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Beazley Fundamentals

Company Name Beazley Group Last Updated 11 Aug 2020
Industry Financials Sector Property & Casualty Insurance
Shares in Issue (m) 608.82 Market Cap (£m) 2,642.26
PE Ratio 9.73 Div per Share (p) 12.30
Div Yield 1.89 Div Cover 5.44
EPS 44.60 EPS Growth (%) 243.08
PEG 0.04 DPS Growth (%) 5.13
Debt Ratio 81.68 Debt Equity Ratio 1.00
Net Gearing 78.55 Gross Gearing 81.68
Asset Equity Ratio 5.46 Cash Equity Ratio 17.14
Quick Ratio 0.00 Current Ratio 0.00
Price To Book Value 1.63 ROCE 3.02

Beazley Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 27 Feb 2020 30 Mar 2020 GBX 8.20 12.30
H1 Dividend 01 Aug 2019 29 Aug 2019 GBX 4.10
H2 Dividend 28 Feb 2019 27 Mar 2019 GBX 7.80 11.70
H1 Dividend 02 Aug 2018 30 Aug 2018 GBX 3.90
H2 Dividend 01 Mar 2018 28 Mar 2018 GBX 7.40 11.10
H1 Dividend 03 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017 GBX 3.70
Special Dividend 02 Mar 2017 29 Mar 2017 GBX 10.00
H2 Dividend 02 Mar 2017 29 Mar 2017 GBX 7.00 10.50
H1 Dividend 04 Aug 2016 26 Aug 2016 GBX 3.50
Special Dividend 25 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 GBX 18.40
H2 Dividend 25 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 GBX 6.60 9.90
H1 Dividend 06 Aug 2015 04 Sep 2015 GBX 3.30

Beazley Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 9 5 4
Intangible Assets 122 127 134
Investments 428 336 295
Total Fixed Assets 559 468 433
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 1,120 1,002 987
Cash & Equivalents 279 336 441
Other Assets 6,917 5,928 5,698
Total Assets 8,874 7,734 7,559
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 0 0 0
Creditors after 1 year 0 0 0
Other Liabilities 7,248 6,267 6,060
Total Liabilities 7,248 6,267 6,060
Net assets 1,625 1,467 1,499
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 38 38 38
Share Premium 3 2 0
Profit / Loss 268 76 168
Other Equity -91 -79 -62
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 1,625 1,467 1,499
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 81.68 81.03 80.17
Debt-to-Equity 1.00 1.00 1.00
Net Gearing 78.55 76.68 74.34
Gross Gearing 81.68 81.03 80.17
Assets / Equity 5.46 5.27 5.04
Cash / Equity 17.14 22.93 29.39
EPS 44.60 13.00 25.00
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 460 279 254
Cashflow before financing -146 64 86
Increase in Cash -69 191 -82
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 2,637 2,159 2,043
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 295 99 190
Pre-Tax profit 268 76 168
Profit / Loss for the year 38 38 38

Beazley Company Background

Sector Property & Casualty Insurance
Activities Beazley plc is the parent company of specialist insurance businesses with operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. Beazley manages six Lloyd's syndicates and, in 2019, underwrote gross premiums worldwide of $3,003.9 million. All Lloyd's syndicates are rated A by A.M. Best. Beazley's underwriters in the United States focus on writing a range of specialist insurance products. In the admitted market, coverage is provided by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., an A.M. Best A rated carrier licensed in all 50 states. In the surplus lines market, coverage is provided by the Beazley syndicates at Lloyd's. Beazley's European insurance company, Beazley Insurance dac, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and is A rated by A.M. Best and A+ by Fitch. Beazley is a market leader in many of its chosen lines, which include professional indemnity, cyber liability, property, marine, reinsurance, accident and life, and political risks and contingency business.
Latest Interim Date 23 Jul 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 06 Feb 2020

Beazley Directors

Appointed Director Position
2003-06-12 David Andrew Horton Chief Executive Officer
2010-12-06 Adrian Peter Cox Executive Director
2019-05-23 Sally Michelle Lake Finance Director
2017-11-01 David Lawton Roberts Non-Executive Chairman
2016-02-05 Catherine Marie Woods Non-Executive Director
2016-08-11 Robert Arthur Stuchbery Non-Executive Director
2016-05-05 John Peter Sauerland Non-Executive Director
2019-04-10 Anthony Jonathan Reizenstein Non-Executive Director
2015-03-26 Sir John Andrew Likierman Non-Executive Director
2016-07-01 Christine LaSala Non-Executive Director
2019-04-10 Dr Nicola Hodson Non-Executive Director
2013-03-27 Angela Doreen Crawford-Ingle Non-Executive Director

Beazley Contact Details

Company Name Beazley Group
Company Address Plantation Place South, 60 Great Tower Street, London EC3R 5AD.
Company Telephone +44 (0)20 7667 0623
Company Website http://www.beazley.com/

Beazley Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AG.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7694 2011
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website http://www.equiniti.com/
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
Broker Name Numis Securities
Broker Address The London Stock Exchange Building, 10 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7LT.
Broker Website http://www.numiscorp.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7260 1000
Adviser Name Lexicon Partners Limited
Adviser Address No 1 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7DX.
Adviser Website http://www.lexiconpartners.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7653 6000
Solicitor Name Norton Rose LLP
Solicitor Address 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ.
Solicitor Website http://www.nortonrose.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7283 6000
Stockbroker Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Stockbroker Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Stockbroker Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828