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16:40 on 17/11/2017

Current Price 370.48p | Bid 372.75p | Ask 373.00p | Change 2.05%

Company Overview

Chesnara plc is the holding company of Countrywide Assured plc which was formerly a subsidiary of Countrywide Assured Group plc (CAG plc) now Countrywide plc, prior to its demerger in May 2004. Chesnara plc was demerged from Countrywide Assured Group plc (CAG) in May 2004. Countrywide Assured plc, the principal operating subsidiary of Chesnara plc, was established in 1988 as the life assurance division of CAG selling mortgage-related life assurance products through CAG's financial services division. In 1995, CA acquired Premium Life, a life assurance company, and integrated it into its existing operations. In August 2003, CA was substantially closed to new business and now manages its existing book of life assurance policies, personal pensions and long-term care products and markets Guaranteed Income and Growth Bonds. The administration of its policies was outsourced to HCL Insurance BPO Services Ltd (a subsidiary of HCL) from 1st February 2005. Most of the policies are either non-linked term assurances, unit-linked endowment policies and guaranteed bonds.

Stock Details

Shares in Issue 126,398,396
Market cap £ 416.17m
Sector Life Insurance
Indices FTSE SmallCap
UK FTSE All Share

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2015

Turnover £301.29 million
Operating Profit £46.25 million
Dividend Yield 5.75
Dividend Per Share 18.94
Dividend Cover 1.40
P/E Ratio 10.46
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Key Personnel

Graham L Kettleborough CEO
Ken Romney Finance Director

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Price Summary

Mid Price ? 372.75p
Bid Price ? 372.75p
Ask Price ? 373.00p
Volume ? 77252
Change Today 7.50p
% Change Today 2.05%
Open 366.50p
Previous Close 372.75p
Intraday High 374.75p
Intraday Low 364.00p
52 Week High 365.25p
52 Week Low 248.25p

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