LON:HSTG - Hastings Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 218.80 +0.20 (+0.09 %) (As of 04/24/2019 12:56 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 218.60Today's RangeGBX 218.80 - GBX 225.8052-Week RangeGBX 169.50 - GBX 292Volume1.18 million shsAverage Volume1.19 million shsMarket Capitalization£1.45 billionP/E Ratio11.05Dividend Yield6.23%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. The company leases properties. Hastings Group Holdings plc was founded in 1996 and is based in Bexhill-On-Sea, the United Kingdom. Receive HSTG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HSTG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Insurance - Property & Casualty Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinancial Services Current SymbolLON:HSTG Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.hastingsplc.com PhoneN/ADebt Debt-to-Equity Ratio39.03 Current Ratio0.92 Quick Ratio0.23Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.05 Forward P/E Ratio0.09 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£756.40 million Price / Sales1.91 Cash FlowGBX 11.77 per share Price / Cash Flow18.59 Book ValueGBX 99 per share Price / Book2.21Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees3,400 Outstanding Shares660,892,032Market Cap£1.45 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 declared a dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 9 per share on Friday, May 31st. This represents a yield of 4.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 18th. This is a boost 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 1st. The company reported $22.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $21.60 by $0.40. The firm 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 1-year price objectives for Hastings Group's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 205 to GBX 265. On average, they expect Hastings Group's share price to reach GBX 233.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% 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? Press coverage about HSTG stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hastings Group earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Hastings Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hastings Group include RSA Insurance Group (RSA), Beazley (BEZ), Sirius International Insurance Group (SG), Kingsway Financial Services (KFS), ADMIRAL GRP/ADR (AMIGY), INS AUS GRP LTD/ADR (IAUGY), RSA Insurance Group (RSNAY), RSA Insurance Group (RSAIF), Sampo Oyj (SAXPF) and SUNCORP GRP LTD/S (SNMCY). 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), Rotork (ROR), Hiscox (HSX), Anglo American (NGLOY), Spirent Communications (SPT), Diamondcorp (DCP), Polar Capital (POLR), Rio Tinto (RIO) and Mattel (MAT). 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 RelationsMs. 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 218.80. How big of a company is Hastings Group? Hastings Group has a market capitalization of £1.45 billion and generates £756.40 million in revenue each year. Hastings Group employs 3,400 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 330 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 276 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 606MarketBeat'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 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the quiet period?