Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the fifteen analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have given a hold recommendation and eight have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 389.08 ($5.05).

DLG has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 415 ($5.39) price objective on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 370 ($4.80) price objective on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. Barclays PLC boosted their price objective on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 337 ($4.37) to GBX 339 ($4.40) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 390 ($5.06) price objective on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Friday, July 21st.

Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) traded down 0.95% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 385.10. 3,421,159 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s market cap is GBX 5.26 billion. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 328.40 and a one year high of GBX 411.30. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 378.05 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 357.28.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.80 ($0.09) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. This represents a yield of 1.67%.

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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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