Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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358.10p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.30p
  • 52 Week High: 386.90
  • 52 Week Low: 304.90
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,375.00m
  • Volume: 3,635,764
  • Market Cap: 4,923.88m
  • RiskGrade: 472
  • Beta: 0.01

DLG Overview

Insurance provider focused on the UK personal motor and home insurance market. Its roughly 10,000-strong staff serve clients online, by phone and indirectly through partners in its Commercial business, via brokers. Based in Bromley, it gained entry into the top flight index in September 2014, just over half a year after RBS sold its remaining stake in the outfit. Its brands include Direct Line, Privilege, Churchill, Brand Partners, NIG and Green Flag.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 5.9% 8.2%
Div Cover 1.6 1.0
Op Mrgn 18.2% 16.8%
ROCE 22.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 10.7 12.3
PEG 2.0 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.5 1.6
Pr/Book 1.7  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -1.0% -7.1%
PBT 8.1% -11.6%
EPS 5.3% -13.0%
DPS 2.9% 40.6%

DLG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-14 3,144.20 456.80 25.71p 11.3 5.7 +2% 13.20p 4.5%
31-Dec-15 3,110.10 507.50 38.85p 10.5 0.2 +51% 13.80p 3.4%
31-Dec-16 3,202.80 353.00 21.34p 17.3 n/a -45% 14.60p 4.0%
31-Dec-17 3,339.70 539.00 31.80p 12.0 0.2 +49% 20.40p 5.3%
31-Dec-18 3,306.70 582.60 33.50p 9.5 1.9 +5% 21.00p 6.6%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

DLG Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-19 3,070.59 515.22 29.13p 12.3 n/a -13% 29.52p 8.2%
31-Dec-20 3,148.34 519.74 29.95p 12.0 4.3 +3% 27.96p 7.7%

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Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

DLG Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 358.10p
Change Today 0.30p
% Change 0.08 %
52 Week High 386.90
52 Week Low 304.90
Volume 3,635,764
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 4,923.88m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
23.00% above the market average23.00% above the market average23.00% above the market average23.00% above the market average23.00% above the market average
38.46% above the sector average38.46% above the sector average38.46% above the sector average38.46% above the sector average38.46% above the sector average
Price Trend
43.24% above the market average43.24% above the market average43.24% above the market average43.24% above the market average43.24% above the market average
23.08% below the sector average23.08% below the sector average23.08% below the sector average23.08% below the sector average23.08% below the sector average
Income
90.15% above the market average90.15% above the market average90.15% above the market average90.15% above the market average90.15% above the market average
83.33% above the sector average83.33% above the sector average83.33% above the sector average83.33% above the sector average83.33% above the sector average
Growth
32.48% below the market average32.48% below the market average32.48% below the market average32.48% below the market average32.48% below the market average
38.46% below the sector average38.46% below the sector average38.46% below the sector average38.46% below the sector average38.46% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 7
Buy 1
Neutral 6
Sell 2
Strong Sell 2
Total 18
buy
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DLG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Special
Ex-Div 04-Apr-19 04-Apr-19
Paid 16-May-19 16-May-19
Amount 14.00p 8.30p

Trades for 21-Mar-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:50 150,000 @ 356.90p
16:35 1,283,065 @ 358.10p
16:29 1,100 @ 357.20p
16:29 552 @ 357.50p
16:29 1,000 @ 357.50p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Paul Geddes

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