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Hiscox Ltd

HSX.L

Latest Trade

1,643.00GBp

Change

-14.00(-0.84%)

Volume

1,268,239

Today's Range

1,630.00

 - 

1,664.00

52 Week Range

1,411.00

 - 

1,795.00

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
1,657.00
Open
1,654.00
Volume
1,268,239
3M AVG Volume
14.76
Today's High
1,664.00
Today's Low
1,630.00
52 Week High
1,795.00
52 Week Low
1,411.00
Shares Out (MIL)
288.47
Market Cap (MIL)
4,743.08
Forward P/E
20.86
Dividend (Yield %)
--

Next Event

Q3 2019 Hiscox Ltd Trading Statement Release

Latest Developments

More

Hurricane Dorian Could Cost Insurers $25 Bln- UBS

Hiscox Ltd Says H1 Pretax Profit Up 3% To $168 Million

Hiscox Sees HY Pretax Profit Of $150-$170 Mln

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About Hiscox Ltd

Hiscox Limited is a Bermuda-based insurer company. The Company is a holding company for subsidiaries involved in the business of insurance and reinsurance in Bermuda, the United States, the United Kingdom, Guernsey, Europe and Asia. It operates through four segments: Hiscox Retail, Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re and Corporate Centre. Its Hiscox Retail consists of Hiscox United Kingdom and Ireland, Hiscox Europe and Hiscox International. The Hiscox United Kingdom and Europe division provides commercial insurance for small- and medium-sized businesses. Its Hiscox London Market consists of the internationally traded insurance business, including lines in property, marine and energy, casualty and other specialty insurance lines. Its Hiscox Re is the reinsurance division of the Company, combining the underwriting platforms in Bermuda, London and Paris. The Corporate Centre consists of the investment return, finance costs and administrative costs associated with its management activities.

Industry

Insurance (Prop. & Casualty)

Contact Info

4th Floor, Wessex House, 45 Reid Street

+1.441.2788300

https://www.hiscoxgroup.com/

Executive Leadership

Robert Simon Childs

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Bronislaw Edmund Masojada

Chief Executive, Executive Director

Hamayou Akbar Hussain

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Kate Markham

Chief Executive Officer - Hiscox London Market

Bob Thaker

Chief Executive Officer - Hiscox UK

Key Stats

3.07 mean rating - 14 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, USD)

2016

3.0K

2017

3.3K

2018

3.8K

2019(E)

4.0K
EPS (USD)

2016

1.431

2017

0.120

2018

0.440

2019(E)

0.981
Price To Earnings (TTM)
49.56
Price To Sales (TTM)
2.09
Price To Book (MRQ)
2.55
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
37.19
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
30.76
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
30.76
Return on Investment (TTM)
--
Return on Equity (TTM)
1.04

Latest News

Insurer Hiscox posts higher profit as premiums rise

Insurer Hiscox <HSX.L> posted a rise in first-half profit on Monday as it earned more from premiums and saw strong returns on investment, helping it overcome claims stemming from typhoons and hurricanes last year.

Insurer Hiscox posts higher profit as premiums rise

Insurer Hiscox reported a higher first-half profit on Monday as it earned more from premiums and strong returns on investment, helping offset steep claims from natural catastrophes, including typhoon Jebi in Japan and hurricane Michael in Florida.

Insurer Hiscox sees rising claims from storms, shares drop

Insurer Hiscox <HSX.L> on Friday warned that rising potential claims from last year's typhoon Jebi in Japan and hurricane Michael in Florida would hurt first-half underwriting profit, sending its shares almost 6% down.

Insurer Hiscox's first quarter premiums rise on higher rates

Hiscox Ltd reported higher gross written premiums for the first quarter as the Lloyd's of London insurer saw rates improving in the London market, although it said the region was hit by higher frequency of property losses.

Insurer Hiscox's 1st-qtr premiums rise on higher rates

Hiscox Ltd's gross written premiums rose 3.3 percent in the first quarter as the Lloyd's of London insurer saw rates improving in the London market, although it said the region was hit by higher frequency of property losses.

UPDATE 1-Association of British Insurers warns on no-deal Brexit hit

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) warned on Monday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal it could cause long-lasting damage to the UK insurance industry.

Insurer Hiscox's 2018 profit jumps; says business is Brexit-ready

Lloyd's of London insurer Hiscox Ltd on Monday reported a profit for the year that beat market expectations and said its business was ready for Britain's planned departure from the European bloc.

Insurer Hiscox's 2018 profit rises more than three-fold

Lloyd's of London insurer Hiscox Ltd reported a profit for the year that beat market expectations driven by higher gross written premiums and smaller catastrophe losses compared to a year earlier.

Hiscox and Spirax-Sarco to join FTSE 100, Just Eat and Royal Mail out

Insurance group Hiscox <HSX.L> and Spirax-Sarco Engineering <SPX.L> will be joining Britain's top share FTSE 100 <.FTSE> index as a result of this month's quarterly review, FTSE Russell said on Wednesday.

Royal Mail seen dropping out of top British stock index

Postal company Royal Mail <RMG.L> is set to lose its place in the FTSE 100 <.FTSE>, while insurer Hiscox <HSX.L> is likely to join Britain's top stock index in a reshuffle next week, analysts said.

Hiscox shares fall after it warns on slowing growth

Hiscox <HSX.L> on Monday warned of slowing growth in the final three months of the year, sending shares in the Lloyd's of London underwriter down almost 8 percent and eclipsing a rise in nine-month gross written premiums.

Hiscox earns more from premiums, says growth could moderate

Lloyd's of London underwriter Hiscox Ltd <HSX.L> on Monday reported a 14.3 percent rise in gross written premiums for the first nine months of the year, but warned that growth could moderate in the last quarter of the year.

Underwriter Hiscox reports higher gross written premiums

Lloyd's of London underwriter Hiscox Ltd on Monday reported a 14.3 percent rise in gross written premiums for the first nine months of the year, but warned that growth could moderate over the balance of the year.

AXA unit signs first tenant for tallest City of London building

Insurer Hiscox <HSX.L> is the first company to sign up for space in City of London tower Twentytwo, taking a 19-year lease over three floors of the building, lead investor AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets said on Monday.

Hiscox shares hit record peak on higher first-half profits

Lloyd's of London underwriter Hiscox <HSX.L> shares jumped to a record high on Monday after it posted forecast-beating first half pre-tax profits though it warned hurricanes could blow it off-course in the second half.

Underwriter Hiscox reports higher first-half profit

Lloyd's of London underwriter Hiscox Ltd on Monday reported a more than 26 percent jump in first-half pre-tax profit, driven by higher premiums earned.

Underwriter Hiscox's premiums rise, London improves

Lloyd's of London underwriter Hiscox <HSX.L> saw insurance rates in London improve in the first quarter and its overall gross written premiums rise 24 percent, helped by strong demand for flood and other property insurance.

Underwriter Hiscox's Q1 premiums rise 24.3 pct

Lloyd's of London underwriter Hiscox on Tuesday reported a 24.3 percent rise in gross written premiums in the first quarter compared to the same period a year ago, helped by growth in its retail business.

BRIEF-Hiscox Says Information Security Incident At U.S. Law Firm Advising Co

* LEARNED OF AN INFORMATION SECURITY INCIDENT AFFECTING A SPECIALIST LAW FIRM IN US THAT PROVIDED ADVICE TO HISCOX OR ITS POLICYHOLDERS

BRIEF-Hiscox Mean Gender Pay Gap 31.1 Pct, Mean Bonus Gap 71.1 Pct

* HISCOX LTD - MEDIAN HOURLY PAY GAP IN UK IS 26.2%, OR ON A MEAN BASIS, 31.1%- 2017 UK GENDER PAY REPORT

Quote and financial data from Refinitiv. Fund performance data provided by Lipper. All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes.

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