Beazley PLC Company Profile (LON:BEZ)

About Beazley PLC

Beazley PLC logoBeazley plc is a holding company for the Beazley group, which is engaged in the specialist risk insurance and reinsurance business. The Company's segments include Life, accident & health, which underwrites life, health, personal accident, sports and income protection risks; Marine, which underwrites a range of marine classes, including hull, satellite, aviation and war risks; Political risks & contingency, which underwrites terrorism, political violence, expropriation and credit risks, as well as contingency and risks associated with contract frustration; Property, which underwrites commercial, homeowner's, and construction and engineering property insurance; Reinsurance, which specializes in writing property catastrophe, casualty clash, aggregate excess of loss and pro-rata business, and Specialty lines, which underwrites professional liability, management liability and environmental liability, including architects and engineers, healthcare, technology and business services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: BEZ
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.41
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $409.73
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $392.43
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 313.90 - GBX 450.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.16
  • P/E Growth: -1.70
  • Market Cap: $2.24B
  • Outstanding Shares: 517,200,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 352.50

Analysts' Ratings History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/21/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 312View Rating Details
2/9/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/7/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/7/2017Stockdale SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 400 -> GBX 410View Rating Details
2/3/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 350View Rating Details
12/7/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
12/2/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
12/1/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/28/2016Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddView Rating Details
2/10/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 370View Rating Details
11/12/2015Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/24/2015Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 283View Rating Details
4/17/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 306View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $31.56 EPS


Dividend History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/3/2017GBX 173.91%3/2/20173/2/20173/29/2017
7/22/2016GBX 3.500.9%8/4/20168/4/20168/26/2016
2/4/2016GBX 256.92%2/25/20162/25/20163/31/2016
7/24/2015GBX 3.300.97%8/6/20158/6/20159/4/2015
2/5/2015GBX 186.12%2/26/20152/26/20153/27/2015
7/22/2014GBX 3.101.19%7/30/20147/30/20148/29/2014
2/6/2014GBX 227.94%2/26/20142/26/20143/28/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/13/2017Clive WashbournInsiderSell90,478GBX 424£383,626.72
12/7/2016Robert A StuchberyInsiderBuy10,600GBX 382£40,492
12/6/2016Robert A StuchberyInsiderBuy10,600GBX 377£39,962
12/5/2016Robert A StuchberyInsiderBuy10,600GBX 377£39,962
12/1/2016Robert A StuchberyInsiderBuy10,600GBX 375£39,750
9/13/2016Sauerland,JohnInsiderBuy10,000GBX 408£40,800
5/6/2016Cox ,AdrianInsiderBuy3,250GBX 338£10,985
4/7/2016Bride,MartinInsiderSell5,000GBX 352£17,600
4/6/2016Crawford-Ingle,AngelaInsiderBuy8,200GBX 352£28,864
4/5/2016Washbourn,CliveInsiderSell500,000GBX 351£1,755,000
3/23/2016Cox ,AdrianInsiderSell5,921GBX 363£21,493.23
2/15/2016Cox ,AdrianInsiderSell144,122GBX 363£523,162.86
4/27/2015Martin BrideInsiderSell37,500GBX 280.34£105,127.50
4/20/2015Martin BrideInsiderSell14,400GBX 286.80£41,299.20
3/30/2015Clive WashbournInsiderSell164,714GBX 289.69£477,159.99
2/18/2015Clive WashbournInsiderSell209,888GBX 296.12£621,520.35
2/16/2015Clive WashbournInsiderSell6,384GBX 293.50£18,737.04
2/13/2015Martin BrideInsiderSell14,200GBX 293.25£41,641.50
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
News IconTechnicals in Focus for Beazley plc (BEZ.L) - BVN (LON:BEZ) - February 22 at 3:54 PM logoAnalyst Activity – Macquarie Reiterates Underperform on Beazley ... - Market Exclusive (LON:BEZ) - February 21 at 3:19 PM
News IconChart Level Analysis on Shares of Beazley plc (BEZ.L) - Providence Standard (LON:BEZ) - February 14 at 3:17 PM logoMost Traded Stocks by Value at 12:00 (LON:BEZ) - February 14 at 1:20 AM
News IconMarket Review: Indicator Watch for Beazley plc (BEZ.L) - Rives Journal (LON:BEZ) - February 13 at 8:18 PM logoBeazley Plc :BEZ-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 10, 2017 (LON:BEZ) - February 10 at 3:20 PM logoBeazley Plc :BEZ-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : February 10, 2017 (LON:BEZ) - February 10 at 3:20 PM logoBeazley adds Florida sales manager to US accident & health division (LON:BEZ) - February 9 at 2:04 AM
News IconWatching Technical Positions on Beazley plc (BEZ.L) - Davidson Register (LON:BEZ) - February 8 at 3:31 PM logoBeazley expands specialty lines presence in Canada (LON:BEZ) - February 7 at 4:51 PM logoFTSE stocks powered higher by financials, non-farm payrolls (LON:BEZ) - February 3 at 8:19 PM logoBeazley FY16 Profit Climbs On Strong Premiums; Lifts Dividend - Quick Facts (LON:BEZ) - February 3 at 8:19 PM logoBeazley pretax profit rises 3% - MarketWatch (LON:BEZ) - February 3 at 3:18 PM
News IconWill Beazley PLC Outperform Aviva plc, Prudential plc, Direct Line Insurance Group PLC And Admiral Group plc After ... - Investomania (blog) (LON:BEZ) - February 3 at 3:18 PM logoBeazley to hire staff for Irish insurance business as Brexit looms (LON:BEZ) - February 3 at 3:18 PM logo[$$] Beazley shares rise 8% after profits beat expectations (LON:BEZ) - February 3 at 3:18 PM logoBeazley Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look (LON:BEZ) - February 2 at 9:02 PM logoBeazley sees ransomware attacks quadruple in 2016, projects them to double again in 2017 (LON:BEZ) - January 26 at 4:32 PM
News IconJP Morgan Cazenove Reiterated Beazley (LON:BEZ) As 'Overweight' - UK Market News (LON:BEZ) - January 25 at 8:22 PM
News IconPeel Hunt Indicates Potential -11.35% Decrease In Shares Of Beazley PLC - NewsDen (LON:BEZ) - January 24 at 9:25 PM
News IconInvestor Lookout: Technical Indicator Watch for Beazley plc (BEZ.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BEZ) - January 24 at 9:25 PM
News IconKeeping Tabs on Technicals for Beazley plc (BEZ.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BEZ) - January 24 at 9:25 PM
News IconBeazley adds life sciences underwriter in San Francisco (LON:BEZ) - January 18 at 8:18 PM logoBeazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BEZ-GB : January 12, 2017 (LON:BEZ) - January 12 at 3:15 PM logoBeazley partners with VALE to offer environmental risk protection to ... - SYS-CON Media (press release) (LON:BEZ) - January 6 at 3:21 PM logoBeazley launches pleasure craft cover on myBeazley e-trading platform at London Boat Show (LON:BEZ) - January 6 at 3:21 PM logoBeazley partners with VALE to offer environmental risk protection to small and mid-sized US firms (LON:BEZ) - January 5 at 4:13 PM logoREG - Beazley PLC -Holding(s) in Company (LON:BEZ) - December 20 at 4:15 PM logoREG - Beazley PLC -TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES (LON:BEZ) - December 20 at 9:10 AM logoAnalyst Activity – Macquarie Reiterates Underperform on Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) (LON:BEZ) - December 16 at 3:20 PM logoBeazley Product Solutions adds environmental underwriter (LON:BEZ) - December 13 at 3:55 PM
News IconAnalysts At JP Morgan Reiterated Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) As Overweight (LON:BEZ) - December 9 at 8:18 PM
News IconUK Stock Pattern of the Day: Beazley PLC (BEZ) Dips -1.45% on Dec 9 - Herald KS (LON:BEZ) - December 9 at 3:18 PM logoETFs with exposure to Beazley Plc : December 8, 2016 (LON:BEZ) - December 8 at 3:33 PM
News IconDirector Deals - Beazley PLC (BEZ) (LON:BEZ) - December 7 at 4:29 PM logoBeazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BEZ-GB : December 7, 2016 (LON:BEZ) - December 7 at 4:29 PM
News IconRating Watching: Beazley (LON:BEZ) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed by Analysts at UBS; The PT is GBX 376.00 - Thorold News (LON:BEZ) - December 2 at 3:16 PM logoREG - Beazley PLC -Total Voting Rights (LON:BEZ) - December 1 at 3:55 PM
News IconDid Beazley plc (LSE:BEZ) Create Value For Shareholders? - Simply Wall St (LON:BEZ) - November 29 at 2:48 PM logo[$$] Ireland's central bank boosts staff for Brexit insurers (LON:BEZ) - November 29 at 2:48 PM logoBeazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BEZ-GB : November 23, 2016 (LON:BEZ) - November 23 at 12:44 PM
News IconHSBC Increases BT Group PLC (BT) Price Target to GBX 470 (LON:BEZ) - November 11 at 9:40 PM logoBeazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BEZ-GB : November 11, 2016 (LON:BEZ) - November 11 at 11:50 AM logoBeazley adds Miami-based reinsurance underwriter to Specialty Surety Treaty team (LON:BEZ) - November 10 at 1:01 PM logoBeazley 9-month Premiums Up 2% - Quick Facts (LON:BEZ) - November 10 at 1:01 PM logoREG - Beazley PLC -Trading statement for 9 months ended 30 Sept 2016 (LON:BEZ) - November 10 at 1:01 PM logoBeazley's gross written premiums buoyed by specialty lines (LON:BEZ) - November 10 at 1:01 PM logoBeazley launches broad professional liability form for small & mid-sized companies (LON:BEZ) - November 7 at 12:38 PM logoREG - Beazley PLC -Subordinated Debt (LON:BEZ) - November 4 at 1:04 PM logoBeazley projects ransomware attacks to quadruple in 2016 (LON:BEZ) - October 26 at 3:51 PM


What is Beazley PLC's stock symbol?

Beazley PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BEZ."

How often does Beazley PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Beazley PLC?

Beazley PLC declared a dividend on Friday, February 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 17 per share on Wednesday, March 29th. This represents a yield of 3.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 2nd. This is a positive change from Beazley PLC's previous dividend of $3.50. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Where is Beazley PLC's stock going? Where will Beazley PLC's stock price be in 2017?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Beazley PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 312 to GBX 410. On average, they expect Beazley PLC's stock price to reach GBX 352.50 in the next year.

When will Beazley PLC announce their earnings?

Beazley PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July, 22nd 2016.

How do I buy Beazley PLC stock?

Shares of Beazley PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Beazley PLC stock cost?

One share of Beazley PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 433.50.

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by Staff