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

GBX 182.40
+4.30 (+2.41 %)
(As of 12/16/2019 07:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
173.60
Now: GBX 182.40
183.20
50-Day Range
167.90
MA: GBX 177.92
188.30
52-Week Range
167.70
Now: GBX 182.40
234.60
Volume144,855 shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.21 billion
P/E Ratio12.58
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 12.30 per share
Book ValueGBX 96.90 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees3,400
Market Cap£1.21 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 declared a dividend on Thursday, August 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 3rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.50 per share on Friday, November 8th. This represents a yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date 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 earnings results on Thursday, March, 1st. The company reported $22.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $21.60 by $0.40. The firm had revenue of $856.10 million for the quarter. View Hastings Group's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for HSTG?

14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Hastings Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 145 to GBX 235. On average, they expect Hastings Group's share price to reach GBX 199.23 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.5% 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?

Headlines about HSTG stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hastings Group earned a news impact score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near 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 182.

How big of a company is Hastings Group?

Hastings Group has a market capitalization of £1.20 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:  386 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  337 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  723
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 12/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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