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Last 341.70 GBp
Change Today +0.60 / 0.18%
Volume 3.4M
DLG On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
London
Munich
OTC US
As of 11:35 AM 03/6/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

direct line insurance group (DLG) Snapshot

Open
339.50 GBp
Previous Close
341.10 GBp
Day High
343.30 GBp
Day Low
339.40 GBp
52 Week High
03/5/15 - 343.30 GBp
52 Week Low
04/14/14 - 219.90 GBp
Market Cap
5.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
5.1M
EPS TTM
0.24 GBp
Shares Outstanding
1.5B
EX-Date
03/12/15
P/E TM
14.2x
Dividend
14.67 GBp
Dividend Yield
8.71%
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 retail general insurance products in the United Kingdom, Italy, and Germany. It offers motor insurance products that cover third party liability, fire and theft, accidental damage, motor legal protection, guaranteed hire car, and protection for no-claims discount; and home insurance products, which cover buildings, contents, accidental damage, and personal possessions, as well as family legal protection and home emergency. The company also provides rescue and recovery insurance products; and travel and pet insurance. In addition, it offers commercial insurance products that include commercial property, business interruption, general liability, personal accident, and commercial motor insurance for micro businesses, and small and medium enterprises. 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. Direct Line Insurance Group plc is a subsidiary of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc.

11,237 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/15
Founded in 1985

direct line insurance group (DLG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.6M GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 875.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

direct line insurance group (DLG) Key Developments

Direct Line Insurance Group plc Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014; Announces Final and Special Interim Dividend for the Year Ended December 31, 2014, Payable on April 17, 2015

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported net earned premium was £2,986.7 million against £3,156.8 million a year ago. Total income was £3,349.1 million against £3,527.1 million a year ago. Operating profit was £491.7 million against £433 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £456.8 million against £407.3 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to the owners of the company was £372.6 million or 24.7 pence diluted per share against £312.8 million or 20.8 pence diluted per share a year ago. Profit from continuing operations, net of tax was £359.3 million or 23.8 pence diluted per share against £310.8 million or 20.7 pence diluted per share a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £710.5 million against £126 million a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £86.7 million against £39.1 million a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were £92.8 million against £115.5 million a year ago. Underwriting profit was £148.1 million against £152.6 million a year ago. Net asset value per share as at December 31, 2014 was £188.2 pence against £186.6 pence a year ago. Return on equity (annualised) was 13.3% against 11.1% a year ago. Return on tangible equity (annualised) was 16.8% against 16.0% a year ago. In 2014, operating profit from ongoing operations was stable at £506.0 million compared to £509.9 million a year ago. The underwriting result was marginally lower by 2.9% as lower net earned premium more than offset the improvement in COR to 95.0% (2013: 95.2%). This reflected investment in pricing capability and focus on underwriting discipline. The company announced 4.8% increase in final dividend per share to 8.8 pence per share and second special interim dividend of 4.0 pence per share. The ex dividend date for both the final and second special dividends is 12 March 2015 and the record date is 13 March 2015. The dividends' payment date is 17 April 2015.

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 03, 2015

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 03, 2015

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC to Report Fiscal Year 2014 Results on Mar 03, 2015

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC announced that they will report fiscal year 2014 results at 7:00 AM, GMT Standard Time on Mar 03, 2015

 

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