XL Group Company Profile (NYSE:XL)

About XL Group (NYSE:XL)

XL Group logoXL Group plc is an insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises. The Company operates through two segments: Insurance and Reinsurance. The Company's Insurance segment is organized into four product divisions: Global Casualty (Casualty); Global Energy Property, & Construction (EPC); Global Professional (Professional), and Global Specialty (Specialty). Its insurance operations provide insurance policies for corporate risks that may require large limits, use of a captive insurance company and the need for a program of locally issued policies. The Reinsurance segment provides casualty, property risk, property catastrophe, specialty, and other reinsurance lines on a global basis with business being written on both a proportional and non-proportional treaty basis, and also on a facultative basis.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:XL
  • CUSIP: G9829010
  • Web: www.xlgroup.com
  • Market Cap: $12.13352 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 261,441,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $44.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $41.11
  • 52 Week Range: $32.57 - $46.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.31
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.35
  • P/E Growth: 0.42
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $10.88 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.12
  • Book Value: $41.61 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.12
  • Annual Dividend: $0.88
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • EBIDTA: $1.22 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.25%
  • Return on Equity: 3.71%
  • Return on Assets: 0.82%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.20%
  • Current Ratio: 0.37%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.37%
  • Average Volume: 1.48 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.02
  • Short Ratio: 3.26
Frequently Asked Questions for XL Group (NYSE:XL)

What is XL Group's stock symbol?

XL Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "XL."

How often does XL Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for XL Group?

XL Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.90%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. View XL Group's Dividend History.

How will XL Group's stock buyback program work?

XL Group declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 99% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were XL Group's earnings last quarter?

XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.04. The business earned $2.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.93 billion. XL Group had a return on equity of 3.71% and a net margin of 5.25%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.35 EPS. View XL Group's Earnings History.

When will XL Group make its next earnings announcement?

XL Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for XL Group.

Where is XL Group's stock going? Where will XL Group's stock price be in 2017?

11 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for XL Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect XL Group's stock price to reach $44.11 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for XL Group.

Who are some of XL Group's key competitors?

Who owns XL Group stock?

XL Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include APG Asset Management N.V. (0.14%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.11%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.09%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.09%) and Kempner Capital Management Inc. (0.07%). Company insiders that own XL Group stock include Anne Stevens, Benjamin Meuli, Charles FA Cooper, Gould Kirstin Romann, Gregory Hendrick, Jacob D Rosengarten, Michael S Mcgavick, Paul David Brand, Peter R Porrino and W Myron Hendry. View Institutional Ownership Trends for XL Group.

Who sold XL Group stock? Who is selling XL Group stock?

XL Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc. TX, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., US Bancorp DE, Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. and State Treasurer State of Michigan. Company insiders that have sold XL Group stock in the last year include Anne Stevens, Charles FA Cooper, Gould Kirstin Romann, Michael S Mcgavick and W Myron Hendry. View Insider Buying and Selling for XL Group.

Who bought XL Group stock? Who is buying XL Group stock?

XL Group's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Aperio Group LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Bank of Montreal Can, Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have bought XL Group stock in the last two years include Gregory Hendrick, Paul David Brand and Peter R Porrino. View Insider Buying and Selling for XL Group.

How do I buy XL Group stock?

Shares of XL Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is XL Group's stock price today?

One share of XL Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.41.

MarketBeat Community Rating for XL Group (NYSE XL)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  232 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  266 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  498
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about XL Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for XL Group (NYSE:XL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: $44.11 (4.95% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/13/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$43.00 -> $46.00LowView Rating Details
7/12/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$46.00LowView Rating Details
7/7/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$46.00 -> $50.00LowView Rating Details
7/3/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$46.00 -> $51.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$38.00 -> $39.00MediumView Rating Details
3/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$40.00LowView Rating Details
3/13/2017Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> Hold$41.00MediumView Rating Details
2/6/2017Langen McalennReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/12/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/29/2016MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperform$38.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$42.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
7/14/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuy$44.00N/AView Rating Details
3/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Neutral$43.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
2/4/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$40.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
9/21/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuy$44.00N/AView Rating Details
8/12/2015Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$35.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Earnings by Quarter for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Earnings History by Quarter for XL Group (NYSE XL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2017$0.90N/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1$0.46$0.50$2.93 billion$2.98 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2017Q416$0.35$0.47$2.46 billion$2.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.37$0.44$2.46 billion$2.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q2$0.14$0.37$2.40 billion$2.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.50$0.35$2.47 million$3.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$0.58$0.65$2.43 billion$1.89 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2015Q315$0.44$0.23$2.22 billion$2.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.80$0.84$1.79 billion$2.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.75$0.75$1.44 billion$1.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2015Q414$0.87$1.12$1.54 billion$1.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q314$0.63$0.70$1.43 billion$1.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q214$0.84$1.03$1.46 billion$1.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.74$0.85$1.47 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2014Q413$0.82$1.00$1.56 billion$1.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.49$0.53$1.56 billion$1.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.61$0.75$1.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.64$0.93$2.11 billion$2.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012($0.32)$0.13$1.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2012$0.50$0.61$1.47 billion$1.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.56$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.40$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.16($0.25)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.34$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.49$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011($0.45)($0.52)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$0.67$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.43
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.81
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.38$0.55$0.47
Q2 20172$0.99$1.00$1.00
Q3 20172$0.72$0.82$0.77
Q4 20172$1.18$1.21$1.20
Q1 20181$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20181$1.04$1.04$1.04
Q3 20181$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20181$1.29$1.29$1.29
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Most Recent Dividend:6/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:1.90%
Dividend Growth:2.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.11% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.50% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
21.52% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for XL Group (NYSE:XL)

Dividend History by Quarter for XL Group (NYSE XL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.59%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.36%
Insider Trades by Quarter for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/9/2017Charles F.A. CooperInsiderSell18,500$42.33$783,105.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Anne StevensDirectorSell1,700$43.55$74,035.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Gould Kirstin RomannGeneral CounselSell75,000$42.56$3,192,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017W Myron HendryInsiderSell85,050$42.12$3,582,306.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017Michael S McgavickCEOSell126,928$38.00$4,823,264.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2016Michael S McgavickCEOSell294,072$38.08$11,198,261.76View SEC Filing  
12/27/2016Michael S McgavickCEOSell200,000$38.12$7,624,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2016Michael S McgavickCEOSell91,000$38.00$3,458,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Paul David BrandInsiderBuy11,300$32.01$361,713.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Gregory HendrickCEOBuy8,000$32.43$259,440.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Peter R PorrinoCFOBuy15,300$32.93$503,829.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Benjamin MeuliEVPSell50,000$35.46$1,773,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Jacob D RosengartenInsiderSell21,200$35.37$749,844.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015John Kcb VerekerDirectorSell3,600$35.72$128,592.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014James Howell VeghteCEOSell65,000$33.98$2,208,700.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Latest Headlines for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
nasdaq.com logoXL Catlin introduces CyberRiskConnect - Enhanced Cyber & Technology Insurance Coverage in North America
www.nasdaq.com - July 20 at 9:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Adds Commercial Bonds to Political Risk, Credit and Bond Insurance Product Suite
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 9:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 8:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 1:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin's North America Construction Business Reaches USD 2 Billion Insurance Premium Milestone
finance.yahoo.com - July 17 at 1:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Opens New Office in Washington D.C. focusing on Political Risk, Credit and Bond Insurance
finance.yahoo.com - July 15 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given New $46.00 Price Target at Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 5:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Set Expectations for XL Group Ltd.'s FY2018 Earnings (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 2:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGovernments and industry set for first-ever Ocean Risk Summit in Bermuda
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 11:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin appoints Sonja Ochsenkuehn as Head of Global Programs
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd to Release Second Quarter 2017 Results on Wednesday, July 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 9:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Fire Group (UFCS) and XL Group (NYSE:XL) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 10:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXLIT Ltd. Announces Results of its Tender Offers
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 8:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Upgraded To Full Berne Union Membership
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 8:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given Overweight Rating at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 7:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting XL Group (XL) and Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 7:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group's (XL) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 9:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Survey: United Fire Group (UFCS) versus XL Group (NYSE:XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 6:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXLIT Ltd. Announces Tender Price for its 5.500% Subordinated Notes due 2045
finance.yahoo.com - July 1 at 9:11 AM
nasdaq.com logoXL Group's (XL) Inorganic Growth Booms, Expenses a Woe
www.nasdaq.com - June 30 at 2:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group's (XL) Inorganic Growth Booms, Expenses a Woe
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 8:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 8:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXLIT Ltd. Announces Waiver of Financing Condition for its Previously Announced Tender Offers; Also Announces Amendment of Price Determination Date for 2045 Notes Offer
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 11:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group's XL Catlin to Enhance Inland Marine Operations
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 3:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin and the McGowan Companies to Provide Workplace Violence Insurance to Businesses in the US
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 3:41 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-XL Group announces pricing of EUR subordinated notes
www.reuters.com - June 23 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd -- Moody's rates XLIT Ltd.'s Euro-denominated subordinated notes Baa3(hyb); outlook stable
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 1:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd Announces Pricing of EUR Subordinated Notes
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 8:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Boosts Inland Marine Insurance Capabilities In San Francisco and Baltimore
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 2:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXLIT Ltd. Announces Amendment of Early Tender Date, Withdrawal Deadline and Price Determination Date for its Previously Announced Tender Offer for its Outstanding 5.500% Subordinated Notes due 2045
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 2:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Promotes Excess & Surplus Property Insurance
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 2:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBidaskClub Upgrades XL Group Ltd. (XL) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. : XL-US: Dividend Analysis : June 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 4:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCharles F.A. Cooper Sells 18,500 Shares of XL Group Ltd. (XL) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 7:52 PM
nasdaq.com logoNoteworthy Thursday Option Activity: XL, MAR, C
www.nasdaq.com - June 9 at 2:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin's New Contractors Pollution Liability Express Program Provides Speed to Market, Streamlining the Environmental Insurance Underwriting Process
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 2:46 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Xl Group reports tender offers for up to $550 mln
www.reuters.com - June 8 at 2:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin extends global property insurance capacity
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 2:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd Announces Tender Offers for up to $550 Million Aggregate Maximum Repurchase Amount of Certain Outstanding Securities of XLIT Ltd. and Catlin Insurance Company Ltd.
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 2:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 7:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Extends Structured Risk Solutions Capabilities to US; Appoints Aiden H. Joo as Senior Underwriter in New York
finance.yahoo.com - June 3 at 2:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 1:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Director Anne Stevens Sells 1,700 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 8:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Opens Political Risk, Credit and Bond Insurance Practice in Canada and Appoints Marvin Azzopardi as Lead Underwriter
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 10:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) General Counsel Gould Kirstin Romann Sells 75,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 7:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNespresso And Blue Marble Microinsurance Announce Partnership And Plan To Launch Pilot Crop Insurance Program For Smallholder Coffee Farmers In Colombia
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 8:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Insider Sells $3,582,306.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 7:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin appoints Rob McAdams as Chief Underwriting Officer for Global Marine
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 8:06 AM
prnewswire.com logoXL Catlin Appoints Steven Bauman to lead Global Insurance Programs And Captive ...
www.prnewswire.com - May 24 at 8:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Appoints Steven Bauman to lead Global Insurance Programs And Captive Practice in North America
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 7:47 PM



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