Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) insider Steven Maddock purchased 41 shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 27th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 370 ($4.82) per share, for a total transaction of £151.70 ($197.63).

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON DLG) traded down 0.78% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 371.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,622,718 shares. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 328.40 and a 12 month high of GBX 400.70. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 362.30 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 352.35. The firm’s market cap is GBX 5.07 billion.

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Several research firms have recently weighed in on DLG. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) boosted their price target on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 360 ($4.69) to GBX 370 ($4.82) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, May 8th. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price target on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 375 ($4.89) to GBX 390 ($5.08) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd. Jefferies Group LLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 415 ($5.41) price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a report on Thursday, July 6th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 415 ($5.41) price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 337 ($4.39) price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 380.33 ($4.95).

About Direct Line Insurance Group PLC

Direct Line Insurance Group plc is a United Kingdom-based personal and small business general insurer. The principal activity of the Company is managing its investments in subsidiaries, providing loans to those subsidiaries, raising funds for the Group and the receipt and payment of dividends. The Company’s operating segments include Motor, Home, Rescue and other personal lines, Commercial and Run-off.

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