Hastings Group Holdings (HSTG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 250

183.10p
   
  • Change Today:
      3.00p
  • 52 Week High: 206.80
  • 52 Week Low: 148.90
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 661.48m
  • Volume: 652,864
  • Market Cap: £1,211.18m

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 group’s 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 5.5% 6.0%
Div Cover 1.1 1.4
Op Mrgn 8.4% 12.7%
ROCE 24.1%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 17.0 11.7
PEG n/a 0.2
Pr/Revenue 1.3 1.3
Pr/Book 1.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 1.6% 1.9%
PBT -46.3% 51.8%
EPS -52.2% 43.6%
DPS -25.9% 10.2%

HSTG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-19 965.00 82.10 10.80p 16.6 n/a -52% 10.00p 5.6%

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-20 982.91 124.64 15.51p 11.8 0.3 +44% 11.02p 6.0%
31-Dec-21 1,055.47 135.40 16.67p 11.0 1.5 +8% 12.13p 6.6%

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Latest HSTG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
29-May-20 Buy Dividends Pierre Lefèvre 184.37p 2,773 £5,112.58

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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 183.10p
Change Today 3.00p
% Change 1.67 %
52 Week High 206.80
52 Week Low 148.90
Volume 652,864
Shares Issued 661.48m
Market Cap £1,211.18m

HSTG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
79.19% above the market average79.19% above the market average79.19% above the market average79.19% above the market average79.19% above the market average
16.67% above the sector average16.67% above the sector average16.67% above the sector average16.67% above the sector average16.67% above the sector average
Price Trend
30.77% above the market average30.77% above the market average30.77% above the market average30.77% above the market average30.77% 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
Income
75.89% above the market average75.89% above the market average75.89% above the market average75.89% above the market average75.89% above the market average
27.27% below the sector average27.27% below the sector average27.27% below the sector average27.27% below the sector average27.27% below the sector average
Growth
80.24% below the market average80.24% below the market average80.24% below the market average80.24% below the market average80.24% below the market average
66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 1
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 3
Total 13
buy
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HSTG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 16-Apr-20 03-Oct-19
Paid 29-May-20 08-Nov-19
Amount 5.50p 4.50p

Trades for 02-Jun-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 293,957 @ 183.10p
16:29 113 @ 183.10p
16:29 228 @ 183.40p
16:29 1,647 @ 183.00p
16:29 86 @ 183.40p

HSTG Key Personnel

CEO Toby van der Meer

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