Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fifteen analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 392.17 ($5.16).

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. HSBC Holdings plc boosted their price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 372 ($4.89) to GBX 440 ($5.78) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 360 ($4.73) price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a report on Monday, August 7th. Shore Capital reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC in a report on Monday, August 7th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 423 ($5.56) to GBX 451 ($5.93) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group boosted their price target on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC from GBX 410 ($5.39) to GBX 450 ($5.92) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th.

Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) traded up 1.62% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 376.10. 4,672,936 shares of the stock traded hands. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 328.40 and a 1-year high of GBX 411.30. The stock’s market cap is GBX 5.14 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 372.91 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 363.67.

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Direct Line Insurance Group PLC Company Profile

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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