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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £2.13 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 657,200,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 313.83
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 285.30
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 202.43 - GBX 336.70
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.89
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £652.8 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.26
  • Book Value: GBX 0.87 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.72
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £137.3 million
  • Net Margins: 13.92%
  • Return on Equity: 13.06%
  • Return on Assets: 3.23%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 582,964 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 Wednesday, August 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.10 per share on Friday, November 10th. This represents a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th. The official announcement can be accessed 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 shares. Their predictions range from GBX 166 to GBX 350. On average, they anticipate Hastings Group Hldg PLC's share price to reach GBX 285.22 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Hastings Group Hldg PLC.

Who are some of Hastings Group Hldg PLC's key competitors?

Who are Hastings Group Hldg PLC's key executives?

Hastings Group Hldg PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gary Andrew Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Richard Hoskins, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Ian Godfrey, Managing Director - Underwriting
  • Tobias van der Meer, Managing Director - Retail
  • Carole Jones, Group HR Director
  • Anthony Leppard, Company Secretary
  • Michael Fairey, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Richard M. Brewster, Non-Executive Director
  • Alison Burns, Non-Executive Director
  • Edward Fitzmaurice, Non-Executive Director

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.

What is Hastings Group Hldg PLC's stock price today?

One share of Hastings Group Hldg PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 323.40.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON HSTG)
Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  113 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  338
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hastings Group Hldg 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 Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 285.22

Analysts' Ratings History for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/11/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 350View Rating Details
8/10/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/10/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightView Rating Details
8/7/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
8/7/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 340View Rating Details
7/20/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 290 -> GBX 315View Rating Details
7/4/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 298 -> GBX 315View Rating Details
6/19/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 166View Rating Details
6/13/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceGBX 230View Rating Details
4/21/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 253 -> GBX 315View Rating Details
3/30/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price Targetsector performGBX 240 -> GBX 260View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/16/2015 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: $21.47 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON HSTG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/9/2017GBX 4.101.28%10/5/201710/5/201711/10/2017
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
6/12/2017Richard HoskinsInsiderBuy811,165GBX 319£2,587,616.35
5/31/2017Richard Mark BrewsterInsiderSell50,000GBX 317£158,500
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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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoCredit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 13 at 4:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc :HSTG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 1:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of HSTG.L earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 7:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) Declares Dividend of GBX 4.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 3:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 3:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) Price Target Raised to GBX 315
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 12:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 6:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Given New GBX 315 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 8:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC's (HSTG) "Underperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 10:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates Reduce Rating for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 18 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRichard Hoskins Buys 811,165 Shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 7:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Receives "Add" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 6:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHastings Group Holdings Plc : Neutral price; Buy/ Sell depends on fundamentals
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 6:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 8:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRichard Mark Brewster Sells 50,000 Shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 7:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) Stock Rating Lowered by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 5:40 PM
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 8/16/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff