Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) insider Anne MacDonald purchased 2,823 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 30th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,041 ($13.59) per share, with a total value of £29,387.43 ($38,359.78).
Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) traded down 1.31% during trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1054.00. 342,357 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,063.53 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,005.86. The stock’s market cap is GBX 2.97 billion. Hiscox Ltd has a one year low of GBX 896.50 and a one year high of GBX 1,106.00.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 4th were issued a dividend of GBX 8.50 ($0.11) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 4th. This represents a yield of 0.8%.
A number of analysts recently issued reports on HSX shares. Peel Hunt restated a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 870 ($11.36) price target on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Monday. Barclays PLC restated an “underweight” rating on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Monday, August 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,125 ($14.68) price target on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Credit Suisse Group AG started coverage on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Monday, June 13th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a GBX 1,150 ($15.01) price target for the company. Finally, Citigroup Inc. restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,045 ($13.64) price target on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Hiscox presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 993.69 ($12.97).
Hiscox Company Profile
Hiscox Limited is a Bermuda-based specialist 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.
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