Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 250

269.90p
   
  • Change Today:
      1.00p
  • 52 Week High: 348.00
  • 52 Week Low: 227.30
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,364.55m
  • Volume: 4,032,714
  • Market Cap: 3,682.92m
  • RiskGrade: 472

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 2.7% 8.8%
Div Cover 4.1 1.0
Op Mrgn 16.7% 13.7%
ROCE 18.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 9.1 10.6
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.1 1.2
Pr/Book 1.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -3.1% -4.7%
PBT -12.2% -18.2%
EPS -11.4% -16.9%
DPS -65.7% 224.9%

DLG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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 3,306.70 580.50 33.30p 9.6 1.9 +5% 21.00p 6.6%
31-Dec-19 3,202.60 509.70 29.50p 10.6 n/a -11% 7.20p 2.3%

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-20 3,052.70 417.10 24.50p 11.0 n/a -17% 23.39p 8.8%
31-Dec-21 3,164.41 480.93 28.25p 9.6 0.6 +15% 23.72p 9.0%

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Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

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 269.90p
Change Today 1.00p
% Change 0.37 %
52 Week High 348.00
52 Week Low 227.30
Volume 4,032,714
Shares Issued 1,364.55m
Market Cap 3,682.92m
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
89.60% above the market average89.60% above the market average89.60% above the market average89.60% above the market average89.60% above the market average
66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average
Price Trend
5.47% below the market average5.47% below the market average5.47% below the market average5.47% below the market average5.47% below the market average
Sector averageSector averageSector averageSector averageSector average
Income
89.86% above the market average89.86% above the market average89.86% above the market average89.86% above the market average89.86% above the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average
Growth
68.46% below the market average68.46% below the market average68.46% below the market average68.46% below the market average68.46% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 12
Buy 2
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 18
buy
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DLG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 08-Aug-19 04-Apr-19
Paid 06-Sep-19 16-May-19
Amount 7.20p 14.00p

Trades for 02-Jun-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 1,962,909 @ 269.90p
16:29 33 @ 270.20p
16:29 41 @ 270.20p
16:29 846 @ 270.20p
16:29 111 @ 270.30p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Penny James
CFO Tim Harris

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