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: $4.82
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $363.08
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $365.43
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.05
  • P/E Growth: 1.89
  • Market Cap: $5.02B
  • 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, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.07)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 390.15

Analysts' Ratings History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
8/3/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 370View Rating Details
8/3/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 410View Rating Details
8/3/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 385 -> GBX 435View Rating Details
8/1/2016Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 370View Rating Details
7/21/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 364 -> GBX 360View Rating Details
6/29/2016HSBCLower Price TargetReduceGBX 350 -> GBX 328View Rating Details
5/17/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 335View 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
9/25/2014Oriel Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 280View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 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: $30.14 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
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
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
breakingfinancenews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) stock price target held steady at 370GBX as issued in a report today by Peel Hunt (LON:DLG)
breakingfinancenews.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
breakingfinancenews.com logoA report released today by Peel Hunt about Direct Line Insurance Group PLC(LON:DLG) maintains the target price at 370GBX (LON:DLG)
breakingfinancenews.com - August 1 at 4:35 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) stock price target maintained at 385GBX as announced today by Deutsche Bank (LON:DLG)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 28 at 9:49 AM
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
breakingfinancenews.com logoA statement released today by Barclays Capital about (LON:DLG) Direct Line Insurance Group PLC lowers the target price to 360GBX (LON:DLG)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 21 at 10:05 PM
publicnow.com logoDirect Line Group signs up to the Women in Finance Charter (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - July 11 at 6:53 AM
publicnow.com logoNotice of 2016 interim results (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - July 5 at 5:11 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) stock price target bumped down to GBX364 as covered today by Barclays Capital (LON:DLG)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 3 at 4:23 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG) price target lowered to GBX352 as covered today by UBS (LON:DLG)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 1 at 9:44 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoBrokers: Brokers bearish on Aviva and Direct Line (LON:DLG)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - June 29 at 9:26 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) price target lowered to GBX328 as covered today by HSBC (LON:DLG)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 29 at 9:26 AM
sbwire.com logoDirect Line Group Profile Analyzed Business Structure, Financial Performance and SWOT Analysis in 2016 Report (LON:DLG)
www.sbwire.com - June 23 at 3:33 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : June 22, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - June 22 at 4:39 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoPeel Hunt reported on (LON:DLG) Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, maintaining its price target to GBX370 today (LON:DLG)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 17 at 4:29 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) stock price target maintained to GBX385 as disclosed today by Goldman Sachs (LON:DLG)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 16 at 8:58 AM
4-traders.com logoDirect Line Insurance : Solvency II internal model approved by the PRA (LON:DLG)
www.4-traders.com - June 15 at 9:24 AM
publicnow.com logoSolvency II internal model approved by the PRA (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - June 14 at 2:09 AM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DLG-GB : June 9, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - June 9 at 4:39 AM
stockmarketwire.com logoDirector Deals - Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) (LON:DLG)
www.stockmarketwire.com - June 3 at 4:50 PM
publicnow.com logoChange to membership of the Board Risk Committee (LON:DLG)
www.publicnow.com - May 27 at 2:37 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 top dividends for the next decade: Direct Line Insurance Group plc, Land Securities Group plc and easyJet plc (LON:DLG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 4:00 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoMacquarie reiterated Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) as 'Neutral' With 335 PT - FTSE News (LON:DLG)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - May 18 at 1:33 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : May 18, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - May 17 at 8:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DLG-GB : May 16, 2016 (LON:DLG)
www.capitalcube.com - May 16 at 4:42 AM
fool.co.uk logo3 great dividends: Lloyds Banking Group plc (6.8%), Royal Dutch Shell plc (7.3%) & Direct Line Insurance Group plc ... - Motley Fool UK (LON:DLG)
www.fool.co.uk - May 13 at 7:20 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDirectors dealings: Shire chief sells part of performance share award - Yahoo Finance UK (LON:DLG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 7:17 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Deutsche Bank - FTSE News (LON:DLG)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - May 6 at 7:17 AM

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Last Updated on 8/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff