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Hiscox Fundamentals

Company Name Hiscox Last Updated 18 Mar 2019
Industry Insurance Sector Nonlife Insurance
Shares in Issue (m) 287.78 Market Cap (£m) 4,624.64
PE Ratio 35.63 Div per Share (p) 41.85
Div Yield 2.60 Div Cover 1.08
EPS 45.10 EPS Growth (%) 384.95
PEG 0.09 DPS Growth (%) 44.31
Debt Ratio 78.64 Debt Equity Ratio 1.00
Net Gearing 66.75 Gross Gearing 78.64
Asset Equity Ratio 4.68 Cash Equity Ratio 55.62
Quick Ratio 0.00 Current Ratio 0.00
Price To Book Value 2.00 ROCE 1.27

Hiscox Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 09 May 2019 12 Jun 2019 USD 28.60 41.85
H1 Dividend 09 Aug 2018 11 Sep 2018 USD 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
H1 Dividend 06 Aug 2015 16 Sep 2015 GBX 8.00
Special Dividend 26 Mar 2015 02 Apr 2015 GBX 45.00
H2 Dividend 26 Mar 2015 02 Apr 2015 GBX 15.00 22.50
H1 Dividend 06 Aug 2014 17 Sep 2014 GBX 7.50
Special Dividend 19 Mar 2014 09 Apr 2014 GBX 36.00
H2 Dividend 19 Mar 2014 09 Apr 2014 GBX 14.00 21.00

Hiscox Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 61 49 48
Intangible Assets 205 138 124
Investments 526 378 402
Total Fixed Assets 793 564 574
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 1,265 831 806
Cash & Equivalents 1,289 643 665
Other Assets 7,500 5,169 4,597
Total Assets 10,846 7,207 6,642
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 0 0 0
Creditors after 1 year 0 0 0
Other Liabilities 8,529 5,453 4,823
Total Liabilities 8,529 5,453 4,823
Net assets 2,317 1,754 1,818
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 34 19 19
Share Premium 58 27 18
Profit / Loss 137 31 355
Other Equity -145 239 292
Preference & Minorities 1 1 1
Total Capital Employed 2,317 1,754 1,818
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 78.64 75.66 72.62
Debt-to-Equity 1.00 1.00 1.00
Net Gearing 66.75 66.74 62.61
Gross Gearing 78.64 75.66 72.62
Assets / Equity 4.68 4.11 3.65
Cash / Equity 55.62 36.64 36.56
EPS 45.10 9.30 119.80
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 300 69 39
Cashflow before financing 241 72 26
Increase in Cash 443 -2 -124
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 2,659 1,998 1,788
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 172 51 375
Pre-Tax profit 137 31 355
Profit / Loss for the year 34 19 19

Hiscox Company Background

Sector Nonlife 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 3,300 people in 14 countries, and has customers worldwide. Through the retail businesses in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US, we offer a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers as well as homeowners. Internationally traded, bigger ticket business and reinsurance is underwritten through Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re & ILS.
Latest Interim Date 30 Jul 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 25 Feb 2019

Hiscox Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Jul 1996 Bronislaw Edmund Masojada Chief Executive
12 Sep 2016 Hamayou Akbar Hussain Chief Financial Officer
16 May 2013 Richard Colin Watson Chief Underwriting Officer
01 May 2001 Robert Simon Childs Non-Executive Chairman
16 Nov 2017 Thomas Hurlimann Non-Executive Director
16 Nov 2017 Michael Goodwin Non-Executive Director
16 Nov 2017 Constantinos Miranthis Non-Executive Director
19 Nov 2015 Colin Denis Keogh Non-Executive Director
01 Dec 2010 Robert John McMillan Non-Executive Director
20 May 2015 Anne MacDonald Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2013 Caroline Jean Foulger Non-Executive Director
20 May 2015 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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