Hiscox (HSX) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.69%
  • Dividend

     22.5
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     7.7%
  • Dividend increased

     8 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     32%
  • Payout ratio (forward)

     31%
  • Ex-dividend date

     8/4/2016
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -50.3%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     9.4
  • Tweed factor

     -3.8
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-50.3%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-73.8%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-57.1%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
36.7%
Price change from 52 week high   
-3.2%
Price change from 50 days average   
4.0%
Price change from 200 days average   
15.8%
Price info
Change
2.00 (0.15%)


Last price
1334.00 GBp


Day range
1330.00 - 1344.00


Year range
978.00 - 1378.00

Financial health
Current ratio
4.49


Debt/equity ratio
0.00


Cash
727.88M


Debt
0


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
11.5


Price/book (P/B)
2.05


Forward price/earning (P/E)
18.17


Price/sales (P/S)
2.09


PEG
-2.34


Market cap
3.73B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
11.0000,12.2500,13.0000
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
8.7%
0.6700,0.2600,1.0400
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
24.6%
10 year history
0.0000,11.0000,12.2500,13.0000,15.5000,16.6000,17.9000,19.0000,23.2300,22.5000
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
0.6700,0.2600,1.0400,0.6500,0.0800,0.7300,0.8100,0.7300,0.7100,0.7100
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
0.6%
3.0400,3.7000,4.2900,4.7700,4.2300,5.0100,5.0000,4.7400,4.9700,5.3600
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
6.5%
23.5000,67.7000,18.0000,34.1000,487.0000,35.2000,29.8000,36.8000,28.9000,32.6000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
3.7%
285.0000,272.0000,270.0000,274.0000,278.0000,284.0000,293.0000,295.0000,298.0000,298.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.5%
Other companies in the property & casualty insurance industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Cincinnati Financial 57 yrs2.64%3.7%
USA   RLI 42 yrs1.43%5.0%
USA   Archer Daniels Midland 42 yrs3.05%12.9%
USA   Old Republic International 36 yrs3.77%1.4%
USA   Mercury General 30 yrs4.42%0.6%
USA   ACE 25 yrs0.00%15.9%
USA   RenaissanceRe Holdings 22 yrs0.88%3.6%
USA   W.R. Berkley 16 yrs0.78%9.9%
Company profile
Empoloyees
1,800


Sector


Website


Hiscox Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance services. The company operates through four segments: Hiscox Retail, Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re, and Corporate Centre. It provides personal lines of insurance products covering households, fine art and collectibles, ...
Read More


Address:
Wessex House, 45 Reid Street, 4th Floor, Hamilton, HM 12

Phone:
+1 441 2788300
Hiscox has a dividend of 22.5 GBp and this gives the stock a yield of 1.69%. Since 2009they have raised their dividend each year, that is 8 years in a row. The payout ratio of HSX is 32%, based on an EPS of 116 and a dividend of 22.5. The company has a dividend payback period of years. They have increased their dividend by 7.7% on average in the last 5 years. The ex-dividend date for HSX is 8/4/2016. It was founded in and is a UK company with 1,800 employees. They are in the financial sector and the property & casualty insurance industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 1.8 out of 5 stars.






Sectors      Industries      Dividend dictionary       Contact us

Dividend growth stocks with at least 5 years of dividend increases




Disclaimer: Information on this site is only for informational purposes. Always consult a professional advisor before investing.