Best Insurance Stock - Hiscox insurance Stocks outlook 2013 : Hiscox estimates Sandy net claims of approximately £90 millio n for the impact of sandy, international specialist insurer Hiscox has today announced an estimate for the impact of Superstorm Sandy. Although considerable uncertainties still exist around the impact of Superstorm Sandy, the insurer said that based on an insured market loss of $20bn, it estimates net claims of approximately £90m. Superstorm Sandy hit parts of North America and Canada in October causing destruction of buildings and infrastructure. Twice a year Hiscox publishes its expected losses for modelled catastrophes including exposure to US windstorm. The insurer stated that the estimate was within the published range, and was within Hiscox's overall budgeted loss expectations for the year.
Key Statistics for HSX
|Current P/E Ratio (ttm)||7.7493|
|Relative P/E vs. UKX||0.5056|
|Earnings Per Share (GBP) (ttm)||0.6013|
|Est. EPS (GBP) (12/2012)||0.4410|
|Est. PEG Ratio||0.1110|
|Market Cap (M GBP)||1,837.35|
|Shares Outstanding (M)||394.28|
|30 Day Average Volume||333,287|
|Dividend Indicated Gross Yield||3.84%|
|Cash Dividend (GBp)||6.0000|
|5 Year Dividend Growth||10.23%|
|Next Earnings Announcement||02/25/2013|
About Hiscox Insurance Company Inc.
The company was formerly known as American Live Stock Insurance Company, Inc. and changed its name to Hiscox Insurance Company Inc. in December 2007. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Geneva, Illinois. Hiscox Insurance Company Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Hiscox, Ltd.
416 South 2nd Street Geneva, IL 60134
United States Founded in 1952