LON:HSTG - Hastings Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 186.20 -0.30 (-0.16 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 186.20Today's RangeGBX 184.60 - GBX 190.7052-Week RangeGBX 169.50 - GBX 277Volume379,034 shsAverage Volume1.19 million shsMarket Capitalization£1.23 billionP/E Ratio9.40Dividend Yield7.09%BetaN/A ProfileAnalyst 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 Ratio9.40 Forward P/E Ratio0.08 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£756.40 million Price / Sales1.63 Cash FlowGBX 11.90 per share Price / Cash Flow15.65 Book ValueGBX 99 per share Price / Book1.88Profitability 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£1.23 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. Shareholders 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 is Thursday, April 18th. This is a positive change 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 1st. The company reported $22.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $21.60 by $0.40. The business had revenue of $856.10 million for the quarter. View Hastings Group's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for HSTG? 12 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Hastings Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 190 to GBX 265. On average, they expect Hastings Group's share price to reach GBX 227.82 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hastings Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hastings Group? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hastings Group in the last year. There are currently 8 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? News coverage about HSTG stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Hastings Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hastings Group include 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), Spirent Communications (SPT), Hiscox (HSX), Anglo American (NGLOY), 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 186.20. How big of a company is Hastings Group? Hastings Group has a market capitalization of £1.23 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: 337 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 285 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 622MarketBeat'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 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the NASDAQ? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.