Hastings Group Hldg PLC Company Profile (LON:HSTG)

About Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)

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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  • Symbol: LON:HSTG
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £2.08 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 657,113,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 297.18
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 249.54
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 162.90 - GBX 323.40
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.66
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £590.3 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.53
  • Book Value: GBX 0.84 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.78
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £121.6 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.30 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)

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, March 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.60 per share on Wednesday, May 31st. This represents a yield of 2.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 4th. This is a boost from Hastings Group Hldg PLC's previous dividend of $3.30. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Hastings Group Hldg PLC's Dividend History.

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

11 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Hastings Group Hldg PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 166 to GBX 340. On average, they expect Hastings Group Hldg PLC's stock price to reach GBX 269.78 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Hastings Group Hldg PLC.

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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 317.20.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 269.78

Analysts' Ratings History for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/25/2017Peel HuntDowngradeAddGBX 240 -> GBX 340View Rating Details
5/15/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 253 -> GBX 298View Rating Details
5/4/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/2/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/2/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 290View Rating Details
4/21/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 253 -> GBX 315View Rating Details
4/18/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual weightGBX 247 -> GBX 276View Rating Details
3/30/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price Targetsector performGBX 240 -> GBX 260View Rating Details
3/21/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 290View Rating Details
3/6/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 166View Rating Details
11/18/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 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: $20.22 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/2/2017GBX 6.602.85%5/4/20175/4/20175/31/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/21/2017Richard Mark BrewsterInsiderSell9,000,001GBX 248£22,320,002.48
11/16/2015Brewster,Richard MarkInsiderSell41,041GBX 170£69,769.70
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
Latest Headlines for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
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americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Stock Rating Lowered by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 5:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 7:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGoldman Sachs Group Inc Raises Hastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Price Target to GBX 298
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 6:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC's (HSTG) Sell Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 8:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc : HSTG-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 05th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 10:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Given "Sell" Rating at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 8:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Price Target Raised to GBX 315 at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 4:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 7:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Boosts Hastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Price Target to GBX 260
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 10:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Stock Rating Lowered by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 1:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Raises Hastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Price Target to GBX 260
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 8:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC's (HSTG) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 3:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 12:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Given Underperform Rating at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 7:04 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group plc could yield 7.5% in 2017
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 11:09 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTwo FTSE 250 growth stocks you may want to buy in March
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 9:13 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Hastings bumps up prices on injury payout shake-up
www.ft.com - March 2 at 6:06 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Hastings Group Holdings PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied
biz.yahoo.com - March 2 at 6:06 PM
nasdaq.com logoInsurer Hastings 2016 operating profit rises 5 pct
www.nasdaq.com - March 2 at 3:27 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 cracking FTSE 250 bargains I’d buy now
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 7:16 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoS.Africa's Rand Merchant buys 30 pct stake in UK insurer Hastings
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 6:27 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThe life of sex, scandal and tragedy lived by Winston Churchill's cousin, Clare Sheridan
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 25 at 4:55 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Hastings: online driving
www.ft.com - August 11 at 5:46 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTrains Misery As Southern Rail Strike Begins
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 10:13 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWill today’s results thrust BBA Aviation plc, Hastings Group Hldg plc and Capital & Counties Properties plc 20% higher?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 6:38 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHastings Group posts strong first-quarter performance
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 4:10 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoNetflix shares sink as outlook disappoints
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 5:13 PM

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This page was last updated on 5/28/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff