Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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292.40p
   
  • Change Today:
    -0.60p
  • 52 Week High: 366.50
  • 52 Week Low: 290.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,375.00m
  • Volume: 3,364,802
  • Market Cap: 4,020.50m
  • RiskGrade: 472
  • Beta: 0.02

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.

1 Day Chart (21-08-2019)

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6 Month Chart

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 7.2% 9.6%
Div Cover 1.6 1.0
Op Mrgn 18.2% 16.4%
ROCE 22.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 8.7 10.4
PEG 1.6 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.2 1.3
Pr/Book 1.4  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -1.0% -8.7%
PBT 8.1% -15.1%
EPS 5.3% -16.2%
DPS 2.9% 36.2%

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 3,018.45 494.86 28.07p 10.4 n/a -16% 28.61p 9.6%
31-Dec-20 3,035.19 483.31 27.78p 10.5 n/a -1% 28.58p 9.6%

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DLG Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 07-Aug-2019 10:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 02-Aug-2019 15:30 RNS
Half Year Report 2019 31-Jul-2019 07:00 RNS

Latest DLG Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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 292.40p
Change Today -0.60p
% Change -0.20 %
52 Week High 366.50
52 Week Low 290.50
Volume 3,364,802
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 4,020.50m
Beta 0.02
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
52.67% above the market average52.67% above the market average52.67% above the market average52.67% above the market average52.67% 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
41.56% below the market average41.56% below the market average41.56% below the market average41.56% below the market average41.56% below the market average
83.33% below the sector average83.33% below the sector average83.33% below the sector average83.33% below the sector average83.33% below the sector average
Income
94.16% above the market average94.16% above the market average94.16% above the market average94.16% above the market average94.16% 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
30.67% below the market average30.67% below the market average30.67% below the market average30.67% below the market average30.67% below the market average
33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 1
Neutral 9
Sell 3
Strong Sell 1
Total 20
neutral
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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 21-Aug-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 1,159,469 @ 292.40p
16:29 1 @ 292.10p
16:29 934 @ 292.00p
16:29 166 @ 291.90p
16:29 3,834 @ 291.90p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Penny James

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