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Current Price 603.50p Bid 604.00p Ask 604.50p Change 0.17%
Last Updated: 24/05/2018 18:36. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Beazley plc is the parent company of specialist insurance businesses with operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. Beazley manages six Lloyd's syndicates and, in 2016, underwrote gross premiums worldwide of $2,195.6 million. All Lloyd's syndicates are rated A by A.M. Best. Beazley's underwriters in the United States focus on writing a range of specialist insurance products. In the admitted market, coverage is provided by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., an A.M. Best A rated carrier licensed in all 50 states. In the surplus lines market, coverage is provided by the Beazley syndicates at Lloyd's. Beazley is a market leader in many of its chosen lines, which include professional indemnity, property, marine, reinsurance, accident and life, and political risks and contingency business.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2017

Turnover
£2,043.20m
Operating Profit
£190.10m
Dividend Yield
1.84
Dividend Per Share
11.10
Dividend Cover
2.25
P/E Ratio
24.14

Key Personnel

David Andrew Horton
Chief Executive Officer
Adrian Peter Cox
Executive Director
Neil Patrick Maidment
Executive Director
Martin Lindsay Bride
Finance Director
David Lawton Roberts
Non-Executive Chairman
George Patrick Blunden
Non-Executive Director
Angela Doreen Crawford-Ingle
Non-Executive Director
Sir John Andrew Likierman
Non-Executive Director
Catherine Marie Woods
Non-Executive Director
Robert Arthur Stuchbery
Non-Executive Director
Christine LaSala
Non-Executive Director
John Peter Sauerland
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
BEZ
ISIN
GB00BYQ0JC66
Shares in Issue
527,246,713
Market cap
£3,181.93m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
40.00%
Buy
 
20.00%
Hold
 
20.00%
Sell
 
20.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
604.50p
Bid Price
604.00p
Ask Price
604.50p
Volume
1413606
Change Today
1.00p
% Change Today
0.17%
Open
602.00p
Previous Close
604.50p
Intraday High
608.50p
Intraday Low
602.00p
52 Week High
621.50p
52 Week Low
440.70p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Beazley Intra-day Chart

Beazley News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 11 May 2018 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 10 May 2018 | 11:00 Beazley gross premiums rise as property premiums jump 29% 10 May 2018 | 08:51 Director Deals - Beazley PLC (BEZ) 11 Apr 2018 | 11:35 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 13 Feb 2018 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 08 Feb 2018 | 12:10 Beazley full year profits fall as natural catastrophes generate heavy claims 08 Feb 2018 | 07:59 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 02 Feb 2018 | 08:40 Beazley FY to be ahead of forecasts 17 Jan 2018 | 08:20 Director Deals - Beazley PLC (BEZ) 19 Dec 2017 | 12:50 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 13 Dec 2017 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 10 Nov 2017 | 08:50 Catastrophe claims to hit Beazley FY results 09 Nov 2017 | 07:15 Beazley appoints chairman designate 24 Oct 2017 | 09:41 Director Deals - Beazley PLC (BEZ) 17 Oct 2017 | 14:40 Broker views: Insurance and bonding solutions 05 Oct 2017 | 14:09 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 05 Oct 2017 | 10:40 Return of the FTSE 100 dollar earner rally 29 Sep 2017 | 16:33 FTSE gains support from miners and utility stocks 29 Sep 2017 | 11:58 Mining rally pushes FTSE higher 29 Sep 2017 | 09:12 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 29 Sep 2017 | 08:30 Beazley estimates catastrophe costs of up to $275m 29 Sep 2017 | 07:23 FLASH: Beazley expects catastrophe losses of $175,-$275m 29 Sep 2017 | 07:17 Stocks climb higher by the close 11 Sep 2017 | 16:35 Director Deals - Beazley PLC (BEZ) 04 Aug 2017 | 15:00 Director Deals - Beazley PLC (BEZ) 03 Aug 2017 | 17:40 Director Deals - Beazley PLC (BEZ) 27 Jul 2017 | 17:45 Director Deals - Beazley PLC (BEZ) 27 Jul 2017 | 17:40 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Beazley PLC 25 Jul 2017 | 11:00 Director Deals - Beazley PLC (BEZ) 24 Jul 2017 | 16:55

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
4.4
5.4
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
133.5
96.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
295.3
263.7
Total Non-Current Assets
433.2
365.7
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
986.6
841.1
Cash & Receivables
440.5
507.2
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
5,698.4
5,294.5
Total Assets
7,558.7
7,008.5

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
6,059.8
5,524.8
Total Liabilities
6,059.8
5,524.8

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
1,498.9
1,483.7

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
37.8
37.7
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
1,522.9
1,519.3
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
-61.8
-73.3
Total Equity
1,498.9
1,483.7

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
254.3
193.9
Cashflow Before Financing
86.4
-69.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-81.8
-165.2

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
2,043.2
1,894.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
190.1
308.4
Pre-Tax Profit
168.0
293.2
Profit / Loss for the Year
130.0
251.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
01 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018
H1 Dividend
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Special Dividend
02 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
H2 Dividend
02 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
H1 Dividend
04 Aug 2016
26 Aug 2016
Special Dividend
25 Feb 2016
31 Mar 2016
H2 Dividend
25 Feb 2016
31 Mar 2016
H1 Dividend
06 Aug 2015
04 Sep 2015
Special Dividend
26 Feb 2015
27 Mar 2015
H2 Dividend
26 Feb 2015
27 Mar 2015
H1 Dividend
30 Jul 2014
29 Aug 2014
Special Dividend
26 Feb 2014
28 Mar 2014
H2 Dividend
26 Feb 2014
28 Mar 2014
H1 Dividend
31 Jul 2013
30 Aug 2013
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