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LON:HSX - Hiscox Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 899.20
-25.80 (-2.79 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 05:20 AM ET)
Today's Range
889
Now: GBX 899.20
916.40
50-Day Range
786
MA: GBX 1,166.79
1,347
52-Week Range
654
Now: GBX 899.20
1,795
Volume325,064 shs
Average Volume721,158 shs
Market Capitalization£2.56 billion
P/E Ratio53.21
Dividend Yield3.73%
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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£2.91 billion
Cash FlowGBX 981.45 per share
Book ValueGBX 758.40 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees3,300
Market Cap£2.56 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Hiscox (LON:HSX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Hiscox's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Hiscox's stock was trading at GBX 1,127 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HSX stock has decreased by 20.2% and is now trading at GBX 899.20. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Hiscox?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hiscox in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Hiscox.

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

Hiscox declared a dividend on Monday, March 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 14th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.30 per share on Wednesday, June 10th. This represents a yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 14th. This is a boost from Hiscox's previous dividend of $0.14. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Hiscox's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for HSX?

13 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Hiscox's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,010 to GBX 1,600. On average, they anticipate Hiscox's share price to reach GBX 1,314.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Hiscox.

Has Hiscox been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about HSX stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hiscox earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutHiscox.

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), Spirent Communications (SPT), Rotork (ROR), Anglo American (NGLOY), Polar Capital (POLR), Hiscox (HCXLF), Diamondcorp (DCP) and Discoverie Group (DSCV).

Who are Hiscox's key executives?

Hiscox's management team includes the following 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

What is Hiscox's stock symbol?

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

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 899.20.

How big of a company is Hiscox?

Hiscox has a market capitalization of £2.56 billion and generates £2.91 billion in revenue each year. Hiscox employs 3,300 workers across the globe. View additional information about Hiscox.

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:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  363 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  692 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,055
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 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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