Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by equities research analysts at Peel Hunt in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 370 ($4.58) price objective on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 5.02% from the company’s current price.

A number of other research firms have also recently commented on DLG. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Deutsche Bank AG increased their price target on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 385 ($4.76) to GBX 435 ($5.38) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 410 ($5.07) price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 370 ($4.58) price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity increased their price target on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 380 ($4.70) to GBX 420 ($5.20) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 391 ($4.84).

Analyst Recommendations for Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) opened at 352.50 on Tuesday. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 323.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 418.90. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 370.79 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 364.10. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 4.82 billion.

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 Company, and the receipt and payment of dividends. Its operating segments include Motor, Home, Rescue and other personal lines, Commercial and Run-off.

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