Lancashire Holdings Limited Company Profile (LON:LRE)

About Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)

Lancashire Holdings Limited logoLancashire Holdings Limited is a holding company. The Company's principal activity, through its subsidiaries, is the provision of global specialty insurance and reinsurance products. The Company operates through five segments: Property, Energy, Marine, Aviation and Lloyd's. It underwrites worldwide, insurance and reinsurance contracts that transfer insurance risk, including risks exposed to both natural and man-made catastrophes. It operates as a specialty insurer/reinsurer operating in Bermuda and London across three platforms: rated insurers, Lloyd's and collateralized security. Property reinsurance includes property catastrophe excess of loss, property per risk excess of loss and property retrocession lines of business. It provides coverage for natural catastrophes, such as hurricanes, earthquakes and floods. Its subsidiaries include Lancashire Insurance Company Limited, Lancashire Management Services (Canada) Limited and Lancashire Insurance Marketing Services Limited.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:LRE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.34 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 199,958,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 656.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 687.34
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 608 - GBX 775
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.36
  • P/E Growth: -4.75
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £526 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.55
  • Book Value: GBX 6.31 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.06
  • EBITDA: £172.2 million
  • Net Margins: 33.87%
  • Return on Equity: 12.36%
  • Return on Assets: 5.30%
  • Average Volume: 442,191 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)

What is Lancashire Holdings Limited's stock symbol?

Lancashire Holdings Limited trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "LRE."

How often does Lancashire Holdings Limited pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lancashire Holdings Limited?

Lancashire Holdings Limited announced a dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.05 per share on Wednesday, September 6th. This represents a yield of 0.52%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Lancashire Holdings Limited's Dividend History.

Where is Lancashire Holdings Limited's stock going? Where will Lancashire Holdings Limited's stock price be in 2017?

12 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Lancashire Holdings Limited's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 530 to GBX 775. On average, they anticipate Lancashire Holdings Limited's share price to reach GBX 647.36 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Lancashire Holdings Limited.

Who are some of Lancashire Holdings Limited's key competitors?

Who are Lancashire Holdings Limited's key executives?

Lancashire Holdings Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Alexander Terence Maloney, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Elaine Whelan, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Paul Gregory, Group Chief Underwriting Officer
  • Christopher Head, Company Secretary
  • Peter L. Clarke, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Michael G. Dawson, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Simon W. D. Fraser, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Samantha Hoe-Richardson, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Robert R. Lusardi, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Lancashire Holdings Limited stock?

Shares of Lancashire Holdings Limited 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 Lancashire Holdings Limited's stock price today?

One share of Lancashire Holdings Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 672.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON LRE)
Community Ranking:  0.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  115 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  565 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  680
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lancashire Holdings Limited 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 Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 647.36
Consensus Price Target History for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)
Price Target History for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/10/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 625View Rating Details
10/9/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 690View Rating Details
10/9/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 631View Rating Details
7/27/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 775View Rating Details
7/25/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual WeightGBX 630View Rating Details
7/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperformGBX 610View Rating Details
6/13/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 680View Rating Details
5/5/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 630View Rating Details
4/27/2017Stockdale SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/4/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 530View Rating Details
12/7/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated Ratingsector performGBX 650View Rating Details
9/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 695View Rating Details
3/28/2016Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
1/15/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 700View Rating Details
11/5/2015Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 892View Rating Details
11/2/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)
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Earnings Estimates for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.24 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON LRE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/29/2017Alex MaloneyInsiderSell59,539GBX 672£400,102.08
2/28/2017Michael George DawsonInsiderBuy7,200GBX 693£49,896
2/27/2017Elaine WhelanInsiderSell4,723GBX 690£32,588.70
9/13/2016Maloney ,AlexInsiderSell60,614GBX 650£393,991
5/5/2016Maloney ,AlexInsiderBuy18,955GBX 526£99,703.30
3/3/2016Whelan,ElaineInsiderBuy29,500GBX 561£165,495
3/1/2016Maloney ,AlexInsiderBuy44,553GBX 560£249,496.80
9/10/2015Whelan,ElaineInsiderSell1,628GBX 689£11,216.92
6/26/2015Milligan ,TomInsiderBuy1,000GBX 6.20GBX 6,200
3/25/2015Alex MaloneyInsiderSell53,558GBX 629.61£337,206.52
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Lancashire Holdings Limited (LRE) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by Staff

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