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LON:DLG

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 329.50
-2.20 (-0.66 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
324.70
Now: GBX 329.50
331.30
50-Day Range
295.80
MA: GBX 312.80
338
52-Week Range
225.40
Now: GBX 329.50
355
Volume3.11 million shs
Average Volume2.92 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.46 billion
P/E Ratio11.81
Dividend Yield4.34%
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, personal home, travel, and pet insurance products, as well as insurance for mid-to-high-net worth customers; 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, DLG Partnerships, NIG, 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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.50 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Property & Casualty Insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-113-2920667
Employees10,762

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£3.26 billion
Cash FlowGBX 108.50 per share
Book ValueGBX 229.30 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares1,353,299,968
Market Cap£4.46 billion
Next Earnings Date3/2/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 329.50
-2.20 (-0.66 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) (LON:DLG) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 294 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, DLG shares have increased by 12.1% and is now trading at GBX 329.50.
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Is Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) a buy right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)?

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When is Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s next earnings date?

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 2nd 2021.
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How were Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s earnings last quarter?

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) (LON:DLG) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $16.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $14.20 by $2.50.
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How often does Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)?

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) declared a dividend on Tuesday, August 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 13th will be paid 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 plc (DLG.L)'s previous dividend of GBX 14.40. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) a good dividend stock?

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 15 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.34%. DLG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) is 53.76%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for DLG?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 290 to GBX 375. On average, they expect Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s stock price to reach GBX 332.30 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) investors own include Aviva plc (AV.L) (AV), BlackBerry (BB), 1-800-FLOWERS.COM (FLWS), Sports Direct International (SPD), Air Canada (AC.TO) (AC), Ally Financial (ALLY), Berry Global Group (BERY), boohoo group plc (BOO.L) (BOO), Lloyds Banking Group plc (LLOY.L) (LLOY) and ValiRx plc (VAL.L) (VAL).

Who are Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s key executives?

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Penelope Jane James, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 51, Pay $1.9M)
  • Mr. Timothy Walter Harris, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 51, Pay $927k)
  • Mr. Steven Maddock, Chief Operating Officer
  • Paul Smith, Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Humphrey Michael Tomlinson, Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Mark Evans, Managing Director of Marketing & Digital
  • Ms. Victoria Jane Wallis, Chief People Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Neil Manser, Chief Strategy Officer
  • Mr. Jonathan Paul Greenwood, Managing Director of Commercial (Age 52)
  • Mr. José Vazquez, Chief Risk Officer

What is Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s stock symbol?

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DLG."

How do I buy shares of Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)?

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 plc (DLG.L)'s stock price today?

One share of DLG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 329.50.

How big of a company is Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)?

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) has a market capitalization of £4.46 billion and generates £3.26 billion in revenue each year. Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) employs 10,762 workers across the globe.

What is Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'s official website?

The official website for Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L) is www.directlinegroup.com.

How can I contact Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)?

Direct Line Insurance Group plc (DLG.L)'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 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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