Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twelve research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 300.11 ($3.96).

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on HSTG shares. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price objective on Hastings Group Hldg PLC from GBX 330 ($4.35) to GBX 350 ($4.62) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. J P Morgan Chase & Co boosted their price objective on Hastings Group Hldg PLC from GBX 290 ($3.83) to GBX 315 ($4.16) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 340 ($4.49) price objective on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 315 ($4.16) price objective on shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Finally, BNP Paribas started coverage on Hastings Group Hldg PLC in a research note on Friday, August 25th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a GBX 350 ($4.62) price objective on the stock.

Shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) traded up GBX 1.80 ($0.02) during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 317.40 ($4.19). The company had a trading volume of 333,203 shares.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.10 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th.

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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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