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Hiscox

Current Price 1372.11p Bid 1367.00p Ask 1368.00p Change 0.44%
Last Updated: 18/02/2018 02:46. 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 31/12/2016

Turnover
£1,787.60m
Operating Profit
£374.68m
Dividend Yield
2.09
Dividend Per Share
27.50
Dividend Cover
4.20
P/E Ratio
11.40

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
286,961,264
Market cap
£3,919.89m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
60.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
40.00%
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
1368.00p
Bid Price
1367.00p
Ask Price
1368.00p
Volume
342946
Change Today
6.00p
% Change Today
0.44%
Open
1365.00p
Previous Close
1368.00p
Intraday High
1382.00p
Intraday Low
1360.00p
52 Week High
1478.00p
52 Week Low
1059.00p
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

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 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 18 Sep 2017 | 14:00 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 18 Sep 2017 | 14:00 Petra struggles on loan warning and cancelled dividend 18 Sep 2017 | 11:59 Hiscox estimates $150m Harvey claims 18 Sep 2017 | 07:24 FLASH: Hiscox expects Harvey net claims of $150m 18 Sep 2017 | 07:09 Director Deals - Hiscox Ltd (HSX) 08 Sep 2017 | 17:55 Hiscox gives forecast before Harvey and Irma 07 Sep 2017 | 07:31 FLASH: Hiscox gives syndicate forecast 07 Sep 2017 | 07:03 Mining rally triggered by high commodity prices 31 Jul 2017 | 09:17 Hiscox gross written premiums up 31 Jul 2017 | 08:20

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Tangible Assets
48.4
46.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
123.7
126.2
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
401.8
320.2
Total Non-Current Assets
574.0
492.9
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
805.7
619.6
Cash & Receivables
664.8
727.9
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
4,597.4
3,463.6
Total Assets
6,641.8
5,304.0

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
4,823.4
3,775.2
Total Liabilities
4,823.4
3,775.2

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Net Assets
1,818.4
1,528.8

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Share Capital
19.1
19.0
Minority Interests
0.9
0.9
Retained Earnings
1,488.3
1,312.7
Share Premium Account
18.0
15.2
Other Equity
292.1
181.0
Total Equity
1,818.4
1,528.8

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Cashflow from Operating Activities
39.4
71.5
Cashflow Before Financing
25.9
11.8
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-123.8
71.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Turnover
1,787.6
1,487.6
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
374.7
224.8
Pre-Tax Profit
354.5
216.1
Profit / Loss for the Year
337.0
209.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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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