Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 250

301.40p
   
  • Change Today:
    -5.90p
  • 52 Week High: 348.00
  • 52 Week Low: 227.30
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,364.55m
  • Volume: 4,540,575
  • Market Cap: 4,112.76m
  • 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.

1 Day Chart (21-09-2020)

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6 Month Chart

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.4% 11.9%
Div Cover 4.1 0.7
Op Mrgn 16.7% 13.9%
ROCE 18.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 10.2 12.8
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.3 1.4
Pr/Book 1.4  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -3.1% -5.3%
PBT -12.2% -17.1%
EPS -11.4% -17.6%
DPS -65.7% 409.4%

DLG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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 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%

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-20 3,031.82 422.54 24.30p 12.4 n/a -18% 36.68p 11.9%
31-Dec-21 3,108.59 471.70 27.27p 11.1 0.9 +12% 21.95p 7.1%

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DLG Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 10-Sep-2020 11:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 04-Sep-2020 14:45 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 04-Sep-2020 14:45 RNS

Latest DLG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
09-Sep-20 Buy Dividends Tim Harris 292.81p 397 1,162.46
09-Sep-20 Buy Dividends Penny James 292.81p 36,350 106,436.44
04-Aug-20 Exercise of option Tim Harris 0.000p 5,388 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 301.40p
Change Today -5.90p
% Change -1.92 %
52 Week High 348.00
52 Week Low 227.30
Volume 4,540,575
Shares Issued 1,364.55m
Market Cap 4,112.76m
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
90.81% above the market average90.81% above the market average90.81% above the market average90.81% above the market average90.81% 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
30.40% above the market average30.40% above the market average30.40% above the market average30.40% above the market average30.40% above the market average
50.00% above the sector average50.00% above the sector average50.00% above the sector average50.00% above the sector average50.00% above the sector average
Income
91.15% above the market average91.15% above the market average91.15% above the market average91.15% above the market average91.15% 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
58% below the market average58% below the market average58% below the market average58% below the market average58% 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

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 14
Buy 1
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 18
strong_buy
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DLG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Special Interim
Ex-Div 13-Aug-20 13-Aug-20
Paid 04-Sep-20 04-Sep-20
Amount 14.40p 7.40p

Trades for 21-Sep-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:38 568 @ 301.40p
16:37 35,496 @ 301.40p
16:37 4,504 @ 301.40p
16:37 4,504 @ 301.40p
16:37 33,923 @ 301.40p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Danuta Gray
CEO Penny James
CFO Tim Harris

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