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Hastings Group Holdings (HSTG)
Sector: Insurance
Share Price: 298.60p Change Today: 11.40p  Market Cap: 1,962.45m

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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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%

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-17 820.27 156.00 18.68p 16.0 0.6 +27% 11.68p 4.1%
31-Dec-18 930.07 177.36 20.82p 14.3 1.3 +11% 13.15p 4.6%

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Latest HSTG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
06-Apr-17 Transfer From Richard Hoskins 0.000p 16,658 0.00
21-Feb-17 Sell Richard Mark Brewster 248.00p 9,000,001 22,320,002.65

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

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.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 298.60p
Change Today 11.40p
% Change 3.97 %
Volume 4,819,862
24-Apr-17 Close 298.60p
Shares Issued 657.22m
Market Cap 1,962.45m
Year End 31-Dec-16

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 0
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 2
Total 12
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HSTG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 04-May-17 06-Oct-16
Paid 31-May-17 04-Nov-16
Amount 6.60p 3.30p

Trades for 24-Apr-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:03 788 @ 296.77p
17:03 3,748 @ 297.04p
17:03 7,907 @ 296.77p
16:55 29,762 @ 293.79p
16:40 8,440 @ 294.04p

HSTG Key Personnel

Chair Michael E Fairey
CEO Gary Hoffman
Chair Mike Fairey