XL Group Company Profile (NYSE:XL)

About XL Group

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
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: XL
  • CUSIP: G9829010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $40.64
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $38.64
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $36.05
  • 52-Week Range: $30.33 - $41.37
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.05
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.08
  • P/E Growth: 0.42
  • Market Cap: $10.91B
  • Outstanding Shares: 268,573,000
  • Beta: 0.98
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 4.18%
  • Return on Equity: 3.42%
  • Return on Assets: 0.76%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.20%
  • Current Ratio: 0.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.35%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for XL Group (NYSE:XL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $40.67 (0.07% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/6/2017Langen McalennReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
2/4/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$41.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$42.00View Rating Details
11/22/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$39.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/29/2016MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperform$38.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$42.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$34.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
7/14/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuy$44.00View Rating Details
6/7/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$42.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
3/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Neutral$43.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$40.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
9/21/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuy$44.00View Rating Details
8/12/2015Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$35.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
7/14/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageOverweight$47.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/9/2015JMP SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$43.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/1/2017        
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$2.38 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$1.42 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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.47 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.03 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.39$0.48$0.44
Q2 20162$0.20$0.72$0.46
Q3 20162$0.22$0.38$0.30
Q4 20162$0.43$0.68$0.56
Q1 20172$0.55$0.66$0.61
Q2 20172$0.97$1.00$0.99
Q3 20172$0.63$0.82$0.73
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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.97%
Dividend Growth:2.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.31% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.05% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
19.85% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/17/2017quarterly$0.222.14%3/13/20173/15/20173/31/2017
11/1/2016special$0.2012/13/201612/15/20161/2/2017
10/28/2016quarterly$0.201/2/201712/15/2016
8/5/2016quarterly$0.209/13/20169/15/20169/30/2016
5/13/2016quarterly$0.202.35%6/13/20166/15/20166/30/2016
2/19/2016quarterly$0.203/11/20163/15/20163/31/2016
10/30/2015quarterly$0.2012/11/201512/15/201512/31/2015
8/10/2015quarterly$0.202.03%9/11/20159/15/20159/30/2015
8/6/2015quarterly$0.209/30/20159/15/2015
5/8/2015quarterly$0.161.74%6/11/20156/15/20156/30/2015
2/20/2015quarterly$0.161.82%3/11/20153/13/20153/31/2015
10/31/2014quarterly$0.1612/11/201412/15/201412/31/2014
7/31/2014quarterly$0.161.97%9/11/20149/15/20149/30/2014
4/25/2014quarterly$0.162.03%6/11/20146/13/20146/30/2014
2/21/2014quarterly$0.162.15%3/12/20143/14/20143/31/2014
10/25/2013quarterly$0.141.77%12/11/201312/13/201312/31/2013
8/2/2013quarterly$0.141.77%9/11/20139/13/20139/30/2013
4/26/2013quarterly$0.141.8%6/12/20136/14/20137/1/2013
2/22/2013quarterly$0.141.97%3/13/20133/15/20134/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.59%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.83%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
DateHeadline
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www.canadianunderwriter.ca - February 27 at 5:33 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:17 pm XL Group plc announces that Peter Porrino has retired as Chief Financial Officer; co appoints Group Controller Stephen Robb as successor (NYSE:XL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 12:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin announces Ocean Risk Grants for Early Career Scientists (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 12:27 AM
News IconEight Questions for 2017 Power Broker Mary Pontillo (NYSE:XL)
riskandinsurance.com - February 23 at 3:58 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-XL Group Ltd announces retirement of Peter Porrino as CFO (NYSE:XL)
www.reuters.com - February 23 at 3:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd Announces Retirement of Peter Porrino as Chief Financial Officer; Stephen Robb, Group Controller, Appointed as Successor (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:58 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoXL GROUP LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:XL)
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:58 AM
zacks.com logoArgo Group Rewards Shareholders with 23% Hike in Dividend (NYSE:XL)
www.zacks.com - February 22 at 10:54 AM
4-traders.com logoXL Group Ltd : Blog Coverage Insurance and Reinsurance Giant XL Group to Buyback $1 Billion Shares (NYSE:XL)
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finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:17 PM
News IconXL group shares buyback (NYSE:XL)
mobile.royalgazette.com - February 19 at 8:04 AM
News IconXL Group Ltd Announces $1 Billion Share Buyback Program, Increase in Quarterly Dividend from $0.20 Per Common Share to $0.22 Per Common Share; Also… (NYSE:XL)
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reuters.com logoBRIEF-XL Group Ltd announces $1 bln share buyback program, increases quarterly dividend (NYSE:XL)
www.reuters.com - February 17 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLloyd's of London set to nominate Carnegie-Brown as chairman -source (NYSE:XL)
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sg.finance.yahoo.com logoLloyd's of London set to nominate Carnegie-Brown as chairman - source (NYSE:XL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd Announces $1 Billion Share Buyback Program and Increase in Quarterly Dividend from $0.20 per Common Share to $0.22 per Common Share; Also Announces Preference Ordinary Share Dividends (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:56 am XL Group plc announces $1 bln buyback program; increases quarterly dividend to $0.22/share from $0.20/share (NYSE:XL)
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:49 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd* Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results (NYSE:XL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:49 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd Earnings Call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET today (NYSE:XL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group (XL) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:49 AM
News IconEarnings Forecast Research on XL Group Ltd. (XL) – Hignland Mirror - Highland Mirror (NYSE:XL)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 2 at 6:55 AM
News IconXL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) Shares Price Target Increased By $3 - Stock Market Daily (NYSE:XL)
stockmarketdaily.co - February 2 at 6:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd* Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 6:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of XL earnings conference call or presentation 1-Feb-17 10:00pm GMT (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 6:55 AM
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www.prnewswire.com - January 31 at 8:10 AM
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www.4-traders.com - January 26 at 6:36 AM
investornewswire.com logoEPS Forecast Of XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Set At $1.1767 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:XL)
www.investornewswire.com - January 24 at 3:55 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:XL)
wsbeacon.com - January 24 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Adds to Global Excess Casualty Insurance Teams In Dallas and Kansas City (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 3:55 PM

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th. This is an increase from XL Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20.

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

12 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for XL Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect XL Group's stock price to reach $40.67 in the next year.

When will XL Group announce their earnings?

XL Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 1st 2017.

Who owns XL Group stock?

XL Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Franklin Resources Inc. (8.32%), State Street Corp (5.02%), FIL Ltd (1.33%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.10%), RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC (0.80%) and Systematic Financial Management LP (0.77%). Company insiders that own XL Group stock include Benjamin Meuli, Gregory Hendrick, Jacob D Rosengarten, Michael S Mcgavick, Paul David Brand and Peter R Porrino.

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 RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Systematic Financial Management LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Rafferty Asset Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC and Barings LLC. Company insiders that have sold XL Group stock in the last year include Benjamin Meuli, Jacob D Rosengarten and Michael S Mcgavick.

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

XL Group's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Russell Investments Group Ltd., NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, Oakview Capital Management L.P., State Street Corp, Marshall Wace LLP, Numeric Investors LLC and Employees Retirement System of Texas. Company insiders that have bought XL Group stock in the last two years include Gregory Hendrick, Paul David Brand and Peter R Porrino.

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.

How much does a share of XL Group stock cost?

One share of XL Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.64.

XL Group (NYSE:XL) Chart for Monday, February, 27, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff