Beazley Share Price (BEZ)

506.25 +1.25 (+0.25%) delayed: 12:19PM GMT
Bid price 506.00 Open price 507.50
Ask price 506.50 Prev close 505.00
High price 510.00 Spread 0.10%
Low price 503.00 Volume 213,622

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Name Beazley Epic BEZ
Sector Nonlife Insurance ISIN GB00BYQ0JC66
Activites Beazley plc is the parent company of specialist insurance businesses with operations in Europe, United States, Canada, Latin America and Asia. Beazley manages seven Lloyd's syndicates and, in 2017, underwrote gross premiums worldwide of $2,343.8 million. All Lloyd's syndicates are rated A by A.M. Best. Beazley's underwriters in the United States focus on writing a range of specialist insurance products. In the admitted market, coverage is provided by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., an A.M. Best A rated carrier licensed in all 50 states. In the surplus lines market, coverage is provided by the Beazley syndicates at Lloyd's. Beazley is a market leader in many of its chosen lines, which include professional indemnity, property, marine, reinsurance, accident and life, and political risks and contingency business. Index FTSE 250

Beazley Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 506.25 Net Gearing (%) 74.34
Market Capitalisation (£m) 2,678.35 Gross Gearing (%) 80.17
Shares in issue (m) 527.75 Debt Ratio 80.17
P/E Ratio 20.30 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 1.00
Total dividends per share (p) 11.10 Assets / Equity Ratio 5.04
Dividend Yield (%) 2.23 Price to book value 1.79
Dividend cover (x) 2.21 ROCE (%) 2.22
Earning per share (p) 25.00 EPS Growth (%) -48.56
52 week high / low 621.50 / 478.20 DPS Growth (%) 5.71

Beazley Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
14/09/2018 BUY Christine LaSala NED 20,700
21/08/2018 SELL George Blunden NED 5,000
24/07/2018 EXR Andrew Horton CEO 3,800
23/07/2018 BUY Robert Stuchbery NED 9,500
11/04/2018 SELL Martin Bride FD 5,335

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16:57 06/12/2018

Oil production concerns and trade war tensions smash global equities

Global equities tumbled as oil slumped on fears oil cartel OPEC will not cut production at its meeting today, while trade war concerns also weighed on sentiment. The arrest of an executive at Chinese technology firm Huawei seen as a new chapter in the trade tensions between the US and China....

11:57 06/12/2018

Oil and stocks collapse with the FTSE falling through two-year lows

Fears over a re-escalation of trade tensions and concern OPEC might not cut production at its meeting later today are seeing both oil and equity markets come under severe pressure. The FTSE 100 had sunk through two-year lows to trade 2.5% lower at 6,750.32 and it is looking just as ugly across...

07:40 06/12/2018

Beazley forecasts costs of claims from 2018 California wildfires at $40m

Insurer Beazley announced Thursday flat year-to-date investment returns and estimated the cost of claims arising from the 2018 California wildfires was $40m, net of reinsurance. Beazley's year-to-date investment return to 30 November 2018 was $27m, or 0.5%. The insurer also said Christine...

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