Direct Line Insurance Group

DLG: 324.75 +1.05 (+0.32%) delayed: 18 Oct 2018, 8:18

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Bid Price 324.60 High Price 324.80
Ask Price 324.90 Low Price 322.80
Open Price 324.80 Spread 0.09%
Prev Close 323.70 Volume 58,250

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Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price Information

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.
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Latest Share Price (p) 324.75 Net Gearing (%) 55.57
Market Capitalisation (£m) 4,450.88 Gross Gearing (%) 69.23
Shares in issue (m) 1,375.00 Debt Ratio 69.23
P/E Ratio 10.18 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 1.45
Dividend Cover 1.54 ROCE (%) 5.42
Earning per share (p) 31.80 EPS Growth (%) 55.88
52-week high / low (p) 397.00 / 307.80 DPS Growth (%) 39.73

Direct Line Insurance Group Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
17 Oct Berenberg Hold 324.35 378.00 360.00 Retains
15 Oct Peel Hunt Add 324.35 400.00 - Reiterates
02 Oct Peel Hunt Add 324.35 400.00 - Reiterates
07 Sep Barclays Capital Equal weight 324.35 361.00 366.00 Reiterates
13 Aug Morgan Stanley Overweight 324.35 435.00 407.00 Retains
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Direct Line Insurance Group Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
14 Sep 2018 Clare Thompson Dividend Reinvestment Plan 909 @ 328.98p £2,990.43
14 Sep 2018 Penny James Dividend Reinvestment Plan 1,590 @ 328.98p £5,230.78
03 Sep 2018 Paul Geddes Transfer In 167,025 @ 0.00p £0.00
03 Sep 2018 Paul Geddes Sell 78,700 @ 333.38p £262,370.06
03 Sep 2018 Mike Holliday-Williams Transfer In 84,837 @ 0.00p £0.00
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