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Hastings Group Holdings (HSTG)
Share Price: 179.30p Change Today: -0.20p  Market Cap: £1,185.63m

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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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-19 924.01 140.36 0.18p 995.5 n/a -99% 0.13p 725.2%
31-Dec-20 970.91 153.31 0.20p 908.3 94.7 +10% 0.14p 788.1%

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Latest HSTG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
03-Jun-19 Buy Dividends Pierre Lefèvre 181.00p 4,284 £7,754.04

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Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 179.30p
Change Today -0.20p
% Change -0.11 %
Volume 338,928
19-Jun-19 Close 179.50p
Shares Issued 661.25m
Market Cap £1,185.63m
Year End 31-Dec-18

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 2
Neutral 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 15
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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 20-Jun-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:38 18,929 @ 179.30p
16:36 5,709 @ 179.30p
16:36 362 @ 179.30p
16:35 75,603 @ 179.30p
16:29 68 @ 179.40p

HSTG Key Personnel

CEO Toby van der Meer