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Last 354.00 GBp
Change Today +2.80 / 0.80%
Volume 4.6M
DLG On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
London
Munich
OTC US
OTC US
As of 11:35 AM 09/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

direct line insurance group (DLG) Snapshot

Open
355.00 GBp
Previous Close
351.20 GBp
Day High
356.40 GBp
Day Low
353.50 GBp
52 Week High
08/10/15 - 388.70 GBp
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - 257.71 GBp
Market Cap
4.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
5.9M
EPS TTM
0.29 GBp
Shares Outstanding
1.4B
EX-Date
08/13/15
P/E TM
12.3x
Dividend
14.89 GBp
Dividend Yield
14.09%
Current Stock Chart for DIRECT LINE INSURANCE GROUP (DLG)

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direct line insurance group (DLG) Details

Direct Line Insurance Group plc provides general insurance products in the United Kingdom. The company underwrites personal car, home, rescue and recovery, and other personal line insurance products, as well as commercial insurance for micro businesses, and small and medium-sized enterprises. It also offers management services. The company sells its insurance products directly through phone, Internet, and price comparison Websites, as well as through insurance brokers under the Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag, Direct Line for Business, NIG, and Brand Partners brand names. The company was formerly known as RBS Insurance Group Limited and changed its name to Direct Line Insurance Group plc in February 2012. Direct Line Insurance Group plc was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Bromley, the United Kingdom.

10,932 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/24/15
Founded in 1985

direct line insurance group (DLG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.8M GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 978.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

direct line insurance group (DLG) Key Developments

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC Resolves to Pay an Interim Dividend for 2015, Payable on September 11, 2015; Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

The Board of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC resolved to pay an interim dividend of 4.6 pence per share, an increase of 4.5% on the regular interim dividend for 2014 of 4.4 pence per share. The regular interim dividend will be paid on September 11, 2015 to shareholders on the register on August 14, 2015. The ex-dividend date will be August 13, 2015. The company reported consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported net earned premium was £1,440.5 million against £1,504.0 million a year ago. Total income was £1,624.8 million against £1,683.3 million a year ago. Operating profit was £333.7 million against £228.1 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £315.0 million against £211.7 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to the owners of the company was £427.8 million or 28.3 pence diluted per share against £175.6 million or 11.7 pence diluted per share a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £330.5 million against £220.9 million a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £51.7 million against £53.3 million a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were £20.8 million against £32.2 million a year ago. Net asset value per share as at June 30, 2015 was 218.4 pence. Return on equity (annualised) was 23.2% against 12.6% a year ago. Underwriting profit for the period increased by £95 million to £153 million. Return on tangible equity was 21.2%.

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 04, 2015

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 04, 2015

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC Announces Special Dividend for the Financial Year Ending 31 December 2015 Payable on 24 July 2015

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC announced special dividend of 27.5 pence per ordinary share for the financial year ending 31 December 2015 payable on 24 July 2015 with record date of 29 June 2015 and ex-entitlement date of 30 June 2015.

 

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