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: $352.49
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $360.59
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 323 - GBX 418.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.73
  • P/E Growth: 1.70
  • Market Cap: $4.89B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,368,199,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 390.33

Analysts' Ratings History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/5/2016Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 370View Rating Details
11/30/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 345View Rating Details
11/21/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 366 -> GBX 357View Rating Details
11/18/2016HSBCReiterated RatingReduceView Rating Details
11/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 370View Rating Details
9/14/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 435View Rating Details
8/4/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 380 -> GBX 420View Rating Details
8/4/2016Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 406View Rating Details
8/4/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 409 -> GBX 443View Rating Details
8/3/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 410View Rating Details
8/3/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/4/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
3/8/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 400View Rating Details
3/4/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 395View Rating Details
11/3/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 370 -> GBX 400View Rating Details
5/6/2015Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 310View Rating Details
1/14/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 306View Rating Details
12/17/2014BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 251View Rating Details
(Data available from 12/9/2014 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: $30.59 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
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 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
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHave these 2 stocks been unfairly punished by the market? (LON:DLG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 8:51 AM
News IconMike McCollum Acquires 23328 Shares of CVS Group Plc (CVSG) Stock (LON:DLG)
diariocatolico.net - October 28 at 12:48 PM
News IconEsure Group PLC's (ESUR) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt (LON:DLG)
thelakeandeswave.com - October 27 at 3:24 PM
publicnow.com logoNotice of 2016 third quarter trading update (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - October 20 at 10:07 AM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DLG-GB : September 28, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - September 28 at 9:31 AM
News IconDirect Line Insurance Group PLC Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt (DLG) - Petro Global News 24 (LON:DLG)
petroglobalnews24.com - September 23 at 9:41 AM
News IconHydrodec Group plc (HYR) Receives "Buy" Rating from Canaccord Genuity (LON:DLG)
magseriesusa.net - September 17 at 4:32 PM
News IconDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Earns Equal weight Rating from Barclays PLC - NewsDen (LON:DLG)
newsden.net - September 17 at 4:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DLG-GB : September 14, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 8:48 AM
News IconGenus PLC (LON:GNS) Receives Buy Rating From Peel Hunt Analysts (LON:DLG)
thelakeandeswave.com - September 11 at 9:07 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Why pension megadeals are losing their allure (LON:DLG)
www.ft.com - August 25 at 9:37 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Pensions: Low yields, high stress (LON:DLG)
www.ft.com - August 22 at 4:44 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 stocks with stunning income prospects (LON:DLG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 8:41 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre Admiral Group plc and Direct Line Insurance Group plc 2 dividend dynamos? - Yahoo Finance UK (LON:DLG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 9:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc : Undervalued relative to peers, but don’t ignore the other factors (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - August 12 at 4:39 PM
money.aol.co.uk logoAre Admiral Group plc and Direct Line Insurance Group plc 2 dividend dynamos? - AOL Money UK (LON:DLG)
money.aol.co.uk - August 12 at 8:31 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre Admiral Group plc and Direct Line Insurance Group plc 2 dividend dynamos? (LON:DLG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 8:31 AM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 loses ground as home builder, commodity shares fall (LON:DLG)
www.marketwatch.com - August 11 at 8:38 AM
trustnet.com logoBroker Forecast - Canaccord Genuity issues a broker note on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
www.trustnet.com - August 5 at 4:40 PM
News IconInsurer Direct Line’s first half operating profit falls (LON:DLG)
nanonews.org - August 4 at 8:54 AM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - August 3 at 4:46 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : August 3, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - August 3 at 8:51 AM
News IconDirect Line Group - Ordinary Dividend up 6.5%, plus 10p special (LON:DLG)
www.hl.co.uk - August 2 at 4:45 PM
marketwatch.com logoDirect Line profit down; to issue special dividend (LON:DLG)
www.marketwatch.com - August 2 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DLG.L earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-16 8:30am GMT (LON:DLG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 4:45 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Johnson Matthey slides on broker downgrade (LON:DLG)
ad.doubleclick.net - August 2 at 4:45 PM
publicnow.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group plc Half Year Report for the first half of 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 9:27 AM
publicnow.com logoHalf Year Report 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 9:27 AM
bloomberg.com logoDirect Line’s Special Dividend Helps Erase Brexit Share Decline (LON:DLG)
www.bloomberg.com - August 2 at 9:27 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoDirect Line profit beats own consensus, shares jump (LON:DLG)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 9:27 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWill these 3 shares soar after today’s news flow? (LON:DLG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 9:27 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 Direct Line Insurance Group PLC Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET (LON:DLG)
biz.yahoo.com - August 2 at 9:27 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoPreview - Ladbrokes and Direct Line to report (LON:DLG)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - August 1 at 4:35 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : July 26, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - July 26 at 11:50 AM
publicnow.com logoDirect Line Group signs up to the Women in Finance Charter (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - July 11 at 6:53 AM

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Last Updated on 12/9/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff