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Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the seventeen analysts that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 258.27 ($4.40).

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on DLG shares. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 290 ($4.94) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “reduce” rating on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 12th. They now have a GBX 200 ($3.40) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, May 6th. They now have a GBX 300 ($5.11) price target on the stock.

Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) opened at 268.00 on Friday. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 206.60 and a 52 week high of GBX 271.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 254.6 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 251.0. The company’s market cap is £4.006 billion.

Direct Line Insurance Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company is a retail general insurer with operations in the United Kingdom, Italy and Germany.

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