NASDAQ:DGICA - Donegal Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$13.56 +0.46 (+3.51 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 11:11 AM ET)
Previous Close$13.10
Today's Range$13.19 - $13.7450
52-Week Range$12.74 - $17.07
Volume27,811 shs
Average Volume17,288 shs
Market Capitalization$384.62 million
P/E Ratio45.20
Dividend Yield4.35%
Beta0.33
Donegal Group Inc., an insurance holding company, provides property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwestern, New England, and southern states. It operates through four segments: Investment Function, Personal Lines of Insurance, Commercial Lines of Insurance, and Investment in DFSC. The company offers private passenger automobile policies that provide protection against liability for bodily injury and property damage arising from automobile accidents, as well as protection against loss from damage to automobiles. It also offers homeowners policies, which provide coverage for damage to residences and their contents from a range of perils, including fire, lightning, windstorm, and theft; and liability of the insured arising from injury to other persons or their property. In addition, the company offers commercial automobile policies that provide protection against liability for bodily injury and property damage arising from automobile accidents and protection against loss from damage to automobiles owned by the insured; commercial multi-peril policies that provide protection to businesses against various perils, primarily combining liability and physical damage coverages; and workers' compensation policies, which provide benefits to employees for injuries sustained during employment. Donegal Group Inc., through its interest in Donegal Financial Services Corporation, operates a savings bank. The company markets its insurance products through a network of approximately 2,400 independent insurance agencies. Donegal Group Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Marietta, Pennsylvania. Donegal Group Inc. is a subsidiary of Donegal Mutual Insurance Company.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:DGICA
CUSIP25770120
Phone717-426-1931

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$739.03 million
Cash Flow$0.5127 per share
Book Value$15.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income$7.11 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$384.62 million
OptionableOptionable

Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Donegal Group's stock symbol?

Donegal Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DGICA."

How often does Donegal Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Donegal Group?

Donegal Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.1425 per share on Friday, February 15th. This represents a $0.57 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 31st. View Donegal Group's Dividend History.

How were Donegal Group's earnings last quarter?

Donegal Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DGICA) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The insurance provider reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.14. The insurance provider earned $196.44 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $195.80 million. Donegal Group had a negative return on equity of 4.19% and a negative net margin of 2.65%. View Donegal Group's Earnings History.

When is Donegal Group's next earnings date?

Donegal Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Donegal Group.

What price target have analysts set for DGICA?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Donegal Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Donegal Group's share price to reach $18.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Donegal Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Donegal Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Donegal Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Donegal Group.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Donegal Group stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Donegal Group stock:
  • 1. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We are lowering our 4Q18 and FY18 operating EPS estimates based on the commentary. DGICA shares are trading at a P/B discount relative to peers (0.9x versus 1.6x). However, Donegal’s returns have been below average. Management continues to make progress on key initiatives to improve underwriting performance, including re-underwriting the commercial auto book and raising rates in all the company’s markets. However, we’d like to see positive earnings momentum before recommending the shares. We maintain our Neutral rating." (2/8/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Donegal Group Inc. is a regional property-casualty insurance holding company doing business in Mid-Atlantic and Southern states through its insurance subsidiaries: Atlantic States Insurance Company, Southern Heritage Insurance Company, Southern Insurance Company of Virginia, Delaware Atlantic Insurance Company, Pioneer Insurance Company, Ohio and Pioneer Insurance Company, New York. " (1/1/2019)

Has Donegal Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about DGICA stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Donegal Group earned a news impact score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Donegal Group's key competitors?

Who are Donegal Group's key executives?

Donegal Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kevin Gerard Burke, Pres, CEO & Chairman (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Dean Miller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Sanjay Pandey, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Cyril James Greenya, Sr. VP (Age 74)
  • Mr. Robert Gary Shenk, Sr. VP (Age 65)

Who are Donegal Group's major shareholders?

Donegal Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.32%), BlackRock Inc. (2.98%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.70%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.55%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.39%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.26%). Company insiders that own Donegal Group stock include Jack Lee Hess, Kevin Michael Sr Kraft Sr, Mutual Insurance Co Donegal, Patricia A Gilmartin and Robert S Bolinger. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Donegal Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Donegal Group stock?

DGICA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Naples Global Advisors LLC and Wedbush Securities Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Donegal Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Donegal Group stock?

DGICA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., BlackRock Inc., Rhumbline Advisers, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. Company insiders that have bought Donegal Group stock in the last two years include Jack Lee Hess, Kevin Michael Sr Kraft Sr and Mutual Insurance Co Donegal. View Insider Buying and Selling for Donegal Group.

How do I buy shares of Donegal Group?

Shares of DGICA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Donegal Group's stock price today?

One share of DGICA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.56.

How big of a company is Donegal Group?

Donegal Group has a market capitalization of $384.62 million and generates $739.03 million in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $7.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.30 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Donegal Group's official website?

The official website for Donegal Group is http://www.donegalgroup.com.

How can I contact Donegal Group?

Donegal Group's mailing address is 1195 RIVER ROAD PO BOX 302, MARIETTA PA, 17547. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 717-426-1931 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Donegal Group (NASDAQ DGICA)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  126 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  188 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  314
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Donegal Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DGICA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DGICA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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