Shares of Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,026.73 ($12.83).

Several equities analysts have issued reports on HSX shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,125 ($14.06) price target on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Monday, September 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,180 ($14.74) price target on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Friday, October 7th. Barclays PLC reissued an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 904 ($11.29) price target on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Monday, October 31st. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Hiscox in a research note on Wednesday, October 5th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd raised Hiscox to an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,225 ($15.30) price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday.

Hiscox (LON:HSX) remained flat at GBX 1066.00 during trading on Friday. 381,284 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,046.76 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,033.03. Hiscox has a 12 month low of GBX 896.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,106.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 3.00 billion.

In related news, insider Keogh,Colin D purchased 41 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 12th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,036 ($12.94) per share, with a total value of £424.76 ($530.68). Also, insider Anne MacDonald acquired 2,823 shares of Hiscox stock in a transaction on Friday, September 30th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,041 ($13.01) per share, with a total value of £29,387.43 ($36,715.93).

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About Hiscox

Hiscox Limited is a Bermuda-based insurer. The Company is a holding company for subsidiaries involved in the business of insurance and reinsurance in Bermuda, the United States, the United Kingdom, Guernsey, Europe and Asia. It operates through four segments: Hiscox Retail, Hiscox London Market, Hiscox Re and Corporate Centre.

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