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

GBX 185.50
+1.00 (+0.54 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 07:09 AM ET)
Today's Range
171.30
Now: GBX 185.50
187.60
50-Day Range
148.90
MA: GBX 171.46
188
52-Week Range
136.50
Now: GBX 185.50
234.60
Volume241,823 shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.23 billion
P/E Ratio17.50
Dividend Yield5.77%
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. 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£741.30 million
Cash FlowGBX 10.17 per share
Book ValueGBX 97.30 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees3,400
Market Cap£1.23 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Hastings Group (LON:HSTG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Hastings Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Hastings Group's stock was trading at GBX 155 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HSTG shares have increased by 19.7% and is now trading at GBX 185.50. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Hastings Group?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hastings Group in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Hastings Group.

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 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $21.60 by $0.40. The business earned $856.10 million during the quarter. View Hastings Group's earnings history.

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

Hastings Group declared a dividend on Thursday, February 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.50 per share on Friday, May 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 16th. This is a boost from Hastings Group's previous dividend of $4.50. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Hastings Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for HSTG?

13 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Hastings Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 145 to GBX 235. On average, they anticipate Hastings Group's share price to reach GBX 198.69 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Hastings Group.

Has Hastings Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about HSTG stock has been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hastings Group earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutHastings 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 following 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.

What is Hastings Group's stock symbol?

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

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 185.50.

How big of a company is Hastings Group?

Hastings Group has a market capitalization of £1.23 billion and generates £741.30 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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  406 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  372 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  778
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 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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