Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 250

250.50p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.20p
  • 52 Week High: 316.40
  • 52 Week Low: 231.40
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,311.39m
  • Volume: 5,775,434
  • Market Cap: 3,285.03m
  • 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 9.1% 9.1%
Div Cover 1.1 1.1
Op Mrgn 15.2% 13.9%
ROCE 17.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 10.2 9.9
PEG n/a 3.6
Pr/Revenue 1.0 1.1
Pr/Book 1.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -0.7% -4.3%
PBT -1.2% -5.8%
EPS -5.0% 2.7%
DPS 2.7% 1.5%

DLG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-20 3,189.30 451.40 25.80p 12.4 n/a -12% 22.10p 6.9%
31-Dec-21 3,168.00 446.00 24.50p 11.4 n/a -5% 22.70p 8.1%

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-22 3,032.11 420.05 25.17p 10.0 3.6 +3% 23.04p 9.1%
31-Dec-23 3,191.15 492.25 27.77p 9.0 0.9 +10% 23.80p 9.4%

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DLG Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 30-Jun-2022 13:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 29-Jun-2022 16:00 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 29-Jun-2022 07:00 RNS

Latest DLG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
27-Jun-22 Transfer From Neil Manser 0.000p 30 0.00
27-Jun-22 Buy Neil Manser 256.88p 59 151.56
27-May-22 Transfer From Neil Manser 0.000p 28 0.00

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 250.50p
Change Today -1.20p
% Change -0.48 %
52 Week High 316.40
52 Week Low 231.40
Volume 5,775,434
Shares Issued 1,311.39m
Market Cap 3,285.03m
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
85.12% above the market average85.12% above the market average85.12% above the market average85.12% above the market average85.12% 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
Price Trend
14.02% below the market average14.02% below the market average14.02% below the market average14.02% below the market average14.02% below the market average
27.27% below the sector average27.27% below the sector average27.27% below the sector average27.27% below the sector average27.27% below the sector 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
77.78% above the sector average77.78% above the sector average77.78% above the sector average77.78% above the sector average77.78% above the sector average
Growth
82.86% below the market average82.86% below the market average82.86% below the market average82.86% below the market average82.86% below the market average
66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 11
Buy 3
Neutral 7
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 21
buy
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DLG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 07-Apr-22 12-Aug-21
Paid 17-May-22 03-Sep-21
Amount 15.10p 7.60p

Trades for 01-Jul-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
16:45 525 @ 251.00p
16:45 525 @ 251.00p
16:35 1,137,196 @ 250.50p
16:29 263 @ 250.90p
16:29 40 @ 250.90p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Danuta Gray
CEO Penny James

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