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Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are covering the stock, AnalystRatings.NET reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 279.79 ($4.69).

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) opened at 295.20 on Monday. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 206.60 and a one year high of GBX 307.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 281.5 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 259.8. The company’s market cap is £4.414 billion.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 14.40 ($0.24) per share. This represents a yield of 4.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 13th.

DLG has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 275 ($4.61) to GBX 305 ($5.12) in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Monday, August 4th. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 277 ($4.65) to GBX 305 ($5.12) in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.

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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