About Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Beazley 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:
- Sector: Financials
- Industry: Multiline Insurance & Brokers
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Symbol: LON:BEZ
- CUSIP: N/A
- Web: N/A
- Market Cap: £2.59 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 520,799,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 477.58
- 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 478.37
- 52 Week Range: GBX 351.68 - GBX 527.50
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.46
- P/E Growth: 19.58
- Annual Revenue: £1.94 billion
- Price / Sales: 1.34
- Book Value: GBX 2.89 per share
- Price / Book: 1.72
- EBITDA: £338.4 million
- Net Margins: 13.31%
- Return on Equity: 16.59%
- Return on Assets: 3.49%
- Average Volume: 1.49 million shs.
Frequently Asked Questions for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
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 announced a dividend on Friday, July 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.70 per share on Thursday, August 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 3rd. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Beazley PLC's Dividend History.
Where is Beazley PLC's stock going? Where will Beazley PLC's stock price be in 2017?
9 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Beazley PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 320 to GBX 410. On average, they anticipate Beazley PLC's stock price to reach GBX 365 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Beazley PLC.
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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.
What is Beazley PLC's stock price today?
MarketBeat Community Rating for Beazley PLC (LON BEZ)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Beazley PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
One share of Beazley PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 497.90.
Consensus Ratings for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus ratings using the most recent rating from each brokerage that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Since brokers often use different ratings systems, each rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings. Each stock's consensus rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
MarketBeat will no longer include ratings and price target data in its consensus calculation if a broker drops coverage and MarketBeat has received a report that coverage was dropped. Ratings from certain research firms that issue ratings using purely quantitative methods (such as Zacks, Vetr and ValuEngine) are not included in consensus calculations. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
|Ratings Breakdown: ||2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings|
|Consensus Rating:||Hold (Score: 2.33)|
|Consensus Price Target: ||GBX 365|Consensus Price Target History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Analysts' Ratings History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)
|10/5/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Downgrade||Hold|
|10/3/2017||J P Morgan Chase & Co||Reiterated Rating||Overweight|
|9/29/2017||Shore Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|9/29/2017||Peel Hunt||Lower Price Target||Reduce||GBX 370 -> GBX 320|
|7/18/2017||Credit Suisse Group||Initiated Coverage||Outperform|
|5/12/2017||Canaccord Genuity||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|4/27/2017||Stockdale Securities||Reiterated Rating||Neutral|
|4/4/2017||Macquarie||Reiterated Rating||Underperform||GBX 365|
|12/7/2016||Royal Bank Of Canada||Reiterated Rating||Outperform|
|3/28/2016||Westhouse Securities||Reiterated Rating||Add|
|2/10/2016||Sanford C. Bernstein||Reiterated Rating||Market Perform||GBX 370|
|11/12/2015||Haitong Bank||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
Earnings History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Earnings Estimates for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $21.57 EPS
Dividend History by Quarter for Beazley PLC (LON BEZ)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)Insider Trades by Quarter for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|10/16/2017||Adrian Cox||Insider||Sell||90,004||GBX 500||£450,020|
|8/4/2017||Martin Bride||Insider||Buy||4,354||GBX 207||£9,012.78|
|8/2/2017||Christine LaSala||Insider||Buy||14,300||GBX 524||£74,932|
|7/24/2017||George Blunden||Insider||Sell||5,000||GBX 501||£25,050|
|4/20/2017||Martin Bride||Insider||Sell||3,850||GBX 436||£16,786|
|3/30/2017||Martin Bride||Insider||Sell||141,183||GBX 430||£607,086.90|
|3/14/2017||Adrian Cox||Insider||Sell||4,000||GBX 437||£17,480|
|2/13/2017||Clive Washbourn||Insider||Sell||90,478||GBX 424||£383,626.72|
|12/7/2016||Robert A Stuchbery||Insider||Buy||10,600||GBX 382||£40,492|
|12/6/2016||Robert A Stuchbery||Insider||Buy||10,600||GBX 377||£39,962|
|12/5/2016||Robert A Stuchbery||Insider||Buy||10,600||GBX 377||£39,962|
|12/1/2016||Robert A Stuchbery||Insider||Buy||10,600||GBX 375||£39,750|
|5/6/2016||Cox ,Adrian||Insider||Buy||3,250||GBX 338||£10,985|
|3/23/2016||Cox ,Adrian||Insider||Sell||5,921||GBX 363||£21,493.23|
|2/15/2016||Cox ,Adrian||Insider||Sell||144,122||GBX 363||£523,162.86|
|4/27/2015||Martin Bride||Insider||Sell||37,500||GBX 280.34||£105,127.50|
|4/20/2015||Martin Bride||Insider||Sell||14,400||GBX 286.80||£41,299.20|
|3/30/2015||Clive Washbourn||Insider||Sell||164,714||GBX 289.69||£477,159.99|
|2/18/2015||Clive Washbourn||Insider||Sell||209,888||GBX 296.12||£621,520.35|
|2/16/2015||Clive Washbourn||Insider||Sell||6,384||GBX 293.50||£18,737.04|
|2/13/2015||Martin Bride||Insider||Sell||14,200||GBX 293.25||£41,641.50|
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Beazley PLC (BEZ) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017