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Last 345.50 GBp
Change Today +4.10 / 1.20%
Volume 163.4K
BEZ On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
London
OTC US
OTC US
As of 3:43 AM 07/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

beazley plc (BEZ) Snapshot

Open
342.20 GBp
Previous Close
341.40 GBp
Day High
345.80 GBp
Day Low
342.20 GBp
52 Week High
07/29/15 - 345.80 GBp
52 Week Low
08/6/14 - 226.09 GBp
Market Cap
1.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.1M
EPS TTM
0.47 GBp
Shares Outstanding
521.4M
EX-Date
08/6/15
P/E TM
11.6x
Dividend
9.50 GBp
Dividend Yield
6.11%
Current Stock Chart for BEAZLEY PLC (BEZ)

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beazley plc (BEZ) Details

Beazley plc provides risk insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. The company's Life, Accident & Health segment underwrites life, health, personal accident, sports, and income protection risks. Its Marine segment underwrites various marine classes, including hull, energy, cargo and specie, piracy, aviation, kidnap and ransom, and war risks. The company’s Political Risks & Contingency segment underwrites terrorism, political violence, expropriation, and credit risks, as well as contingency and risks related with contract frustration. Its Property segment provides commercial, homeowners’, and construction, and engineering property insurance. The company’s Reinsurance segment specializes in writing property catastrophe, property per risk, casualty clash, aggregate excess of loss, and pro-rata business. Its Specialty Lines segment underwrites professional, management, and environmental liabilities, including architects and engineers, healthcare, lawyers, technology, media and business services, as well as directors and officers, and employment risk practices risks. The company also provides mergers and acquisitions transaction liability insurance solutions; and surety reinsurance solutions. Beazley plc was founded in 1986 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

Founded in 1986

beazley plc (BEZ) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.7M GBP
Group Finance Director, Executive Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.1M GBP
Chief Underwriting Officer, Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.3M GBP
Head of Specialty Lines Division, Executive D...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.3M GBP
Director of Marine, Executive Director and Me...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.3M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

beazley plc (BEZ) Key Developments

Beazley plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 24, 2015

Beazley plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 24, 2015

Beazley plc Declares First Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015, Payable on September 4, 2015; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

The board of Beazley PLC has declared a first interim dividend of 3.3 pence in respect of the six months to 30 June 2015, in line with company's strategy of delivering 5-10% dividend growth. This will be paid on 4 September 2015 to shareholders on the register on 7 August 2015. The company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company's net premiums written were $879.2 million compared with $889.2 million a year ago. Revenue was $915.4 million compared with $861.9 million a year ago. Results of operating activities were $162.0 million compared with $141.1 million a year ago. Profit before income tax was $154.5 million compared with $132.9 million a year ago. Profit after income tax - all attributable to equity shareholders was $133.0 million or 25.2 cents per diluted share compared with $114.1 million or 21.9 cents per diluted share a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was $5.6 million compared with $109.8 million a year ago. Purchase of plant and equipment was $1.9 million compared with $0.1 million a year ago. Expenditure on software development was $1.3 million compared with $2.3 million a year ago. Return on equity was 20% compared with 17% a year ago. As on June 30, 2015, the company's net assets per share was 167.8 pence and net tangible assets per share was 156.6 pence.

Beazley Launches New Insurance Solution for Australian Employees

Beazley has launched Expatriate Medical and Emergency Evacuation, a new insurance solution for Australian employees who live and work overseas. The product combines elements of both health and travel insurance to provide comprehensive coverage for expats based overseas for both short and long-term assignments. Cover includes medical expenses incurred outside Australia, 24/7 emergency assistance, personal accident and sickness, personal liability cover, evacuation in case of natural disaster or political unrest, coverage of personal items during transit and personal wellbeing for accidental HIV infection and rehabilitation. Expatriate Medical and Emergency Evacuation is designed to provide global insurance cover for employees.

 

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