Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Hotel Chocolat LSE:HOTC London Ordinary Share GB00BYZC3B04 ORD 0.1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -2.25p -0.70% 318.25p 310.75p 319.75p 320.50p 304.00p 320.50p 98,559 16:35:07
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Food Producers 91.1 5.6 3.9 81.6 359.11

Hotel Chocolat Share Discussion Threads

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DateSubjectAuthorDiscuss
23/5/2017
15:51
The rise continues
panic investor
05/5/2017
03:01
I had a short position here but was forced to close on Tuesday because my broker had "been forced out of our short hedge position against this market." Presumably their lenders have been demanding their shares back which means they had to be bought back in the market - hence the recent price spike. Understandable - if I were them I'd want to sell at this crazy price, not settle for some paltry loan interest. GLA
scantrader
04/5/2017
15:32
Not just that but there are almost unlimited expansion possibilities here and overseas.
nithbank
04/5/2017
15:03
I couldn't disagree more the products are top draw
1crossfire
04/5/2017
14:41
Although the marketing and packaging of HOTC's products is first class the products themselves are no more than average moreover they are extremely expensive.This is not another Fevertree and with a market cap. of £417m at £3.7 per share the company is significantly overvalued.Reality will dawn before long.
thorne3
02/5/2017
15:39
Onwards and upwards?
nithbank
27/4/2017
20:01
Well not any more ! hTTps://www.britishbulls.com/SignalPage.aspx?lang=en&Ticker=HOTC.L "The evidence is strong enough to prompt the closing of long positions. The bearish pattern that was previously identified is finally confirmed and a SELL signal is generated. "
scantrader
23/4/2017
18:22
https://www.britishbulls.com/SignalPage.aspx?lang=en&Ticker=WSG.L the bulls are in full control.
blueball
23/4/2017
01:17
The consensus broker forecast for the WHOLE year,ending June 2017, is just 7.43p - slightly LESS than the 7.8p at the half year stage.(source:FT.com) That gives a price earnings ratio of about 46 (!) which is lousy value even at the current high growth rate. Although it's been pointed out by some analysts I reckon quite a lot of private investors haven't registered that historically the company has generated more than all its profits in the first half year. Last year (ending June 2016)the profits were only £8.2 m despite being £8.8m in the previous half, and that's adjusting for the exceptional costs of the listing. There are 2 brokers covering this, and for what they're worth their 12 month price forecasts are 341p and 270p. When even the house broker isn't giving its client's shareholders a 12 month price forecast higher than the current price that should be another warning to holders.
scantrader
11/4/2017
17:13
Interesting, but not Hotel Chocolat.
nithbank
11/4/2017
13:46
CAKE Patisserie Holdings PLC, the leading UK branded café and casual dining group, will be announcing its half year financial results for the 6 months ended 31 March 2017 on Wednesday 17 May 2017.
rubberbullets
22/2/2017
07:23
Interim ResultsHotel Chocolat Group plc, a premium British chocolatier and omni-channel retailer, today announces its Interim Results for the 26 weeks ended 25 December 2016. Financial highlights: * Proforma revenue up 12% to GBP62.5m (H1 FY16: GBP55.7m)(1) * Reported revenue up 14% to GBP62.5m (H1 FY16: GBP54.9m) * Underlying EBITDA up 27% to GBP13.7m (H1 FY16: GBP10.8 m)(2) * Underlying EBITDA margin of 21.9% (H1 FY16: 19.7%) * Profit before tax up 28% to GBP11.2m (H1 FY16 GBP8.8m) * Strong balance sheet with net cash at period end of GBP16.2m (H1 FY16: net debt of GBP1m) * EPS of 7.8p (H1 FY16: adjusted 6.2p)(3) Operational highlights: * Strong sales growth across retail, digital & corporate channels * Opened 10 new stores during the period, contributing 4% to Group sales year-on-year * Improved Christmas ranges and strong availability resulted in increases in footfall, items per basket and a mix shift to higher priced gift items * Factory investment delivered improved gross margin in the period; +60bps year-on-year * Now have 10 Shop+Cafe format stores, giving the ability to flex customer offer for each catchment * New website launched January 2017, driving improved
nithbank
22/2/2017
07:22
Yep looks very good and upbeat
davr0s
22/2/2017
07:15
Interim results out. Look excellent at first glance.
nithbank
10/2/2017
15:18
Just got into this one. All positives that I can see. Phenomenal potential- a quality brand.
nithbank
09/2/2017
16:12
No stock available on buy side again - and clear water to 270 on l2. Gonna pop again by the looks of it IMO
davr0s
08/2/2017
16:24
Well I timed my 247 purchase very nicely this morning. Lovely end to the day
davr0s
06/2/2017
18:18
I would be tempted at that price if it gets there
gswredland
03/2/2017
10:14
£2 buy target on the chart
nw99
25/1/2017
17:21
The chocolatier recently issued an encouraging, if brief, trading update. Our IPO note suggested at the time that this was the IPO of 2016 and the shares haven’t disappointed so far. Is the valuation now up with events or is there plenty more to go for? We've taken a closer look at this highly rated offering and an unsavoury element of the IPO process which investors should be wary of.
investorschampion
17/1/2017
08:07
CAKE left on half the rating of HOTC well behind
tjbird
17/1/2017
07:25
Amazing chart
tattooed93
03/1/2017
16:03
Strong break above 300p
n0rbie
21/12/2016
16:46
Hmmm. Well I'm not sure what's been going on. Someone seems very determined to offload in small chunks and it carried right up to the close
davr0s
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