Beazley Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:BEZ)

GBX 538 +3.00 (+0.56 %)
(As of 02/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 538
Today's RangeGBX 535.50 - GBX 544
52-Week RangeGBX 418.20 - GBX 568.50
Volume1.11 million shs
Average Volume1.58 million shs
Market Capitalization£2.80 billion
P/E Ratio1,681.25
Dividend Yield1.84%
BetaN/A

About Beazley (LON:BEZ)

Beazley 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Multiline Insurance & Brokers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
SymbolLON:BEZ
CUSIPN/A
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio1681.25
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSGBX 0.32
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins13.31%
Return on Equity16.59%
Return on Assets3.49%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares523,350,000

Beazley (LON:BEZ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Beazley's stock symbol?

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

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

Beazley announced a dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 7.40 per share on Wednesday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 1st. This is an increase from Beazley's previous dividend of $3.70. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Beazley's Dividend History.

Where is Beazley's stock going? Where will Beazley's stock price be in 2018?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Beazley's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 365 to GBX 380. On average, they anticipate Beazley's share price to reach GBX 372.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Beazley.

Who are some of Beazley's key competitors?

How do I buy Beazley stock?

Shares of Beazley 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's stock price today?

One share of Beazley stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 538.

How big of a company is Beazley?

Beazley has a market capitalization of £2.80 billion.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Beazley (BEZ)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  415 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  550 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  965
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Beazley 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.

Analyst Ratings

Beazley (LON:BEZ) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.222.222.332.33
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 372.50GBX 365GBX 365GBX 381.67

Beazley (LON:BEZ) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Beazley (LON:BEZ)

Beazley (LON:BEZ) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/8/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 380View Rating Details
2/8/2018Numis SecuritiesUpgradeAddView Rating Details
2/8/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/18/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
12/13/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
7/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
5/12/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/27/2017Stockdale SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/4/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 365View Rating Details
12/7/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
3/28/2016Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/17/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Beazley (LON:BEZ)


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Estimates

Beazley (LON:BEZ) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Beazley (LON:BEZ) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/8/2018GBX 7.401.35%3/1/20183/1/20183/28/2018
7/21/2017GBX 3.700.72%8/3/20178/3/20178/31/2017
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

Beazley (LON BEZ) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for Beazley (LON:BEZ)

Beazley (LON BEZ) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/15/2018Martin BrideInsiderSell51,918GBX 536£278,280.48
12/18/2017David RobertsInsiderBuy41,300GBX 486£200,718
10/16/2017Adrian CoxInsiderSell90,004GBX 500£450,020
8/4/2017Martin BrideInsiderBuy4,354GBX 207£9,012.78
8/2/2017Christine LaSalaInsiderBuy14,300GBX 524£74,932
7/24/2017George BlundenInsiderSell5,000GBX 501£25,050
4/20/2017Martin BrideInsiderSell3,850GBX 436£16,786
3/30/2017Martin BrideInsiderSell141,183GBX 430£607,086.90
3/14/2017Adrian CoxInsiderSell4,000GBX 437£17,480
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)

Headlines

Beazley (LON BEZ) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Insider Selling: Beazley PLC (BEZ) Insider Sells 51,918 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Beazley PLC (BEZ) Insider Sells 51,918 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 12:40 PM
Beazley (BEZ) Given New GBX 590 Price Target at Berenberg BankBeazley (BEZ) Given New GBX 590 Price Target at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 2:40 PM
Shore Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Beazley (BEZ)Shore Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Beazley (BEZ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 11 at 6:58 PM
Beazley (BEZ) Lifted to Add at Numis SecuritiesBeazley (BEZ) Lifted to Add at Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 11 at 4:37 PM
Peel Hunt Reiterates Reduce Rating for Beazley (BEZ)Peel Hunt Reiterates Reduce Rating for Beazley (BEZ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 11 at 3:24 PM
Beazley 2017 profit falls after natural disastersBeazley 2017 profit falls after natural disasters
www.marketwatch.com - February 9 at 8:37 AM
Beazley PLC (BEZ) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsBeazley PLC (BEZ) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 9 at 8:30 AM
Insurer Beazley looks forward to double-digit premium growth in 2018Insurer Beazley looks forward to double-digit premium growth in 2018
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 9:29 AM
Beazley (BEZ) Price Target Increased to GBX 380 by Analysts at Peel HuntBeazley (BEZ) Price Target Increased to GBX 380 by Analysts at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 4 at 12:28 AM
Fraudulent instruction emerges as significant new cyber threatFraudulent instruction emerges as significant new cyber threat
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 8:33 AM
GRAMMATICAL CORRECTION: Beazley launches rapid response service for W-2 data breachesGRAMMATICAL CORRECTION: Beazley launches rapid response service for W-2 data breaches
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 5:00 PM
Beazley launches rapid response service for W-2 data breachesBeazley launches rapid response service for W-2 data breaches
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:32 AM
Beazley expands protection against cyber risks through post-breach consultation and remediation servicesBeazley expands protection against cyber risks through post-breach consultation and remediation services
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 9:01 AM
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Beazley (BEZ)JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Beazley (BEZ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 21 at 7:34 PM
Beazleys (BEZ) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Numis SecuritiesBeazley's (BEZ) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 19 at 6:10 AM
Beazley PLC (BEZ) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesBeazley PLC (BEZ) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 8:10 AM
Beazley (BEZ) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.Beazley (BEZ) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 7 at 11:12 AM
Beazley appoints John Moy as US marine underwriter within its newly-launched US marine platformBeazley appoints John Moy as US marine underwriter within its newly-launched US marine platform
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 11:12 AM
Beazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BEZ-GB : December 22, 2017Beazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BEZ-GB : December 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 22 at 11:33 AM
Beazley plc (BEZ) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsBeazley plc (BEZ) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 8:12 AM
Beazley plc (BEZ) Insider Buys £200,718 in StockBeazley plc (BEZ) Insider Buys £200,718 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 8:22 AM
Berenberg Bank Initiates Coverage on Beazley (BEZ)Berenberg Bank Initiates Coverage on Beazley (BEZ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 17 at 12:50 PM
Beazley Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:BEZ) : December 4, 2017Beazley Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:BEZ) : December 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 4 at 11:52 AM
Beazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BEZ-GB : December 1, 2017Beazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BEZ-GB : December 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 1 at 6:31 PM
Beazley establishes US marine insurance platformBeazley establishes US marine insurance platform
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 12:05 PM
Beazley plc (BEZ) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesBeazley plc (BEZ) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 7:46 AM
J P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Beazley PLC (BEZ)J P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Beazley PLC (BEZ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 19 at 12:56 AM
Intensifying cyber-attacks prompt major expansion of Beazley’s insurance coverage and servicesIntensifying cyber-attacks prompt major expansion of Beazley’s insurance coverage and services
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 4:58 PM
Beazley 9-month Gross Premiums Written Up 6% - Quick FactsBeazley 9-month Gross Premiums Written Up 6% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - November 9 at 5:37 PM
Beazley 9-month Gross Premiums Written Up 6% - Quick Facts - NasdaqBeazley 9-month Gross Premiums Written Up 6% - Quick Facts - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 9 at 5:04 AM
Beazley ups catastrophe profit impact to $175 millionBeazley ups catastrophe profit impact to $175 million
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 5:04 AM
What Do Analysts Think About Beazley plc’s (LSE:BEZ) Future?What Do Analysts Think About Beazley plc’s (LSE:BEZ) Future?
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 5:04 PM
Beazley reports nine-fold rise in data breaches due to social engineeringBeazley reports nine-fold rise in data breaches due to social engineering
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 6:25 PM
Beazley launches tailored professional liability cover for US construction contractorsBeazley launches tailored professional liability cover for US construction contractors
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 5:46 PM
Adrian Cox Sells 90,004 Shares of Beazley PLC (BEZ) StockAdrian Cox Sells 90,004 Shares of Beazley PLC (BEZ) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 1:16 PM
Beazley and Munich Re report surging demand for holistic cyber cover that addresses business interruption and supply chain risksBeazley and Munich Re report surging demand for holistic cyber cover that addresses business interruption and supply chain risks
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 5:17 PM
Beazley publishes special US healthcare data breach insights reportBeazley publishes special US healthcare data breach insights report
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 5:16 PM
Beazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BEZ-GB : October 12, 2017Beazley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BEZ-GB : October 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 5:18 PM
Beazley partners with The Risk Authority Stanford to enhance hospital claims dataBeazley partners with The Risk Authority Stanford to enhance hospital claims data
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 5:18 PM
Beazley PLC (BEZ) Downgraded by Numis Securities Ltd to HoldBeazley PLC (BEZ) Downgraded by Numis Securities Ltd to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 8 at 7:34 AM
Beazley PLC (BEZ) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsBeazley PLC (BEZ) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 6:52 AM
Beazley Plc : Relatively good pick today?Beazley Plc : Relatively good pick today?
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 1:22 PM
Beazley expects $150 mln hit to profits from hurricanes, Mexican earthquakesBeazley expects $150 mln hit to profits from hurricanes, Mexican earthquakes
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 12:11 PM
Should You Be Tempted To Buy Beazley plc (LSE:BEZ) At Its Current Price?Should You Be Tempted To Buy Beazley plc (LSE:BEZ) At Its Current Price?
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 12:11 PM
Beazley PLC (BEZ) Given "Overweight" Rating at J P Morgan Chase & CoBeazley PLC (BEZ) Given "Overweight" Rating at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 11:22 AM
Beazley PLC (BEZ) Price Target Lowered to GBX 320 at Peel HuntBeazley PLC (BEZ) Price Target Lowered to GBX 320 at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 9:46 PM
Beazley PLC (BEZ) Receives "Buy" Rating from Shore CapitalBeazley PLC (BEZ) Receives "Buy" Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 7:18 PM
Beazley Sees Up To $275 Mln Cost From Recent Natural Catastrope Events In MexicoBeazley Sees Up To $275 Mln Cost From Recent Natural Catastrope Events In Mexico
www.rttnews.com - September 29 at 8:47 AM
Beazley sees $150M hit to profit from disastersBeazley sees $150M hit to profit from disasters
www.marketwatch.com - September 29 at 8:47 AM
Beazley’s data breach expertise to back new Generali cyber product in BrazilBeazley’s data breach expertise to back new Generali cyber product in Brazil
globenewswire.com - September 27 at 5:57 PM

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