Hastings Group Holdings (HSTG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 250

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195.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.50p
  • 52 Week High: 320.00
  • 52 Week Low: 185.10
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 657.70m
  • Volume: 531,609
  • Market Cap: 1,285.81m
  • Beta: 0.78

HSTG Overview

Hastings Group provides insurance services to the UK car, van, bike and home insurance market. Founded as Hastings Direct in 1997, it employs around 2,680 people and has 2.3m live customer policies. The groups retail business, Hastings Insurance Services, is responsible for the end customer pricing, fraud management, product design, distribution and management of the underlying customer relationships. Its underwriting business, Advantage Insurance Company, engages in risk selection, underlying technical pricing, reserving and claims handling.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 6.4% 7.0%
Div Cover 1.7 1.6
Op Mrgn 17.6% 17.6%
ROCE 43.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 8.9 9.0
PEG 0.2 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.5 1.3
Pr/Book 2.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 23.7% 12.0%
PBT 58.0% 13.1%
EPS 49.7% -1.4%
DPS 27.3% 9.3%

HSTG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-14 441.40 (1.40) 14.80p n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-15 543.30 5.00 16.30p 10.2 1.0 +10% 2.20p 1.3%
31-Dec-16 691.80 94.30 14.70p 16.8 n/a -10% 9.90p 4.0%
31-Dec-17 856.10 149.00 22.00p 14.5 0.3 +50% 12.60p 3.9%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

HSTG Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-18 958.53 168.57 21.68p 9.0 n/a -1% 13.77p 7.0%
31-Dec-19 1,016.33 160.24 20.87p 9.4 n/a -4% 15.12p 7.7%

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HSTG Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 13-Nov-2018 16:06 RNS
Q3 Trading Update 25-Oct-2018 07:00 RNS
Total Voting Rights 28-Sep-2018 07:00 RNS

Latest HSTG Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

HSTG Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 195.50p
Change Today 0.50p
% Change 0.26 %
52 Week High 320.00
52 Week Low 185.10
Volume 531,609
Shares Issued 657.70m
Market Cap 1,285.81m
Beta 0.78

HSTG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
68.98% above the market average68.98% above the market average68.98% above the market average68.98% above the market average68.98% above the market average
85.71% above the sector average85.71% above the sector average85.71% above the sector average85.71% above the sector average85.71% above the sector average
Price Trend
68.13% below the market average68.13% below the market average68.13% below the market average68.13% below the market average68.13% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average
Income
94.17% above the market average94.17% above the market average94.17% above the market average94.17% above the market average94.17% above the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average
Growth
92.87% above the market average92.87% above the market average92.87% above the market average92.87% above the market average92.87% above the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 2
Neutral 6
Sell 1
Strong Sell 1
Total 12
neutral
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HSTG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 04-Oct-18 03-May-18
Paid 09-Nov-18 31-May-18
Amount 4.50p 8.50p

Trades for 13-Nov-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:47 22 @ 195.10p
16:47 20 @ 195.70p
16:47 5 @ 195.10p
16:47 19 @ 195.10p
16:47 15 @ 195.10p

HSTG Key Personnel

CEO Toby van der Meer

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