Hiscox Ltd Company Profile (LON:HSX)

About Hiscox Ltd

Hiscox Ltd logoHiscox Limited is a Bermuda-based insurer. 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 UK and Europe, and Hiscox International, which provides personal lines cover and commercial insurance. Hiscox London Market consists of the internationally traded insurance business, 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: $13.48
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1033.090
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1044.480
  • 52-Week Range: £2,818,620 - GBX 896.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.176
  • P/E Growth: -5.300
  • Market Cap: $3.04B
  • 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, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.08)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,066.27

Analysts' Ratings History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/6/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 969 -> GBX 972View Rating Details
1/24/2017Peel HuntLower Price TargetReduceGBX 870 -> GBX 840View Rating Details
1/17/2017Stockdale SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,060View Rating Details
1/16/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,180View Rating Details
12/16/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,180View Rating Details
12/7/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated Ratingsector performGBX 1,150View Rating Details
11/24/2016Numis Securities LtdUpgradeAddGBX 1,225View Rating Details
11/8/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,125View Rating Details
10/5/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/24/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,045View Rating Details
7/26/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 865 -> GBX 980View 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
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 2/19/2015 forward)


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


Earnings Estimates for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $96.39 EPS


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
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)


Latest Headlines for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
4-traders.com logoHiscox : appoints Director of Finance Change (LON:HSX)
www.4-traders.com - February 13 at 6:46 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoGet Started: Small businesses lag in cybersecurity readiness (LON:HSX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 6:46 PM
News IconChecking in on Signals for Hiscox Ltd. (HSX.L) - Davidson Register (LON:HSX)
davidsonregister.com - February 8 at 12:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox Cyber Readiness Report: Study reveals cyber security shortcomings in prevention, detection and training (LON:HSX)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 7:02 PM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSX-GB : January 31, 2017 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - January 31 at 4:31 AM
4-traders.com logoHiscox : launches Security Incident Response product to meet changing risk landscape (LON:HSX)
www.4-traders.com - January 26 at 7:24 PM
News IconPeel Hunt reiterated Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) as 'Reduce' With 840 PT - UK Market News (LON:HSX)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 26 at 1:19 AM
News IconTrend Strength Monitor on Shares of Hiscox Ltd. (HSX.L) - Springdale Times (LON:HSX)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 1:19 AM
4-traders.com logoHiscox : appoints new Chief Actuary (LON:HSX)
www.4-traders.com - January 23 at 11:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSX-GB : January 19, 2017 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - January 19 at 4:18 AM
News IconHiscox Limited (DI) (LON:HSX) New Price Targets - UK Market News (LON:HSX)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 5 at 2:52 AM
News IconOutstanding Analyst Ratings For Hiscox Limited (DI) (LON:HSX) - UK Market News (LON:HSX)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 24 at 3:59 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Macquarie Reiterates Outperform on Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) (LON:HSX)
marketexclusive.com - December 18 at 10:52 PM
reuters.com logoMore insurers considering move to Ireland, central bank says (LON:HSX)
www.reuters.com - December 15 at 6:22 PM
4-traders.com logoHiscox : UK appoints new London Regional Manager for Professional and Speciality Commercial lines (LON:HSX)
www.4-traders.com - December 15 at 6:22 PM
News IconDirector Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) (LON:HSX)
www.youinvest.co.uk - December 14 at 6:27 PM
News IconRoyal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms "sector perform" Rating for Hiscox Ltd (HSX) (LON:HSX)
larampadinapoli.com - December 14 at 4:20 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Hiscox Ltd. : December 2, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - December 2 at 5:36 PM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSX-GB : December 1, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - December 1 at 10:29 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAIG joins list of finance companies looking to move from Britain (LON:HSX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 9:20 AM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSX-GB : November 9, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - November 9 at 7:59 AM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - November 8 at 4:55 PM
News IconUnderwriter Hiscox's 9-month gross written premiums rise 14.3 pct (LON:HSX)
travelguideforeurope.com - November 7 at 5:48 PM
iii.co.uk logoFTSE rises ahead of US election on banks, miners (LON:HSX)
www.iii.co.uk - November 7 at 8:59 AM
rttnews.com logoHiscox 9-month Gross Written Premiums Up 14.3% - Quick Facts (LON:HSX)
www.rttnews.com - November 7 at 8:59 AM
reuters.com logoUnderwriter Hiscox's nine-month gross written premiums rise 14.3 percent (LON:HSX)
uk.reuters.com - November 7 at 8:59 AM
marketwatch.com logoHiscox: Premiums up 21% on forex gains (LON:HSX)
www.marketwatch.com - November 7 at 8:59 AM
publicnow.com logoSyndicates 33 and 6104 - estimates (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - November 7 at 8:59 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox's gross written premiums rise despite rating pressure (LON:HSX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 8:59 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThe weak pound is a fillip for this growth stock (LON:HSX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 8:59 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Funding Snapshot: Insurance Startup Indio Raises $2M Seed (LON:HSX)
www.wsj.com - November 2 at 5:42 PM
4-traders.com logoHiscox : leads new US1 billion fine art consortium (LON:HSX)
www.4-traders.com - October 27 at 5:34 PM
publicnow.com logoHiscox leads new US1 billion fine art consortium (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - October 26 at 8:42 AM
News IconAustin Film Festival Announces Winners of 2016 Film & Screenplay Competitions & More (LON:HSX)
www.broadwayworld.com - October 25 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAustin Film Festival (AFF) Announces Winners of 2016 Film and Screenplay Competitions, Hiscox Insurance Audience and Courage Awards (LON:HSX)
finance.yahoo.com - October 25 at 5:33 PM
News IconHiscox USA Taps gyro as Agency of Record (LON:HSX)
www.andhranews.net - October 19 at 10:25 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Feedback on your dinner party chat will do you good (LON:HSX)
www.ft.com - October 16 at 5:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox USA Presents Second Annual Hiscox Courage Award at Austin Film Festival (LON:HSX)
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 10:35 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHurricane Matthew may cause $25-30 bln in insurance losses (LON:HSX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 7 at 10:29 AM
publicnow.com logoHiscox launches new SME crime product to combat the growing threat of fraud and its devastating impact (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - October 6 at 10:49 AM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 250 leaps toward all-time high despite the pound’s slump (LON:HSX)
www.marketwatch.com - October 4 at 10:16 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoLondon insurance market to carry out catastrophe testing-Hiscox (LON:HSX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 10:16 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoLondon insurance market to carry out catastrophe testing - Hiscox (LON:HSX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 10:16 AM
News IconBTIS announces partnership with Hiscox for new bind-online Small Business Insurance Program (LON:HSX)
www.abnewswire.com - September 30 at 10:40 AM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSX-GB : September 28, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - September 28 at 10:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox USA Launches Small Business Resource Center (LON:HSX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 27 at 5:28 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoLloyd's of London readying EU move plans (LON:HSX)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 8:38 AM
4-traders.com logoHiscox : launches combined cyber risk and professional liability insurance for US hospitals (LON:HSX)
www.4-traders.com - September 15 at 5:51 PM
publicnow.com logoHiscox launches combined cyber risk and professional liability insurance for US hospitals (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - September 15 at 8:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox USA Expands Allied Healthcare Coverage With Pharmacies Solution (LON:HSX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 10:16 AM


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 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.50 per share on Friday, September 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 4th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

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

13 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Hiscox Ltd's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 840 to GBX 1,225. On average, they expect Hiscox Ltd's stock price to reach GBX 1,066.27 in the next year.

When will Hiscox Ltd announce their earnings?

Hiscox Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

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.

How much does a share of Hiscox Ltd stock cost?

One share of Hiscox Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,067.

Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff