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Last 940.00 GBp
Change Today +14.50 / 1.57%
Volume 343.8K
As of 11:35 AM 08/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

hiscox ltd (HSX) Snapshot

Open
917.00 GBp
Previous Close
925.50 GBp
Day High
942.00 GBp
Day Low
917.00 GBp
52 Week High
08/3/15 - 942.00 GBp
52 Week Low
09/9/14 - 648.69 GBp
Market Cap
2.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
340.8K
EPS TTM
0.75 GBp
Shares Outstanding
284.2M
EX-Date
08/6/15
P/E TM
12.6x
Dividend
23.00 GBp
Dividend Yield
7.18%
Current Stock Chart for HISCOX LTD (HSX)

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hiscox ltd (HSX) Details

Hiscox Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance services. The company operates through four segments: Hiscox Retail, Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re, and Corporate Centre. It provides personal lines of insurance products covering households, fine art and collectibles, and luxury motors, as well as commercial insurance for small-and medium-sized businesses operating in white-collar industries via brokers, through a network of partnerships, and directly to the consumer. The company also offers commercial property insurance; marine and energy insurance; casualty insurance; and aerospace and specialty insurance, such as aviation, space, contingency, terrorism, kidnap and ransom, political risks, and personal accident. In addition, it offers specialty, healthcare, and casualty reinsurance services. The company operates in Bermuda, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, Guernsey, France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Hiscox Ltd is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

1,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/17/15

hiscox ltd (HSX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, ...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.6M GBP
Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Dire...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Chief Underwriting Officer and Executive Dire...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Honorary President
Total Annual Compensation: 48.3K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

hiscox ltd (HSX) Key Developments

Hiscox Ltd Declares Interim Dividend for 2015, Payable on September 16, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

The Board of Hiscox Ltd. has declared an interim dividend for 2015 of 8.0 pence per share against 7.5 pence paid a year ago, an increase of 6.7%. The record date for the dividend will be August 7, 2015 and the payment date will be September 16, 2015. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of £741,692,000 compared to £681,782,000 a year ago. Profit of operating activities was £138,810,000 compared to £127,007,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was £135,075,000 compared to £124,620,000 a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to owners of the company was £129,380,000 or 41.9 pence per diluted share compared to £119,846,000 or 34.8 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities were £320,918,000 compared to £97,855,000 a year ago. Cash flows from the purchase of property, plant and equipment were £10,057,000 compared to £2,414,000 a year ago. Cash flows from the purchase of intangible assets were £8,475,000 compared to £9,314,000 a year ago. Return on equity was 19.9% compared to 18.9% a year ago.

Hiscox USA Appoints Nicole Goodwin as Chief Underwriting Officer

Hiscox announced the appointment of Nicole Goodwin as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) for its business unit, Hiscox USA. She will be based in New York City and replaces Gary Head, who will return to Hiscox'sLondon office to take on the newly-created role of Head of Alternative Distribution for the Hiscox Group. Goodwin will lead the continued growth and expansion across Hiscox USA's portfolio of specialty risk solutions, including a broad spectrum of professional E &O, GL, cyber & data security, media liability, entertainment production risks, D &O and management liability, crime, kidnap & ransom, terrorism and commercial property products. Goodwin first joined Hiscox in 2004 as divisional counsel to the company's pioneering Technology Media & Telecoms Division, where she focused on innovating specialty insurance products and services primarily aimed at Fortune 250 technology and multimedia companies.

Hiscox, Ltd. Announces Management Changes

on June 19, 2015, Hiscox, Ltd. announced the appointment of John Worth as interim CFO. Worth, who was previously CFO of Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd., will join the company on June 22 and will formally take up the position September 1, 2015, pending regulatory approval. Incumbent Hiscox CFO Stuart Bridges will step down on August 31, 2015 to join ICAP Plc as group finance director.

 

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