Direct Line

Direct Line (DLG)

Company name:Direct Line
EPIC:DLGTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:FS10ISIN:GB00BY9D0Y18
Market Segment:SET1Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.directline.com/Description:ORD 10 10/11P
Industry Sector:NONLIFE INSURANCE
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 365.80 uk.advfn.com/p.php?gfx=/gb/up 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

LSE:DLG:Liabilities+EQLSE:DLG:Assets

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)-%
Assets/Equity4.01 
Cash/Equity46.25 
(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/Sales0.26 
CFO/Attributable Profit3.09 
CFO/Assets0.09 
CFO/Debt0.11 
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)
0.1070-0.0102

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 
Debtors-to-Sales32.75%
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)
turnover3,896.30100.00%3,349.10100.00%3,269.80100.00%3,337.40100.00%m
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)
LSE:DLG:Liabilities+EQLSE:DLG:AssetsLSE:DLG:Liabilities+EQLSE:DLG:AssetsLSE:DLG:Liabilities+EQLSE:DLG:AssetsLSE:DLG:Liabilities+EQLSE:DLG:Assets
 31 Dec 2013 (GBP)31 Dec 2014 (GBP)31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)
ASSETS
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
TOTAL11,787.80100%11,225.60100%9,956.60100%10,121.70100%m
LIABILITIES
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
TOTAL8,997.8076.33%8,415.1074.96%7,326.6073.59%7,600.2075.09%m
EQUITY
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
TOTAL2,790.0023.67%2,810.5025.04%2,630.0026.41%2,521.5024.91%m
OTHER
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

Direct Line Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
HB Markets plcMarket Maker(MMF)Broker/DealerHOODHOPBGB2L
Shore Capital Stockbrokers LtdMarket Maker(MMF)Broker/DealerSCAPSHOCGB21
Seymour PierceMarket Maker(MMF)Broker/DealerSEYPSPBTGB21
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MMF)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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