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HSTG - Hastings Group Share Price

252.8p 0.4  0.2%

Last Trade - 18/09/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.67bn
Enterprise Value £1.69bn
Revenue £763.6m
Position in Universe 299th / 1807
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1m -0.45%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
380.8 480.2 589.2 715.2 757.7 739.6 837.1 896.8 +14.2%
+2,197 +61.5 +3.2 -46.7 +41.6 +9.74
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, Hastings Group Holdings PLC revenues increased 6% to £393.6M. Net income increased 43% to £54.8M. Revenues reflect Underwriting segment increase of 10% to £277.7M. Net income benefited from Underwriting segment income increase from £7.8M to £44.4M, Consolidation adjustments segment income increase from £200K to £1.5M. Dividend per share remained flat at £0.05.
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Profile Summary

Hastings Group Holdings plc, formerly Hastings Group Holdings Limited, is a holding company. The Company provides general insurance. Its segments include Underwriting, Retail and Corporate. The Underwriting segment includes underwriting business based in Gibraltar. The Underwriting segment includes its subsidiaries, Advantage Insurance Company Limited (AICL), which is engaged in underwriting general insurance, primarily private car insurance in the United Kingdom, and Conquest House Limited, which owns property utilized by the Company. AICL also underwrites the United Kingdom home policies under a co-insurance arrangement. The Retail segment includes provision of insurance broking services to the private car, van, bike and home markets in the United Kingdom, and broking services provided on behalf of a panel of external third-party insurers. The Corporate segment includes the results of various head office companies, whose primary activities are as holding and finance companies.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated June 11, 2015
Public Since October 12, 2015
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 3,300
Sector Financials
Industry Insurance
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Financials , FTSE All Share Nonlife Insurance , FTSE 350 Higher Yield , FTSE 350 , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Nonlife Insurance , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 661,253,725
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Frequently Asked Questions for Hastings Group
What is the Hastings Group share price?

As of 18/09/20, shares in Hastings Group are trading at 252.8p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.67bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Hastings Group share price performed this year?

Shares in Hastings Group are currently trading at 252.8p and the price has moved by 22.96% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Hastings Group price has moved by 47.06% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Hastings Group?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Hastings Group, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 8 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Hastings Group is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Hastings Group next release its financial results?

Hastings Group is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the Hastings Group dividend yield?

The Hastings Group dividend yield is 3.96% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Hastings Group pay a dividend?

Last year, Hastings Group paid a total dividend of 0.1, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 3.96%. Looking ahead, shares in Hastings Group are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-10-01 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-11-06.

When does Hastings Group next pay dividends?

Hastings Group are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-10-01 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-11-06. The historic dividend yield on Hastings Group shares is currently 3.96%.

How do I buy Hastings Group shares?

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What is the market cap of Hastings Group?

Shares in Hastings Group are currently trading at 252.8p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.67bn.

Where are Hastings Group shares listed? Where are Hastings Group shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Hastings Group:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: HSTG
What kind of share is Hastings Group?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Hastings Group is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Hastings Group share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Hastings Group are currently priced at 252.8p. At that level they are trading at 8.48% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 233.04.

Analysts covering Hastings Group currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.14949 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Hastings Group share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Hastings Group. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 10.27%. At the current price of 252.8p, shares in Hastings Group are trading at 31.65% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Hastings Group PE Ratio?

The Hastings Group PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 19.38. The shares are currently trading at 252.8p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Hastings Group?

Hastings Group's management team is headed by:

Thomas Colraine - NEC
Pierre Paul Joseph Lefevre - NID
Anthony Leppard - SEC
Tobias van der Meer - CEO
Alison Burns - NID
Hermanus Bosman - NED
Elizabeth Chambers - NID
John Worth - CFO
Who are the major shareholders of Hastings Group?

Here are the top five shareholders of Hastings Group based on the size of their shareholding:

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Ltd Corporation
Percentage owned: 29.71% (196.5m shares)
RMB Private Bank Bank and Trust
Percentage owned: 29.71% (196.5m shares)
UBS Asset Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.07% (40.1m shares)
J.P. Morgan Securities plc Research Firm
Percentage owned: 5.73% (37.9m shares)
Utley (Neil Alan) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 4.53% (30.0m shares)
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