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

GBX 287
-0.90 (-0.31 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 04:32 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 287
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 290.77
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 287
Volume552,732 shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.95 billion
P/E Ratio9.20
Dividend Yield7.39%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Property & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£3.33 billion
Cash FlowGBX 82.51 per share
Book ValueGBX 210.50 per share



Outstanding Shares1,375,000,064
Market Cap£3.95 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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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, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 7.20 per share on Friday, September 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 8th. 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $16.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating 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 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Direct Line Insurance Group's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 280 to GBX 400. On average, they expect Direct Line Insurance Group's share price to reach GBX 354 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% 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?

15 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, 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.

Has Direct Line Insurance Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about DLG stock have been trending negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 media sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Direct Line Insurance Group.

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), ValiRx (VAL), Boohoo Group (BOO) and Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY).

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 287.

How big of a company is Direct Line Insurance Group?

Direct Line Insurance Group has a market capitalization of £3.95 billion and generates £3.33 billion in revenue each year. Direct Line Insurance Group employs 11,229 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Direct Line Insurance Group.

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:  633 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  677 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,310
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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