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Hastings Group Holdings

Current Price 205.60p Bid 205.40p Ask 205.60p Change 1.58%
Last Updated: 19/09/2019 21:51. 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 31/12/2018

Turnover
£756.40m
Operating Profit
£161.60m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
13.50
Dividend Cover
1.47
P/E Ratio
10.17

Key Personnel

Tobias Adriaan van der Meer
Chief Executive Officer
John Alexander Worth
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
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
661,253,725
Market cap
£1,338.38m

Analyst Views (9)

Strong Buy
 
44.44%
Buy
 
11.11%
Hold
 
33.33%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
11.11%
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
205.60p
Bid Price
205.40p
Ask Price
205.60p
Volume
469505
Change Today
3.20p
% Change Today
1.58%
Open
202.90p
Previous Close
205.60p
Intraday High
206.20p
Intraday Low
202.20p
52 Week High
272.80p
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 - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 03 Sep 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 03 Sep 2019 | 09:30 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 12 Aug 2019 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 12 Aug 2019 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 12 Aug 2019 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 09 Aug 2019 | 11:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 09 Aug 2019 | 10:00 Hastings profits slump on higher claims inflation in H1 08 Aug 2019 | 08:54 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 15 Jul 2019 | 11:00 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 15 Jul 2019 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 28 Jun 2019 | 09:10 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 03 Jun 2019 | 12:15 Broker Forecast - Panmure Gordon issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 22 May 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 03 May 2019 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 02 May 2019 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 01 May 2019 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 29 Apr 2019 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 29 Apr 2019 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 26 Apr 2019 | 09:10 UK stocks open 0.3% lower as RBS disappoints 26 Apr 2019 | 09:07 Hastings says loss ratio may edge higher as premiums slow in Q1 amid 'competitive' motor market 26 Apr 2019 | 07:18 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 24 Apr 2019 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 19 Mar 2019 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 12 Mar 2019 | 13:50 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 05 Mar 2019 | 12:20 Hastings grows profits despite pressure on premiums 28 Feb 2019 | 09:51 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
22.7
14.2
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
550.5
557.4
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
1,253.2
1,125.4
Total Non-Current Assets
1,826.4
1,697.0
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
444.7
421.0
Cash & Receivables
146.0
154.6
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
565.6
544.9
Total Assets
2,982.7
2,817.5

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
2,331.7
2,204.6
Total Liabilities
2,331.7
2,204.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
651.0
612.9

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
13.2
13.1
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
1,226.2
1,180.7
Share Premium Account
172.6
172.6
Other Equity
-761.0
-753.5
Total Equity
651.0
612.9

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
151.4
221.7
Cashflow Before Financing
112.9
78.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-8.6
-13.4

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
756.4
715.6
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
161.6
184.1
Pre-Tax Profit
152.9
149.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
130.6
126.7

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
03 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
H2 Dividend
18 Apr 2019
31 May 2019
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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