Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Lancashire Holdings LSE:LRE London Ordinary Share BMG5361W1047 COM SHS USD0.50
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -1.50p -0.26% 583.50p 395,890 16:29:51
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
583.50p 584.00p 586.00p 576.50p 586.00p
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Nonlife Insurance 354.49 -53.97 -26.65 1,174.8

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17/7/2018
09:20
Lancashire Holdings Daily Update: Lancashire Holdings is listed in the Nonlife Insurance sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker LRE. The last closing price for Lancashire Holdings was 585p.
Lancashire Holdings has a 4 week average price of 551.50p and a 12 week average price of 551.50p.
The 1 year high share price is 773.50p while the 1 year low share price is currently 542.50p.
There are currently 201,341,918 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 969,832 shares. The market capitalisation of Lancashire Holdings is £1,174,830,091.53.
21/2/2018
19:35
speedsgh: That is the CFO's second open market purchase since results were released on 15/2. In fact there has been concerted buying by the board since results which currently amounts to c£465k. Remains to be seen whether they are merely attempting to support the share price or whether they genuinely believe the shares are substantially undervalued at the current price level. Only time will tell. 16/2/18 Michael Dawson (NED) bought 3,800 @ 588.5p = £22,363 16/2/18 Peter Clarke (Non Exec Chairman) bought 16,000 @ 566.9p = £90,704 16/2/18 Elaine Whelan (CFO) bought 20,000 @ 589.5p = £117,900 16/2/18 Alex Maloney (CEO) bought 21,700 @ 573p = £124,341 19/2/18 Samantha Hoe-Richardson (NED) bought 1,409 @ 567.75p = £8,000 20/2/18 Robert Lusardi (NED) bought 5,000 @ $7.89 (c564.5p) = c£28,225 20/2/18 Elaine Whelan (CFO) bought 13,500 @ 557.5p = £75,262 By way of comparison 2016 Final Results released on 16/2/2017 were followed by just a single open market purchase: 28/2/17 Michael Dawson (NED) bought 7,200 @ 693p = £49,896
21/2/2018
16:16
cwa1: Not exactly enough to account for it but every little helps:- https://uk.advfn.com/stock-market/london/lancashire-holdings-LRE/share-news/Lancashire-Hld-Ltd-Director-PDMR-Shareholding/76767644
15/2/2018
17:58
jrphoenixw2: Extract dated today: 'In reaction to the results, City stockbroker Numis Securities upgraded its rating for Lancashire to ‘add’ from ‘hold’ citing recent share price weakness and the positive outlook, maintaining its share price target at 775p. In a note to clients, the Numis analysts said that although the quantum of January reinsurance rate increases was less than the most bullish expectations, they believe that the breadth of price increase/stability is turning out to be wider than anticipated. They added: “This is consistent with what we would expect given Lancashire’s risk profile and the record catastrophes loss incidence in 2017, both in terms of quantum and frequency.” The analysts concluded: “We think current market earnings forecasts for financial year 2018 are well supported.” www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/191709/lancashire-shares-fall-as-2017-results-bear-weight-of-natural-disasters-191709.html
15/2/2018
13:37
pogue: speedsgh I too am mainly an income investor but am trying now to rotate my LTBH shares a bit to protect gains and increase income not an easy combo. Here I see an oportunity to reinvest money elsewhere for a better return for the next year or so, if the special dividend had held then I would stay regardless of the share price. This RNS has highlighted to me what I actually knew, its cyclic share and divi, and has sparked me into action. Good luck with the long term hold here it will pay off I am sure I'll buy back at a later point.
15/2/2018
12:04
speedsgh: pogue - Thanks for your post #1300. Interesting to hear your perspective and fully understand your position. I suppose a lot will depend on individual investment styles. When I buy, I tend to stick with it for the long long run unless the investment story changes fundamentally. I have been expecting a drought in the special dividend payments for some time. The company has been flagging for 2-3yrs that this would inevitably happen at some point when the benign period for catastrophes ended and the consequent stresses caused by this created opportunities for the company where they would be able to more efficiently deploy the previously under-utilised capital that in recent years has been returned to shareholders via special payments. This in turn should lead to greater profits, a higher share price and potentially greater distributions further down the line. In assessing the return from my LRE investment, and in particular the income, I tend to average out the disributions over a 5yr+ period; this evens out those years with whopping special distributions against those with none. In my own case the average return is more than satisfactory (I try not to be too greedy) but for each it will of course depend on the average price paid in the first place. I am also painfully aware that, whilst being predominantly an income investor, I am notoriously poor at trying to time selling equities in order to get back in lower further down the line. As a result I generally prefer to stay invested and hopefully average down if any opportunity presents itself. It's just what works for me. Others will naturally prefer very different methods which I completely understand.
15/2/2018
10:56
pogue: yeah thats what I am thinking. Is the share price going to go up with no specials? Not sure. It was the specials that got me here in the first place without them I am not seeing the reason to hold, finger on the trigger just now.
05/11/2017
15:33
jrphoenixw2: Transcript of their analysts call, typos, audio problems and all: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4120567-lancashire-holdings-lcshf-ceo-alex-maloney-q3-2017-results-earnings-call-transcript?part=single Nice to hear their confidence. They reiterate they expect renewal rates/ margins to begin improving from the start of 2018, and in Jun-18 they'll re-assess whether the sufficient profitable opportunity continues, to justify a capital raise to write more cover. I infer if they're capital raising that makes Specials, that come from 'excess capital', unlikely. Perhaps the share price, vs the potential for a Special, is going to be the focus for investors well into 2018.
31/10/2017
14:39
johnroger: The share price is not performing as though the company was going to cut or omit its special dividend payment. Or could it be that a predator is waiting in the wings if the results disappoint?
06/10/2017
08:42
rdcdragon: The rumour mill in the city is suggesting Lloyd's maybe on course to make a loss this year. I've sold out of LRE pending a statement or the 3rd quarter results. The risk of cutting the special dividend feels high and I think it would seriously effect the share price in the short term.
15/1/2015
09:27
garycook: Speedsgh,Thanks for the Info.So this year roughly 15% return for LRE Shareholders.So looking at 5 previous years the worst case scenario would be a full year Dividend of 80 USD or 50p a Share giving roughly a 9% return if LRE Share price stays around 560 ?
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