Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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375.60p
   
  • Change Today:
    -0.90p
  • 52 Week High: 411.30
  • 52 Week Low: 333.80
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,375.00m
  • Volume: 3,220,645
  • Market Cap: 5,164m
  • 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 (16-10-2017)

6 Month Chart

Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 3.9% 7.3%
Div Cover 1.5 1.2
Op Mrgn 12.2% 17.9%
ROCE 13.3%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 17.7 11.4
PEG n/a 0.2
Pr/Revenue 1.6 1.6
Pr/Book 2.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 3.0% -1.6%
PBT -30.4% 60.0%
EPS -20.3% 55.2%
DPS 5.8% 89.3%

DLG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-12 4,048.50 249.10 21.80p 9.9 n/a n/a 8.00p 3.7%
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 26.60p 15.3 5.1 +3% 13.80p 3.4%
31-Dec-16 3,202.80 353.00 21.20p 17.4 n/a -20% 14.60p 4.0%

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-17 3,151.52 564.80 32.91p 11.4 0.2 +55% 27.64p 7.3%
31-Dec-18 3,233.00 543.25 31.16p 12.1 n/a -5% 28.05p 7.5%

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DLG Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 02-Oct-2017 11:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 28-Sep-2017 16:15 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 20-Sep-2017 14:00 RNS

Latest DLG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
27-Sep-17 Transfer From Steven Maddock 0.000p 21 0.00
27-Sep-17 Buy Steven Maddock 359.75p 42 151.10
27-Sep-17 Buy John Reizenstein 359.75p 42 151.10

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 375.60p
Change Today -0.90p
% Change -0.24 %
52 Week High 411.30
52 Week Low 333.80
Volume 3,220,645
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 5,164m
RiskGrade 472

DLG Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
97.06% above the market average97.06% above the market average97.06% above the market average97.06% above the market average97.06% 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
Price Trend
6.46% above the market average6.46% above the market average6.46% above the market average6.46% above the market average6.46% above the market average
42.86% below the sector average42.86% below the sector average42.86% below the sector average42.86% below the sector average42.86% below the sector average
Income
90.08% above the market average90.08% above the market average90.08% above the market average90.08% above the market average90.08% 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
90% below the market average90% below the market average90% below the market average90% below the market average90% below the market average
85.71% below the sector average85.71% below the sector average85.71% below the sector average85.71% below the sector average85.71% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 11
Buy 1
Neutral 5
Sell 1
Strong Sell 1
Total 19
buy
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DLG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 10-Aug-17 16-Mar-17
Paid 08-Sep-17 18-May-17
Amount 6.80p 9.70p

Trades for 16-Oct-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:06 242 @ 377.09p
17:06 242 @ 377.09p
16:58 2,820 @ 378.10p
16:58 2,820 @ 378.10p
16:58 2,293 @ 377.85p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Paul Geddes
CFO John Reizenstein

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