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Hiscox Limited (DI)

Current Price 840.40p Bid 812.80p Ask 847.20p Change -2.60%
Last Updated: 06/04/2020 06:02. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Hiscox is a specialist insurer, providing insurance to individuals and businesses around the world. The group is happy to insure unusual and complicated risks, such as terrorism and fine art, as well as provide upmarket home insurance.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
$4,030.70m
Operating Profit/Loss
$89.60m
Dividend yield (%)
2.50
Total dividend for year
$0.4335
Dividend cover
0.40
P/E Ratio
101.60

Key Personnel

Bronek E Masojada
Chief Executive Officer

Stock Details

EPIC
HSX
ISIN
BMG4593F1389
Shares in Issue
296.13m
Market cap
£2,488.72m
Sector

Analyst Views (12)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
41.67%
Sell
 
8.33%
Strong Sell
 
16.67%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
840.40p
Bid Price
812.80p
Ask Price
847.20p
Volume
1,022,054
Change Today
-22.40p
% Change Today
-2.60%
Open
858.60p
Previous Close
840.40p
Intraday High
862.60p
Intraday Low
824.20p
52 Week High
1,777.00p
52 Week Low
786.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Hiscox Limited (DI) News

Wednesday broker round-up 04 Mar 2020 | 13:46 Tuesday broker round-up 03 Mar 2020 | 14:00 Retail profits help Hiscox through another stormy year 02 Mar 2020 | 08:05 Tuesday broker round-up 25 Feb 2020 | 14:07 Tuesday broker round-up 26 Nov 2019 | 13:59 Friday broker round-up 08 Nov 2019 | 16:17 Canaccord ups Hiscox to 'buy', says reaction to update was 'overdone' 08 Nov 2019 | 12:12 Hiscox clarifies combined ratio guidance for retail unit 07 Nov 2019 | 15:45 Thursday broker round-up 07 Nov 2019 | 14:56 Wednesday broker round-up 16 Oct 2019 | 13:03 Monday broker round-up 16 Sep 2019 | 13:28 Berenberg cuts price target on Hiscox 10 Sep 2019 | 13:41 Hiscox appoints 17-year veteran to chief underwriting role 05 Sep 2019 | 10:26 Tuesday broker round-up 03 Sep 2019 | 13:11 Director dealings: Hiscox director lowers stake 07 Aug 2019 | 16:46 Canaccord ups target price on 'sell' rated Hiscox 30 Jul 2019 | 16:59 Higher premiums help lift Hiscox interims 29 Jul 2019 | 09:37 Hiscox says insurance market still deteriorating 12 Jul 2019 | 08:39 Canaccord downgrades Lloyd\'s insurers Beazley, Hiscox and Lancashire 08 Jul 2019 | 11:10 Richard Watson steps down as Hiscox chief underwriting officer 27 Jun 2019 | 08:38 Tuesday broker round-up 11 Jun 2019 | 12:25 Friday broker round-up 10 May 2019 | 16:20 Director dealings: Hiscox chief underwriting officer offloads 50,000 shares 10 May 2019 | 14:15 Hiscox posts solid start to 2019 07 May 2019 | 07:47 Thursday broker round-up 11 Apr 2019 | 12:55

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
4,030.70
3,778.30
Operating Profit/Loss
89.60
169.80
Net Interest
n/a
n/a
Pre-Tax Profit
53.10
135.60
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
48.90
117.90
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
48.90
117.90
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
48.90
117.90
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
$0.4335
$0.4185
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
17.20c
41.60c
Diluted
16.90c
40.80c
Adjusted
17.20c
41.60c
Dividend per Share
$0.4335
$0.4185

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
128.40
61.40
Intangible Assets
278.00
204.60
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
8.60
9.90
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
n/a
n/a
Cash at Bank & In Hand
1,115.90
1,288.80
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
11,019.90
9,271.60
Total Assets
12,550.80
10,836.30

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
728.80
700.50
Provisions
0.40
9.10
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
729.20
709.60
Other Liabilities
1,537.40
1,166.20
Total Liabilities
10,361.10
8,577.30

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Net Assets
2,189.70
2,259.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Share Capital
34.10
34.00
Share Premium Account
70.50
57.60
Other Reserves
-142.30
-141.30
Retained Earnings
2,226.30
2,307.60
Shareholders Funds
2,188.60
2,257.90
Minority Interests/Other Equity
1.10
1.10
Total Equity
2,189.70
2,259.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
14 May 2020
10 Jun 2020
29.60¢
Interim
08 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
13.75¢
Final
09 May 2019
12 Jun 2019
28.60¢
Interim
09 Aug 2018
11 Sep 2018
13.25¢
Final
10 May 2018
12 Jun 2018
19.50p
Interim
10 Aug 2017
13 Sep 2017
9.50p
Final
11 May 2017
20 Jun 2017
19.00p
Interim
04 Aug 2016
09 Sep 2016
8.50p
Special
10 Mar 2016
07 Apr 2016
16.00p
Final
10 Mar 2016
07 Apr 2016
16.00p
Interim
06 Aug 2015
16 Sep 2015
8.00p
2nd Interim
03 Mar 2010
29 Mar 2010
10.50p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
3.58%
5.15%
Dividend yield
2.50%
2.10%
Dividend cover
0.40
0.99
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