Hiscox Ltd Share Price and Company Fundamentals



Price
£1126
Change
3.000 (0.267%)
52 week
0.0 - 1150.5

Last traded: Yesterday at 6:45 PM

Hiscox Ltd, through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Hiscox Retail, Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re & ILS, and Corporate Centre. It provides commercial insurance for small-and medium-sized businesses, personal lines cover, including high-value household, fine art, luxury motor, and classic car through brokers, partners and direct-to-consumer using both traditional and digital trading models. The company also offers property insurance; marine and energy insurance; aviation insurance; casualty insurance; specialty insurance; kidnap and ransom insurance; and other specialty insurance, such as contingency, terrorism, personal accident, and product recall. In addition, it provides healthcare and casualty reinsurance services, as well as investment services. Hiscox Ltd was founded in 1901 and is based in Pembroke, Bermuda.

Key Metrics

PE ratio

60.87

PB ratio

2.06

Dividend yield

0.03%

Beta

0.58

Market cap

-

Enterprise value

-

Company profile

Industry / Sector Insurance—Property & Casualty / Financial Services
Full time employees 3000
Website https://www.hiscoxgroup.com
Mailing address Chesney House 96 Pitts Bay Road Pembroke HM 08 Bermuda
Phone / Fax /

Dividends

Dividend yield

0.03%

Dividend amount

£0.35

Payout ratio

Hiscox Ltd paid £0.35 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 11 Aug 2022.The dividend payout ratio is . The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.

HSX's forward dividend amount is £0.29 and the forward dividend yield is 2.55%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Feb 2023, following are the company executives and directors listed on Hiscox Ltd.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Mr. Hamayou Akbar Hussain Group CEO & Exec. Director 49 1.03M
Mr. Bronislaw Edmund Masojada Chairman of Direct Asia 61 1.33M
Mr. Paul David Cooper Group CFO & Exec. Director 50
Mr. Stephane Flaquet Group Chief Operations & Technology Officer
Mr. James Millard CFA Chief Investment Officer
Dr. Yana O'Sullivan Group Head of Investor Relations
Jason Jones Group Compliance & Audit Director
Mr. Marc Wetherhill Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. 49
Ms. Kylie O'Connor Group Communications Director
Ms. Regine Fiddler Chief Marketing Officer

Profitability and management effectiveness

Profit margin

-0.60%

Operating margin

-0.43%

Return on assets

-0.05%

Return on equity

-0.68%

Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Hiscox Ltd is and its enterprise value is .

The HSX's stocks Beta value is 0.58 making it 42% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Hiscox Ltd's Stock Symbol?

Hiscox Ltd trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "HSX".

2. What is Hiscox Ltd's stock price today?

One share of HSX stock can currently be purchased for approximately £1126.

3. How can I contact Hiscox Ltd?

Hiscox Ltd's mailing address is Chesney House 96 Pitts Bay Road Pembroke HM 08 Bermuda. The company can be reached via phone at .

4. What is Hiscox Ltd's official website?

The official website of Hiscox Ltd is https://www.hiscoxgroup.com.