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Current Price 399.80p Bid 399.40p Ask 399.80p Change 6.61%
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Company Overview

Beazley is a Lloyds of London insurer. It specialises in writing specialty-risk insurance and reinsurance business and has been within the market since 1986. The company floated on the stock market in 2004 and has also established a US operation.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£3,003.90m
Operating Profit/Loss
£295.40m
Dividend yield (%)
2.40
Total dividend for year
$0.1506
Dividend cover
2.74
P/E Ratio
15.30

Key Personnel

Mr David Roberts
Chairman
Mr Andrew Horton
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Adrian Cox
Executive Director
Mr Sally Lake
Group Finance Director
Mr Andrew Likierman
Non-Executive Director
Mr John Reizenstein
Non-Executive Director
Mr John Sauerland
Non-Executive Director
Mr Robert A Stuchbery
Non-Executive Director
Ms Catherine Woods
Non-Executive Director
Ms Nicola Hodson
Non-Executive Director
Mr Christine LaSala
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
BEZ
ISIN
GB00BYQ0JC66
Shares in Issue
608.48m
Market cap
£2,432.71m
Sector

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
66.67%
Hold
 
33.33%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
399.80p
Bid Price
399.40p
Ask Price
399.80p
Volume
1,546,014
Change Today
24.80p
% Change Today
6.61%
Open
382.80p
Previous Close
375.00p
Intraday High
409.80p
Intraday Low
374.20p
52 Week High
628.00p
52 Week Low
323.40p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
3,003.90
2,615.30
Operating Profit/Loss
295.40
105.80
Net Interest
n/a
n/a
Pre-Tax Profit
267.70
76.40
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
234.10
68.20
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
234.10
68.20
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
234.10
68.20
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
$0.1506
$0.1432
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
44.60c
13.00c
Diluted
44.00c
12.80c
Adjusted
44.60c
13.00c
Dividend per Share
$0.1506
$0.1432

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
44.80
4.90
Intangible Assets
122.20
126.50
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
0.10
n/a
Other Financial Assets
5,572.80
4,716.30
Other Non-Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
72.00
58.50
Cash at Bank & In Hand
278.50
336.30
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
397.10
355.30
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
8,873.70
7,733.90

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
9.30
n/a
Total Current Liabilities
9.30
n/a
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
594.20
356.70
Provisions
19.50
9.10
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
613.70
365.80
Other Liabilities
566.40
445.00
Total Liabilities
7,248.40
6,267.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Net Assets
1,625.30
1,466.90

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Share Capital
38.10
38.00
Share Premium Account
3.20
1.60
Other Reserves
-90.50
-79.40
Retained Earnings
1,674.50
1,506.70
Shareholders Funds
1,625.30
1,466.90
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
1,625.30
1,466.90

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
2nd Interim
27 Feb 2020
30 Mar 2020
8.20p
1st Interim
01 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
4.10p
2nd Interim
28 Feb 2019
27 Mar 2019
7.80p
1st Interim
02 Aug 2018
30 Aug 2018
3.90p
2nd Interim
01 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018
7.40p
1st Interim
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
3.70p
Special
02 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
10.00p
Special
02 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
10.00p
1st Interim
04 Aug 2016
26 Aug 2016
3.50p
Special
25 Feb 2016
31 Mar 2016
18.40p
Special
25 Feb 2016
31 Mar 2016
18.40p
1st Interim
06 Aug 2015
04 Sep 2015
3.30p
Final
26 May 2004
25 Jun 2004
0.50p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
8.76%
-0.38%
Dividend yield
2.40%
2.40%
Dividend cover
2.74
0.87
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