• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 424.44
  • Forecasted Upside: 14.75 %
  • Number of Analysts: 9
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 369.90
▼ -7.6 (-2.01%)

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Analyst Price Target for BEZ

Analyst Price Target is GBX 424.44
▲ +14.75% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Beazley in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 424.44, with a high forecast of GBX 520 and a low forecast of GBX 350. The average price target represents a 14.75% upside from the last price of GBX 369.90.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 9 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Beazley. This rating has held steady since October 2020, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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4/29/2020
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  • 6 hold ratings
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7/28/2020
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10/26/2020
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1/24/2021
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4/24/2021
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7/23/2021
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9/21/2021
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10/21/2021

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/5/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 460
7/26/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 452 ➝ GBX 473
7/26/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 475 ➝ GBX 500
7/23/2021Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 410 ➝ GBX 460
7/23/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 370
7/23/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 370
7/23/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingUnder Review
7/16/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 385 ➝ GBX 387
6/23/2021Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 410
5/14/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 365 ➝ GBX 350
5/13/2021Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 520
5/13/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingUnder Review
2/8/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 405 ➝ GBX 425
11/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 350 ➝ GBX 390
10/26/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual WeightGBX 550 ➝ GBX 350
9/22/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
9/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 410 ➝ GBX 440
7/28/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 500 ➝ GBX 530
7/23/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingUnder Review
7/23/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
7/23/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 415 ➝ GBX 410
7/20/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
7/17/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 320 ➝ GBX 340
7/17/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
7/8/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
7/2/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 450 ➝ GBX 525
6/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 421 ➝ GBX 550
6/1/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
5/28/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 575 ➝ GBX 500
5/21/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 400 ➝ GBX 385
5/19/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
5/19/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingUnder Review
5/19/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
5/15/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 400
5/14/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 560 ➝ GBX 505
5/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutralGBX 455 ➝ GBX 425
4/30/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 575
4/28/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
4/27/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
4/24/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 611 ➝ GBX 575
4/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 525 ➝ GBX 450
4/23/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 650 ➝ GBX 585
4/22/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 510 ➝ GBX 455
4/20/2020Peel HuntBoost Price TargetReduceGBX 350 ➝ GBX 490
4/20/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
4/14/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 440 ➝ GBX 350
4/2/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
3/30/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
3/27/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 675 ➝ GBX 525
3/26/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 555 ➝ GBX 440
3/24/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
3/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform
3/18/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
3/10/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
2/26/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 600 ➝ GBX 660
2/25/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
2/13/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHoldGBX 616 ➝ GBX 611
2/11/2020Peel HuntLower Price TargetReduceGBX 450 ➝ GBX 440
2/7/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 630 ➝ GBX 650
2/3/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 555
2/3/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
1/31/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
1/27/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
1/21/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 600 ➝ GBX 675
1/16/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
1/16/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
12/11/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 650 ➝ GBX 600
12/2/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 690 ➝ GBX 660
11/28/2019Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 665 ➝ GBX 616
11/19/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
11/12/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 450
11/11/2019Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 625
11/11/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 650 ➝ GBX 630
11/8/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
11/8/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 460 ➝ GBX 450
11/1/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
11/1/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
9/30/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
9/19/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
9/16/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 665 ➝ GBX 630
9/10/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
9/3/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
9/2/2019UBS GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 635 ➝ GBX 650
8/12/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
8/12/2019UBS GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 575 ➝ GBX 635
7/30/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/24/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 620 ➝ GBX 665
7/23/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
7/23/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 465 ➝ GBX 460
7/19/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetTop pickGBX 700 ➝ GBX 675
7/19/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/17/2019Peel HuntLower Price TargetReduceGBX 470 ➝ GBX 465
7/2/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
6/20/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 560 ➝ GBX 575
6/18/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 650 ➝ GBX 655
6/18/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
6/12/2019Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuyGBX 629 ➝ GBX 616
6/3/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAdd
5/24/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
5/17/2019Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweightGBX 651
5/9/2019Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuyGBX 622 ➝ GBX 616
5/9/2019Numis SecuritiesUpgradeAdd
5/9/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
5/9/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
5/3/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
5/1/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold
4/11/2019Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuyGBX 640 ➝ GBX 622
4/2/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
3/25/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
3/21/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetTop pickGBX 650 ➝ GBX 700
3/13/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
3/1/2019Peel HuntBoost Price TargetReduceGBX 455 ➝ GBX 490
2/18/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 550 ➝ GBX 560
2/15/2019Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 680 ➝ GBX 650
2/11/2019Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 610
2/7/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingUnder Review
2/6/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 680
2/5/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 650 ➝ GBX 620
2/4/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
2/1/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingTop pick
1/15/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
1/7/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
1/3/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 580 ➝ GBX 550
12/11/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingTop pick
12/10/2018Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 610
12/6/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 580
12/6/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingUnder Review
12/6/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
11/29/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
11/20/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 560 ➝ GBX 580
11/15/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
11/14/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
11/9/2018Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuyGBX 685 ➝ GBX 610
11/9/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 670 ➝ GBX 650
11/8/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
11/8/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingUnder Review
10/31/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
10/15/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 470 ➝ GBX 465
10/15/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingTop pick
10/2/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
9/24/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
9/11/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
9/6/2018Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 685
7/26/2018Berenberg BankUpgradeBuy
7/23/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/20/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
7/20/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold
7/9/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeTop pick
6/4/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
5/10/2018Numis SecuritiesDowngradeHold
5/10/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduce
3/8/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
3/5/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 380
2/8/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 380
2/8/2018Numis SecuritiesUpgradeAdd
2/8/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
2/2/2018Peel HuntBoost Price TargetReduceGBX 320 ➝ GBX 380
1/19/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold
1/18/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
1/17/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
1/5/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
1/4/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 320
12/13/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold
11/16/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
11/9/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 320
11/9/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
11/8/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
10/5/2017Numis SecuritiesDowngradeHold
10/3/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
9/29/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
9/29/2017Peel HuntLower Price TargetReduceGBX 370 ➝ GBX 320
9/27/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
9/13/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 370
9/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
9/7/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 370
8/30/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 370
8/24/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 370
7/23/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 370
7/21/2017Numis SecuritiesDowngradeAdd
7/18/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
7/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform
7/17/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 370
7/3/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 350
6/5/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 350
5/12/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy
5/11/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
4/27/2017Stockdale SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral
4/18/2017Stockdale SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral
4/4/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 365
3/30/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 350
3/27/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
3/20/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 312 ➝ GBX 365
3/3/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 350
3/2/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
2/21/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 312
2/9/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
2/7/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy
2/7/2017Stockdale SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 400 ➝ GBX 410
2/6/2017UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 376 ➝ GBX 400
2/3/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
2/3/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 350
1/24/2017Peel HuntDowngradeReduceGBX 360 ➝ GBX 350
1/17/2017Stockdale SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 400
1/10/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 360
12/16/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 312
12/7/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform
12/5/2016Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 360
12/2/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
12/1/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy
12/1/2016UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 376
11/23/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy
11/10/2016Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 360
11/8/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
(Data available from 10/22/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.54 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

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Beazley logo
Beazley plc provides risk insurance and reinsurance solutions in the United States, Europe, and internationally. Its Cyber & Executive Risk segment underwrites management liabilities, such as employment practices risks and directors and officers, cyber and technology, and media and business services. The company's Marine segment underwrites various marine classes, including hull, energy, cargo and specie, piracy, satellite, aviation, kidnap and ransom, and war risks. Its Market Facilities segment underwrites portfolios of businesses. The company's Political, Accident & Contingency segment underwrites terrorism, political violence, expropriation, and credit risks, as well as contingency and risks associated with contract frustration. This segment also underwrites life, health, personal accident, sports, and income protection risks. Its Property segment provides commercial and homeowners' insurance. The company's Reinsurance segment specializes in writing property catastrophe, property per risk, casualty clash, aggregate excess of loss, and pro-rata businesses. Its Specialty Lines segment underwrites a portfolio of businesses comprising architects and engineers, healthcare, lawyers and environmental liability, market facilities business, and international financial institutions. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: GBX 369.90
Low: 365.80
High: 377.70

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 394.88
Low: 374.40
High: 421.60

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 369.90
Low: 287.60
High: 429.80

Volume

958,121 shs

Average Volume

1,411,781 shs

Market Capitalization

£2.25 billion

P/E Ratio

28.90

Dividend Yield

2.81%

Beta

N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Beazley?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on Beazley in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Credit Suisse Group AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Numis Securities Ltd, Peel Hunt, Peel Hunt LLP, Royal Bank of Canada, and Shore Capital.
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What is the current price target for Beazley?

9 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Beazley in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 424.44, suggesting a possible upside of 14.7%. Numis Securities Ltd has the highest price target set, predicting BEZ will reach GBX 520 in the next twelve months. Credit Suisse Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 350 for Beazley in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Beazley?

Beazley currently has 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe BEZ will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Beazley.
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How do I contact Beazley's investor relations team?

Beazley's physical mailing address is Plantation Place S 60 Great Tower Street, LONDON, EC3R 5AD, United Kingdom. The company's listed phone number is 44 20 7667 0623. The official website for Beazley is www.beazley.com.