Direct Line Insurance Group

DLG: 276.90 +1.20 (+0.44%) delayed: 11 Nov 2019, 18:29

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Bid Price 276.90 High Price 278.70
Ask Price 277.00 Low Price 273.30
Open Price 275.50 Spread 0.04%
Prev Close 276.90 Volume 3,714,576

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Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price Information

Name Direct Line Insurance Group
Epic DLG
Sector Property & Casualty 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 250
Latest Share Price (p) 276.90 Net Gearing (%) 56.60
Market Capitalisation (£m) 3,790.88 Gross Gearing (%) 68.89
Shares in issue (m) 1,375.00 Debt Ratio 68.89
P/E Ratio 8.23 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 1.00
Total dividends per share (p) 21.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.22
Dividend Yield (%) 7.69 Price to book value 1.30
Dividend Cover 1.58 ROCE (%) 6.21
Earning per share (p) 33.50 EPS Growth (%) 5.35
52-week high / low (p) 366.60 / 270.40 DPS Growth (%) 2.94

Direct Line Insurance Group Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
01 Nov Peel Hunt Add 276.90 350.00 - Reiterates
31 Oct UBS Neutral 276.90 330.00 280.00 Reiterates
24 Oct Barclays Capital Equal weight 276.90 347.00 - Reiterates
22 Oct Peel Hunt Add 276.90 350.00 - Reiterates
11 Oct Peel Hunt Add 276.90 350.00 - Reiterates
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Direct Line Insurance Group Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
13 Sep 2019 Penny James Dividend Reinvestment Plan 12,062 @ 284.31p £34,293.83
23 May 2019 Penny James Dividend Reinvestment Plan 30,698 @ 323.93p £99,440.03
05 Apr 2019 Gregor Stewart Buy 2,925 @ 340.10p £9,947.93
03 Apr 2019 Paul Geddes Sell 239,883 @ 353.00p £846,786.99
03 Apr 2019 Mike Holliday-Williams Sell 22,000 @ 354.50p £77,990.88
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