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

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GBX 351.30 -1.10 (-0.31 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 352.40
Today's RangeGBX 350.60 - GBX 355.40
52-Week RangeGBX 332.28 - GBX 411.30
Volume2.61 million shs
Average Volume5.74 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.80 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Direct Line Insurance Group plc provides general insurance products and services in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Motor, Home, Rescue and Other Personal Lines, and Commercial segments. It 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 products, such as business, van, and landlord insurance products for small and medium-size entities. The company also provides management, motor vehicle repair, insurance broking, legal, and breakdown recovery services. It sells its insurance products directly through price comparison Websites and phone, as well as through partners and brokers under the Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag, NIG, and Direct Line for Business. 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 SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees10,808
Outstanding Shares1,365,699,968
Market Cap£4.80 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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 Wednesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 7 per share on Friday, September 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 9th. 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $16.70 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $14.20 by $2.50. View Direct Line Insurance Group's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for DLG?

16 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Direct Line Insurance Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 339 to GBX 445. On average, they anticipate Direct Line Insurance Group's stock price to reach GBX 387.85 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% 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?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Direct Line Insurance Group.

Has Direct Line Insurance Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about DLG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Direct Line Insurance Group earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few 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 ValiRx (VAL), Legal & General Group (LGEN), Aviva (AV), Old Mutual (OML), Boohoo Group (BOO), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), HSBC (HSBA), BlackBerry (BB), CENTRICA PLC/S (CPYYY) and Petra Diamonds (PDL).

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 351.30.

How big of a company is Direct Line Insurance Group?

Direct Line Insurance Group has a market capitalization of £479.77 billion. Direct Line Insurance Group employs 10,808 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:  585 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  614 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,199
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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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