Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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317.20p
   
  • Change Today:
    -6.80p
  • 52 Week High: 393.20p
  • 52 Week Low: 315.70p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,375.00m
  • Volume: 7,774,024
  • Market Cap: 4,361.50m
  • RiskGrade: 472
  • Beta: 0.52

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 (15-11-2018)

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6 Month Chart

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 6.4% 8.4%
Div Cover 1.4 1.1
Op Mrgn 19.2% 17.2%
ROCE 21.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 10.8 10.5
PEG 0.3 3.5
Pr/Revenue 1.3 1.4
Pr/Book 1.4  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 4.3% -7.5%
PBT 52.7% -1.7%
EPS 37.9% 3.0%
DPS 39.7% 33.8%

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 3,088.91 529.79 30.30p 10.5 3.6 +3% 27.30p 8.4%
31-Dec-19 3,067.00 538.70 30.99p 10.2 4.5 +2% 28.56p 8.8%

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Latest DLG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
29-Oct-18 Buy Humphrey Tomlinson 325.30p 46 149.64
29-Oct-18 Transfer From Humphrey Tomlinson 0.000p 23 0.00
29-Oct-18 Transfer From Steven Maddock 0.000p 24 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 317.20p
Change Today -6.80p
% Change -2.10 %
52 Week High 393.20p
52 Week Low 315.70p
Volume 7,774,024
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 4,361.50m
Beta 0.52
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
30.87% above the market average30.87% above the market average30.87% above the market average30.87% above the market average30.87% above the market average
57.14% above the sector average57.14% above the sector average57.14% above the sector average57.14% above the sector average57.14% above the sector average
Price Trend
46.88% below the market average46.88% below the market average46.88% below the market average46.88% below the market average46.88% below the market average
53.85% below the sector average53.85% below the sector average53.85% below the sector average53.85% below the sector average53.85% below the sector average
Income
93.79% above the market average93.79% above the market average93.79% above the market average93.79% above the market average93.79% above the market average
85.71% above the sector average85.71% above the sector average85.71% above the sector average85.71% above the sector average85.71% above the sector average
Growth
12.35% below the market average12.35% below the market average12.35% below the market average12.35% below the market average12.35% below the market average
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What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 11
Buy 2
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 18
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 15-Nov-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
17:06 230 @ 320.30p
16:58 7,491 @ 317.50p
16:57 6,870 @ 320.56p
16:57 2,880 @ 321.46p
16:50 63 @ 320.15p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Paul Geddes
CFO Penny James

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