LON:HSX - Hiscox Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 1,654 +45.00 (+2.80 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,609
Today's RangeGBX 1,610 - GBX 1,654
52-Week RangeGBX 1,411 - GBX 1,727
Volume497,241 shs
Average Volume721,158 shs
Market Capitalization£4.76 billion
P/E Ratio37.34
Dividend Yield1.92%
BetaN/A
Hiscox Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance services. The company operates through four segments: Hiscox Retail, Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re & ILS, and Corporate Centre. It provides commercial insurance for small-and medium-sized businesses, including household, fine art and collectibles, and luxury motor via brokers, through a growing network of partnerships, and directly to consumers. The company also offers property insurance; marine and energy insurance; casualty insurance; specialty and international employees and officers' insurance; kidnap and ransom insurance; auto physical damage insurance; and other specialty insurance, such as aviation, contingency, terrorism, personal accident, and product recall. In addition, it provides healthcare and casualty reinsurance services, as well as investment services. The company operates in Bermuda, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, Guernsey, France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Singapore, and Thailand. Hiscox Ltd is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Property & Casualty Insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+1-441-2788300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£2.66 billion
Cash FlowGBX 968.67 per share
Book ValueGBX 804.90 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees3,300
Market Cap£4.76 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

Hiscox (LON:HSX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hiscox's stock symbol?

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

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

Hiscox declared a dividend on Monday, February 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.29 per share on Wednesday, June 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 9th. This is an increase from Hiscox's previous dividend of $0.13. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Hiscox's Dividend History.

When is Hiscox's next earnings date?

Hiscox is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hiscox.

What price target have analysts set for HSX?

12 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Hiscox's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,040 to GBX 1,740. On average, they anticipate Hiscox's share price to reach GBX 1,534.55 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Hiscox.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hiscox?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hiscox in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hiscox.

Has Hiscox been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about HSX stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hiscox earned a daily sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Hiscox's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Hiscox own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hiscox investors own include Anglo American (AAL), Hastings Group (HSTG), Renishaw (RSW), Rotork (ROR), Spirent Communications (SPT), Anglo American (NGLOY), Polar Capital (POLR), Diamondcorp (DCP), Rio Tinto (RIO) and Hiscox (HCXLF).

Who are Hiscox's key executives?

Hiscox's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bronislaw Edmund Masojada, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Hamayou Akbar Hussain, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Richard Colin Watson, Chief Underwriting Officer & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Ian Penny, Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Kylie O'Connor, Head of Group Communications

How do I buy shares of Hiscox?

Shares of HSX 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's stock price today?

One share of HSX stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,654.

How big of a company is Hiscox?

Hiscox has a market capitalization of £4.76 billion and generates £2.66 billion in revenue each year. Hiscox employs 3,300 workers across the globe.

What is Hiscox's official website?

The official website for Hiscox is http://www.hiscox.com/.

How can I contact Hiscox?

Hiscox's mailing address is 4th Floor, Wessex House, 45 Reid Street, HAMILTON, HM 12, Bermuda. The company can be reached via phone at +1-441-2788300.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hiscox (LON HSX)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  335 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  616 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  951
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hiscox and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HSX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HSX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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