Hastings Group Holdings (HSTG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 250

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187.80p
   
  • Change Today:
      1.50p
  • 52 Week High: 274.20
  • 52 Week Low: 174.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 661.25m
  • Volume: 453,741
  • Market Cap: 1,241.83m
  • Beta: 0.01

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 7.2% 6.7%
Div Cover 1.7 1.4
Op Mrgn 16.3% 15.5%
ROCE 43.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 8.3 9.2
PEG 3.0 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.3 1.2
Pr/Book 1.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 11.0% 5.7%
PBT 2.6% 1.6%
EPS 2.7% -10.0%
DPS 7.1% 7.8%

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 1,003.82 155.36 20.34p 9.2 n/a -10% 14.55p 6.7%
31-Dec-20 1,076.20 173.08 22.52p 8.3 0.8 +11% 16.10p 7.4%

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HSTG Company Announcements

Notice of Board Committee Appointment 24-May-2019 14:29 RNS
Result of AGM 23-May-2019 12:11 RNS
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer 26-Apr-2019 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 187.80p
Change Today 1.50p
% Change 0.81 %
52 Week High 274.20
52 Week Low 174.00
Volume 453,741
Shares Issued 661.25m
Market Cap 1,241.83m
Beta 0.01

HSTG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
45.71% above the market average45.71% above the market average45.71% above the market average45.71% above the market average45.71% above the market average
66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average
Price Trend
53.21% below the market average53.21% below the market average53.21% below the market average53.21% below the market average53.21% 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
93.18% above the market average93.18% above the market average93.18% above the market average93.18% above the market average93.18% 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
58.50% above the market average58.50% above the market average58.50% above the market average58.50% above the market average58.50% above the market average
66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 5
Buy 2
Neutral 7
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 14
buy
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HSTG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 18-Apr-19 04-Oct-18
Paid 31-May-19 09-Nov-18
Amount 9.00p 4.50p

Trades for 24-May-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:37 1,920 @ 187.00p
16:35 196,693 @ 187.80p
16:29 708 @ 187.80p
16:29 750 @ 187.60p
16:29 266 @ 187.40p

HSTG Key Personnel

CEO Toby van der Meer

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