Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) announced a dividend on Monday, July 29th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 8th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Wednesday, September 11th. This represents a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 8th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Shares of Hiscox stock traded up GBX 20 ($0.26) on Wednesday, reaching GBX 1,603 ($20.95). 514,013 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 721,158. Hiscox has a one year low of GBX 1,411 ($18.44) and a one year high of GBX 1,795 ($23.45). The company has a market capitalization of $4.62 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.94. The company has a current ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 0.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 30.74. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,683.51 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,632.98.
In related news, insider Richard Watson sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,585 ($20.71), for a total value of £158,500 ($207,108.32). Also, insider Bronek E. Masojada sold 37,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,575 ($20.58), for a total value of £590,625 ($771,756.17).
Hiscox Company Profile
Hiscox Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance services. The company operates through four segments: Hiscox Retail, Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re & ILS, and Corporate Centre. It provides commercial insurance for small-and medium-sized businesses, including household, fine art and collectibles, and luxury motor via brokers, through a growing network of partnerships, and directly to consumers.
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