Hiscox Ltd (HSX) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,120.22 ($14.51).
A number of brokerages have issued reports on HSX. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,250 ($16.19) price target on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Tuesday. Peel Hunt reiterated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 840 ($10.88) price objective on shares of Hiscox in a research report on Monday, June 5th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,345 ($17.42) price objective on shares of Hiscox in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Stockdale Securities reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Hiscox in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Hiscox in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th.
Hiscox (LON:HSX) traded up 1.21% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1336.00. The company had a trading volume of 772,487 shares. Hiscox has a 52-week low of GBX 978.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,339.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 3.74 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,234.20 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,113.15.
In other news, insider Roberts S. Childs sold 100,000 shares of Hiscox stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,126 ($14.59), for a total value of £1,126,000 ($1,458,549.22). Also, insider Colin D. Keogh bought 2,216 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,248 ($16.17) per share, with a total value of £27,655.68 ($35,823.42).
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Hiscox Company Profile
Hiscox Limited is a Bermuda-based insurer company. The Company is a holding company for subsidiaries involved in the business of insurance and reinsurance in Bermuda, the United States, the United Kingdom, Guernsey, Europe and Asia. It operates through four segments: Hiscox Retail, Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re and Corporate Centre.
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