Why Ward Mcconnell Buys 20 Stock of Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (ARTW)?; 11 Analysts Bullish Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG)

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Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) Ratings Coverage

Among 20 analysts covering Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC had 197 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained the shares of DLG in report on Thursday, June 22 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, November 8 by Peel Hunt. Morgan Stanley maintained Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) rating on Thursday, August 17. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and GBX 451 target. Deutsche Bank maintained Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) on Friday, June 23 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, January 29 with “Overweight”. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, June 15 report. The firm earned “Reduce” rating on Wednesday, June 29 by HSBC. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Tuesday, October 20. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, November 19 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, February 28 by JP Morgan. See Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) latest ratings:

25/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 400.00 New Target: GBX 370.00 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 415.00 New Target: GBX 400.00 Maintain
16/04/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 415.00 New Target: GBX 415.00 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 415.00 New Target: GBX 415.00 Maintain
22/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 450.00 New Target: GBX 450.00 Maintain
13/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 440.00 New Target: GBX 400.00 Downgrade
12/03/2018 Broker: Investec Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 410.00 New Target: GBX 410.00 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 415.00 New Target: GBX 415.00 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 445.00 New Target: GBX 450.00 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 450.00 New Target: GBX 450.00 Maintain

Ward Mcconnell, director of Arts Way Manufacturing Co Inc is the insider, we want to reveal transactions for. Mr. Ward submitted an electronic form with the Security Exchange Commission making public a purchase for 20 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company, the one he is an insider in. At the time of the buying deal, the average market share price of Arts Way Manufacturing Co Inc was $2.6, making the deal worth $52 U.S Dollars. This is not his first insider trade, in the last 30 days, he purchased another 15,067 shares worth $37,690 USD. Ward Mcconnell today possess 41.64% of the company’s total market cap with ownership of 1.75 million shares. 

Investors sentiment increased to 7 in 2017 Q4. Its up 6.20, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 1 investors sold Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. shares while 0 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. 275,036 shares or 207.21% more from 89,527 shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Shufro Rose And Commerce Ltd invested in 23,784 shares. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag reported 15,610 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Morgan Stanley holds 11,851 shares. Asset Corp reported 10,000 shares stake. Blackrock has invested 0% in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW). Renaissance Techs Ltd holds 0% in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) or 26,110 shares. Bankshares Of America Corporation De stated it has 0% in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW). Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability stated it has 13,322 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bank & Trust Of New York Mellon Corp stated it has 14,518 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo & Com Mn owns 1 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada accumulated 1 shares or 0% of the stock. Thompson Davis Company Inc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW).

Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. makes and sells agricultural equipment, specialized modular science buildings, and steel cutting tools. The company has market cap of $10.71 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Agricultural Products, Modular Buildings, and Tools. It currently has negative earnings. The Agricultural Products segment offers specialized farm machineries, including portable and stationary animal feed processing equipment and related attachments; hay and forage equipment; portable grain augers; manure spreaders; sugar beet harvesting equipment; land maintenance equipment; moldboard plows; potato harvesters; reels for combines and swathers; snow and silage blowers; and after-market service parts under the Art's-Way, Miller Pro, Roda, M&W, Badger, and UHC by Art's-Way brands.

Since February 8, 2018, it had 6 insider buys, and 0 sales for $134,429 activity. MCCONNELL MARC H had bought 10,000 shares worth $24,167 on Thursday, February 8. MCCONNELL J WARD JR also bought $34,391 worth of Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) shares.

The stock decreased 1.92% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $2.55. About 1,327 shares traded. Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) has declined 37.77% since April 27, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.32% the S&P500.

Direct Line Insurance Group plc provides general insurance services and products in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 5.08 billion GBP. The firm operates through Motor, Home, Rescue and Other Personal Lines, and Commercial divisions. It has a 11.81 P/E ratio. It offers personal motor, home, and rescue insurance products, as well as other personal line insurance products, including travel, pet, and creditor products; and commercial insurance products, such as business, van, and landlord insurance products for small and medium-size entities.

The stock increased 0.76% or GBX 2.8 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 371.9. About 373,811 shares traded. Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) has 0.00% since April 27, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.