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LON:HSTGHastings Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 184
+4.50 (+2.51 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
177.40
Now: GBX 184
188.40
50-Day Range
164.50
MA: GBX 181.74
200.40
52-Week Range
136.50
Now: GBX 184
207.40
Volume1.10 million shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.22 billion
P/E Ratio17.36
Dividend Yield5.85%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.50 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Insurance - Property & Casualty
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£741.30 million
Cash FlowGBX 10.10 per share
Book ValueGBX 97.20 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees3,400
Market Cap£1.22 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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HSTG stock has increased by 18.7% and is now trading at GBX 184. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hastings Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Hastings Group.

How were Hastings Group's earnings last quarter?

Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) released its earnings results on Thursday, March, 1st. The company reported $22.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $21.60 by $0.40. The company 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. Investors 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 positive change from Hastings Group's previous dividend of GBX 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?

12 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Hastings Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 160 to GBX 235. On average, they expect Hastings Group's stock price to reach GBX 203.42 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Hastings Group.

Has Hastings Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about HSTG stock have trended extremely negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hastings Group earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate 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 184.

How big of a company is Hastings Group?

Hastings Group has a market capitalization of £1.22 billion and generates £741.30 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 www.hastingsplc.com.

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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