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Hastings Group Holdings

Current Price 298.60p Bid 300.60p Ask 300.80p Change -0.79%
Last Updated: 24/02/2018 18:08. 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 31/12/2016

Turnover
£0.00m
Operating Profit
£132.10m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
9.90
Dividend Cover
1.11
P/E Ratio
25.21

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
£1,973.06m

Analyst Views (7)

Strong Buy
 
14.29%
Buy
 
28.57%
Hold
 
28.57%
Sell
 
14.29%
Strong Sell
 
14.29%
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
300.80p
Bid Price
300.60p
Ask Price
300.80p
Volume
902064
Change Today
-2.40p
% Change Today
-0.79%
Open
302.00p
Previous Close
300.80p
Intraday High
303.60p
Intraday Low
298.40p
52 Week High
336.70p
52 Week Low
221.90p
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 - 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 Hastings schedules interims 16 Jun 2017 | 09:29 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 13 Jun 2017 | 09:25 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 13 Jun 2017 | 09:25 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 13 Jun 2017 | 09:25 Director Deals - Hastings Group Holdings Plc (HSTG) 01 Jun 2017 | 15:05 All resolutions passed at AGM of Hastings 25 May 2017 | 14:59 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 25 May 2017 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Hastings Group Holdings Plc 08 May 2017 | 12:20 FTSE falls as banks deliver mixed results 28 Apr 2017 | 11:51

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Tangible Assets
12.7
13.7
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
567.2
572.8
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
826.5
570.8
Total Non-Current Assets
1,406.4
1,157.3
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
356.5
261.6
Cash & Receivables
168.0
152.2
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
431.8
318.7
Total Assets
2,362.7
1,889.8

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Short Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
1,809.1
1,386.6
Total Liabilities
1,809.1
1,386.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Net Assets
553.6
503.2

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Share Capital
13.1
13.1
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
1,119.0
1,074.2
Share Premium Account
172.6
172.6
Other Equity
-751.1
-756.7
Total Equity
553.6
503.2

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Cashflow from Operating Activities
172.5
155.6
Cashflow Before Financing
71.8
36.8
Increase / Decrease in Cash
15.8
28.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Turnover
0.0
481.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
132.1
126.1
Pre-Tax Profit
116.9
5.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
96.9
2.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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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