Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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343.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.40p
  • 52 Week High: 411.30
  • 52 Week Low: 330.20
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,375.00m
  • Volume: 93,603
  • Market Cap: 4,723.13m
  • 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 5.9% 8.3%
Div Cover 1.4 1.0
Op Mrgn 19.2% 16.5%
ROCE 21.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 11.7 11.6
PEG 0.3 38.0
Pr/Revenue 1.4 1.5
Pr/Book 1.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 4.3% -6.4%
PBT 52.7% -4.2%
EPS 37.9% 0.3%
DPS 39.7% 38.2%

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 3,127.22 516.29 29.52p 11.6 38.0 0% 28.20p 8.3%
31-Dec-19 3,128.53 560.75 31.42p 10.9 1.7 +6% 28.36p 8.4%

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DLG Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 12-Jul-2018 13:00 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 10-Jul-2018 15:00 RNS
Notice of 2018 half year results 04-Jul-2018 12:00 RNS

Latest DLG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
27-Jun-18 Transfer From Humphrey Tomlinson 0.000p 22 0.00
27-Jun-18 Transfer From Steven Maddock 0.000p 22 0.00
27-Jun-18 Buy Humphrey Tomlinson 344.30p 44 151.49

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 343.50p
Change Today 0.40p
% Change 0.12 %
52 Week High 411.30
52 Week Low 330.20
Volume 93,603
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 4,723.13m
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
17.51% above the market average17.51% above the market average17.51% above the market average17.51% above the market average17.51% above the market average
23.08% above the sector average23.08% above the sector average23.08% above the sector average23.08% above the sector average23.08% above the sector average
Price Trend
50.43% below the market average50.43% below the market average50.43% below the market average50.43% below the market average50.43% below the market average
38.46% below the sector average38.46% below the sector average38.46% below the sector average38.46% below the sector average38.46% below the sector average
Income
92.99% above the market average92.99% above the market average92.99% above the market average92.99% above the market average92.99% 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
12.99% below the market average12.99% below the market average12.99% below the market average12.99% below the market average12.99% 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
  Final Special
Ex-Div 05-Apr-18 05-Apr-18
Paid 17-May-18 17-May-18
Amount 13.60p 15.00p

Trades for 19-Jul-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
08:48 748 @ 343.50p
08:48 470 @ 343.60p
08:46 151 @ 343.80p
08:46 300 @ 343.80p
08:46 907 @ 343.90p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Paul Geddes
CFO Penny James

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