Direct Line Insurance Group

DLG: 332.40 -3.30 (-0.98%) delayed: 17 Aug 2018, 18:38

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Bid Price 332.40 High Price 335.60
Ask Price 332.60 Low Price 330.40
Open Price 335.10 Spread 0.06%
Prev Close 332.40 Volume 4,249,788

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Name Direct Line Insurance Group
Epic DLG
Sector Nonlife Insurance
ISIN GB00BY9D0Y18
Activites Direct Line Group is a retail general insurer with leading market positions in the United Kingdom, a strong presence in the direct motor channel in Italy and Germany and a focused position in UK SME commercial insurance. The Group operates under highly recognised brands such as Direct Line and Churchill and is comprised of five primary segments: motor, home, rescue and other personal lines, commercial and international. In the UK, Direct Line Group utilises a multi-brand, multi-product and multi-distribution channel business model that covers most major customer segments for personal lines general insurance. The Group also has a focused presence in the commercial market. The Group occupies leading market positions in terms of in-force policies and has the most highly recognised brands in the UK for personal motor and home insurance including Direct Line and Churchill. Other primary Direct Line Group brands include Privilege and Green Flag; NIG, a provider of insurance solutions to UK SMEs and Direct Line For Business ('DL4B'), the Group's direct commercial brand. The Group is also a major provider of insurance through a number of strategic partnerships. In Italy and Germany the Group operates under the Direct Line brand.
Index FTSE 100
Latest Share Price (p) 332.40 Net Gearing (%) 55.57
Market Capitalisation (£m) 4,615.88 Gross Gearing (%) 69.23
Shares in issue (m) 1,375.00 Debt Ratio 69.23
P/E Ratio 10.56 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 1.00
Total dividends per share (p) 20.40 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.25
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 1.51
Dividend Cover 1.54 ROCE (%) 5.42
Earning per share (p) 31.80 EPS Growth (%) 55.88
52-week high / low (p) 401.20 / 321.00 DPS Growth (%) 39.73

Direct Line Insurance Group Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
13 Aug Morgan Stanley Overweight 332.40 435.00 407.00 Retains
06 Aug Deutsche Bank Hold 332.40 400.00 380.00 Reiterates
03 Aug Peel Hunt Add 332.40 400.00 - Reiterates
01 Aug Peel Hunt Add 332.40 400.00 - Reiterates
16 Jul Peel Hunt Add 332.40 - 400.00 Reiterates
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Direct Line Insurance Group Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
07 Aug 2018 Penny James Exercise 145,500 @ 0.00p £0.00
07 Aug 2018 Penny James Sale Post-Exercise 69,998 @ 0.00p £0.00
23 May 2018 Clare Thompson Dividend Reinvestment 3,028 @ 375.24p £11,362.27
04 May 2018 Jane Hanson Sell 15,107 @ 359.68p £54,336.86
28 Mar 2018 Paul Geddes Transfer In 365,467 @ 0.00p £0.00
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