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LON:DLGDirect Line Insurance Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 329.70
-4.10 (-1.23 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 07:45 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 329.70
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 285.44
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 329.70
Volume3.83 million shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.46 billion
P/E Ratio11.82
Dividend Yield4.37%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.70 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Property & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£3.26 billion
Cash FlowGBX 110.80 per share
Book ValueGBX 229.30 per share



Outstanding Shares1,353,299,968
Market Cap£4.46 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 329.70
-4.10 (-1.23 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 07:45 AM ET)
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Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Direct Line Insurance Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Direct Line Insurance Group's stock was trading at GBX 294 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DLG shares have increased by 12.1% and is now trading at GBX 329.70.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Direct Line Insurance Group?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $14.20 by $2.50.
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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 Tuesday, August 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 21.80 per share on Friday, September 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th. This is a positive change from Direct Line Insurance Group's previous dividend of GBX 14.40. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for DLG?

12 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Direct Line Insurance Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 290 to GBX 375. On average, they anticipate Direct Line Insurance Group's share price to reach GBX 332.55 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.9% from the stock's current price.
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Has Direct Line Insurance Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about DLG stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Direct Line Insurance Group earned a coverage optimism score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
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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 Aviva (AV), BlackBerry (BB), 1-800-Flowers.Com (FLWS), Sports Direct International (SPD), Air Canada (AC), Ally Financial (ALLY), Berry Global Group (BERY), ValiRx (VAL), Boohoo Group (BOO) and Cypress Semiconductor (CY).

Who are Direct Line Insurance Group's key executives?

Direct Line Insurance Group's management team includes the following 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

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 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 329.70.

How big of a company is Direct Line Insurance Group?

Direct Line Insurance Group has a market capitalization of £4.46 billion and generates £3.26 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 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.

This page was last updated on 8/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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