Hastings Group Holdings (HSTG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 250

178.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -6.20p
  • 52 Week High: 231.60
  • 52 Week Low: 167.90
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 661.25m
  • Volume: 1,119,711
  • Market Cap: 1,177.03m

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 7.3% 5.7%
Div Cover 1.7 1.1
Op Mrgn 16.3% 9.3%
ROCE 43.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 8.2 15.9
PEG 3.0 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.3 1.3
Pr/Book 1.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 11.0% 0.5%
PBT 2.6% -41.9%
EPS 2.7% -49.3%
DPS 7.1% -21.7%

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%
31-Dec-18 949.90 152.90 22.60p 8.3 2.8 +3% 13.50p 7.2%

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-19 954.85 88.89 11.45p 16.1 n/a -49% 10.56p 5.7%
31-Dec-20 1,009.10 116.58 15.24p 12.1 0.4 +33% 11.70p 6.4%
31-Dec-21 1,066.54 134.08 18.04p 10.2 0.6 +18% 13.38p 7.3%

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HSTG Company Announcements

Notice of Board Resignation 24-Feb-2020 07:00 RNS
Change of Share Registrar 10-Feb-2020 08:42 RNS
Trading Update 17-Jan-2020 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 178.00p
Change Today -6.20p
% Change -3.37 %
52 Week High 231.60
52 Week Low 167.90
Volume 1,119,711
Shares Issued 661.25m
Market Cap 1,177.03m

HSTG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
9.72% above the market average9.72% above the market average9.72% above the market average9.72% above the market average9.72% above the market average
33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average
Price Trend
41.38% below the market average41.38% below the market average41.38% below the market average41.38% below the market average41.38% below the market average
83.33% below the sector average83.33% below the sector average83.33% below the sector average83.33% below the sector average83.33% below the sector average
Income
88.92% above the market average88.92% above the market average88.92% above the market average88.92% above the market average88.92% above the market average
80.00% above the sector average80.00% above the sector average80.00% above the sector average80.00% above the sector average80.00% above the sector average
Growth
63.98% above the market average63.98% above the market average63.98% above the market average63.98% above the market average63.98% above the market average
33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 2
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 3
Total 14
neutral
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HSTG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 03-Oct-19 18-Apr-19
Paid 08-Nov-19 31-May-19
Amount 4.50p 9.00p

Trades for 24-Feb-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
14:16 5,000 @ 178.00p
14:15 65 @ 178.00p
14:14 134 @ 178.00p
14:10 1,190 @ 178.00p
14:06 2,089 @ 178.00p

HSTG Key Personnel

CEO Toby van der Meer

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