Direct Line Insurance Group PLC Company Profile (LON:DLG)

About Direct Line Insurance Group PLC

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC logoDirect Line Insurance Group plc is a United Kingdom-based personal and small business general insurer. The principal activity of the Company is managing its investments in subsidiaries, providing loans to those subsidiaries, raising funds for the Company, and the receipt and payment of dividends. Its operating segments include Motor, Home, Rescue and other personal lines, Commercial and Run-off. It operates a multi-brand, multi-product and multi-distribution channel business that covers various customer segments for personal lines general insurance, and small and medium-sized enterprise commercial insurance. The Company's brands include Direct Line, Direct Line for Business, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag, NIG and Brand Partners. Each of its brands provides products targeted at one or more insurance segments, including motor, home, rescue, pet, travel and commercial. The Company sells directly over the phone, Internet and through the United Kingdom's main price comparison Websites.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: DLG
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $4.54
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $355.77
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $361.14
  • 52-Week Range: £13,681,990 - GBX 323
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.97
  • P/E Growth: 3.54
  • Market Cap: $5012.84B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,368,199,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.93)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 371.15

Analysts' Ratings History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/27/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 365View Rating Details
2/27/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
2/13/2017Berenberg BankLower Price TargetHoldGBX 406 -> GBX 363View Rating Details
2/8/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 340View Rating Details
2/6/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 337 -> GBX 331View Rating Details
1/26/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 370View Rating Details
1/25/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 360View Rating Details
1/23/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuyGBX 435 -> GBX 395View Rating Details
1/12/2017MacquarieDowngradeUnderperformGBX 345 -> GBX 295View Rating Details
11/18/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceView Rating Details
8/4/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 380 -> GBX 420View Rating Details
8/4/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 409 -> GBX 443View Rating Details
8/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 410View Rating Details
8/3/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/8/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 400View Rating Details
11/3/2015Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 370 -> GBX 400View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $30.11 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/2/2016GBX 14.903.73%8/11/20168/11/20169/9/2016
3/1/2016GBX 184.39%3/10/20163/10/20165/19/2016
8/4/2015GBX 4.601.22%8/13/20158/13/20159/11/2015
5/29/2015GBX 27.506/30/20156/30/20157/24/2015
8/1/2014GBX 14.404.81%8/13/20148/13/20149/12/2014
2/27/2014GBX 12.404.79%3/12/20143/12/20145/20/2014
2/26/2014GBX 12.404.71%3/12/20143/12/20145/30/2014
11/28/2013GBX 41.73%12/4/201312/4/201312/31/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/27/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy42GBX 352£147.84
12/28/2016Steven MaddockInsiderBuy41GBX 363£148.83
11/28/2016John ReizensteinInsiderBuy42GBX 356£149.52
10/27/2016John ReizensteinInsiderBuy43GBX 347£149.21
9/27/2016John ReizensteinInsiderBuy41GBX 368£150.88
8/30/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy41GBX 364£149.24
7/28/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy43GBX 347£149.21
6/27/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy44GBX 344£151.36
6/2/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy40GBX 371£148.40
4/27/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy43GBX 349£150.07
4/1/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy41GBX 372£152.52
2/29/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy38GBX 388£147.44
1/27/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy41GBX 370£151.70
12/29/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy36GBX 413£148.68
11/27/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy37GBX 407£150.59
11/10/2015Geddes,PaulInsiderSell432,773GBX 395£1,709,453.35
11/9/2015Geddes,PaulInsiderSell155,630GBX 395£614,738.50
10/30/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy38GBX 393£149.34
10/1/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy41GBX 370£151.70
9/2/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy42GBX 350£147
7/31/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy42GBX 358£150.36
6/26/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy44GBX 3.42GBX 150.48
3/30/2015Paul GeddesInsiderSell24,565GBX 323.39£79,440.75
3/9/2015John ReizensteinInsiderSell75,969GBX 339.81£258,150.26
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
DateHeadline
News IconThe Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Price Target Cut to GBX 331 by Analysts at Barclays PLC - Petro Global News 24 (LON:DLG)
petroglobalnews24.com - February 25 at 9:28 PM
News IconChart Review for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - Benton Bulletin (LON:DLG)
bentonbulletin.com - February 23 at 9:47 PM
4-traders.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC : annual earnings release (LON:DLG)
www.4-traders.com - February 23 at 4:44 PM
News IconChecking the Levels on Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - Baldwin Journal (LON:DLG)
baldwinjournal.com - February 22 at 10:02 PM
News IconDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG): How To Check ... - Simply Wall St (LON:DLG)
simplywall.st - February 22 at 5:46 AM
4-traders.com logoAnalyst Activity – Shore Capital Reiterates Sell on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) (LON:DLG)
www.4-traders.com - February 20 at 11:30 AM
News IconTrading Watch: FCF and Piotroski Score Check for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - Midway Monitor (LON:DLG)
midwaymonitor.com - February 16 at 2:47 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DLG-GB : February 16, 2017 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - February 16 at 2:47 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarekt Fallers: Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, Standard Life Plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:DLG)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 13 at 10:30 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: Capita PLC, Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, Glencore PLC - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:DLG)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 10 at 5:09 PM
News IconEstimating the intrinsic value of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) (LON:DLG)
simplywall.st - February 7 at 5:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : February 6, 2017 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - February 6 at 7:46 AM
4-traders.com logoDirect Line Insurance : Board appointments (LON:DLG)
www.4-traders.com - January 30 at 10:58 AM
News IconPeel Hunt reiterated Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) as 'Buy' (LON:DLG)
myhealthbowl.com - January 29 at 9:51 PM
News IconDirect Line Insurance Group PLC reiterated as Hold By Peel Hunt (LON:DLG)
vgtoday.net - January 29 at 9:51 PM
News IconLadbrokes Coral Group PLC (LAD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts (LON:DLG)
larampadinapoli.com - January 28 at 4:56 PM
News IconPeel Hunt Gives Direct Line Insurance Group PLC Price Target With Potential 3.52% Upside - UK Market News (LON:DLG)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 28 at 4:56 PM
trustnet.com logoDirect Line Ins Grp (DLG) (LON:DLG)
www.trustnet.com - January 27 at 11:22 PM
News IconCredit Suisse indicated Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) as 'Neutral' With 370 PT - UK Market News (LON:DLG)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 27 at 6:19 PM
News IconBroker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
www.youinvest.co.uk - January 26 at 5:57 PM
News IconJohnson Matthey PLC (JMPLY) Research Coverage Started at Barclays PLC (LON:DLG)
diy-home-garden.com - January 26 at 5:57 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC 15% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:DLG)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 23 at 10:06 PM
News IconBroker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
www.youinvest.co.uk - January 23 at 5:03 PM
News IconCan Direct Line Insurance Group PLC’s (LSE:DLG) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average? (LON:DLG)
simplywall.st - January 23 at 5:03 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC 15.3% Potential Decrease Indicated by Macquarie - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:DLG)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 13 at 3:09 AM
News IconBroker Forecast - Macquarie issues a broker note on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
www.youinvest.co.uk - January 12 at 5:07 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Fallers: Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, Inmarsat Plc, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, Standard Life Plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:DLG)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 11 at 5:18 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DLG-GB : January 11, 2017 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - January 11 at 5:18 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy 7% yielder Interserve plc could rocket after today’s update (LON:DLG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:18 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Fallers: Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, Inmarsat Plc ... - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:DLG)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 10 at 10:42 PM
News IconFree Cash Flow Score in Focus for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - The Business Journal (LON:DLG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 21 at 5:31 PM
News IconFollowing FCF Scores for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - The Business Journal (LON:DLG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 16 at 10:19 PM
News IconTrading Corner: Focusing in on Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - The Business Journal (LON:DLG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 14 at 3:31 AM
News IconDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) Receives 'Equal Weight' Rating From Brokers At Barclays Capital - UK Market News (LON:DLG)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 13 at 10:28 PM
News IconBerkeley Group Holdings (the) (LON:BKG) Receives Buy Rating From HSBC Analysts (LON:DLG)
canalcncarauca.com - December 10 at 11:00 AM
News IconDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Earns Hold Rating from Peel Hunt (LON:DLG)
myhealthbowl.com - December 10 at 11:00 AM
News IconWatching the Levels for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - The Business Journal (LON:DLG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 9 at 6:39 AM
News IconInvestor Focus: Watching Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - The Business Journal (LON:DLG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 8 at 10:26 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : December 8, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - December 8 at 5:26 PM
News IconInvestor Hub: Checking on the Numbers for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - The Business Journal (LON:DLG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 5 at 12:00 PM
News IconMarket Check: Narrowing in on Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LSE:DLG) - The Business Journal (LON:DLG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 2 at 9:21 AM
4-traders.com logoDirect Line Insurance : *BARCLAYS CUTS DIRECT LINE PRICE TARGET TO 357 (366) PENCE - 'EQUAL WEIGHT' (LON:DLG)
www.4-traders.com - November 21 at 4:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : November 11, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - November 11 at 3:57 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Rising motor insurance premiums speed up returns for investors (LON:DLG)
www.ft.com - November 11 at 12:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : November 10, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 1:13 PM
News IconDirect Line Group - Motor insurance pricing continues to improve (LON:DLG)
www.hl.co.uk - November 9 at 1:50 PM
publicnow.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group plc Trading Update for the first nine months of 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - November 8 at 10:49 AM
publicnow.com logoTrading Update for the first nine months of 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - November 8 at 10:49 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs this the best income stock in the world? (LON:DLG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 10:49 AM
stockmarketwire.com logoDirector Deals - Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) (LON:DLG)
www.stockmarketwire.com - November 1 at 8:51 AM

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What is Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's stock symbol?

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DLG."

How often does Direct Line Insurance Group PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC?

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC declared a dividend on Tuesday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 14.90 per share on Friday, September 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 11th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Where is Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's stock going? Where will Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

15 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 295 to GBX 443. On average, they expect Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 371.15 in the next year.

When will Direct Line Insurance Group PLC announce their earnings?

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

How do I buy Direct Line Insurance Group PLC stock?

Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC stock cost?

One share of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 336.90.


Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff