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Hiscox

Current Price 1530.00p Bid 1528.00p Ask 1530.00p Change 0.92%
Last Updated: 26/05/2018 01:21. 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
1.92
Dividend Per Share
29.00
Dividend Cover
0.32
P/E Ratio
162.47

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
Lynn Carter
Non-Executive Director
Caroline Jean Foulger
Non-Executive Director
Ernst Robert Jansen
Non-Executive Director
Anne MacDonald
Non-Executive Director
Robert John McMillan
Non-Executive Director
Gunnar Stokholm
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
HSX
ISIN
BMG4593F1389
Shares in Issue
287,011,824
Market cap
£4,336.75m

Analyst Views (8)

Strong Buy
 
37.50%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
37.50%
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
1530.00p
Bid Price
1528.00p
Ask Price
1530.00p
Volume
387251
Change Today
14.00p
% Change Today
0.92%
Open
1520.00p
Previous Close
1530.00p
Intraday High
1541.00p
Intraday Low
1513.00p
52 Week High
1537.00p
52 Week Low
1189.00p
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 - 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 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 09 Mar 2018 | 09:30 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 28 Feb 2018 | 12:40 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 27 Feb 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 27 Feb 2018 | 08:50 Hiscox profits down 90% amid $225m hit from natural catastrophes 26 Feb 2018 | 08:12 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 14 Dec 2017 | 17:15 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 14 Dec 2017 | 17:15 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 13 Dec 2017 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 11 Dec 2017 | 08:40 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 22 Nov 2017 | 16:35 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 14 Nov 2017 | 15:15 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 14 Nov 2017 | 15:15 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 10 Nov 2017 | 09:00 Hiscox gives syndicate estimates 07 Nov 2017 | 09:59 Hiscox gross written premiums rise by 12.4% 07 Nov 2017 | 07:17 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 25 Oct 2017 | 13:10 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 12 Oct 2017 | 10:00 Miners help to drive FTSE 100 higher 02 Oct 2017 | 17:03 Hiscox estimates $225m claims for Harvey and Irma 02 Oct 2017 | 07:50 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 29 Sep 2017 | 17:20 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 29 Sep 2017 | 17:20 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 29 Sep 2017 | 17:20 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Hiscox Ltd 29 Sep 2017 | 08:40 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 18 Sep 2017 | 14:05 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 18 Sep 2017 | 14:00

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
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
H1 Dividend
07 Aug 2013
18 Sep 2013
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