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Hiscox Fundamentals

Company Name Hiscox Last Updated 19 Oct 2020
Industry Financials Sector Property & Casualty Insurance
Shares in Issue (m) 346.31 Market Cap (£m) 3,064.80
PE Ratio 51.45 Div per Share (c) 43.35
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 0.00
EPS 17.20 EPS Growth (%) -61.86
PEG -0.83 DPS Growth (%) 3.58
Debt Ratio 82.55 Debt Equity Ratio 1.00
Net Gearing 73.66 Gross Gearing 82.55
Asset Equity Ratio 5.73 Cash Equity Ratio 50.96
Quick Ratio 0.00 Current Ratio 0.00
Price To Book Value 1.40 ROCE 0.43

Hiscox Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
29.6c Cancelled 14 May 2020 10 Jun 2020 USX 0.00 13.75
H1 Dividend 08 Aug 2019 11 Sep 2019 USX 13.75
H2 Dividend 09 May 2019 12 Jun 2019 USX 28.60 41.85
H1 Dividend 09 Aug 2018 11 Sep 2018 USX 13.25
H2 Dividend 10 May 2018 12 Jun 2018 GBX 19.50 29.00
H1 Dividend 10 Aug 2017 13 Sep 2017 GBX 9.50
H2 Dividend 11 May 2017 20 Jun 2017 GBX 19.00 27.50
H1 Dividend 04 Aug 2016 09 Sep 2016 GBX 8.50
Special Dividend 10 Mar 2016 07 Apr 2016 GBX 16.00
H2 Dividend 10 Mar 2016 07 Apr 2016 GBX 16.00 24.00

Hiscox Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 128 61 49
Intangible Assets 278 205 138
Investments 542 526 378
Total Fixed Assets 948 793 564
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 1,556 1,265 831
Cash & Equivalents 1,116 1,289 643
Other Assets 8,931 7,500 5,169
Total Assets 12,551 10,846 7,207
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 0 0 0
Creditors after 1 year 0 0 0
Other Liabilities 10,361 8,529 5,453
Total Liabilities 10,361 8,529 5,453
Net assets 2,190 2,317 1,754
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 34 34 19
Share Premium 71 58 27
Profit / Loss 54 137 31
Other Equity -142 -145 239
Preference & Minorities 1 1 1
Total Capital Employed 2,190 2,317 1,754
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 82.55 78.64 75.66
Debt-to-Equity 1.00 1.00 1.00
Net Gearing 73.66 66.75 66.74
Gross Gearing 82.55 78.64 75.66
Assets / Equity 5.73 4.68 4.11
Cash / Equity 50.96 55.62 36.64
EPS 17.20 45.10 9.30
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 40 300 69
Cashflow before financing -58 241 72
Increase in Cash -181 443 -2
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 2,912 2,659 1,998
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 90 172 51
Pre-Tax profit 54 137 31
Profit / Loss for the year 34 34 19

Hiscox Company Background

Sector Property & Casualty Insurance
Activities Hiscox plc is a global specialist insurer, headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange. Its ambition is to be a respected specialist insurer with a diverse portfolio by product and geography. The Hiscox Group employs over 3,100 people in 14 countries, and has customers worldwide.
Latest Interim Date 03 Aug 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 02 Mar 2020

Hiscox Directors

Appointed Director Position
1996-07-01 Bronislaw Edmund Masojada Chief Executive
2016-09-12 Hamayou Akbar Hussain Chief Financial Officer
2020-03-02 Joanne Riddick Musselle Chief Underwriting Officer
2001-05-01 Robert Simon Childs Non-Executive Chairman
2010-12-01 Robert John McMillan Non-Executive Director
2017-11-16 Constantinos Miranthis Non-Executive Director
2015-05-20 Anne MacDonald Non-Executive Director
2015-11-19 Colin Denis Keogh Non-Executive Director
2017-11-16 Thomas Hurlimann Non-Executive Director
2013-01-01 Caroline Jean Foulger Non-Executive Director
2017-11-16 Michael Goodwin Non-Executive Director
2015-05-20 Lynn Carter Non-Executive Director

Hiscox Contact Details

Company Name Hiscox
Company Address 1 Great St Helen's, London EC3A 6HX.
Company Telephone +44 (0)20 7448 6000
Company Website http://www.hiscoxgroup.com/

Hiscox Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address Crown House, 4 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM08, Bermuda.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +1 (441) 295-5063
Registrar Name Capita Registrars
Registrar Address 12 Castle Street, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3RT.
Registrar Website http://www.capitaregistrars.com/
Registrar Telephone +44 (0)1534 847 000
Broker Name UBS Investment Bank
Broker Address 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PP.
Broker Website http://www.ibb.ubs.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7567 8000
Adviser Name UBS Investment Bank
Adviser Address 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PP.
Adviser Website http://www.ibb.ubs.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7567 8000
Solicitor Name Allen & Overy LLP
Solicitor Address One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD.
Solicitor Website http://www.allenovery.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 3088 0000
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