Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 250

300.40p
   
  • Change Today:
      6.80p
  • 52 Week High: 366.50
  • 52 Week Low: 270.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,375.00m
  • Volume: 3,927,923
  • Market Cap: 4,130.50m
  • RiskGrade: 472
  • Beta: 0.92

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 (12-12-2019)

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6 Month Chart

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 7.0% 7.2%
Div Cover 1.6 1.3
Op Mrgn 18.2% 16.0%
ROCE 22.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 9.0 10.9
PEG 1.7 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.2 1.4
Pr/Book 1.4  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -1.0% -8.1%
PBT 8.1% -16.8%
EPS 5.3% -17.6%
DPS 2.9% 4.1%

DLG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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 31.80p 12.0 0.2 +49% 20.40p 5.3%
31-Dec-18 3,306.70 582.60 33.50p 9.5 1.9 +5% 21.00p 6.6%

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-19 3,038.55 484.66 27.59p 10.9 n/a -18% 21.85p 7.2%
31-Dec-20 3,054.93 439.96 26.55p 11.3 n/a -4% 22.56p 7.4%

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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 300.40p
Change Today 6.80p
% Change 2.32 %
52 Week High 366.50
52 Week Low 270.50
Volume 3,927,923
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 4,130.50m
Beta 0.92
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
58.04% above the market average58.04% above the market average58.04% above the market average58.04% above the market average58.04% above the market average
66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average
Price Trend
38.48% below the market average38.48% below the market average38.48% below the market average38.48% below the market average38.48% below the market average
66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average
Income
93.19% above the market average93.19% above the market average93.19% above the market average93.19% above the market average93.19% above the market average
83.33% above the sector average83.33% above the sector average83.33% above the sector average83.33% above the sector average83.33% above the sector average
Growth
29.4% below the market average29.4% below the market average29.4% below the market average29.4% below the market average29.4% below the market average
33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 1
Neutral 9
Sell 2
Strong Sell 0
Total 18
buy
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DLG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 08-Aug-19 04-Apr-19
Paid 06-Sep-19 16-May-19
Amount 7.20p 14.00p

Trades for 12-Dec-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:38 12,677 @ 300.40p
16:35 1,601,901 @ 300.40p
16:29 318 @ 300.40p
16:29 58 @ 300.30p
16:29 1,187 @ 300.30p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Penny James

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