Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 288.25 ($3.79).
A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 230 ($3.02) price objective on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 350 ($4.60) price objective on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a report on Friday, August 11th. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 355 ($4.67) price objective on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a report on Thursday, August 10th.
Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) traded up 0.82% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 307.50. 337,449 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 2.02 billion. Hastings Group Hldg PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 203.42 and a 52-week high of GBX 336.70. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 306.64 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 306.03.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 10th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a GBX 4.10 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 5th. This represents a yield of 1.28%.
Hastings Group Hldg PLC Company Profile
Hastings Group Holdings plc, formerly Hastings Group Holdings Limited, is a holding company. The Company provides general insurance. Its segments include Underwriting, Retail and Corporate. The Underwriting segment includes underwriting business based in Gibraltar. The Underwriting segment includes its subsidiaries, Advantage Insurance Company Limited (AICL), which is engaged in underwriting general insurance, primarily private car insurance in the United Kingdom, and Conquest House Limited, which owns property utilized by the Company.
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