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Direct Line Insurance Group PLC

DLGD.L

Latest Trade

300.90GBp

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52 Week Range

278.80

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367.00

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Pricing

Previous Close
300.90
Open
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Volume
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3M AVG Volume
96.71
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52 Week High
367.00
52 Week Low
278.80
Shares Out (MIL)
1,366.90
Market Cap (MIL)
4,137.38
Forward P/E
10.70
Dividend (Yield %)
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Next Event

Q3 2019 Direct Line Insurance Group PLC Trading Statement Release

Latest Developments

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Direct Line Appoints Tim Harris As CFO

Direct Line Insurance Appoints 3 New Members To Executive Committee

Direct Line Q1 Premiums Lower

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About Direct Line Insurance Group PLC

Direct Line Insurance Group plc is a United Kingdom-based personal and small business general insurer. The principal activity of the Company is managing its investments in subsidiaries, providing loans to those subsidiaries, raising funds for the Group and the receipt and payment of dividends. The Company's operating segments include Motor, Home, Rescue and other personal lines, Commercial and Run-off. The Motor segment consists of personal motor insurance together with the associated legal protection cover. The Home segment consists of home insurance together with associated legal protection cover. The Rescue segment consists of rescue products sold through the Company's own brand, Green Flag, and other personal lines insurance. The Commercial segment consists of commercial insurance for small and medium-size entities. The Run-off segment consists of two principal lines, policies previously written through the personal lines broker channel and Tesco business.

Industry

Insurance (Prop. & Casualty)

Contact Info

Churchill Court, Westmoreland Road

+44.113.2920667

https://www.directlinegroup.com/

Executive Leadership

Michael N. Biggs

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Penelope Jane James

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Steve Maddock

Chief Operating Officer

Jose Vazquez

Chief Risk Officer

Humphrey Tomlinson

General Counsel

Key Stats

2.58 mean rating - 19 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2016

3.3K

2017

3.3K

2018

3.3K

2019(E)

3.1K
EPS (GBp)

2016

21.140

2017

33.600

2018

33.100

2019(E)

28.127
Price To Earnings (TTM)
9.69
Price To Sales (TTM)
1.24
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.63
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
7.79
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
32.66
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
30.43
Return on Investment (TTM)
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Return on Equity (TTM)
4.70

Latest News

MOVES-Direct Line Insurance Group names Tim Harris as CFO

Direct Line Insurance Group on Monday named Tim Harris as its chief financial officer.

Tough competition stalls Direct Line's premiums growth

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line Insurance Group Plc on Wednesday reported a drop in gross written premiums for the first quarter as it continues to battle tough competition in the market.

Direct Line 1st-qtr premiums fall on strong competition

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line Insurance Group Plc on Wednesday reported a drop in gross written premiums for the first quarter as it continues to battle tough competition in the market.

Insurer Direct Line issues Brexit 'green cards' to drivers

Direct Line is issuing its customers with a "green card" proof of insurance for use in the European Union in case Britain fails to strike a Brexit withdrawal deal by March 29 as it cut its dividend to be ready for extra costs.

Insurer Direct Line's full-year profit falls

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line Insurance Group Plc reported lower 2018 earnings on Tuesday, hit by a fall in insurance prices, and warned that it would not be immune to a "disruptive Brexit" despite steps taken to mitigate the impact.

Insurer Direct Line names Penny James CEO

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line Insurance Group Plc said on Tuesday its Chief Financial Officer Penny James would succeed Paul Geddes as chief executive officer in May.

Insurer Direct Line names Penny James as CEO

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line Insurance Group Plc said on Tuesday its Chief Financial Officer Penny James would succeed Paul Geddes as chief executive officer in May.

Direct Line reports drop in premiums as competition bites

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line <DLGD.L> reported a 5.8 percent drop in quarterly gross written premiums on Tuesday, hit by fierce competition in a sector that is dealing with the impact of high weather-related claims this year.

Direct Line reports 5.8 pct fall in qtrly gross written premium

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line Insurance Group reported a 5.8 percent drop in quarterly gross written premiums on Tuesday, hurt by lower average premiums for motor insurance policies and increased competition.

Direct Line shares sour as CEO to step down after decade at helm

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line <DLGD.L> said its long-standing chief Paul Geddes would step down next year, as its first-half profit took a beating from the cold winter.

Insurer Direct Line's first-half profit falls, CEO to leave

Britain's largest motor insurer, Direct Line Insurance Group Plc, reported on Wednesday a 15.7 percent drop in first-half operating profit, hurt by a long, icy winter, and said its chief executive officer would step down in 2019.

Insurer Direct Line counts the cost of Britain's long, icy winter

British motor and home insurer Direct Line Insurance Group <DLGD.L> reported a 5 percent fall in quarterly gross written premiums and said claims linked to Britain's recent cold weather snap would utilise almost all the company's annual weather budget.

BRIEF-Direct Line Insurance Group Q1 Total Gross Written Premium 769.9 Mln Pounds

* DIRECT LINE INSURANCE GROUP PLC - Q1 TOTAL GROSS WRITTEN PREMIUM 769.9 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 810.3 MILLION POUNDS A YEAR AGO

Insurer Direct Line counts the cost of Britain's long, icy winter

British motor and home insurer Direct Line Insurance Group reported a 5 percent fall in quarterly gross written premiums and said claims linked to Britain's recent cold weather snap to utilise the company's full annual weather budget.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Insurer Direct Line to pay special dividend as profit rises (Feb 27)

Direct Line Insurance Group raised its special dividend from last year as strong performance in its motor brands, rising premiums and favourable claims helped it post a 51.4 percent rise in 2017 operating profit.

BRIEF-Direct Line Inks Partnership With Volkswagen Insurance Service

* DIRECT LINE- ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH VOLKSWAGEN INSURANCE SERVICE

BRIEF-Direct Line Insurance Says To Pay Special Dividend Of 15 Pence

* SAYS FINAL DIVIDEND UP 40.2% TO 13.6P AND SPECIAL DIVIDEND OF 15.0P

Direct Line sees 2017 profit topping market view

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line Insurance Group <DLGD.L> said on Friday that 2017 pretax profit would rise year-on-year and be ahead of market expectations, helped by favourable claims.

UK's Direct Line sees full-year profit better than market expectations

Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line Insurance Group said on Friday that 2017 pretax profit would rise year-on-year and be ahead of market expectations, helped by favourable claims.

BRIEF-Direct Line Insurance Completes Capital Management Exercises​

* ANNOUNCES SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF CAPITAL MANAGEMENT EXERCISES

Quote and financial data from Refinitiv. Fund performance data provided by Lipper. All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes.

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