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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:HSX
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.hiscox.com
  • Market Cap: £3.73 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 279,805,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,282.74
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,152.19
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 978 - GBX 1,378
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.50
  • P/E Growth: -2.34
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.79 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.08
  • Book Value: GBX 6.50 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.05
  • EBIDTA: £239.84 million
  • Net Margins: 14.49%
  • Return on Equity: 15.95%
  • Return on Assets: 4.32%
  • Average Volume: 459,619 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 declared a dividend on Monday, February 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 19 per share on Tuesday, June 20th. This represents a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 11th. This is a boost from Hiscox Ltd's previous dividend of $8.50. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Hiscox Ltd's Dividend History.

When will Hiscox Ltd make its next earnings announcement?

Hiscox Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Sunday, July, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Hiscox Ltd.

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

11 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Hiscox Ltd's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 972 to GBX 1,345. On average, they expect Hiscox Ltd's stock price to reach GBX 1,169.20 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 1,332.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Hiscox Ltd (LON HSX)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  428 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  608
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, 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,169.20

Analysts' Ratings History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/20/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,250View Rating Details
7/18/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetReduceGBX 840 -> GBX 980View Rating Details
7/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 1,180 -> GBX 1,305View Rating Details
7/14/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,330View Rating Details
5/11/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,345View Rating Details
5/11/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 980 -> GBX 1,100View Rating Details
5/9/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/27/2017Stockdale SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/4/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,200View Rating Details
2/6/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 969 -> GBX 972View 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
7/27/2015NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 710View Rating Details
7/27/2015Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 840View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Earnings by Quarter for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Earnings History by Quarter for Hiscox Ltd (LON HSX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/30/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $67.45 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Hiscox Ltd (LON HSX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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
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)


Headline Trends for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
Latest Headlines for Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX)
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Earns "Overweight" Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 10:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Sunday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 4:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox launches Security Incident Response coverage in the US to help businesses counter growing terror and criminal threats
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 9:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 10:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 8:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) Earns "Reduce" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 7:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJosh Nevin Named Chief Operating Officer for Hiscox USA
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 5:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Insider Colin D. Keogh Buys 2,216 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 14 at 1:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBold Penguin Announces New Partnership with Hiscox International
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 5:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBronek E. Masojada Sells 50,000 Shares of Hiscox Ltd (HSX) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 10:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Reiterates Reduce Rating for Hiscox Ltd (HSX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 6:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 4:04 PM
reuters.com logoCompanies use kidnap insurance to guard against ransomware attacks
www.reuters.com - May 19 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Given New GBX 1,250 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 8:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanaccord Genuity Boosts Hiscox Ltd (HSX) Price Target to GBX 1,100
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 11:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox Ltd. : HSX-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 12th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 11:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Earns  Add Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 11:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stockdale Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 6:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Hiscox Ltd (HSX) Insider Sells 100,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox's (HSX) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 4:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox's (HSX) Reduce Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 10:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 7:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Given Reduce Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 4:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Insider Acquires £214,533 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 11:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Insider Colin D. Keogh Purchases 1,289 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 1:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Price Target Raised to GBX 972
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 1:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 11:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 3:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Earns Buy Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 8:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHiscox Ltd (HSX) Insider Jeremy Pinchin Sells 97,183 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 9:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoExclusive: EU markets watchdog looks to stop unfair Brexit sweeteners
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 6:06 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Hiscox Ltd Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET
biz.yahoo.com - February 27 at 6:51 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThe dividend stock set to soar 30%+ by the end of 2018
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 5:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox Cyber Readiness Report: Study reveals cyber security shortcomings in prevention, detection and training
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 7:02 PM
reuters.com logoMore insurers considering move to Ireland, central bank says
www.reuters.com - December 15 at 6:22 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAIG joins list of finance companies looking to move from Britain
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 9:20 AM
rttnews.com logoHiscox 9-month Gross Written Premiums Up 14.3% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - November 7 at 8:59 AM
marketwatch.com logoHiscox: Premiums up 21% on forex gains
www.marketwatch.com - November 7 at 8:59 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThe weak pound is a fillip for this growth stock
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 8:59 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Funding Snapshot: Insurance Startup Indio Raises $2M Seed
www.wsj.com - November 2 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAustin Film Festival (AFF) Announces Winners of 2016 Film and Screenplay Competitions, Hiscox Insurance Audience and Courage Awards
finance.yahoo.com - October 25 at 5:33 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Feedback on your dinner party chat will do you good
www.ft.com - October 16 at 5:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHiscox USA Presents Second Annual Hiscox Courage Award at Austin Film Festival
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 10:35 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHurricane Matthew may cause $25-30 bln in insurance losses
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 7 at 10:29 AM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 250 leaps toward all-time high despite the pound’s slump
www.marketwatch.com - October 4 at 10:16 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoLondon insurance market to carry out catastrophe testing-Hiscox
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 10:16 AM


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