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Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)
Share Price: 342.00p Change Today: -1.00p  Market Cap: 4,702.50m

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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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 3,064.50 513.74 29.06p 11.8 n/a -13% 29.52p 8.4%
31-Dec-20 3,140.41 517.47 29.83p 11.5 4.3 +3% 27.96p 7.9%

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DLG Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 05-Apr-2019 12:15 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 03-Apr-2019 17:15 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 03-Apr-2019 15:00 RNS

Latest DLG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
04-Apr-19 Buy Gregor Stewart 340.10p 2,925 9,947.93
02-Apr-19 Transfer To Mike Holliday-Williams 0.000p 190,790 0.00
02-Apr-19 Sell Mike Holliday-Williams 360.02p 86,136 310,106.82

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 342.00p
Change Today -1.00p
% Change -0.29 %
Volume 2,697,573
25-Apr-19 Close 342.00p
Shares Issued 1,375.00m
Market Cap 4,702.50m
Year End 31-Dec-18

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 7
Buy 1
Neutral 6
Sell 2
Strong Sell 2
Total 18
Broker recommendations should not be taken as investment advice, and are provided by the authorised brokers listed on this page.

DLG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Special
Ex-Div 04-Apr-19 04-Apr-19
Paid 16-May-19 16-May-19
Amount 14.00p 8.30p

Trades for 25-Apr-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
17:08 25,199 @ 341.99p
17:08 52,112 @ 341.99p
17:08 74 @ 342.00p
17:08 35,919 @ 341.18p
17:08 1 @ 341.40p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Michael N Biggs
CEO Paul Geddes