|Bid||1,694.00 x 10000|
|Ask||1,696.00 x 74200|
|Day's Range||1,691.00 - 1,703.00|
|52 Week Range||1,411.00 - 1,730.00|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.30|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||38.26|
|Earnings Date||Jul 29, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.33 (1.92%)|
|1y Target Est||19.90|
NEW YORK, June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced the findings of its 2019 Hiscox Side Hustle to Small Business™ Study, which surveyed 400 small business owners whose businesses first began as side hustles and revealed unique insights about their transformations. Respondents reported working an average of 20 hours per week on their side hustle while still employed in a full-time job—80% working outside of traditional work hours, and 72% making time on weekends.
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The FTSE-100 insurer, which underwrites a range of risks including fine art, vintage cars, kidnap and ransom, said gross written premiums on a constant currency basis rose 3.3 percent to $1.16 billion (884.28 million pounds), for the quarter ended March 31. The robust results come after Hiscox reported higher profit and written premiums for 2018 as the industry got some relief following record insurance losses in 2017 from hurricanes, typhoon and wildfires. The underwriter, part of the oldest insurance market in the world, said rates rose 4 percent in the London market since the year started, adding most significant rises were seen in cargo, marine hull and U.S. public company directors and officers liability insurance.
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The Luxembourg insurance sector was buoyed by Brexit effect in the first quarter, the national insurance commission said on Monday, with international non-life premiums showing a fourfold increase from a year earlier. Premiums in the non-life sector, including domestic business, jumped by 218 percent year on year thanks largely to the licensing of firms establishing bases in Luxembourg after the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union, Luxembourg's CAA said. Total insurance premiums, including life assurance, were up 46 percent at 9.43 billion euros (8.06 billion pounds), CAA data showed.
Lloyd's of London, the world's oldest insurer of seafaring vessels, is facing its own perfect storm. Old-fashioned business practices, exposure to natural disasters, competition from rival centres and Brexit are all threatening Lloyd's reputation as the place to insure anything from ships to sculptures to soccer stars' legs. Stung by combined losses of 3 billion pounds ($3.9 billion) over the last two years, John Neal, the new chief executive of an insurance market founded in a London coffee house in 1688, is under growing pressure to drag Lloyd's into the 21st century.
NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today released The Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2019™, which gauges how prepared businesses are to combat cyber attacks. The annual report surveyed nearly 5,400 professionals from the US, UK, Germany, Belgium, France, Spain and the Netherlands who are responsible for their company's cybersecurity and found that the cost and frequency of attacks are on the rise. Sixty-one percent of firms experienced a cyber attack in the past year, compared to 45% in 2018.
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NEW YORK, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced the launch of its Barcode campaign, which expands its award-winning Encourage Courage® brand platform aimed at US small businesses. The campaign focuses on the importance of recognizing and supporting the unique needs, challenges and risks small business owners face, as to the untrained eye, small businesses, like barcodes, can appear alarmingly similar. "Small businesses don't fit into any one set mold and neither do their needs.
U.S. insurers are pushing for the extension of a federal terrorism risk insurance program, hoping to fend off a possible gap that would leave their clients scrambling for alternate coverage. The program, which expires at the end of 2020, was created by the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. The law was passed after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when insurers suffered steep losses and some stopped offering terrorism risk insurance on commercial buildings.
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The reinsurance fund, set up in 1993, acts as a backstop to insurers paying out claims on property damage and business interruption. The bond, the first of its kind globally and oversubscribed by capital markets, covers physical damage from chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear and cyber attacks, Pool Re said.
A no-deal Brexit would leave Britain's trading relationship with the EU subject to World Trade Organisation rules, which do not guarantee market access for service industries like insurance. "This matters because the EU is - by a very long distance - the largest export market for the UK insurance and long-term savings industry," Huw Evans, Director General of the ABI, said in a statement ahead of the trade body's annual dinner in London.
The FTSE-100 underwriter, part of the oldest insurance market in the world, joined rivals Beazley Plc and Lancashire Holdings Ltd in reporting strong profit numbers. Hiscox, which underwrites a range of risks from oil refineries to hijackings, said pretax profit jumped to $137.4 million (£105.2 million) for the 12 months ended Dec. 31 from $39.7 million, a year earlier. Gross written premiums increased to $3.78 billion for 2018 from $3.29 billion.
Britain's wholesale insurance brokers got a clean bill of health from the markets watchdog on Wednesday, providing some relief for an industry already spending millions of pounds on Brexit. London's insurance market, which spans the Lloyd's of London market and brokers such as Aon, Willis Towers Watson, JLT and Marsh, controlled £60 billion in gross written premiums in 2017. The Financial Conduct Authority announced a review in November 2017, saying there were concerns about how large players place business to earn larger fees.
Control Risks offers unmatched support and experience in crisis readiness, response and recovery, ensuring clients are equipped with the crisis management, product safety and regulatory compliance tools required for a potential or active product recall incident. HOUSTON, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Control Risks, the specialist risk consultancy, in partnership with the Hiscox Group, a global specialist insurer, today announced the appointment of a prominent product recall specialist to accelerate growth within their product recall consultancy and insurance partnership: Dan Cahill joins Control Risks as Director, Product Risks.
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Britain and Switzerland have agreed to allow insurers to trade freely between the two countries after Brexit, Britain's finance ministry said on Friday. Both are home to major global insurers such as Swiss Re, Zurich Insurance Group, Aviva and Prudential. The deal will replicate the effects of the European Union's insurance agreement with Switzerland and will come into force once that agreement ceases to apply in Britain.
Reinsurance prices, chiefly set in two batches at the beginning of January and July, have fallen in recent years as traditional reinsurers face competition from new players and products such as catastrophe bonds. JLT Re said rate increases were restricted to categories which had suffered substantial losses or where performance had worsened. "Despite another active catastrophe year in the United States, property-catastrophe rate changes were modest," said Ed Hochberg, chief executive officer of JLT Re in North America.
JLT Re's global property-catastrophe reinsurance index fell 1.2 percent at the key Jan. 1 policy renewal season, the broker said on Wednesday, dashing the industry's hopes of higher reinsurance premiums after the second straight year of big losses. Reinsurance prices have fallen in recent years as traditional reinsurers face competition from new players and products such as catastrophe bonds, but industry giants were hoping for higher rates after facing the most costly quarter on record in 2017. "Despite another active catastrophe year in the United States, property-catastrophe rate changes were modest," said Ed Hochberg, chief executive officer of JLT Re in North America.