Hastings Group Hldg PLC Company Profile (LON:HSTG)

About Hastings Group Hldg PLC

Hastings Group Hldg PLC logoHastings Group Holdings plc, formerly Hastings Group Holdings Limited, is a holding company. The Company provides general insurance. Its segments include Underwriting, Retail and Corporate. The Underwriting segment includes underwriting business based in Gibraltar. The Underwriting segment includes its subsidiaries, Advantage Insurance Company Limited (AICL), which is engaged in underwriting general insurance, primarily private car insurance in the United Kingdom, and Conquest House Limited, which owns property utilized by the Company. AICL also underwrites the United Kingdom home policies under a co-insurance arrangement. The Retail segment includes provision of insurance broking services to the private car, van, bike and home markets in the United Kingdom, and broking services provided on behalf of a panel of external third-party insurers. The Corporate segment includes the results of various head office companies, whose primary activities are as holding and finance companies.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: HSTG
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $2.89
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $231.36
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $222.91
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 147.30 - GBX 253.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.11
  • P/E Growth: 0.52
  • Market Cap: $1.52B
  • Outstanding Shares: 657,217,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 216

Analysts' Ratings History for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 234View Rating Details
1/23/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 240View Rating Details
1/18/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 239View Rating Details
12/15/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
12/15/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
11/30/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 163View Rating Details
11/18/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceView Rating Details
11/2/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 204View Rating Details
5/6/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 210View Rating Details
2/12/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated Ratingsector performGBX 165View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $16.35 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/11/2016GBX 3.301.56%10/6/201610/6/201611/4/2016
3/15/2016GBX 2.201.31%4/21/20164/21/20165/31/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/16/2015Brewster,Richard MarkInsiderSell41,041GBX 170£69,769.70
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
DateHeadline
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : Group Says Rand Merchant Gets Approval To Buy 29.9% Stake (ALLISS) (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 5:55 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 cracking FTSE 250 bargains I’d buy now (LON:HSTG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 7:16 AM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : direct lauches community fund scheme (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 5:39 PM
capitalcube.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSTG-GB : February 15, 2017 (LON:HSTG)
www.capitalcube.com - February 15 at 5:06 AM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : *BERENBERG RAISES HASTINGS GROUP PRICE TARGET TO 253 (234) PENCE - 'BUY' (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - February 13 at 6:47 PM
News IconInvestor Notebook: Focusing in on Shares of Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG.L) - Springdale Times (LON:HSTG)
springdaletimes.com - January 31 at 11:37 PM
News IconInside the Numbers: Looking at This Stock: Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG.L) - Springdale Times (LON:HSTG)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 7:24 PM
capitalcube.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSTG-GB : January 26, 2017 (LON:HSTG)
www.capitalcube.com - January 26 at 7:24 PM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : *GOLDMAN CUTS HASTINGS GROUP TO 'NEUTRAL' ('BUY') - TARGET 248 (214) PENCE (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - January 25 at 4:31 AM
News IconStock Overview: Moving Average Check on Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG.L) - Springdale Times (LON:HSTG)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 6:30 PM
News IconInvestor Corner: Checking in on Shares of Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG.L) - Springdale Times (LON:HSTG)
springdaletimes.com - January 17 at 6:19 PM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : *HSBC RAISES HASTINGS GROUP PRICE TARGET TO 205 (193) PENCE - 'REDUCE' (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - January 13 at 4:48 AM
News IconHastings Group Holdings (LON:HSTG) Analyst Target Changes (LON:HSTG)
larampadinapoli.com - January 3 at 11:44 AM
4-traders.com logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Hastings Non-Exec Buys GBP29.2 Million In Shares (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - December 23 at 10:59 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Shore Capital Reiterates Sell on Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) (LON:HSTG)
marketexclusive.com - December 15 at 6:22 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoS.Africa's Rand Merchant buys 30 pct stake in UK insurer Hastings (LON:HSTG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 6:27 PM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : *BARCLAYS RAISES HASTINGS GROUP PRICE TARGET TO 239 (238) PENCE - 'OVERWEIGHT' (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - December 12 at 11:05 AM
capitalcube.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSTG-GB : December 5, 2016 (LON:HSTG)
www.capitalcube.com - December 5 at 11:01 AM
capitalcube.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSTG-GB : November 11, 2016 (LON:HSTG)
www.capitalcube.com - November 11 at 7:27 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUK insurer Hastings gross written premiums rise (LON:HSTG)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 9:57 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoGoldman Sachs to sell off a 7% stake in Hastings Direct (LON:HSTG)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - October 5 at 10:44 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThe life of sex, scandal and tragedy lived by Winston Churchill's cousin, Clare Sheridan (LON:HSTG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 25 at 4:55 PM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : Group posts impressive rise in profit (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - September 19 at 5:35 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Hastings Group Holdings Plc : August 30, 2016 (LON:HSTG)
www.capitalcube.com - August 30 at 5:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Hastings Group Holdings Plc : August 19, 2016 (LON:HSTG)
www.capitalcube.com - August 19 at 5:28 PM
capitalcube.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc :HSTG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2016 : August 18, 2016 (LON:HSTG)
www.capitalcube.com - August 18 at 8:31 AM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : *JPMORGAN RAISES HASTINGS GROUP PRICE TARGET TO 245 (240) PENCE - 'OVERWEIGHT' (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - August 15 at 5:44 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Hastings: online driving (LON:HSTG)
www.ft.com - August 11 at 5:46 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUK insurer Hastings first-half operating profit rises 20 percent (LON:HSTG)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 8:30 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTrains Misery As Southern Rail Strike Begins (LON:HSTG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 10:13 AM
capitalcube.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSTG-GB : July 11, 2016 (LON:HSTG)
www.capitalcube.com - July 11 at 4:38 AM
capitalcube.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSTG-GB : June 15, 2016 (LON:HSTG)
www.capitalcube.com - June 15 at 4:53 AM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : *JPMORGAN INITIATES HASTINGS GROUP WITH 'OVERWEIGHT' - TARGET 240 PENCE (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - May 19 at 11:16 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWill today’s results thrust BBA Aviation plc, Hastings Group Hldg plc and Capital & Counties Properties plc 20% higher? (LON:HSTG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 6:38 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHastings Group posts strong first-quarter performance (LON:HSTG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 4:10 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoInsurer Hastings first-quarter gross written premiums jump 29 percent (LON:HSTG)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 2:32 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoNetflix shares sink as outlook disappoints (LON:HSTG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 5:13 PM
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thevillagessuntimes.com - April 9 at 9:54 AM
News IconWere Analysts Bullish Aberdeen Asset Management plc (LON:ADN) This Week? (LON:HSTG)
ambienteja.info - April 9 at 9:54 AM
News IconAre Analysts Bearish Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) After Last Week? (LON:HSTG)
sacredheartspectrum.com - April 9 at 9:54 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoNational Lottery: will you win Wednesday's £34m Lotto jackpot? (LON:HSTG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 6 at 1:59 PM
News IconTeleCity Group Plc (LON:TCY) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts (LON:HSTG)
thevillagessuntimes.com - March 30 at 9:44 AM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : *HSBC RAISES HASTINGS GROUP PRICE TARGET TO 190 (181) PENCE - 'HOLD' (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - March 23 at 9:16 AM
4-traders.com logoHastings Hldg : Group Declares First Dividend Since Listing In London (LON:HSTG)
www.4-traders.com - March 16 at 9:26 AM
News IconUK insurer Hastings full-year operating profit jumps (LON:HSTG)
www.euronews.com - March 15 at 9:23 AM
News IconUK insurer Hastings full-year operating profit jumps (LON:HSTG)
www.euronews.com - March 15 at 9:23 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoInsurer Hastings would benefit from speculated tax hike - CEO (LON:HSTG)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 7:54 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoInsurer Hastings would benefit from speculated tax hike - CEO (LON:HSTG)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 7:54 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2015 Hastings Group Holdings PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied (LON:HSTG)
biz.yahoo.com - March 15 at 7:07 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2015 Hastings Group Holdings PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied (LON:HSTG)
biz.yahoo.com - March 15 at 7:07 AM

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What is Hastings Group Hldg PLC's stock symbol?

Hastings Group Hldg PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "HSTG."

How often does Hastings Group Hldg PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hastings Group Hldg PLC?

Hastings Group Hldg PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, August 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.30 per share on Friday, November 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 6th. This is a boost from Hastings Group Hldg PLC's previous dividend of $2.20. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Where is Hastings Group Hldg PLC's stock going? Where will Hastings Group Hldg PLC's stock price be in 2017?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Hastings Group Hldg PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 163 to GBX 245. On average, they expect Hastings Group Hldg PLC's stock price to reach GBX 216 in the next year.

How do I buy Hastings Group Hldg PLC stock?

Shares of Hastings Group Hldg 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 Hastings Group Hldg PLC stock cost?

One share of Hastings Group Hldg PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 231.70.


Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff