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Hastings Group Holdings

Current Price 268.35p Bid 267.60p Ask 268.00p Change -0.30%
Last Updated: 27/05/2018 16:37. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Hastings Group Holdings plc is one of the fastest growing general insurance providers to the UK market, with 2.6 million live customer policies and employing over 3,000 colleagues at sites in Bexhill, Leicester, Gibraltar and London. Hastings provides refreshingly straightforward products and services to UK car, bike, van and home insurance customers with around 90% of policies directly underwritten by its Gibraltar based insurer, Advantage Insurance Company Limited. Hastings Direct is a trading name of Hastings Insurance Services Limited, the Group's UK broker, which also trades via Hastings Premier, Hastings Essential, Hastings Direct SmartMiles, Peoples Choice and insurePink.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2017

Turnover
£715.60m
Operating Profit
£184.10m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
12.60
Dividend Cover
1.53
P/E Ratio
13.98

Key Personnel

Gary Andrew Hoffman
Chief Executive Officer
Richard Hoskins
Chief Financial Officer
Michael Edward Fairey
Non-Executive Chairman
Pierre Paul Joseph Lefevre
Non-Executive Director
Selina Shanti Sagayam
Non-Executive Director
Alison Sarah Burns
Non-Executive Director
Dr Teresa Robson-Capps
Non-Executive Director
Ian Donald Cormack
Non-Executive Director
Thomas Colraine
Non-Executive Director
Malcolm John le May
Non-Executive Director
Sumit Rajpal
Non-Executive Director
Hermanus Lambertus Bosman
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
HSTG
ISIN
GB00BYRJH519
Shares in Issue
657,686,130
Market cap
£1,774.44m

Analyst Views (8)

Strong Buy
 
37.50%
Buy
 
25.00%
Hold
 
25.00%
Sell
 
12.50%
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
267.60p
Bid Price
267.60p
Ask Price
268.00p
Volume
756973
Change Today
-0.80p
% Change Today
-0.30%
Open
266.40p
Previous Close
267.60p
Intraday High
270.00p
Intraday Low
266.40p
52 Week High
336.70p
52 Week Low
246.80p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Hastings Group Holdings Intra-day Chart

Hastings Group Holdings News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 23 May 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 09 May 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 26 Apr 2018 | 15:30 Hastings Group Holdings gross written premiums grow in Q1 26 Apr 2018 | 08:27 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 24 Apr 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 05 Apr 2018 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 22 Mar 2018 | 14:40 Broker Forecast - Investec issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 12 Mar 2018 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 05 Mar 2018 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 14 Feb 2018 | 09:00 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 26 Jan 2018 | 14:10 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 26 Jan 2018 | 14:05 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 26 Jan 2018 | 14:05 Hastings chairman to step down 09 Jan 2018 | 07:49 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 05 Jan 2018 | 10:00 Board changes at Hastings 11 Dec 2017 | 14:17 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 23 Nov 2017 | 08:30 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 03 Nov 2017 | 08:50 Hastings continues to gain market share 27 Oct 2017 | 07:05 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 24 Oct 2017 | 09:10 Hastings says talks with AA have ceased 12 Sep 2017 | 07:36 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 30 Aug 2017 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 25 Aug 2017 | 11:10 FTSE dips as North Korea tensions rise 09 Aug 2017 | 08:55 Hastings continues to grow market share 09 Aug 2017 | 07:25 FLASH: Hastings adjusted operating profits up 22% 09 Aug 2017 | 07:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 20 Jul 2017 | 09:30 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 12 Jul 2017 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 10 Jul 2017 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 04 Jul 2017 | 09:20

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
14.2
12.7
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
557.4
567.2
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
1,125.4
826.5
Total Non-Current Assets
1,697.0
1,406.4
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
421.0
356.5
Cash & Receivables
154.6
168.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
544.9
431.8
Total Assets
2,817.5
2,362.7

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
2,204.6
1,809.1
Total Liabilities
2,204.6
1,809.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
612.9
553.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
13.1
13.1
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
1,180.7
1,119.0
Share Premium Account
172.6
172.6
Other Equity
-753.5
-751.1
Total Equity
612.9
553.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
221.7
172.5
Cashflow Before Financing
78.7
71.8
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-13.4
15.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
715.6
0.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
184.1
132.1
Pre-Tax Profit
149.0
116.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
126.7
96.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
03 May 2018
31 May 2018
H1 Dividend
05 Oct 2017
10 Nov 2017
H2 Dividend
04 May 2017
31 May 2017
H1 Dividend
06 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
H2 Dividend
21 Apr 2016
31 May 2016
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