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Hiscox Ltd

HSX.L

Latest Trade

807.60GBp

Change

-21.40(-2.58%)

Volume

580,241

Today's Range

801.60

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830.60

52 Week Range

635.40

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1,779.00

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

Pricing

Previous Close
829.00
Open
830.00
Volume
580,241
3M AVG Volume
33.30
Today's High
830.60
Today's Low
801.60
52 Week High
1,779.00
52 Week Low
635.40
Shares Out (MIL)
346.30
Market Cap (MIL)
2,869.04
Forward P/E
-124.08
Dividend (Yield %)
1.36

Next Event

Half Year 2020 Hiscox Ltd Earnings Release

Latest Developments

More

Hiscox Says There Is No Change To Guidance Provided In Q1 Trading Statement

Hiscox Announces Completion Of Non-Pre-Emptive Placing Of New Ordinary Shares Of 6.5 Pence Each

Hiscox Says Qtrly Gross Written Premiums Grew By 2% In Constant Currency To $1,181.8 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

HM 12

Bermuda

+1.441.2788300

https://www.hiscoxgroup.com/

Executive Leadership

Robert Simon Childs

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Bronislaw Edmund Masojada

Group 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

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

2017

3.3K

2018

3.8K

2019

4.0K

2020(E)

4.2K
EPS (USD)

2017

0.120

2018

0.440

2019

0.200

2020(E)

-0.081
Price To Earnings (TTM)
63.08
Price To Sales (TTM)
1.23
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.36
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
38.33
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
36.56
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
36.56
Return on Investment (TTM)
--
Return on Equity (TTM)
0.42

Latest News

Latest News

BRIEF-Hiscox Says There Is No Change To Guidance Provided In Q1 Trading Statement

* HISCOX LTD - WELCOMES TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT FROM FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY IN UK REGARDING PROPOSED LEGAL TEST CASE

Lloyd's, Hiscox among donors to 100 million pound COVID-19 insurance fund - trade body

Lloyd's of London, Hiscox <HSX.L> and RSA <RSA.L> are among donors to a new British 100 million pound ($121 million) insurance and long-term savings COVID-19 support fund, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) said on Monday.

Lloyd's, Hiscox among donors to 100 mln stg COVID-19 insurance fund-trade body

Lloyd's of London, Hiscox and RSA are among donors to a new British 100 million pound ($121.19 million) insurance and long-term savings COVID-19 support fund, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Insurer Hiscox to raise capital as premiums rise

Lloyd's of London insurer Hiscox on Tuesday said it would raise capital through a share placement to take advantage of a rise in premium rates.

Insurer Hiscox to raise capital via placement amid COVID-19 crisis

Lloyd's of London insurer Hiscox on Tuesday said it would raise capital through a share placement amid a potential hike in business interruption claims in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Hiscox weighs raising funds as insurance rates rise on coronavirus crisis

Insurer Hiscox said on Wednesday it was assessing possible sources of funding, including an equity raise, due to an expected fall in capital because of a pandemic-induced rise in rates across the U.S. wholesale and reinsurance markets.

Insurers Hiscox and Beazley expect COVID-19 claims of up to $345 million

Lloyd's of London insurers Hiscox <HSX.L> and Beazley <BEZG.L> expect to pay up to $345 million (279.06 million pounds)

Hiscox estimates up to $175 mln of COVID-19 event disruption claims

Specialist insurer Hiscox said on Wednesday it expected to pay up to $175 million to settle claims arising from travel, events and mass gatherings cancelled in the wake of COVID-19, if disruption from the pandemic lasted more than six months.

Hiscox says UK lockdown not covered under business interruption policy

Insurer Hiscox <HSX.L> said on Wednesday that its core policy wordings do not provide cover for business interruption due to a UK government-ordered lockdown put in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

BRIEF-Hiscox Says Co Believes Business Interruption Exposure To COVID-19 Limited In Europe

* BELIEVES ITS BUSINESS INTERRUPTION EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 IS LIMITED IN EUROPE AND IT HAS NEGLIGIBLE EXPOSURE IN ITS US RETAIL BUSINESS

Most small UK companies not insured for pandemic - watchdog

Most insurance policies bought by smaller UK companies do not cover disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but those that do should make interim pay-outs quickly, a watchdog said on Wednesday, as insurers come under fire for being slow to act.

Direct Line pulls dividend as it evaluates coronavirus uncertainty

Direct Line <DLGD.L> withdrew its final 2019 dividend on Wednesday and said it would make no changes to staffing until at least the autumn, as it weighs the damage that coronavirus shutdowns are having on the insurance industry.

Insurer Hiscox's premiums jump, sees small coronavirus-related claims

Shares in insurer Hiscox <HSX.L> surged on Monday after it reported a rise in annual premiums though pretax profit plunged, and said its exposure to event cancellations due to the coronavirus outbreak was manageable.

Insurer Hiscox gets some coronavirus-related claims

Insurer Hiscox has received some claims in connection with the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Monday, after reporting a plunge in 2019 profits.

Hiscox shares plunge after analyst meetings, company says no inside information given

Shares in Hiscox <HSX.L> fell as much as 18% on Thursday after brokers cut their price targets on the stock following meetings with the British insurer, in which it gave more details on its financial expectations than in a third-quarter update on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Insurer Hiscox's premiums rise, keeps reserves for hurricane Dorian

Insurer Hiscox said on Monday earnings from premiums rose in the first nine months of the year and that it had set aside $165 million for claims related to hurricane Dorian and typhoons Hagibis and Faxai.

Insurer Hiscox's premiums grow, keeps reserves for hurricane Dorian

Insurer Hiscox said on Monday earnings from premiums rose in the first nine months of the year and that it had set aside $165 million for claims related to hurricane Dorian and typhoons Hagibis and Faxai.

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.

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

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