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17:03 on 17/11/2017

Current Price 1422.65p | Bid 1422.00p | Ask 1423.00p | Change 0.21%

Company Overview

Hiscox plc is a specialist international insurance group. Established in 1901, there are three main underwriting businesses – Syndicate 33 at Lloyd's, UK Retail and International Retail. Syndicate 33 at Lloyd's underwrites mainly internationally traded business in the London market – generally large or complex business which needs to be shared with other insurers or needs the international licences of Lloyd's. The UK Retail business offers specialist insurance for profession-based businesses and high net worth home and contents insurance. The International Retail business writes high value household and some specialist professional indemnity business. These businesses share several characteristics: a focus on selected classes of insurance markets where expertise and brains make a difference, leading positions in those specialist markets, and a history of creating dynamic insurance solutions.

Stock Details

ISIN BMG4593F1389
Shares in Issue 285,458,419
Market cap £3,122.92m
Sector Nonlife Insurance
Indices FTSE 250
FTSE 350
UK FTSE All Share

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2014

Turnover £1392.43 million
Operating Profit £236.26 million
Dividend Yield 2.24
Dividend Per Share 24.00
Dividend Cover 2.95
P/E Ratio 15.03
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Important Dates

AGM / EGM 20/05/2015
Trading Statement 12/05/2015

Key Personnel

Robert Hiscox Chairman
Stuart J Bridges Finance Director
Bronek E Masojada CEO

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Price Summary

Mid Price ? 1423.00p
Bid Price ? 1422.00p
Ask Price ? 1423.00p
Volume ? 444001
Change Today 3.00p
% Change Today 0.21%
Open 1415.00p
Previous Close 1423.00p
Intraday High 1426.00p
Intraday Low 1413.00p
52 Week High 1125.50p
52 Week Low 896.50p

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