Hiscox Ltd Company Profile (LON:HSX)

About Hiscox Ltd

Hiscox Ltd logoHiscox Limited is a Bermuda-based specialist 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. Hiscox Retail consists of Hiscox United Kingdom and Europe and Hiscox International, which provides personal lines cover and commercial insurance. Hiscox London Market consists of the internationally traded insurance business written by the its London-based underwriters via Syndicate 33, including lines in property, marine and energy, casualty and other specialty insurance lines. 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.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: HSX
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.91
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1060.30
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $988.94
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.97
  • P/E Growth: -2.20
  • Market Cap: $2.98B
  • Outstanding Shares: 281,862,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 994.46

Analysts' Ratings History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/24/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,045View Rating Details
8/1/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
8/1/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,125View Rating Details
7/26/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 865 -> GBX 980View Rating Details
7/26/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,160 -> GBX 1,180View Rating Details
7/25/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/22/2016Peel HuntBoost Price TargetReduceGBX 830 -> GBX 880View Rating Details
6/29/2016HSBCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 972View Rating Details
3/28/2016Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
3/11/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,125View Rating Details
3/1/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,043View Rating Details
2/26/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 935View 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
7/27/2015NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 710View Rating Details
7/27/2015Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 840View Rating Details
7/23/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 830View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $80.62 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - August 23 at 5:40 PM
publicnow.com logoAnnouncement of Scrip Reference Share Price (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - August 22 at 10:05 AM
publicnow.com logoHiscox Ireland launches Hiscox Trader – (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 10:18 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoHiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) target price held steady at 1,125GBX as covered today by JP Morgan Cazenove (LON:HSX)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 31 at 5:13 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoJP Morgan Cazenove announced (LON:HSX) Hiscox Ltd, keeping its target price at 1,125GBX earlier today (LON:HSX)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 26 at 8:28 AM
rttnews.com logoHiscox H1 Pretax Profit Rises - Quick Facts (LON:HSX)
www.rttnews.com - July 25 at 5:35 PM
marketwatch.com logoHiscox may set up EU-based insurance firm (LON:HSX)
www.marketwatch.com - July 25 at 5:35 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoPeel Hunt announced (LON:HSX) Hiscox Ltd, renewing its target price at 880GBX today (LON:HSX)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 25 at 5:35 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox’s profits sent soaring by fall in sterling (LON:HSX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 11:04 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Hiscox profits bolstered by fall in sterling value after Brexit (LON:HSX)
ad.doubleclick.net - July 25 at 8:34 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox considers setting up new EU arm to weather Brexit (LON:HSX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 7:19 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 Hiscox Ltd Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET (LON:HSX)
biz.yahoo.com - July 25 at 7:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoShould you buy these FTSE 250 stocks following today’s news? (LON:HSX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 6:59 AM
publicnow.com logoInterim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - July 25 at 2:28 AM
publicnow.com logoSyndicates 33 and 6104 - results and estimates (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - July 25 at 2:28 AM
publicnow.com logoHiscox Ltd interim results (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - July 25 at 2:28 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoA report released earlier today by Peel Hunt about (LON:HSX) Hiscox Ltd bumps the target price to 880GBX (LON:HSX)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 22 at 8:26 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoJP Morgan Cazenove disclosed (LON:HSX) Hiscox Ltd, holding steady its stock price target at 1,125GBX today (LON:HSX)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 21 at 11:33 AM
stockhouse.com logoHiscox Syndicate 33, 2017 Draft Business Forecast (LON:HSX)
www.stockhouse.com - July 19 at 11:37 AM
News IconCo-Op Bank names Hiscox executive John Worth as CFO (LON:HSX)
www.euronews.com - July 15 at 4:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe 2016 Hiscox Embezzlement Study: a Report on White Collar Crime in America (LON:HSX)
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 8:30 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoPeel Hunt reported on (LON:HSX) Hiscox Ltd, maintaining its stock price target to GBX830 today (LON:HSX)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 4 at 5:06 PM
publicnow.com logoHiscox Renovation and Extension Insurance product launches (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - July 4 at 11:21 AM
publicnow.com logoHiscox UK and Ireland appoints new Sales Director (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - July 4 at 9:51 AM
publicnow.com logoHiscox sponsors the RIBA House of the Year (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - July 4 at 7:11 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoHiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) target price bumped up to GBX714, reported today by Barclays Capital (LON:HSX)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 3 at 5:05 PM
stockmarketwire.com logoDirector Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) (LON:HSX)
www.stockmarketwire.com - July 1 at 8:17 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoHiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) target price held steady to GBX972 as recorded today by HSBC (LON:HSX)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 29 at 8:17 AM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSX-GB : June 28, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - June 28 at 4:57 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoGrandpoint Bank offers cyber insurance against wire-transfer fraud (LON:HSX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 7:09 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. bank offers cyber insurance against wire-transfer fraud (LON:HSX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 6:41 PM
businesswire.com logoGrandpoint Bank Makes First-of-its-Kind Cyber Crime Insurance Available to Protect Business Accounts from Funds Transfer Fraud and Cyber Deception (LON:HSX)
www.businesswire.com - June 21 at 5:13 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoHiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) stock price target raised to GBX1,150 as recorded today by Credit Suisse (LON:HSX)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 19 at 5:08 PM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSX-GB : June 13, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - June 13 at 4:53 AM
marketwired.com logoHiscox Expands Technology and Cyber Risk Solutions With Hiscox ClearTech™ (LON:HSX)
www.marketwired.com - June 6 at 5:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox Expands Technology and Cyber Risk Solutions With Hiscox ClearTech(TM) (LON:HSX)
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 8:30 AM
publicnow.com logoAnnouncement of Result of 2016 AGM (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - May 19 at 2:52 PM
publicnow.com logoSyndicates 33 and 6104 - estimates (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - May 16 at 6:52 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Hiscox Ltd. : May 12, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - May 12 at 2:26 PM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSX-GB : May 11, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - May 11 at 4:35 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox weathers Storm Katie and insurance tax hike as premiums rise 10pc (LON:HSX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 3:33 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAlberta fire loss 'manageable' for insurer Hiscox - CEO (LON:HSX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 3:29 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAlberta fire loss "manageable" for insurer Hiscox-CEO (LON:HSX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 3:24 AM
publicnow.com logoQ1 Interim Management Statement (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - May 10 at 2:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox Launches New US Flood Cover -- FloodPlus (LON:HSX)
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:30 AM
feeds.reuters.com logoMOVES-Insurer Hiscox makes two hires to boost professional risks practice (LON:HSX)
feeds.reuters.com - March 2 at 11:19 AM
News Icon-6.70% to Target, UBS Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Hiscox Limited (LON:HSX) Stock - RiversideGazette.com (LON:HSX)
www.riversidegazette.com - February 26 at 1:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : February 19, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - February 19 at 4:32 AM
News IconBarclays Analyst Reaffirmed GBX 684 Price Target on Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) stock, While Reiterating Underweight ... - OctaFinance.com (LON:HSX)
www.octafinance.com - February 3 at 2:24 PM
News IconHiscox Limited (DI) (LON:HSX) Recent Analyst Updates - Risers & Fallers (LON:HSX)
www.risersandfallers.com - January 27 at 1:39 PM

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Last Updated on 8/24/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff