LON:HSTG - Hastings Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 215.40 +0.40 (+0.19 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 03:38 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 215
Today's RangeGBX 213.63 - GBX 219.73
52-Week RangeGBX 169.50 - GBX 292
Volume520,660 shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.42 billion
P/E Ratio10.88
Dividend Yield6.22%
BetaN/A
Hastings Group Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides general insurance products in the United Kingdom. The company operates in two segments, Underwriting and Retail. 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. The company leases properties. Hastings Group Holdings plc was founded in 1996 and is based in Bexhill-On-Sea, the United Kingdom.

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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£756.40 million
Cash FlowGBX 12.13 per share
Book ValueGBX 99.20 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap£1.42 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 9 per share on Friday, May 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 4.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 18th. This is an increase from Hastings Group's previous dividend of $4.50. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Hastings Group's Dividend History.

How were Hastings Group's earnings last quarter?

Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March, 1st. The company reported $22.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates 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?

13 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Hastings Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 205 to GBX 265. On average, they expect Hastings Group's share price to reach GBX 231.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hastings Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hastings Group?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hastings Group in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 4 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?

Media coverage about HSTG stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hastings Group earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 Mattel (MAT), Ultra Clean (UCTT), General Electric (GE), Anglo American (AAL), US Foods (USFD), American National BankShares (AMNB), Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO), New York Times (NYT), Twitter (TWTR) and Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC).

Who are Hastings Group's key executives?

Hastings Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Tobias 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 215.40.

How big of a company is Hastings Group?

Hastings Group has a market capitalization of £1.42 billion and generates £756.40 million in revenue each year.

What is Hastings Group's official website?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hastings Group (LON HSTG)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  322 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  267 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  589
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 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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