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Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG)
Share Price: 307.30p Change Today: -1.60p  Market Cap: 4,193.27m

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 (18-09-2020)

1 Day Chart

6 Month Chart

6 Month Chart

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 12.6 n/a -18% 36.68p 11.9%
31-Dec-21 3,108.59 471.70 27.27p 11.3 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: 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 307.30p
Change Today -1.60p
% Change -0.52 %
Volume 6,667,281
18-Sep-20 Close 307.30p
Shares Issued 1,364.55m
Market Cap 4,193.27m
Year End 31-Dec-19

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 14
Buy 1
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
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
  Special Interim
Ex-Div 13-Aug-20 13-Aug-20
Paid 04-Sep-20 04-Sep-20
Amount 14.40p 7.40p

Trades for 18-Sep-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:47 1,006,862 @ 306.45p
16:35 4,368,100 @ 307.30p
16:29 316 @ 305.70p
16:29 851 @ 305.70p
16:29 1,522 @ 305.70p

DLG Key Personnel

Chair Danuta Gray
CEO Penny James
CFO Tim Harris