Beazley PLC Company Profile (LON:BEZ)

About Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)

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:
  • 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
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 477.58
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 478.37
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 351.68 - GBX 527.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.46
  • P/E Growth: 19.58
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.94 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.34
  • Book Value: GBX 2.89 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.72
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • 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?

One share of Beazley PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 497.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Beazley PLC (LON BEZ)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  391 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  525 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  916
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.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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)
Price Target History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Analysts' Ratings History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/5/2017Numis Securities LtdDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
10/3/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
9/29/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/29/2017Peel HuntLower Price TargetReduceGBX 370 -> GBX 320View 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
2/10/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 370View Rating Details
11/12/2015Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
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Earnings Estimates for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $21.57 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Beazley PLC (LON BEZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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Beazley PLC (BEZ) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by Staff

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