Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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324.20p
   
  • Change Today:
      1.00p
  • 52 Week High: 393.20
  • 52 Week Low: 321.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,375.00m
  • Volume: 1,905,070
  • Market Cap: 4,457.75m
  • RiskGrade: 472
  • Beta: 0.00

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 6.3% 8.5%
Div Cover 1.4 1.1
Op Mrgn 19.2% 16.6%
ROCE 21.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 11.0 10.9
PEG 0.3 10.9
Pr/Revenue 1.3 1.4
Pr/Book 1.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 4.3% -6.7%
PBT 52.7% -4.2%
EPS 37.9% 1.0%
DPS 39.7% 34.6%

DLG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-13 3,317.00 407.30 25.12p 9.9 0.7 +15% 12.60p 5.0%
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 29.43p 13.0 0.3 +38% 20.40p 5.3%

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-18 3,114.40 516.63 29.72p 10.9 11.0 +1% 27.47p 8.5%
31-Dec-19 3,114.42 520.61 30.26p 10.7 5.9 +2% 28.14p 8.7%

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DLG Company Announcements

Director Declaration 17-Sep-2018 11:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 14-Sep-2018 10:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 03-Sep-2018 11:30 RNS

Latest DLG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
12-Sep-18 Buy Dividends Clare Thompson 328.98p 909 2,990.43
12-Sep-18 Buy Dividends Steven Maddock 328.98p 2,179 7,168.47
12-Sep-18 Buy Dividends Penny James 328.98p 1,590 5,230.78

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 324.20p
Change Today 1.00p
% Change 0.31 %
52 Week High 393.20
52 Week Low 321.50
Volume 1,905,070
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 4,457.75m
Beta 0.00
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
30.37% above the market average30.37% above the market average30.37% above the market average30.37% above the market average30.37% 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
62.67% below the market average62.67% below the market average62.67% below the market average62.67% below the market average62.67% 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
Income
95.08% above the market average95.08% above the market average95.08% above the market average95.08% above the market average95.08% 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
13.49% below the market average13.49% below the market average13.49% below the market average13.49% below the market average13.49% below the market average
7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 8
Buy 2
Neutral 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 17
buy
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DLG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 09-Aug-18 05-Apr-18
Paid 07-Sep-18 17-May-18
Amount 7.00p 13.60p

Trades for 19-Sep-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:06 1,000 @ 324.20p
16:06 7 @ 324.20p
16:06 402 @ 324.20p
16:06 999 @ 324.20p
16:06 1,180 @ 324.20p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Paul Geddes
CFO Penny James

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