Donegal Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:DGICA)

About Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)

Donegal Group logoDonegal Group Inc. (DGI) is an insurance holding company whose insurance subsidiaries offer personal and commercial lines of property and casualty insurance. The Company offered its insurance business to various businesses and individuals in 21 Mid-Atlantic, Midwestern, New England and Southern states, as of December 31, 2016. It has four segments: investment function, personal lines of insurance, commercial lines of insurance and investment in Donegal Financial Services Corporation (DFSC). Its insurance operations include two segments: personal lines of insurance and commercial lines of insurance. The personal lines of insurance, which its insurance subsidiaries write consists of private passenger automobile and homeowners insurance. The commercial lines of insurance, which its insurance subsidiaries write consists of commercial automobile, commercial multi-peril and workers' compensation insurance. It holds interests in DFSC, which is a unitary savings and loan holding company.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:DGICA
  • CUSIP: 25770120
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $434.97 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 27,322,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.27
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.00
  • 52 Week Range: $14.49 - $18.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.69
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.84
  • P/E Growth: 2.49
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $715.06 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.61
  • Book Value: $16.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.98
  • Annual Dividend: $0.56
  • Dividend Yield: 3.5%
  • EBIDTA: $24.38 million
  • Net Margins: 1.84%
  • Return on Equity: 2.24%
  • Return on Assets: 0.60%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.17%
  • Current Ratio: 0.44%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.44%
  • Average Volume: 25,488 shs.
  • Beta: 0.29
  • Short Ratio: 2.35

Frequently Asked Questions for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Tuesday, August 15th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 28th. View Donegal Group's Dividend History.

How were Donegal Group's earnings last quarter?

Donegal Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGICA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 19th. The company reported ($0.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.04. The firm earned $182.48 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $185.20 million. Donegal Group had a net margin of 1.84% and a return on equity of 2.24%. View Donegal Group's Earnings History.

When will Donegal Group make its next earnings announcement?

Donegal Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Donegal Group.

Where is Donegal Group's stock going? Where will Donegal Group's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Donegal Group's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Donegal Group's stock price to reach $18.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Donegal Group.

What are analysts saying about Donegal Group stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Donegal Group stock:

  • 1. 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. " (9/19/2017)
  • 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We updated our estimates to reflect the news and we are maintaining our Neutral rating. The company releases 2Q17 earnings on July 19. We expect the shares to be weak today. Key Points: Weather-Related Losses: Weather-related losses added $20.1 million to Donegal’s 2Q results – the previous 5-year average is $10.5 million. We expected $12.7 million of weather-related losses." (7/14/2017)

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:

  • Donald H. Nikolaus, Chairman of the Board
  • Kevin Gerard Burke, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jeffrey Dean Miller, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company and Donegal Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Sanjay Pandey, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Daniel J. Wagner, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company and Donegal Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Cyril J. Greenya, Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer of the Company & Donegal Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Robert G. Shenk, Senior Vice President - Claims of the Company and Donegal Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Scott Andrew Berlucchi, Director
  • Robert S. Bolinger, Independent Director
  • Patricia A. Gilmartin, Director

Who owns Donegal Group stock?

Donegal Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.00%), Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (2.12%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.51%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.48%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.00%) and OLD Republic International Corp (0.86%). Company insiders that own Donegal Group stock include Barry C Huber, Gregory M Shepard, Jack Lee Hess, Patricia A Gilmartin, Philip H Glatfelter II and Robert S Bolinger. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Donegal Group.

Who sold Donegal Group stock? Who is selling Donegal Group stock?

Donegal Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Heartland Advisors Inc., Nationwide Fund Advisors, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Spark Investment Management LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Strs Ohio and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Donegal Group.

Who bought Donegal Group stock? Who is buying Donegal Group stock?

Donegal Group's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kennedy Capital Management Inc., OLD Republic International Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Northern Trust Corp, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. and Swiss National Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Donegal Group.

How do I buy Donegal Group stock?

Shares of Donegal Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Donegal Group's stock price today?

One share of Donegal Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.92.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Donegal Group (NASDAQ DGICA)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  38 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  72 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  110
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Donegal Group 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

Consensus Ratings for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $18.00 (13.07% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/17/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSet Price TargetHold$18.00LowView Rating Details
7/20/2017Boenning ScattergoodReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
Earnings by Quarter for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Donegal Group (NASDAQ DGICA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017$0.21N/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2017Q2 2017($0.07)($0.11)$185.20 million$182.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2017Q1 2017$0.35$0.12$175.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2017Q416$0.41$0.20$175.85 million$176.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2016Q316$0.23$0.15$172.41 million$174.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.27$0.31$169.35 million$169.13 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.36$0.44$166.35 million$164.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2016Q415$0.38$0.25$162.86 million$163.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q315$0.33$0.22$160.41 million$160.56 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.30$0.23$156.78 million$158.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2015Q115$0.11$0.23$153.70 million$151.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2015Q414$0.41$0.15$150.00 million$151.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q314$0.17$0.32$142.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$0.27$0.02$146.05 million$145.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q1 2014$0.14($0.02)$138.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2014Q413$0.27$0.37$139.71 million$139.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$0.35$0.30$138.13 million$130.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.78
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.16
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20171$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q3 20171$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q4 20171$0.34$0.34$0.34
Q1 20181$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q2 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q3 20181$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q4 20181$0.38$0.38$0.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
Most Recent Dividend:8/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:3.52%
Payout Ratio:114.29% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
88.89% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
48.70% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)

Dividend History by Quarter for Donegal Group (NASDAQ DGICA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 29.48%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/26/2017Robert S BolingerDirectorSell12,000$16.67$200,040.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2016Jack Lee HessDirectorBuy1,000$15.02$15,020.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Barry C HuberDirectorSell3,000$16.01$48,030.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Philip H Glatfelter IIDirectorSell12,000$16.08$192,960.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Jack Lee HessDirectorBuy1,000$15.51$15,510.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Patricia A GilmartinDirectorSell12,000$14.50$174,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015Gregory M. Shepardmajor shareholderSell4,075,000$17.19$70,049,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Sanjay PandeyVPBuy3,435$14.56$50,013.60View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Kevin Michael Sr Kraft SrDirectorSell6,686$14.76$98,685.36View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Mutual Insurance Co DonegalMajor ShareholderBuy50,000$14.80$740,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Scott Andrew BerlucchiDirectorSell10,000$14.81$148,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015Jack Lee HessDirectorSell10,000$14.90$149,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Kevin Michael Sr Kraft SrDirectorSell3,314$14.95$49,544.30View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Jon Marshall MahanDirectorSell1,504$14.66$22,048.64View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Jon Marshall MahanDirectorSell8,496$14.81$125,825.76View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Daniel J WagnerVPBuy1,694$14.76$25,003.44View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Mutual Insurance Co DonegalMajor ShareholderBuy50,000$15.18$759,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Donald H NikolausInsiderSell125,000$15.42$1,927,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Daniel J WagnerVPSell40,000$15.45$618,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Jeffrey Dean MillerCFOSell55,000$15.45$849,750.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Kevin Gerard BurkeCEOSell50,000$15.45$772,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Mutual Insurance Co DonegalMajor ShareholderBuy195,000$15.45$3,012,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Gregory M ShepardMajor ShareholderBuy1,335$22.00$29,370.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2015Gregory M ShepardMajor ShareholderBuy2,100$16.32$34,272.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Gregory M ShepardMajor ShareholderBuy1,255$21.50$26,982.50View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Jack Lee HessDirectorBuy2,500$15.30$38,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Robert G ShenkVPBuy2,246$15.58$34,992.68View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Robert G ShenkVPBuy4,818$15.57$75,016.26View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Daniel J WagnerVPBuy1,328$15.87$21,075.36View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Patricia A GilmartinDirectorSell10,000$15.94$159,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Mutual Insurance Co DonegalMajor ShareholderBuy11,500$25.00$287,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Daniel J WagnerVPBuy10,000$14.00$140,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Daniel J WagnerVPBuy1,143$14.52$16,596.36View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Gregory M ShepardMajor ShareholderBuy70,000$15.92$1,114,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2013Robert G ShenkVPBuy4,741$13.71$64,999.11View SEC Filing  
8/28/2013Robert G ShenkVPBuy2,527$13.85$34,998.95View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Daniel J WagnerVPBuy1,240$13.86$17,186.40View SEC Filing  
3/14/2013Jeffrey Dean MillerVPBuy4,883$14.34$70,022.22View SEC Filing  
3/13/2013Daniel J WagnerVPBuy3,070$14.22$43,655.40View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
Latest Headlines for Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA)
DateHeadline logoDonegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - September 19 at 6:28 PM logoETFs with exposure to Donegal Group, Inc. : September 18, 2017 - September 18 at 5:49 PM logoETFs with exposure to Donegal Group, Inc. : September 18, 2017 - September 18 at 5:49 PM logoHead-To-Head Review: Donegal Group (DGICA) and Its Competitors - September 16 at 6:30 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. :DGICA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 15, 2017 - September 15 at 6:19 PM logoDonegal Group (DGICA) & its Peers Head-To-Head Survey - September 11 at 4:22 AM logoEndurance Specialty Holdings (ENH) versus Donegal Group (DGICA) Financial Comparison - September 6 at 12:22 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:DGICA) : September 6, 2017 - September 6 at 12:27 AM logoDonegal Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DGICA-US : September 1, 2017 - September 1 at 6:06 PM logoDonegal Group Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Webcast - September 1 at 11:00 AM logoHead to Head Survey: Donegal Group (DGICA) & CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) - August 31 at 2:26 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. : DGICA-US: Dividend Analysis : August 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 30, 2017 - August 30 at 6:56 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) Given a $18.00 Price Target by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Analysts - August 18 at 3:14 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) Rating Lowered to C+ at TheStreet - August 13 at 6:32 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGICA) Downgraded to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research - July 25 at 6:26 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) Downgraded by BidaskClub - July 23 at 6:21 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGICA) Rating Reiterated by Boenning Scattergood - July 23 at 3:04 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) Plans $0.14 Quarterly Dividend - July 21 at 3:35 PM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Donegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) Reduced by Analyst - July 21 at 9:46 AM logoDonegal Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGICA) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS - July 20 at 9:53 AM logoEdited Transcript of DGICA earnings conference call or presentation 19-Jul-17 3:00pm GMT - July 20 at 5:03 AM logoDonegal Group's (DGICA) CEO Kevin Burke on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 20 at 12:02 AM logoIs Donegal Group (DGICA) a Suitable Value Stock Right Now? - July 19 at 7:00 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.34 Per Share, Boenning Scattergood Forecasts (DGICA) - July 17 at 10:54 AM logoDonegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday - July 17 at 7:47 AM logoKeefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Donegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) - July 15 at 2:21 PM logoDonegal Group Inc. Provides Information Relating to Claim Activity in Second Quarter - July 14 at 3:47 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. (DGICA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Boenning Scattergood - July 14 at 11:37 AM logoDonegal Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:DGICA) : July 3, 2017 - July 3 at 5:47 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DGICA-US : June 30, 2017 - June 30 at 6:01 PM logoETFs with exposure to Donegal Group, Inc. : June 1, 2017 - June 1 at 5:23 PM logoDonegal Group Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Webcast - May 31 at 1:36 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. :DGICA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 31, 2017 - May 31 at 9:54 AM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Donegal Group Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (DGICA) - May 29 at 7:14 AM logoDonegal Group Inc. (DGICA) Research Coverage Started at Boenning Scattergood - May 25 at 8:16 AM logoDonegal Group (DGICA) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.09 - May 2 at 3:16 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. : DGICA-US: Dividend Analysis : May 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 5:15 PM logoRobert S. Bolinger Sells 12,000 Shares of Donegal Group Inc. (DGICA) Stock - April 26 at 5:48 PM logoDonegal Group (DGICA) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.30 - April 25 at 7:30 PM logoDonegal Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DGICA-US : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 8:55 AM logoPositive Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Donegal Group (DGICA) Share Price - April 21 at 6:43 PM logoEdited Transcript of DGICA earnings conference call or presentation 19-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT - April 20 at 9:54 PM logoDonegal Group Inc. (DGICA) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.23 EPS - April 20 at 1:17 PM logoDonegal Group Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Results - April 19 at 12:32 PM logoDonegal posts 1Q profit - April 19 at 8:14 AM logoDonegal Group (DGICA) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.56 - April 18 at 9:33 AM logoDonegal Group Inc. (DGICA) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday - April 17 at 7:40 AM logoDonegal Group (DGICA) Given Media Impact Score of 0.55 - April 14 at 11:15 AM logoDonegal Group, Inc. :DGICA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 21, 2017 - March 22 at 3:00 AM logoDonegal Group Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Webcast - March 21 at 3:17 PM



Donegal Group (DGICA) Chart for Monday, September, 25, 2017

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