Shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 288.25 ($3.82).
Several research analysts have commented on the company. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 355 ($4.71) target price on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 315 ($4.18) target price on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Friday, September 8th. BNP Paribas assumed coverage on Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Friday, August 25th. They set a “neutral” rating and a GBX 350 ($4.64) target price for the company. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd.
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Shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC (HSTG) traded up 0.36% during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 305.10. 357,165 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 307.88 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 304.48. The stock’s market cap is GBX 2.01 billion. Hastings Group Hldg PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 203.42 and a 12 month high of GBX 336.70.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be issued a dividend of GBX 4.10 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 5th.
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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