Hiscox (LON: HSX) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 8/2/2017 – Hiscox had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stockdale Securities.
  • 8/1/2017 – Hiscox had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 1,250 ($16.23) price target on the stock.
  • 7/31/2017 – Hiscox had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 7/31/2017 – Hiscox had its “reduce” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 980 ($12.72) price target on the stock.
  • 7/25/2017 – Hiscox is now covered by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They set an “equal weight” rating and a GBX 1,380 ($17.92) price target on the stock.
  • 7/20/2017 – Hiscox had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 1,250 ($16.23) price target on the stock.
  • 7/18/2017 – Hiscox was downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group to a “neutral” rating. They now have a GBX 1,305 ($16.94) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 1,180 ($15.32).
  • 7/18/2017 – Hiscox had its price target raised by analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 840 ($10.90) to GBX 980 ($12.72). They now have a “reduce” rating on the stock.
  • 7/14/2017 – Hiscox had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a GBX 1,330 ($17.27) price target on the stock.
  • 7/11/2017 – Hiscox had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 1,250 ($16.23) price target on the stock.
  • 7/3/2017 – Hiscox had its “reduce” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 840 ($10.90) price target on the stock.

Shares of Hiscox Ltd (LON HSX) traded down 0.15% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 1330.00. 252,120 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 3.76 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,326.18 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,188.28. Hiscox Ltd has a one year low of GBX 978.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,378.00.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be issued a dividend of GBX 9.50 ($0.12) per share. This represents a yield of 0.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th.

In related news, insider Bronek E. Masojada sold 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,236 ($16.05), for a total transaction of £618,000 ($802,284.82). Also, insider Colin D. Keogh bought 2,216 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 14th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,248 ($16.20) per share, for a total transaction of £27,655.68 ($35,902.48).

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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