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Hiscox

Current Price 1601.00p Bid 1600.00p Ask 1601.00p Change -0.06%
Last Updated: 18/11/2018 18:28. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Hiscox plc is a global specialist insurer headquartered in Bermuda. The Hiscox Group employs over 2,300 people in 13 countries, and has customers worldwide. Through the retail businesses in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US, it offers a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers as well as homeowners. Internationally traded, bigger ticket business and reinsurance is underwritten through Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re and ILS.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2017

Turnover
£1,997.70m
Operating Profit
£51.46m
Dividend Yield
1.81
Dividend Per Share
29.00
Dividend Cover
0.32
P/E Ratio
172.15

Key Personnel

Bronislaw Edmund Masojada
Chief Executive
Hamayou Akbar Hussain
Chief Financial Officer
Richard Colin Watson
Chief Underwriting Officer
Robert Simon Childs
Non-Executive Chairman
Colin Denis Keogh
Non-Executive Director
Gunnar Stokholm
Non-Executive Director
Robert John McMillan
Non-Executive Director
Anne MacDonald
Non-Executive Director
Ernst Robert Jansen
Non-Executive Director
Caroline Jean Foulger
Non-Executive Director
Lynn Carter
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
HSX
ISIN
BMG4593F1389
Shares in Issue
287,659,093
Market cap
£4,605.42m

Analyst Views (8)

Strong Buy
 
12.50%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
62.50%
Sell
 
25.00%
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
1600.00p
Bid Price
1600.00p
Ask Price
1601.00p
Volume
747033
Change Today
-1.00p
% Change Today
-0.06%
Open
1604.00p
Previous Close
1600.00p
Intraday High
1618.00p
Intraday Low
1591.00p
52 Week High
1725.00p
52 Week Low
1283.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Hiscox Intra-day Chart

Hiscox News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 16 Nov 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 06 Nov 2018 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Canaccord Genuity issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 06 Nov 2018 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 06 Nov 2018 | 09:40 FTSE gains momentum on oil price rally 05 Nov 2018 | 16:50 UK stocks trade higher after soft UK services PMI 05 Nov 2018 | 12:01 UK stocks open 0.2% weaker; pound strengthens on Brexit progress 05 Nov 2018 | 09:01 Hiscox sees growth moderating toward year-end despite 'strong' Q3 05 Nov 2018 | 07:32 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 05 Oct 2018 | 10:10 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 05 Oct 2018 | 10:10 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 02 Oct 2018 | 17:20 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 02 Oct 2018 | 17:20 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 07 Sep 2018 | 13:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 07 Sep 2018 | 08:10 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 05 Sep 2018 | 17:50 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 28 Aug 2018 | 09:20 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 15 Aug 2018 | 17:40 Hiscox pretax first half profit jumps 27% as premiums rise 30 Jul 2018 | 08:46 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 25 Jul 2018 | 08:10 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 15 Jun 2018 | 15:05 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 15 Jun 2018 | 15:05 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 15 Jun 2018 | 15:00 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 15 Jun 2018 | 15:00 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 14 Jun 2018 | 17:40 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 05 Jun 2018 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 09 May 2018 | 09:30 Hiscox premiums jump 20.4% in Q1 08 May 2018 | 07:56 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 03 Apr 2018 | 15:35 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 03 Apr 2018 | 15:35 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 13 Mar 2018 | 17:05

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
48.6
48.4
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
137.8
123.7
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
378.0
401.8
Total Non-Current Assets
564.4
574.0
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
830.7
805.7
Cash & Receivables
642.8
664.8
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
5,169.3
4,597.4
Total Assets
7,207.3
6,641.8

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
5,452.9
4,823.4
Total Liabilities
5,452.9
4,823.4

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
1,754.4
1,818.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
19.1
19.1
Minority Interests
0.9
0.9
Retained Earnings
1,468.6
1,488.3
Share Premium Account
27.1
18.0
Other Equity
238.7
292.1
Total Equity
1,754.4
1,818.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
68.7
39.4
Cashflow Before Financing
71.8
25.9
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-2.4
-123.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
1,997.7
1,787.6
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
51.5
374.7
Pre-Tax Profit
30.8
354.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
26.3
337.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
09 Aug 2018
11 Sep 2018
H2 Dividend
10 May 2018
12 Jun 2018
H1 Dividend
10 Aug 2017
13 Sep 2017
H2 Dividend
11 May 2017
20 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
04 Aug 2016
09 Sep 2016
Special Dividend
10 Mar 2016
07 Apr 2016
H2 Dividend
10 Mar 2016
07 Apr 2016
H1 Dividend
06 Aug 2015
16 Sep 2015
Special Dividend
26 Mar 2015
02 Apr 2015
H2 Dividend
26 Mar 2015
02 Apr 2015
H1 Dividend
06 Aug 2014
17 Sep 2014
Special Dividend
19 Mar 2014
09 Apr 2014
H2 Dividend
19 Mar 2014
09 Apr 2014
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