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LON:HSTG - Hastings Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 176.30
+2.30 (+1.32 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 01:35 PM ET)
Today's Range
173.50
Now: GBX 176.30
177.60
50-Day Range
167.90
MA: GBX 179.88
195.20
52-Week Range
167.70
Now: GBX 176.30
234.60
Volume499,344 shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.17 billion
P/E Ratio12.16
Dividend Yield7.88%
BetaN/A
Hastings Group Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, underwrites general insurance products in the United Kingdom. It is involved in the underwriting and brokerage of car, van, bike, and home insurance under various brands, including Hastings Direct, Hastings PREMIER, Hastings ESSENTIAL, Hastings Direct SmartMiles, InsurePink, and People's Choice. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Insurance - Property & Casualty
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancial Services
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£750.40 million
Cash FlowGBX 11.89 per share
Book ValueGBX 96.90 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees3,400
Market Cap£1.17 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Hastings Group (LON:HSTG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hastings Group's stock symbol?

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

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

Hastings Group announced a dividend on Thursday, August 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 3rd will be given a dividend of GBX 4.50 per share on Friday, November 8th. This represents a yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 3rd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Hastings Group's Dividend History.

How were Hastings Group's earnings last quarter?

Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March, 1st. The company reported $22.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $21.60 by $0.40. The company earned $856.10 million during the quarter. View Hastings Group's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for HSTG?

14 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Hastings Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 145 to GBX 235. On average, they anticipate Hastings Group's share price to reach GBX 200.92 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hastings Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hastings Group?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hastings Group in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hastings Group.

Has Hastings Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about HSTG stock has trended extremely positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hastings Group earned a news impact score of 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Hastings Group.

Who are some of Hastings Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Hastings Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hastings Group investors own include Anglo American (AAL), Renishaw (RSW), Spirent Communications (SPT), Rotork (ROR), Hiscox (HSX), Anglo American (NGLOY), Diamondcorp (DCP), Discoverie Group (DSCV), Polar Capital (POLR) and Rio Tinto (RIO).

Who are Hastings Group's key executives?

Hastings Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Tobias Adriaan van der Meer, CEO & Director (Age 41)
  • Mr. John Worth, Group Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • John Armstrong, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Carole Jones, Group HR Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Anthony S. Leppard, Company Sec.

How do I buy shares of Hastings Group?

Shares of HSTG 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 Hastings Group's stock price today?

One share of HSTG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 176.30.

How big of a company is Hastings Group?

Hastings Group has a market capitalization of £1.17 billion and generates £750.40 million in revenue each year. Hastings Group employs 3,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Hastings Group.

What is Hastings Group's official website?

The official website for Hastings Group is http://www.hastingsplc.com/.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hastings Group (LON HSTG)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  385 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  334 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  719
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hastings Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HSTG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HSTG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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