Chesnara Share Price (CSN)

386.00 +6.00 (+1.58%) delayed: 8:33PM GMT
Bid price 384.00 Open price 380.25
Ask price 386.00 Prev close 386.00
High price 386.00 Spread 0.52%
Low price 380.00 Volume 82,736

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Chesnara Share Price Information

Name Chesnara Epic CSN
Sector Life Insurance ISIN GB00B00FPT80
Activites Chesnara plc is the owner of Countrywide Assured plc (CA plc), Movestic Livförsäkringar AB (Movestic) and Chesnara Holdings BV, the intermediate holding company of the Waard Group. CA plc is a UK life assurance subsidiary that is closed to new business. In June 2005 Chesnara acquired a further closed life insurance company - City of Westminster Assurance - for £47.8m. With effect from 30 June 2006, CWA's policies and assets were transferred into CA plc. Save & Prosper Insurance Limited and its subsidiary, Save & Prosper Pensions Limited, were acquired on 20 December 2010 for £63.5 million. With effect from 31 December 2011, the business of Save & Prosper was transferred into CA plc. On 28 November 2013 Chesnara acquired Direct Line Life Insurance Company Limited (subsequently renamed Protection Life Company Limited) from Direct Line Group plc for £39.3m. On 31 December 2014 the PL business transferred into CA plc. CA plc operates an outsourced business model. Movestic, a Swedish life assurance company which originally focused on pensions and savings, was acquired on 23 July 2009 for £20 million. The company is open to new business and seeks to grow its position in the Swedish unit-linked market. Its proposition was strengthened in February 2010 with the acquisition of the operations of Aspis Försäkringar Liv AB which has a risk and health product bias. The Waard Group, a Netherlands-based Group comprising three closed book insurance companies and a servicing company, was acquired on 19 May 2015 for Eur 69.9m. The Waard Group, comprising Waard Leven N.V., Hollands Welvaren Leven N.V., Waard Schade N.V. and Tadas Verzekeringen B.V. was previously owned by DSB Beheer B.V., a Dutch financial services Group. The policy base of the Waard Group is predominantly term life policies, with some unit linked policies and some non-life policies. Index n/a

Chesnara Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 386.00 Net Gearing (%) 89.27
Market Capitalisation (£m) 569.24 Gross Gearing (%) 93.54
Shares in issue (m) 149.80 Debt Ratio 93.54
P/E Ratio 13.73 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 1.00
Total dividends per share (p) 19.49 Assets / Equity Ratio 15.49
Dividend Yield (%) 5.18 Price to book value 1.45
Dividend cover (x) 1.41 ROCE (%) 0.67
Earning per share (p) 27.67 EPS Growth (%) -12.10
52 week high / low 419.75 / 326.00 DPS Growth (%) 2.90

Chesnara Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
24/11/2017 BUY John Deane CEO 10,000
07/11/2017 TIN David Rimmington FD 26,944
07/11/2017 SELL David Rimmington FD 15,011
14/06/2016 DRI Mike Evans NED 257
04/11/2014 TIN Graham Kettleborough RES 5,190

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Chesnara Company News

10:21 06/12/2017

Total Voting Rights

RNS Number : 5524Y Chesnara PLC 06 December 2017     Chesnara plc (the "Company")   Total Voting Rights   In conformity with 5.6.1 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company notifies the market of the following: The Company's issued share...

14:39 04/12/2017

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 3242Y Chesnara PLC 04 December 2017   TR-1: S tandard form for notification of major holdings   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS   1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights...

12:50 24/11/2017

Director Deals - Chesnara PLC (CSN)

John Deane, Chief Executive Officer, bought 10,000 shares in the company on the 24th November 2017 at a price of 349.67p. The Director now holds 29,677 shares. Story provided by Director deals data provided by

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Chesnara Share Price Discussions

17 days ago

Chesnara May reward you. (CSN)

CHESNARA This has a dreadful chart for last few months. Didn’t know why. But it appears that USB has disposed of 4.2million over recent period which I think probably accounts for depressed 2 mths. Strong points are its projected yield of 8.67% . Peg of .36 and projected Peg of .29 Projected...

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