Barclays PLC restated their overweight rating on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) in a research note released on Thursday morning.

Analyst Recommendations for Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG)

HSTG has been the topic of several other reports. Peel Hunt increased their price target on Hastings Group Hldg PLC from GBX 210 ($2.74) to GBX 240 ($3.13) and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, August 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an overweight rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.13) price target on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Berenberg Bank began coverage on Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a report on Thursday, June 9th. They set a buy rating and a GBX 210 ($2.74) price target on the stock. Beaufort Securities restated a buy rating on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Friday, August 12th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 204 ($2.66) price objective on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Wednesday, June 15th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 207.22 ($2.70).

Shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) opened at 231.93 on Thursday. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.52 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 215.97 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 187.90. Hastings Group Hldg PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 143.24 and a 52 week high of GBX 235.00.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 6th will be paid a GBX 3.30 ($0.04) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 6th. This is a positive change from Hastings Group Hldg PLC’s previous dividend of $2.20.

About Hastings Group Hldg PLC

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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