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hiscox ltd (HSX) Snapshot

Open
800.50 GBp
Previous Close
795.00 GBp
Day High
800.50 GBp
Day Low
784.00 GBp
52 Week High
03/3/15 - 800.50 GBp
52 Week Low
09/9/14 - 615.50 GBp
Market Cap
2.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
292.6K
EPS TTM
0.67 GBp
Shares Outstanding
319.2M
EX-Date
03/26/15
P/E TM
11.7x
Dividend
30.00 GBp
Dividend Yield
7.30%
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hiscox ltd (HSX) Details

Hiscox Ltd, through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance products and services. It offers marine, non-marine, and whole account reinsurance products. The company also offers houses and their contents, valuables, and collections insurance; fine art and collectibles insurance; motor insurance; antiques and classic cars insurance; and specialty insurance products for kidnap and ransom, contingency, terrorism, specie, personal accident, political risks, aviation, aviation war, space, and loss of license, as well as war, terrorism, and political violence. In addition, it offers property insurance, including commercial property, onshore energy, USA homeowners, construction, and inland marine; and professional liabilities, errors and omissions, commercial office, and data risks insurance. Further, the company offers marine liability, marine hull, energy liability, and upstream-midstream energy insurance; and small business insurance, including professional liability insurance, errors and omissions insurance, general liability insurance, workers compensation insurance, and insurance by profession. Additionally, it offers home insurance; and business insurance, including professional indemnity, public liability, and employers’ liability insurance in the United Kingdom. The company is also engaged in underwriting agency, service, and insurance intermediary businesses. It operates in Bermuda, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, Guernsey, France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, and Portugal. The company is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

1,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/11/14

hiscox ltd (HSX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
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: 1.1M GBP
Honorary President
Total Annual Compensation: 48.3K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

hiscox ltd (HSX) Key Developments

Hiscox, Ltd. Proposes Final and Special Dividend for the Year Ended 31 December 2014; Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

Hiscox, Ltd. announced that subject to shareholder approval at the forthcoming Extraordinary General Meeting on 25 March 2015, the Board proposes to pay a 15.0 pence per ordinary share instead of a final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2014. Together with the interim dividend of 7.5 pence per ordinary share, this represents a total dividend for 2014 of 22.5 pence per ordinary share. In addition, the Board proposes to pay a special distribution of 45.0 pence per ordinary share. Such amounts will be paid by way of a E/F share scheme. A scrip dividend alternative will not be offered to shareholders. The company reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported gross premiums written of £1,756,260,000 compared to £1,699,478, 000 for the same period a year ago. Net premium written of £1,343,410,000 compared to £1,371,114,000 for the same period a year ago. Revenue was £1,392,427,000 compared to £1,364,025,000 for the same period a year ago. Profit from operating activities was of £236,264,000 compared to £252,114,000 for the same period a year ago. Profit before tax was £231,075,000 compared to £244,538,000 for the same period a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to owners of the company was of £216,152,000 or 64.5 pence per diluted share compared to £237,758,000 or 63.5 pence diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities was £341,953,000 compared to £115,879,000 for the same period a year ago. Cash flows from the purchase of property, plant and equipment was of £11,727,000 compared to £4,545,000 for the same period a year ago. Cash flows from the purchase of intangible assets were £27,580,000 compared to £9,594,000 for the same period a year ago. Return on equity was 17.1% against 19.3% a year ago.

Hiscox Ltd. Names Craig Martindale as Group Head of Capital Management

Hiscox Ltd. announced that it named Craig Martindale as group head of capital management, a newly created role. Martindale will report to CFO Stuart Bridges and will be responsible for providing a clear, consistent and accurate view of the group's capital management. Martindale was previously a part of Hiscox's underwriting risk and reinsurance team.

Capita Secures Three Year Hiscox Outsourcing Contract Extension

Hiscox has signed a three year contract renewal with outsourcer Capita Insurance Services. The contract, which is effective immediately, will be managed from Capita's Sittingbourne office and overseen by head of operations John Barker. The extended contract will see Capita continue to provide Hiscox with outsourced services for renewals and mid-term adjustments for its high net worth households and professional indemnity insurance policies, along with data processing, managing premium collection and all associated credit control functions. The team in Sittingbourne will also continue to provide administrative support to claims handlers and bordereaux processing for brokers with delegated authority.

 

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