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Hastings Group Holdings

Current Price 220.20p Bid 220.00p Ask 220.40p Change 0.09%
Last Updated: 18/02/2019 12:01. 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 2.7 million live customer policies and employing over 3,300 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
1.48
P/E Ratio
11.40

Key Personnel

Tobias Adriaan van der Meer
Chief Executive Officer
Richard Hoskins
Chief Financial Officer
Gary Andrew Hoffman
Non-Executive Chairman
Hermanus Lambertus Bosman
Non-Executive Director
Alison Sarah Burns
Non-Executive Director
Thomas Colraine
Non-Executive Director
Ian Donald Cormack
Non-Executive Director
Selina Shanti Sagayam
Non-Executive Director
Dr Teresa Robson-Capps
Non-Executive Director
Sumit Rajpal
Non-Executive Director
Pierre Paul Joseph Lefevre
Non-Executive Director
Elizabeth Grace Chambers
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
HSTG
ISIN
GB00BYRJH519
Shares in Issue
659,152,419
Market cap
£1,450.14m

Analyst Views (10)

Strong Buy
 
30.00%
Buy
 
10.00%
Hold
 
60.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
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
220.20p
Bid Price
220.00p
Ask Price
220.40p
Volume
3111358
Change Today
0.20p
% Change Today
0.09%
Open
217.00p
Previous Close
220.00p
Intraday High
221.60p
Intraday Low
217.00p
52 Week High
313.60p
52 Week Low
169.50p
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 AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 01 Feb 2019 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 24 Jan 2019 | 15:40 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 11 Jan 2019 | 10:40 Hastings to appoint John Worth as CFO after Richard Hoskins steps down 11 Jan 2019 | 08:01 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 04 Jan 2019 | 10:35 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 04 Jan 2019 | 10:35 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 04 Jan 2019 | 10:30 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 04 Jan 2019 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 13 Dec 2018 | 12:20 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 27 Nov 2018 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 23 Nov 2018 | 09:30 Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 19 Nov 2018 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 15 Nov 2018 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 06 Nov 2018 | 11:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 26 Oct 2018 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 26 Oct 2018 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 26 Oct 2018 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 26 Oct 2018 | 08:00 Calm returns to markets for now 25 Oct 2018 | 11:57 UK stocks open lower, taking cue from bearish mood abroad 25 Oct 2018 | 09:08 Hastings premiums up 3% amid struggles to contain claims inflation 25 Oct 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 15 Oct 2018 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 05 Oct 2018 | 09:30 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 20 Sep 2018 | 09:00 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 19 Sep 2018 | 12:15 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 07 Sep 2018 | 14:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 09 Aug 2018 | 11:50 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 08 Aug 2018 | 14:35 Hasting Group profits increase by a quarter as premiums rise 08 Aug 2018 | 07:59 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 25 Jul 2018 | 11:30

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
04 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
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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