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

GBX 355.60 -1.20 (-0.34 %)
(As of 11/18/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 355.60
Today's RangeGBX 359 - GBX 355.20
52-Week RangeGBX 328.40 - GBX 411.30
Volume3.98 million shs
Average Volume4.12 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.92 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC logoDirect Line Insurance Group plc is a United Kingdom-based personal and small business general insurer. The principal activity of the Company is managing its investments in subsidiaries, providing loans to those subsidiaries, raising funds for the Group and the receipt and payment of dividends. The Company's operating segments include Motor, Home, Rescue and other personal lines, Commercial and Run-off. The Motor segment consists of personal motor insurance together with the associated legal protection cover. The Home segment consists of home insurance together with associated legal protection cover. The Rescue segment consists of rescue products sold through the Company's own brand, Green Flag, and other personal lines insurance. The Commercial segment consists of commercial insurance for small and medium-size entities. The Run-off segment consists of two principal lines, policies previously written through the personal lines broker channel and Tesco business.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:DLG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.directlinegroup.com
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: GBX 0.24
  • Net Margins: 16.23%
  • Return on Equity: 21.58%
  • Return on Assets: 5.56%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,380,000,000
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

What is Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's stock symbol?

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

How often does Direct Line Insurance Group PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC?

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC declared a dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.80 per share on Friday, September 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's stock going? Where will Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

14 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 305 to GBX 451. On average, they expect Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's share price to reach GBX 393 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC.

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

Who are Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's key executives?

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Paul Robert Geddes, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director (Age 46)
  • Penelope Jane James, Chief Financial Officer - Designate, Executive Director (Age 47)
  • Steve Maddock, Chief Operating Officer
  • Jose Vazquez, Chief Risk Officer
  • Humphrey Tomlinson, General Counsel
  • Mike Holliday-Williams, Managing Director - Personal Lines, Executive Director
  • Jonathan Greenwood, Managing Director - Commercial
  • Anthony Jonathan Reizenstein, Executive Director (Age 59)
  • Simon Linares, Group Human Resources Director
  • Michael N. Biggs, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 63)

How do I buy Direct Line Insurance Group PLC stock?

Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC 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's stock price today?

One share of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 355.60.

How big of a company is Direct Line Insurance Group PLC?

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC has a market capitalization of £4.92 billion.

How can I contact Direct Line Insurance Group PLC?

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC'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 PLC (LON DLG)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  459 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  520 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  979
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Direct Line Insurance Group PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.43)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 393

Consensus Price Target History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

Price Target History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

Analysts' Ratings History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/16/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
11/8/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 440View Rating Details
11/7/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
9/12/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 370View Rating Details
9/11/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 339 -> GBX 352View Rating Details
9/8/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
9/7/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 360View Rating Details
8/17/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 423 -> GBX 451View Rating Details
7/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 415View Rating Details
6/19/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 305View Rating Details
3/30/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 410 -> GBX 420View Rating Details
3/3/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/13/2017Berenberg BankLower Price TargetHoldGBX 406 -> GBX 363View Rating Details
2/8/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 340View Rating Details
8/4/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 380 -> GBX 420View Rating Details
8/3/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/8/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 400View Rating Details
(Data available from 11/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)


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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

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Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON DLG)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/1/2017GBX 6.801.67%8/10/20178/10/20179/8/2017
3/7/2017GBX 9.702.87%3/16/20173/16/20175/18/2017
8/2/2016GBX 14.903.73%8/11/20168/11/20169/9/2016
3/1/2016GBX 184.39%3/10/20163/10/20165/19/2016
8/4/2015GBX 4.601.22%8/13/20158/13/20159/11/2015
5/29/2015GBX 27.506/30/20156/30/20157/24/2015
8/1/2014GBX 14.404.81%8/13/20148/13/20149/12/2014
2/27/2014GBX 12.404.79%3/12/20143/12/20145/20/2014
2/26/2014GBX 12.404.71%3/12/20143/12/20145/30/2014
11/28/2013GBX 41.73%12/4/201312/4/201312/31/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON DLG)

Insider Trades by Quarter for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

Insider Trades by Quarter for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON DLG)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/27/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy40GBX 370£148
9/27/2017Steven MaddockInsiderBuy42GBX 360£151.20
8/29/2017Steven MaddockInsiderBuy39GBX 380£148.20
7/27/2017Steven MaddockInsiderBuy41GBX 370£151.70
6/27/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy42GBX 357£149.94
5/30/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy43GBX 347£149.21
5/3/2017Mike Holliday-WilliamsInsiderSell26,212GBX 358£93,838.96
4/27/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy44GBX 346£152.24
3/27/2017Steven MaddockInsiderBuy45GBX 336£151.20
3/10/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy4,400GBX 343£15,092
3/9/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy15,600GBX 338£52,728
2/27/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy45GBX 337£151.65
1/27/2017John ReizensteinInsiderBuy42GBX 352£147.84
12/28/2016Steven MaddockInsiderBuy41GBX 363£148.83
11/28/2016John ReizensteinInsiderBuy42GBX 356£149.52
10/27/2016John ReizensteinInsiderBuy43GBX 347£149.21
9/27/2016John ReizensteinInsiderBuy41GBX 368£150.88
8/30/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy41GBX 364£149.24
7/28/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy43GBX 347£149.21
6/27/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy44GBX 344£151.36
6/2/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy40GBX 371£148.40
4/27/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy43GBX 349£150.07
4/1/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy41GBX 372£152.52
2/29/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy38GBX 388£147.44
1/27/2016Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy41GBX 370£151.70
12/29/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy36GBX 413£148.68
11/27/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy37GBX 407£150.59
11/10/2015Geddes,PaulInsiderSell432,773GBX 395£1,709,453.35
11/9/2015Geddes,PaulInsiderSell155,630GBX 395£614,738.50
10/30/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy38GBX 393£149.34
10/1/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy41GBX 370£151.70
9/2/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy42GBX 350£147
7/31/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy42GBX 358£150.36
6/26/2015Reizenstein,JohnInsiderBuy44GBX 3.42GBX 150.48
3/30/2015Paul GeddesInsiderSell24,565GBX 323.39£79,440.75
3/9/2015John ReizensteinInsiderSell75,969GBX 339.81£258,150.26
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON DLG)

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J P Morgan Chase & Co Reiterates Overweight Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)J P Morgan Chase & Co Reiterates Overweight Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 19 at 12:56 AM
Moodys Changes Outlook On Direct Line Insurance To PositiveMoody's Changes Outlook On Direct Line Insurance To Positive
www.morningstar.co.uk - November 13 at 11:36 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group plc -- Moodys changes the outlook on Direct Line Group to positiveDirect Line Insurance Group plc -- Moody's changes the outlook on Direct Line Group to positive
finance.yahoo.com - November 13 at 6:35 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : Undervalued relative to peers, but don’t ignore the other factorsDirect Line Insurance Group Plc : Undervalued relative to peers, but don’t ignore the other factors
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 10:25 AM
EXTRA: Insurers Direct Line, Hiscox Report Rise In PremiumsEXTRA: Insurers Direct Line, Hiscox Report Rise In Premiums
www.morningstar.co.uk - November 8 at 2:51 AM
Direct Line eyes booking higher impairment chargeDirect Line eyes booking higher impairment charge
www.marketwatch.com - November 8 at 2:51 AM
Direct Line gross written premiums growDirect Line gross written premiums grow
www.marketwatch.com - November 7 at 5:19 AM
Insurer Direct Lines premium rises on strength in motor insuranceInsurer Direct Line's premium rises on strength in motor insurance
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 5:19 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 1:46 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Purchases £148 in StockDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Purchases £148 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 31 at 8:36 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DLG-GB : October 30, 2017Direct Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DLG-GB : October 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 30 at 6:41 PM
ETFs with exposure to Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : October 27, 2017ETFs with exposure to Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : October 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 28 at 1:28 AM
Deutsche Bank AG Reaffirms Buy Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)Deutsche Bank AG Reaffirms Buy Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 24 at 6:32 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : October 20, 2017Direct Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : October 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 7:23 PM
U.K. stocks gain ground as miners get boost from softening dollarU.K. stocks gain ground as miners get boost from softening dollar
www.marketwatch.com - October 10 at 4:24 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Steven Maddock Acquires 42 SharesDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Steven Maddock Acquires 42 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 1:28 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 12:52 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:DLG) : September 12, 2017Direct Line Insurance Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:DLG) : September 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 11:41 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : September 11, 2017Direct Line Insurance Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DLG-GB : September 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 6:32 PM
Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 9:28 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AGDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 2:28 PM
TOP NEWS: Direct Line Poaches Prudentials Penny James For New CFOTOP NEWS: Direct Line Poaches Prudential's Penny James For New CFO
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 8 at 6:17 PM
Direct Line Insurance names Prudential executive as CFODirect Line Insurance names Prudential executive as CFO
www.reuters.com - September 8 at 6:17 PM
MOVES-Direct Line Insurance names Prudential exec as CFOMOVES-Direct Line Insurance names Prudential exec as CFO
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 6:17 PM
MOVES- Sanne, Tilney, Direct Line, Robeco, RaiffeisenMOVES- Sanne, Tilney, Direct Line, Robeco, Raiffeisen
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 6:17 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 1:34 PM
UK stocks search for firm direction as banks fall, insurers rise - MarketWatchUK stocks search for firm direction as banks fall, insurers rise - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 7 at 6:15 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Steven Maddock Purchases 39 SharesDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Steven Maddock Purchases 39 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 1:18 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Earns "Overweight" Rating from J P Morgan Chase & CoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Earns "Overweight" Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 12:34 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 12:50 AM
Credit Suisse Group Boosts Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Price Target to GBX 450Credit Suisse Group Boosts Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Price Target to GBX 450
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 10:06 AM
Morgan Stanley Increases Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Price Target to GBX 451Morgan Stanley Increases Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Price Target to GBX 451
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 6:32 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : DLG-GB: Dividend Analysis : August 11th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 16, 2017Direct Line Insurance Group Plc : DLG-GB: Dividend Analysis : August 11th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 11:41 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group Plc :DLG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 11, 2017Direct Line Insurance Group Plc :DLG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 12:13 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) to Issue Dividend of GBX 6.80Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) to Issue Dividend of GBX 6.80
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 2:58 PM
Direct Line Insurance H1 Profit Climbs, Lifts Dividend; Stock UpDirect Line Insurance H1 Profit Climbs, Lifts Dividend; Stock Up
www.rttnews.com - August 1 at 11:37 PM
Edited Transcript of DLG.L earnings conference call or presentation 1-Aug-17 8:30am GMTEdited Transcript of DLG.L earnings conference call or presentation 1-Aug-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 6:36 PM
Direct Line profit climbs; hikes interim dividend - MarketWatchDirect Line profit climbs; hikes interim dividend - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - August 1 at 3:47 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Acquires £151.70 in StockDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Acquires £151.70 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 1:24 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 12:50 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AGDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 7:32 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 16 at 5:20 PM
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www.finanznachrichten.de - July 10 at 5:51 PM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 6:10 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & CoDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 12:26 PM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLCDirect Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 10:36 AM
Direct Line Insurance Group PLCs (LON:DLG) Neutral Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Direct Line Insurance Group PLC's (LON:DLG) Neutral Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 8:51 AM
Direct Line profit declines on claims, expensesDirect Line profit declines on claims, expenses
www.marketwatch.com - March 7 at 11:58 AM
Direct Line pretax profit to fall on rate changeDirect Line pretax profit to fall on rate change
www.marketwatch.com - February 27 at 7:39 PM
Why insurance stocks crashed on Government cut to Ogden discount rateWhy insurance stocks crashed on Government cut to Ogden discount rate
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 7:39 PM

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