Direct Line

Direct Line (DLG)

Company name:Direct Line
EPIC:DLGTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:FS10ISIN:GB00BY9D0Y18
Market Segment:SET1Share Type:DE
WWW Address: 10 10/11P
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 365.80 1.5 [0.41] 365.30 365.60 363.80 365.70 361.80 4,991,109
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 5,487.00 1,500.00 0.11 20.40 24.60 17.93 6.72 411.30 - 328.40

Direct Line Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.5,487.00m
Shares In Issue1,500.00m
Prev. Close364.30
PE Ratio17.93 
Dividend Yield6.72%
EPS - basic20.40p
Dividend PS24.60p
Dividend Cover0.83 
Cash Flow PS57.49p
Return On Equity (ROE)11.06%
Operating Margin10.58%
PEG Factor-0.36 
EPS Growth Rate-49.75%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-50.90%
Net Debt6,434.10m
Gross Gearing75.09%
Quick Assets2,289.30m
Net Working Capital-m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets6.50%
Turnover PS222.49p
Pre-Tax Profit PS23.53p
Retained Profit PS-11.45p
Cash PS77.74p
Net Cash PS77.74p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *134.17p
Net Asset Value PS168.10p
Spread0.30 (0.08%) 

Direct Line Balance Sheet


Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week366.50352.70
4 weeks367.30352.50
12 weeks379.70350.00
1 year411.30328.40

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Direct Line Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week358.407.402.06352.704.53359.66
4 weeks356.109.702.72352.504.27360.02
12 weeks369.50-3.70-1.00350.005.44364.38
26 weeks360.405.401.50350.004.95371.18
1 year355.6010.202.87328.405.24359.87
3 years288.7077.1026.71288.104.87358.02
5 years215.00150.8070.14194.704.79315.58

Direct Line Key Management Ratios

Direct Line Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio5.37 
PE Ratio17.93 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.55 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.58 
Dividend Yield6.72%
Market-to-Book Ratio2.18 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS15.54 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-31.94 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS6.36 
Price-to-Sales PS1.64 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS2.73 
Price-to-Cash PS4.71 
Net Working Capital PS- 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS-%
Earnings Yield5.58%
Average PE13.88 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average129.23%

Direct Line Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio75.09%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.01 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)3.78 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value1.39 
Net Gearing63.57%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)66.93%
Gross Gearing75.09%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)79.06%
Gearing Under 1 Year-%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)-%
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets22.62%
Current Ratio- 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)- 
Liquidity Ratio- 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets50.94%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value11,921.10m
CFO/Attributable Profit3.09 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value1.39 
Total Debt/Sales2.28 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit21.53 
Total Debt7,600.20m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets3.32%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth10.65%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs1 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)

Direct Line Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)3.49%
Return On Assets (ROA)2.78%
Net Profit Margin8.35%
Assets Turnover0.33 
Return On Equity (ROE)11.06%
Return On Investment (ROI)2.78%
Dividend Payout Ratio120.59%
Plowback Ratio-20.59%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-2.23%
Net Income Of Revenues-5.15%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover1.30 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.42 
Current Assets Turnover1.54 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover- 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales3.01 
Debt Collection Period119.55Days

Direct Line Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
01 Aug 2017InterimGBX6.8031/12/201631/12/201710/08/201711/08/201708/09/2017-
07 Mar 2017FinalGBX9.7031/12/201531/12/201616/03/201717/03/201718/05/201724.60
02 Aug 2016InterimGBX4.9031/12/201531/12/201611/08/201612/08/201609/09/2016-
02 Aug 2016SpecialGBX10.0031/12/201531/12/201611/08/201612/08/201609/09/2016-
02 Mar 2016FinalGBX9.2031/12/201431/12/201510/03/201611/03/201619/05/201650.10
02 Mar 2016SpecialGBX8.8031/12/201431/12/201510/03/201611/03/201619/05/2016-
04 Aug 2015InterimGBX4.6031/12/201431/12/201513/08/201514/08/201511/09/2015-
29 May 2015SpecialGBX27.5031/12/201431/12/201529/06/201530/06/201524/07/2015-
03 Mar 2015SpecialGBX4.0031/12/201331/12/201412/03/201513/03/201517/04/2015-
03 Mar 2015FinalGBX8.8031/12/201331/12/201412/03/201513/03/201517/04/201527.20
01 Aug 2014SpecialGBX10.0031/12/201331/12/201413/08/201415/08/201412/09/2014-
01 Aug 2014InterimGBX4.4031/12/201331/12/201413/08/201415/08/201412/09/2014-
26 Feb 2014SpecialGBX4.0031/12/201231/12/201312/03/201414/03/201420/05/2014-
26 Feb 2014FinalGBX8.4031/12/201231/12/201312/03/201414/03/201420/05/201416.60
02 Aug 2013InterimGBX4.2031/12/201231/12/201314/08/201316/08/201326/09/2013-
28 Feb 2013FinalGBX8.0031/12/201131/12/201206/03/201308/03/201311/06/20138.00

Direct Line Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2013 (GBP)31 Dec 2014 (GBP)31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)
pre tax profit423.9010.88%456.8013.64%507.5015.52%353.0010.58%m
attributable profit312.808.03%372.6011.13%580.4017.75%278.808.35%m
retained profit70.101.80%-28.50-0.85%-85.60-2.62%-171.80-5.15%m
eps - basic (p)20.90 24.90 40.60 20.40 
eps - diluted (p)20.80 24.70 40.10 20.20 
dividends per share16.60 27.20 50.10 24.60 

Direct Line Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2013 (GBP)31 Dec 2014 (GBP)31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)
 31 Dec 2013 (GBP)31 Dec 2014 (GBP)31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)
fixed assets fixed assets102.300.87%181.301.62%186.301.87%180.901.79%m
intangibles intangibles500.104.24%517.504.61%524.805.27%508.905.03%m
fixed investments fixed investments8,716.3073.94%7,161.8063.80%7,209.9072.41%7,142.6070.57%m
current assets - other current assets - other1.000.01%1,208.4010.76%5.100.05%3.800.04%m
stocks stocks--%--%--%--%m
debtors debtors1,559.8013.23%1,276.2011.37%1,066.8010.71%1,119.4011.06%m
cash & securities cash & securities908.307.71%880.407.84%963.709.68%1,166.1011.52%m
creditors - short creditors - short--%--%--%--%m
creditors - long creditors - long--%--%--%--%m
creditors - other creditors - other2,753.8023.36%3,214.7028.64%2,281.0022.91%2,394.0023.65%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans486.604.13%526.304.69%521.105.23%539.605.33%m
insurance funds insurance funds5,757.4048.84%4,674.1041.64%4,524.5045.44%4,666.6046.10%m
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves2,790.0023.67%2,810.5025.04%2,630.0026.41%2,521.5024.91%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Direct Line Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2013 (GBP)31 Dec 2014 (GBP)31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)
Operating CF126.00710.50545.20862.40m
Pre-Financing CF-19.30494.50736.00736.80m
Retained CF-564.0051.1014.00208.40m

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