Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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344.10p
   
  • Change Today:
      6.20p
  • 52 Week High: 399.90
  • 52 Week Low: 333.30
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,375.00m
  • Volume: 4,641,474
  • Market Cap: 4,731.38m
  • RiskGrade: 472
  • Beta: 0.63

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 (24-04-2017)

6 Month Chart

Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 4.2% 7.2%
Div Cover 1.5 1.2
Op Mrgn 12.2% 16.1%
ROCE 13.3%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 16.2 11.9
PEG n/a 0.3
Pr/Revenue 1.5 1.5
Pr/Book 1.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 3.0% -2.5%
PBT -30.4% 41.9%
EPS -20.3% 36.8%
DPS 5.8% 65.7%

DLG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-12 4,048.50 249.10 21.80p 9.9 n/a n/a 8.00p 3.7%
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 26.60p 15.3 5.1 +3% 13.80p 3.4%
31-Dec-16 3,202.80 353.00 21.20p 17.4 n/a -20% 14.60p 4.0%

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-17 3,121.31 501.02 29.00p 11.9 0.3 +37% 24.20p 7.2%
31-Dec-18 3,190.91 514.17 29.84p 11.5 4.0 +3% 25.73p 7.6%

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Latest DLG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
29-Mar-17 Transfer From John Reizenstein 0.000p 150,859 0.00
29-Mar-17 Transfer From Paul Geddes 0.000p 263,740 0.00
27-Mar-17 Sell John Reizenstein 334.12p 39,938 133,440.85

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 344.10p
Change Today 6.20p
% Change 1.83 %
52 Week High 399.90
52 Week Low 333.30
Volume 4,641,474
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 4,731.38m
Beta 0.63
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
85.87% above the market average85.87% above the market average85.87% above the market average85.87% above the market average85.87% above the market average
86.67% above the sector average86.67% above the sector average86.67% above the sector average86.67% above the sector average86.67% above the sector average
Price Trend
29.14% below the market average29.14% below the market average29.14% below the market average29.14% below the market average29.14% below the market average
60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average
Income
88.71% above the market average88.71% above the market average88.71% above the market average88.71% above the market average88.71% 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
90.3% below the market average90.3% below the market average90.3% below the market average90.3% below the market average90.3% below the market average
86.67% below the sector average86.67% below the sector average86.67% below the sector average86.67% below the sector average86.67% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 9
Buy 0
Neutral 9
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 18
buy
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DLG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Special
Ex-Div 16-Mar-17 11-Aug-16
Paid 18-May-17 09-Sep-16
Amount 9.70p 10.00p

Trades for 24-Apr-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:04 15,000 @ 343.47p
17:02 12,958 @ 341.14p
16:49 192 @ 342.04p
16:49 447 @ 342.03p
16:49 177 @ 342.03p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Paul Geddes
CFO John Reizenstein

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