Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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371.80p
   
  • Change Today:
    -3.00p
  • 52 Week High: 411.30
  • 52 Week Low: 342.10
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,375.00m
  • Volume: 4,243,298
  • Market Cap: 5,112m
  • RiskGrade: 472
  • Beta: 0.00

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 5.5% 8.1%
Div Cover 1.4 1.0
Op Mrgn 19.2% 17.0%
ROCE 21.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 12.6 11.9
PEG 0.3 2.0
Pr/Revenue 1.5 1.6
Pr/Book 1.7  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 4.3% -5.0%
PBT 52.7% 0.1%
EPS 37.9% 5.9%
DPS 39.7% 47.0%

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 3,171.89 539.46 31.17p 11.9 2.0 +6% 29.99p 8.1%
31-Dec-19 3,218.52 559.65 32.13p 11.6 3.8 +3% 29.24p 7.9%

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DLG Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 14-May-2018 16:00 RNS
Changes to membership of Board Committees 10-May-2018 14:30 RNS
Result of AGM 10-May-2018 14:30 RNS

Latest DLG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
03-May-18 Buy Jane Hanson 360.90p 11,083 39,998.55
03-May-18 Sell Jane Hanson 359.68p 26,190 94,200.72
27-Apr-18 Transfer From Humphrey Tomlinson 0.000p 20 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 371.80p
Change Today -3.00p
% Change -0.80 %
52 Week High 411.30
52 Week Low 342.10
Volume 4,243,298
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 5,112m
Beta 0.00
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
57.13% above the market average57.13% above the market average57.13% above the market average57.13% above the market average57.13% above the market average
71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average
Price Trend
22.35% above the market average22.35% above the market average22.35% above the market average22.35% above the market average22.35% above 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
Income
93.75% above the market average93.75% above the market average93.75% above the market average93.75% above the market average93.75% 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
11.65% below the market average11.65% below the market average11.65% below the market average11.65% below the market average11.65% below the market average
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What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 9
Buy 2
Neutral 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 18
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 18-May-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
17:07 2,050 @ 375.32p
17:07 8,203 @ 375.32p
17:07 3,614 @ 373.35p
17:07 14,452 @ 373.35p
17:07 28 @ 374.85p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Paul Geddes
CFO Penny James

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