In this article we will quickly re-cap the broker forecasts for Direct Line Insurance (LON:DLG). The Direct Line Insurance share price has risen by 4.17% over the past month and it’s currently trading at 285p. For investors considering...
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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 and Commercial. The Motor segment consists of personal motor insurance together with the associated legal protection cover. The Home segment consists of home insurance together with associated legal protection cover. The Rescue segment consists of rescue products sold through the Company's own brand, Green Flag, and other personal lines insurance. The Commercial segment consists of commercial insurance for small and medium-size entities.
- Danuta Gray NEC (61)
- Penelope James CEO (50)
- Neil Manser CFO (46)
- Steve Maddock COO
- Jose Vazquez CRO
- Humphrey Tomlinson GCN
- Mark Evans MDR
- Jonathan Greenwood MDR (53)
- Gus Park MDR
- Kate Syred MDR
- Jasvinder Gakhal OTH
- Vicky Wallis OTH
- Roger Clifton SEC
- Tracy Corrigan NID
- Mark Gregory NID (56)
- Sebastian James NID
- Adrian Joseph NID
- Fiona McBain NID
- Gregor Stewart NID
- Richard Ward NID (61)
- Churchill Court, Westmoreland Road, BROMLEY, BR1 1DP
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- Deloitte LLP
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As of Today at 18:31 UTC, shares in Direct Line Insurance are trading at 310.70p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Direct Line Insurance last closed at 310.70p and the price had moved by -5.1% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Direct Line Insurance share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -16.13% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Direct Line Insurance is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Direct Line Insurance dividend yield is 7.18% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Direct Line Insurance paid a total dividend of £0.22, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 7.18%. We do not have any data on when Direct Line Insurance is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Direct Line Insurance is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Direct Line Insurance shares is currently 7.18%.
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As of the previous close price of 310.70p, shares in Direct Line Insurance had a market capitalisation of £4.17bn.
Here are the trading details for Direct Line Insurance:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: DLG
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Direct Line Insurance is currently classified as a Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Direct Line Insurance is 351.66p. That is 13.18% above the last closing price of 310.70p.
Analysts covering Direct Line Insurance currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of £0.25 for the next financial year.
An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Direct Line Insurance. Over the past six months, its share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +0.88%.
As of the last closing price of 310.70p, shares in Direct Line Insurance were trading +6.47% higher than their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Direct Line Insurance PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 11.25. The shares last closed at 310.70p.
The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.
The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.
Direct Line Insurance's management team is headed by:
- Danuta Gray - NEC
- Penelope James - CEO
- Neil Manser - CFO
- Steve Maddock - COO
- Jose Vazquez - CRO
- Humphrey Tomlinson - GCN
- Mark Evans - MDR
- Jonathan Greenwood - MDR
- Gus Park - MDR
- Kate Syred - MDR
- Jasvinder Gakhal - OTH
- Vicky Wallis - OTH
- Roger Clifton - SEC
- Tracy Corrigan - NID
- Mark Gregory - NID
- Sebastian James - NID
- Adrian Joseph - NID
- Fiona McBain - NID
- Gregor Stewart - NID
- Richard Ward - NID