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Hastings Group Holdings (HSTG)
Share Price: 265.40p Change Today: -0.60p  Market Cap: 1,745.50m

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%
31-Dec-17 856.10 149.00 22.00p 14.5 0.3 +50% 12.60p 3.9%

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-18 1,089.13 187.86 24.49p 10.8 1.0 +11% 14.92p 5.5%
31-Dec-19 1,184.67 204.94 27.29p 9.7 0.8 +12% 18.84p 6.9%

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HSTG Company Announcements

Director Appointments 05-Mar-2018 09:12 RNS
Preliminary results year ended 31 December 2017 01-Mar-2018 07:00 RNS
Director Resignation 02-Feb-2018 08:15 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.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 265.40p
Change Today -0.60p
% Change -0.23 %
Volume 2,335,115
16-Mar-18 Close 265.40p
Shares Issued 657.69m
Market Cap 1,745.50m
Year End 31-Dec-17

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 1
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 11
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HSTG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 03-May-18 05-Oct-17
Paid 31-May-18 10-Nov-17
Amount 8.50p 4.10p

Trades for 16-Mar-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
17:08 103 @ 266.05p
16:53 300 @ 265.20p
16:53 300 @ 265.20p
16:53 177 @ 265.50p
16:52 2,800 @ 265.58p

HSTG Key Personnel

Chair Michael E Fairey
CEO Toby van der Meer