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Direct Line Insurance Group

17:05 on 17/11/2017

Current Price 355.71p | Bid 355.60p | Ask 355.70p | Change -0.34%

Company Overview

Direct Line Group is a retail general insurer with leading market positions in the United Kingdom, a strong presence in the direct motor channel in Italy and Germany and a focused position in UK SME commercial insurance. The Group operates under highly recognised brands such as Direct Line and Churchill and is comprised of five primary segments: motor, home, rescue and other personal lines, commercial and international. In the UK, Direct Line Group utilises a multi-brand, multi-product and multi-distribution channel business model that covers most major customer segments for personal lines general insurance. The Group also has a focused presence in the commercial market. The Group occupies leading market positions in terms of in-force policies and has the most highly recognised brands in the UK for personal motor and home insurance including Direct Line and Churchill. Other primary Direct Line Group brands include Privilege and Green Flag; NIG, a provider of insurance solutions to UK SMEs and Direct Line For Business ('DL4B'), the Group's direct commercial brand. The Group is also a major provider of insurance through a number of strategic partnerships. In Italy and Germany the Group operates under the Direct Line brand.

Stock Details

Shares in Issue 1,375,000,000
Market cap £5,127.38m
Sector Nonlife Insurance
Indices FTSE 100
FTSE 350
UK FTSE All Share

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2015

Turnover £3269.80 million
Operating Profit £545.10 million
Dividend Yield 0.00
Dividend Per Share 13.80
Dividend Cover 1.54
P/E Ratio 9.19
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Important Dates

AGM / EGM 13/05/2015
Trading Statement 06/05/2015

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Price Summary

Mid Price ? 355.60p
Bid Price ? 355.60p
Ask Price ? 355.70p
Volume ? 3981699
Change Today -1.20p
% Change Today -0.34%
Open 356.10p
Previous Close 355.60p
Intraday High 359.00p
Intraday Low 355.20p
52 Week High 418.90p
52 Week Low 326.60p

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