilton Food Group, I’ve compiled three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for HFG’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for HFG’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has HFG’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of HFG? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!