XL Group PLC Company Profile (NYSE:XL)

About XL Group PLC

XL Group PLC 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: $33.63
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.96
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $34.12
  • 52-Week Range: $30.33 - $40.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.02
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.72
  • P/E Growth: 1.00
  • Market Cap: $9.25B
  • Outstanding Shares: 274,972,000
  • Beta: 1.09
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 3.12%
  • Return on Equity: 3.47%
  • Return on Assets: 0.79%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.19%
  • Current Ratio: 0.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.36%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.46)
Consensus Price Target: $39.78 (18.28% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/12/2016Langen McalennDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
9/12/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$37.00View 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 Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$44.00View Rating Details
6/21/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
6/7/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$45.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
4/28/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$42.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
3/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Neutral$43.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower 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 Cos.Initiated CoverageOverweight$47.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/9/2015JMP SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$43.00View Rating Details
1/27/2015Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeUnderperform -> Market Perform$30.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
10/6/2014ING GroupDowngradeMarket PerformView Rating Details
10/6/2014FBR & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$37.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2016        
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 PLC (NYSE:XL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.93 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.46 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$0.39$0.31
Q4 20162$0.68$0.82$0.75
Q1 20172$0.50$0.66$0.58
Q2 20172$0.81$1.00$0.91
Q3 20172$0.61$0.82$0.72
Q4 20172$0.99$1.18$1.09
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.38%
Dividend Growth:17.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:74.77% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
41.45% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
23.12% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 PLC (NYSE:XL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.59%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.45%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 PLC (NYSE:XL)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoXL Group Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : XL-US : September 30, 2016 (NYSE:XL)
www.capitalcube.com - September 30 at 7:23 PM
News IconUpgrades And Downgrades For XL Group Plc (NYSE:XL) - NewsDen (NYSE:XL)
newsden.net - September 29 at 5:50 AM
News IconAon cyber coverage to include business interruption resulting from network failure (NYSE:XL)
www.canadianunderwriter.ca - September 28 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Helps US Companies Manage Supply Chain Risks With Logistics Service Coverage Solutions (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 27 at 8:04 PM
investornewswire.com logoShares Of XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Expected To Hit $44 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:XL)
www.investornewswire.com - September 25 at 5:43 AM
4-traders.com logoXL : Reservoir Operations Lowers stake in XL Group plc (XL) (NYSE:XL)
www.4-traders.com - September 23 at 5:35 AM
News IconQ4 2017 Earnings Forecast for XL Group plc Issued By Langen Mcalenn (XL) - DailyQuint (NYSE:XL)
dailyquint.com - September 22 at 5:45 AM
News IconXL Group plc's (XL) Hold Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse - DailyQuint (NYSE:XL)
dailyquint.com - September 21 at 7:40 PM
News IconFY2016 Earnings Estimate for XL Group plc Issued By Sterne Agee ... - DailyQuint (NYSE:XL)
dailyquint.com - September 21 at 7:40 PM
News IconXL Group plc (XL) Upgraded to “Hold” at Deutsche Bank - DailyQuint (NYSE:XL)
dailyquint.com - September 20 at 8:01 AM
capitalcube.com logoXL Group Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : XL-US : September 19, 2016 (NYSE:XL)
www.capitalcube.com - September 19 at 3:16 PM
publicnow.com logoXL Catlin in France enhances Construction offer and strengthens Construction team (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - September 19 at 3:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Poised for Growth Despite Cat Loss, Rising Costs (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 3:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Promotes Jeffrey Loechner to Gulf Coast Territorial Manager for US Marine Insurance Business (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 3:16 PM
bloomberg.com logoCanada Pension to Acquire Ascot in $1.1 Billion London Deal (2) (NYSE:XL)
washpost.bloomberg.com - September 18 at 5:40 AM
4-traders.com logoXL : Catlin to Acquire Leading Australian Specialty Insurance Underwriting Agency Brooklyn (NYSE:XL)
www.4-traders.com - September 17 at 7:32 PM
barrons.com logo[$$] Seeking the Best of Both Growth and Value Stocks (NYSE:XL)
www.barrons.com - September 17 at 5:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Braces in Australia, to Add Brooklyn Underwriting (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 16 at 11:50 AM
News IconWhat is the Sell-side Saying About XL Group plc (NYSE:XL)? - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:XL)
friscofastball.com - September 15 at 8:19 PM
4-traders.com logoXL : Catlin in France launches cyber insurance solution for mid-sized companies (NYSE:XL)
www.4-traders.com - September 15 at 11:59 AM
publicnow.com logoXL Catlin to Acquire Leading Australian Specialty Insurance Underwriting Agency Brooklyn (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - September 14 at 12:34 PM
stocksdaily.net logoXL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Price Forecast At $39.428 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:XL)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 13 at 5:46 AM
4-traders.com logoXL GROUP LTD : ex-dividend day (NYSE:XL)
www.4-traders.com - September 12 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Appoints Ronnell Agatep as Global Head of Underwriting, Retail Accident and Health Insurance (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 7:48 PM
News IconPlacing XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Shares Under the Microscope - Post News (NYSE:XL)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 9 at 5:32 AM
News IconEarnings According to Analysts for XL Group plc (NYSE:XL)? - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:XL)
friscofastball.com - September 8 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Enhances Global Property Insurance Capacity (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 12:07 PM
publicnow.com logoXL Catlin Boosts Global Property Insurance Capacity to USD 400 million (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - September 7 at 12:05 PM
News IconFin Stocks Review- HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC), XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) - share market updates (press release) (NYSE:XL)
sharemarketupdates.com - September 6 at 8:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew report highlights major 'Ocean Risk' for the first time (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 8:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin appoints Lauren Tennant Pollock as Vice President, Emerging Markets (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 8:17 PM
stocksdaily.net logoXL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Boasts Rating Of 1.69 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:XL)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 5 at 7:04 PM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Get To $44? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:XL)
www.investornewswire.com - September 4 at 5:52 AM
publicnow.com logoXL Catlin’s insurance operation appoints Elina Selin as Head of Claims EMEA (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - September 1 at 11:33 AM
benzinga.com logoXL Group Had An Extra-Large Q2 Beat, Macquarie Raises Its Price Target - Benzinga (NYSE:XL)
www.benzinga.com - August 31 at 5:49 AM
publicnow.com logoXL Catlin updates Active Assailant solution to include use of road vehicles (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - August 31 at 5:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Had An Extra-Large Q2 Beat, Macquarie Raises Its Price Target (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 8:16 PM
investornewswire.com logoXL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Rating In Focus - Investor Newswire (NYSE:XL)
www.investornewswire.com - August 25 at 8:36 PM
News IconXL Group plc (NYSE:XL): Check on Price Target - Post Registrar (NYSE:XL)
postregistrar.com - August 23 at 8:28 PM
investornewswire.com logoWill XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Hit $44 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:XL)
www.investornewswire.com - August 20 at 7:49 PM
News IconHow Analysts & Retail Investors Perceive XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Shares - Post News (NYSE:XL)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 18 at 8:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group (XL) Poised for Growth Despite Higher Cat Loss (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 11:19 AM
News IconAnalytical Approach on Price Target Estimates: XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) - Post Registrar (NYSE:XL)
postregistrar.com - August 16 at 8:27 PM
News IconXL Group plc (NYSE:XL) & TRI Pointe Group (NYSE:TPH) Movers to Watch - Money News (press release) (NYSE:XL)
www.newsismoney.com - August 8 at 8:35 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoXL GROUP LTD Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:XL)
biz.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:35 PM
News IconFin Stocks Reports: HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (NYSE:HSBC), XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) - share market updates (press release) (NYSE:XL)
sharemarketupdates.com - August 8 at 5:40 AM
publicnow.com logoXL Group Ltd Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 per Ordinary Share; Also Announces Preference Ordinary Share Dividends (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - August 5 at 11:28 AM
stocksdaily.net logoXL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Boasts Rating Of 1.72 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:XL)
www.stocksdaily.net - August 4 at 8:51 PM
tradecalls.org logoAnalyst Rating Update on XL Group plc (XL) - Trade Calls (NYSE:XL)
www.tradecalls.org - August 4 at 8:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoA.M. Best Revises Issuer Credit Rating Outlook to Stable for Subsidiaries of XL Group Ltd; Upgrades Issuer Credit Ratings of Catlin Insurance Company Ltd. and Its Subsidiaries (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:45 PM

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Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff