LON:DLG - Direct Line Insurance Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 340.70 -1.50 (-0.44 %) (As of 04/19/2019 06:45 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 342.20Today's RangeGBX 339.70 - GBX 34352-Week RangeGBX 300.70 - GBX 379.70Volume3.35 million shsAverage Volume5.74 million shsMarket Capitalization£4.65 billionP/E Ratio10.29Dividend Yield5.79%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Direct Line Insurance Group plc provides general insurance products and services in the United Kingdom. It operates through Motor, Home, Rescue and Other Personal Lines, and Commercial segments. The company offers personal motor, home, and rescue insurance products, as well as other personal line insurance products, including travel, pet, and creditor products; and commercial insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises. It also provides management, motor vehicle repair, insurance intermediary, support and operational, legal, and breakdown recovery services. The company sells its insurance products directly through price comparison Websites and phone, as well as through partners and brokers under the Direct Line, Churchill, Green Flag, Direct Line for Business, NIG, DLG Partnerships, Privilege, Shotgun, and DLG Auto Services brands. The company was formerly known as RBS Insurance Group Limited and changed its name to Direct Line Insurance Group plc in February 2012. Direct Line Insurance Group plc was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Bromley, the United Kingdom. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Property & Casualty Insurance Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolLON:DLG Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.directlinegroup.com Phone+44-113-2920667Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio11.19 Current Ratio0.56 Quick Ratio0.34Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.29 Forward P/E Ratio0.11 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£3.40 billion Price / Sales1.37 Cash FlowGBX 87.73 per share Price / Cash Flow3.88 Book ValueGBX 214 per share Price / Book1.59Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees11,229 Outstanding Shares1,364,569,984Market Cap£4.65 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Direct Line Insurance Group's stock symbol? Direct Line Insurance Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DLG." How often does Direct Line Insurance Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Direct Line Insurance Group? Direct Line Insurance Group declared a dividend on Tuesday, March 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 22.30 per share on Thursday, May 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.26%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 4th. This is a positive change from Direct Line Insurance Group's previous dividend of $7.00. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Direct Line Insurance Group's Dividend History. How were Direct Line Insurance Group's earnings last quarter? Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $16.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $14.20 by $2.50. View Direct Line Insurance Group's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for DLG? 15 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Direct Line Insurance Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 280 to GBX 407. On average, they anticipate Direct Line Insurance Group's stock price to reach GBX 368.77 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Direct Line Insurance Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Direct Line Insurance Group? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group. Has Direct Line Insurance Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about DLG stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Direct Line Insurance Group earned a daily sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Direct Line Insurance Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Direct Line Insurance Group include Insurance Australia Group (IAG), Aviva (AV), Hiscox (HSX), E-L Financial (ELF), FBD (FBH), Echelon Financial (EFH), Personal Group (PGH), Helios Underwriting (HUW), Assicurazioni Generali (G), AXA (CS) and Esure (ESUR). What other stocks do shareholders of Direct Line Insurance Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Direct Line Insurance Group investors own include 1-800-Flowers.Com (FLWS), BlackBerry (BB), Sports Direct International (SPD), Legal & General Group (LGEN), Ally Financial (ALLY), Berry Global Group (BERY), Air Canada (AC), Aviva (AV), ValiRx (VAL) and Centrica (CNA). Who are Direct Line Insurance Group's key executives? Direct Line Insurance Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Paul Robert Geddes, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 50)Ms. Penelope Jane James, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 50)Mr. Michael Anthony Holliday-Williams, MD of Personal Lines & Exec. Director (Age 49)Mr. Steven Maddock, Chief Operating OfficerMr. Andrew Broadfield, Director of Investor Relations How do I buy shares of Direct Line Insurance Group? Shares of DLG 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. What is Direct Line Insurance Group's stock price today? One share of DLG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 340.70. How big of a company is Direct Line Insurance Group? Direct Line Insurance Group has a market capitalization of £4.65 billion and generates £3.40 billion in revenue each year. Direct Line Insurance Group employs 11,229 workers across the globe. What is Direct Line Insurance Group's official website? The official website for Direct Line Insurance Group is http://www.directlinegroup.com. How can I contact Direct Line Insurance Group? Direct Line Insurance Group's mailing address is Churchill Court, Westmoreland Road, BROMLEY, BR1 1DP, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-113-2920667. MarketBeat Community Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group (LON DLG)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 598 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 631 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,229MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Direct Line Insurance Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DLG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DLG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a front-end load?