Hiscox Ltd Company Profile (LON:HSX)

About Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)

Hiscox Ltd logoHiscox Limited is a Bermuda-based insurer company. The Company is a holding company for subsidiaries involved in the business of insurance and reinsurance in Bermuda, the United States, the United Kingdom, Guernsey, Europe and Asia. It operates through four segments: Hiscox Retail, Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re and Corporate Centre. Its Hiscox Retail consists of Hiscox United Kingdom and Ireland, Hiscox Europe and Hiscox International. The Hiscox United Kingdom and Europe division provides commercial insurance for small- and medium-sized businesses. Its Hiscox London Market consists of the internationally traded insurance business, including lines in property, marine and energy, casualty and other specialty insurance lines. Its Hiscox Re is the reinsurance division of the Company, combining the underwriting platforms in Bermuda, London and Paris. The Corporate Centre consists of the investment return, finance costs and administrative costs associated with its management activities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:HSX
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.hiscox.com
  • Market Cap: £3.87 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 282,632,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,287.47
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,260.54
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 978 - GBX 1,378
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.72
  • P/E Growth: -3.01
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.97 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.96
  • Book Value: GBX 6.57 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.08
  • EBITDA: £254.24 million
  • Net Margins: 9.72%
  • Return on Equity: 10.63%
  • Return on Assets: 2.87%
  • Average Volume: 534,282 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)

What is Hiscox Ltd's stock symbol?

Hiscox Ltd trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "HSX."

How often does Hiscox Ltd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hiscox Ltd?

Hiscox Ltd announced a dividend on Monday, July 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be given a dividend of GBX 9.50 per share on Wednesday, September 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.7%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Hiscox Ltd's Dividend History.

Where is Hiscox Ltd's stock going? Where will Hiscox Ltd's stock price be in 2017?

12 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Hiscox Ltd's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 910 to GBX 1,380. On average, they expect Hiscox Ltd's share price to reach GBX 1,198.45 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Hiscox Ltd.

Who are some of Hiscox Ltd's key competitors?

Who are Hiscox Ltd's key executives?

Hiscox Ltd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Bronislaw Edmund Masojada, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Hamayou Akbar Hussain, Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Ben Walter, Chief Executive Officer of Hiscox USA
  • Steve Langan, Chief Executive Officer of Hiscox Insurance Company, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Richard Colin Watson, Chief Underwriting Officer, Executive Director
  • Amanda Brown, Group Human Resources Director
  • Paul Lawrence, Chief Underwriting Officer of Hiscox London Market
  • Jeremy Pinchin, Group Company Secretary, Chief Executive Officer, Hiscox Re and ILS Chief Executive Officer, Hiscox Bermuda Group Claims Director
  • Robert Simon Childs, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Lynn Carter, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Hiscox Ltd stock?

Shares of Hiscox Ltd 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 Hiscox Ltd's stock price today?

One share of Hiscox Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,368.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Hiscox Ltd (LON HSX)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  218 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  475 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  693
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hiscox Ltd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,198.45
Consensus Price Target History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Price Target History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Analysts' Ratings History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/12/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,350View Rating Details
10/2/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/29/2017Peel HuntLower Price TargetReduceGBX 980 -> GBX 910View Rating Details
9/27/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,375View Rating Details
9/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 1,008View Rating Details
8/2/2017Stockdale SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
7/25/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual WeightGBX 1,380View Rating Details
7/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 1,180 -> GBX 1,305View Rating Details
5/11/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,345View Rating Details
5/11/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 980 -> GBX 1,100View Rating Details
4/4/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,200View Rating Details
12/7/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated Ratingsector performGBX 1,150View Rating Details
6/29/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 972View Rating Details
3/28/2016Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
1/15/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 825View Rating Details
11/9/2015Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,190View Rating Details
11/2/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
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Earnings Estimates for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $38.71 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Hiscox Ltd (LON HSX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/31/2017GBX 9.500.7%8/10/20178/10/20179/13/2017
2/27/2017GBX 191.77%5/11/20175/11/20176/20/2017
7/25/2016GBX 8.500.8%8/4/20168/4/20169/9/2016
2/29/2016GBX 323.29%3/10/20163/10/20164/7/2016
7/27/2015GBX 80.9%8/6/20158/6/20159/16/2015
7/28/2014GBX 7.501.1%8/6/20148/6/20149/17/2014
2/25/2014GBX 507.63%3/19/20143/19/20144/9/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/29/2017Colin D KeoghInsiderBuy1,057GBX 1,280£13,529.60
6/14/2017Colin D KeoghInsiderBuy2,216GBX 1,248£27,655.68
6/2/2017Bronek E MasojadaInsiderSell50,000GBX 1,236£618,000
4/13/2017Roberts S ChildsInsiderSell100,000GBX 1,126£1,126,000
3/31/2017Hamayou Akbar HussainInsiderBuy19,700GBX 1,089£214,533
3/30/2017Colin D KeoghInsiderBuy1,289GBX 1,102£14,204.78
3/17/2017Jeremy PinchinInsiderSell97,183GBX 1,078£1,047,632.74
2/27/2017Roberts S ChildsInsiderSell1,224GBX 1,072£13,121.28
12/14/2016Anne MacDonaldInsiderBuy2,309GBX 1,004£23,182.36
12/13/2016Richard WatsonInsiderSell28,231GBX 1,010£285,133.10
12/12/2016Richard WatsonInsiderSell21,769GBX 1,010£219,866.90
9/30/2016Anne MacDonaldInsiderBuy2,823GBX 1,041£29,387.43
9/12/2016Keogh,Colin DInsiderBuy41GBX 1,036£424.76
8/2/2016Watson,RichardInsiderSell96,234GBX 1,084£1,043,176.56
6/30/2016Jansen,ErnstInsiderBuy2,288GBX 997£22,811.36
3/31/2016Keogh,Colin DInsiderBuy1,257GBX 972£12,218.04
3/1/2016Watson,RichardInsiderSell40,000GBX 974£389,600
12/30/2015Jansen,ErnstInsiderBuy1,962GBX 1,055£20,699.10
12/18/2015Masojada,Bronek EInsiderSell60,000GBX 1,046£627,600
12/2/2015Keogh,Colin DInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,048£52,400
9/30/2015Watson,RichardInsiderSell60,000GBX 935£561,000
8/14/2015Childs,Roberts R SInsiderSell206,882GBX 928£1,919,864.96
6/30/2015Jansen,ErnstInsiderBuy2,281GBX 8.35£190.46
4/22/2015Bronek E MasojadaInsiderSell76,050GBX 831.26£632,173.23
4/21/2015Bronek E MasojadaInsiderSell113,134GBX 837.57£947,576.44
4/20/2015Bronek E MasojadaInsiderSell100,451GBX 837.71£841,488.07
4/14/2015Stuart J BridgesInsiderSell532,145GBX 856.55£4,558,088
4/13/2015Stuart J BridgesInsiderSell65,065GBX 878.72£571,739.17
3/31/2015Ernst JansenInsiderBuy2,323GBX 850.88£19,765.94
3/19/2015Richard WatsonInsiderSell134,229GBX 810.69£1,088,181.08
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Hiscox Ltd (HSX) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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