LON:DLG - Direct Line Insurance Group Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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GBX 335.70 +1.50 (+0.45 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 334.20
Today's RangeGBX 332.20 - GBX 337.55
52-Week RangeGBX 332.28 - GBX 411.30
Volume4.35 million shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£5.34 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Direct Line Insurance Group logoDirect Line Insurance Group plc provides general insurance products and services in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Motor, Home, Rescue and Other Personal Lines, and Commercial segments. It 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 products, such as business, van, and landlord insurance products for small and medium-size entities. The company also provides management, motor vehicle repair, insurance broking, legal, and breakdown recovery services. It sells its insurance products directly through price comparison Websites and phone, as well as through partners and brokers under the Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag, NIG, and Direct Line for Business. 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
SymbolLON:DLG
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-113-2920667

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins9.36%
Return on Equity11.77%
Return on Assets3.18%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,380,000,000
Market Cap£5.34 billion

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 announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 7 per share on Friday, September 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 9th. The official announcement can be seen 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 results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $16.70 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $14.20 by $2.50. Direct Line Insurance Group had a net margin of 9.36% and a return on equity of 11.77%. View Direct Line Insurance Group's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for DLG?

14 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Direct Line Insurance Group's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 357 to GBX 455. On average, they anticipate Direct Line Insurance Group's share price to reach GBX 399.23 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% 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?

14 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 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group.

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

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 49)
  • Ms. Penelope Jane James, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Michael Anthony Holliday-Williams, MD of Personal Lines & Exec. Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Steven Maddock, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Andrew Broadfield, Director of Investor Relations

Has Direct Line Insurance Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about DLG stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Direct Line Insurance Group earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 49.91 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Direct Line Insurance Group.

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 335.70.

How big of a company is Direct Line Insurance Group?

Direct Line Insurance Group has a market capitalization of £5.34 billion.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  550 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  580 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,130
MarketBeat'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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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