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

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GBX 316.60 +3.70 (+1.18 %)
(As of 05/26/2019 03:58 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 316.60
Today's RangeGBX 314.20 - GBX 316.90
52-Week RangeGBX 300.70 - GBX 378.60
Volume5.51 million shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.32 billion
P/E Ratio9.56
Dividend Yield6.38%
BetaN/A
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

Industry Property & Casualty Insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-113-2920667

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£3.40 billion
Cash FlowGBX 84.75 per share
Book ValueGBX 214 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees11,229
Outstanding Shares1,364,569,984
Market Cap£4.32 billion
Next Earnings Date7/31/2019 (Estimated)
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 an increase 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $16.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $14.20 by $2.50. View Direct Line Insurance Group's Earnings History.

When is Direct Line Insurance Group's next earnings date?

Direct Line Insurance Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Direct Line Insurance Group.

What price target have analysts set for DLG?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Direct Line Insurance Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 280 to GBX 407. On average, they anticipate Direct Line Insurance Group's stock price to reach GBX 365.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.3% 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 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 5 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 coverage about DLG stock has trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Direct Line Insurance Group earned a daily sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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

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), Ally Financial (ALLY), Berry Global Group (BERY), Air Canada (AC), Aviva (AV), Legal & General Group (LGEN), ValiRx (VAL) and Babcock International Group (BAB).

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 Officer
  • Mr. 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 316.60.

How big of a company is Direct Line Insurance Group?

Direct Line Insurance Group has a market capitalization of £4.32 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  605 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  643 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,248
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 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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