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: $12.72
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1055.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1014.16
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 896.50 - GBX 1,106
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.74
  • P/E Growth: -2.95
  • Market Cap: $2.92B
  • 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 993.69

Analysts' Ratings History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/10/2016Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 870View Rating Details
10/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,180View Rating Details
10/5/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,125View Rating Details
8/24/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,045View Rating Details
8/1/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
7/26/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 865 -> GBX 980View 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 10/26/2014 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: $83.52 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
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)
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
trustnet.com logoConfirmation of appointment of Aki Hussain as CFO (LON:HSX)
www.trustnet.com - September 12 at 5:22 PM
rttnews.com logoHiscox Confirms Appointment Of Aki Hussain As Group CFO (LON:HSX)
www.rttnews.com - September 12 at 5:22 PM
marketwired.com logoHiscox's DNA of an Entrepreneur Report Reveals Solid Growth for Small Businesses but Concerns Around Political Instability and Government Support (LON:HSX)
www.marketwired.com - September 12 at 10:12 AM
publicnow.com logoSmall businesses chalk up strong growth but lack government support (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - September 12 at 10:12 AM
cnbc.com logo'Fat and lazy' UK's growth forecasts downgraded (LON:HSX)
www.cnbc.com - September 12 at 10:12 AM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSX-GB : September 12, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 10:12 AM
publicnow.com logoHiscox announces intention to launch collateralised reinsurance ILS capability (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - September 12 at 10:12 AM
publicnow.com logoHiscox Syndicate 33, 2017 Business Forecast (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - September 8 at 9:26 AM
publicnow.com logoDocuments filed on National Storage Mechanism (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - September 8 at 9:26 AM
publicnow.com logoApplication to be Admitted to Official List (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - September 7 at 8:54 AM
capitalcube.com logoHiscox Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSX-GB : September 1, 2016 (LON:HSX)
www.capitalcube.com - September 1 at 8:28 AM
publicnow.com logoHiscox completes sale of HK division of DirectAsia (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - August 31 at 10:19 AM
publicnow.com logoHiscox Group completes sale of Hong Kong division of DirectAsia to Well Link (LON:HSX)
www.publicnow.com - August 31 at 10:19 AM
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


Last Updated on 10/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff