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

About Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

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 Group and the receipt and payment of dividends. The Company's operating segments include Motor, Home, Rescue and other personal lines, Commercial and Run-off. The Motor segment consists of personal motor insurance together with the associated legal protection cover. The Home segment consists of home insurance together with associated legal protection cover. The Rescue segment consists of rescue products sold through the Company's own brand, Green Flag, and other personal lines insurance. The Commercial segment consists of commercial insurance for small and medium-size entities. The Run-off segment consists of two principal lines, policies previously written through the personal lines broker channel and Tesco business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: LON:DLG
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  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £4.74 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,365,099,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 348.63
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 351.75
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 323 - GBX 400.70
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.20
  • P/E Growth: 1.08
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £3.31 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.43
  • Book Value: GBX 1.85 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.88
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £552.8 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 6.22 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

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, March 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.70 per share on Thursday, May 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 16th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's Dividend History.

When will Direct Line Insurance Group PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC.

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

16 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 305 to GBX 434. On average, they anticipate Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 371.08 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC.

Who are some of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's key competitors?

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 347.40.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 371.08

Analysts' Ratings History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/15/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 360 -> GBX 370View Rating Details
5/4/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 337 -> GBX 339View Rating Details
5/3/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/3/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 360View Rating Details
4/20/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 395View Rating Details
3/30/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 410 -> GBX 420View Rating Details
3/24/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuyGBX 395 -> GBX 375View Rating Details
3/8/2017MacquarieUpgradeNeutralGBX 305View Rating Details
3/8/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 370View Rating Details
3/3/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/28/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 465 -> GBX 434View Rating Details
2/13/2017Berenberg BankLower Price TargetHoldGBX 406 -> GBX 363View Rating Details
2/8/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 340View Rating Details
11/18/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceView Rating Details
8/4/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 380 -> GBX 420View Rating Details
8/3/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/8/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 400View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 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: $29.17 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/7/2017GBX 9.702.87%3/16/20173/16/20175/18/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/3/2017Mike Holliday-WilliamsInsiderSell26,212GBX 358£93,838.96
4/27/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy44GBX 346£152.24
3/27/2017Steven MaddockInsiderBuy45GBX 336£151.20
3/10/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy4,400GBX 343£15,092
3/9/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy15,600GBX 338£52,728
2/27/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy45GBX 337£151.65
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

Headline Trends for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
Latest Headlines for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 4:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 4:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc :DLG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 2:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMike Holliday-Williams Sells 26,212 Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Price Target Raised to GBX 370 at Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 6:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Given New GBX 339 Price Target at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 8:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider John Reizenstein Purchases 44 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 12:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider John Reizenstein Buys 44 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 7:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 12:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Given Equal weight Rating at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 4:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 9:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 2:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Cuts Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Price Target to GBX 395
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 2:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Rating Increased to Overweight at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 3:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Trims Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Target Price to GBX 331
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 1:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Boosts Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Price Target to GBX 420
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Price Target Cut to GBX 375 by Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 1:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Acquires 45 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 4:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 8:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Trims Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Target Price to GBX 375
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 9:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Upgraded by Macquarie to “Neutral”
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 7:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reaffirms “Sell” Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 11:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DLG.L earnings conference call or presentation 7-Mar-17 9:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 4:39 PM
marketwatch.com logoDirect Line profit declines on claims, expenses
www.marketwatch.com - March 7 at 11:58 AM
marketwatch.com logoDirect Line pretax profit to fall on rate change
www.marketwatch.com - February 27 at 7:39 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy insurance stocks crashed on Government cut to Ogden discount rate
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 7:39 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy 7% yielder Interserve plc could rocket after today’s update
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:18 PM

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