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Hastings Group Holdings (HSTG)
Share Price: 202.40p Change Today: 2.80p  Market Cap: 1,331.19m

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-18 942.30 165.25 21.78p 9.2 n/a -1% 13.67p 7.0%
31-Dec-19 1,000.41 157.38 20.65p 9.7 n/a -5% 14.85p 7.6%
31-Dec-20 1,058.33 172.78 22.65p 8.8 0.9 +10% 16.29p 8.3%

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Latest HSTG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
31-Dec-18 Transfer From Richard Hoskins 0.000p 144,855 0.00
31-Dec-18 Transfer From Toby van der Meer 0.000p 144,855 0.00
31-Dec-18 Transfer From Gary Hoffman 0.000p 217,284 0.00

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 202.40p
Change Today 2.80p
% Change 1.40 %
Volume 291,269
17-Jan-19 Close 199.60p
Shares Issued 657.70m
Market Cap 1,331.19m
Year End 31-Dec-17

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 2
Neutral 7
Sell 1
Strong Sell 0
Total 14
Broker recommendations should not be taken as investment advice, and are provided by the authorised brokers listed on this page.

HSTG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 04-Oct-18 03-May-18
Paid 09-Nov-18 31-May-18
Amount 4.50p 8.50p

Trades for 18-Jan-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:17 146 @ 202.40p
16:17 5 @ 202.40p
16:17 164 @ 202.40p
16:16 146 @ 202.40p
16:16 172 @ 202.40p

HSTG Key Personnel

CEO Toby van der Meer