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: $33.50
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $34.04
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $33.79
  • 52-Week Range: $30.33 - $40.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.10
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.71
  • P/E Growth: 0.98
  • Market Cap: $9.27B
  • Outstanding Shares: 274,972,000
  • Beta: 1.08
  • Net Margins: 3.12%
  • Return on Equity: 3.47%
  • Return on Assets: 0.79%
  • 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 (18.00% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL)
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
(Data available from 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016Q316$0.37$2.46 billionListenView 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)


Earnings Estimates for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.85 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.47 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$0.68$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)


Current Dividend Information for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.37%
Dividend Growth:17.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:74.77% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
43.24% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
23.05% (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
(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: 91.28%
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)


Latest Headlines for XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL)
4-traders.com logoXL : Catlin launches an Operational Risk Insurance solution in France (NYSE:XL)
www.4-traders.com - October 24 at 7:47 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Mitsui Buys 15% Stake in Stone Point-Backed New Ocean Capital (NYSE:XL)
www.wsj.com - October 21 at 8:12 PM
capitalcube.com logoXL Group Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : XL-US : October 21, 2016 (NYSE:XL)
www.capitalcube.com - October 21 at 11:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMitsui Takes 15% Stake in Stone Point-Backed Risk-Swap Venture (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 21 at 11:51 AM
publicnow.com logoXL Catlin Introduces Industry-Specific Enhancements to Tailor Cyber Insurance For Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Retailers and Energy and Utility Companies (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - October 20 at 8:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSteven Zimmerman Joins XL Catlin as Client Distribution Leader in Los Angeles (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 7:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin's Global Excess Casualty Business Appoints Mona Carpenter, Underwriting Manager in Dallas (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 8:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Unveils New Cyber Suite for Design Professionals (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 12:16 PM
News IconAmeriprise Financial Inc. Boosts Stake in XL Group PLC (XL) - DailyQuint (NYSE:XL)
dailyquint.com - October 12 at 8:14 PM
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cincysportszone.com - October 12 at 8:14 PM
publicnow.com logoXL Catlin Adds Cyber Insurance protection for Design Professionals (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - October 12 at 11:45 AM
News IconHurricane Matthew Could Impact Renewals, Reinsurers (NYSE:XL)
www.natlawreview.com - October 11 at 7:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Opens New Office in Monterrey, Mexico and Appoints New Client Distribution Leader (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 7:57 PM
News IconLong term Growth Analysis of XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) - Newburgh Press (NYSE:XL)
newburghpress.com - October 10 at 7:37 PM
stocksdaily.net logoXL Group plc (NYSE:XL) EPS Projection At $0.36? - Stocks Daily (NYSE:XL)
www.stocksdaily.net - October 9 at 7:26 PM
News IconLatest Analyst Ratings For XL Group Plc (NYSE:XL) - The De Soto Edge (NYSE:XL)
www.desotoedge.com - October 9 at 5:32 AM
News IconRecently Changed Price Targets On XL Group Plc (NYSE:XL) - NewsDen (NYSE:XL)
newsden.net - October 9 at 5:32 AM
businesswire.com logoFitch: Matthew Losses Manageable for Florida Property Insurers (NYSE:XL)
www.businesswire.com - October 7 at 7:51 PM
publicnow.com logoXL Group Ltd Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results to be Released on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - October 7 at 7:51 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoXL GROUP LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:XL)
biz.yahoo.com - October 7 at 7:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo9:42 am XL Group plc +1.5% after announcing preliminary results from investment and operating affiliates (NYSE:XL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 7 at 7:51 PM
News IconXL Group Plc (NYSE:XL) Updated Broker Ratings - NewsDen (NYSE:XL)
newsden.net - October 5 at 8:00 PM
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www.stocksdaily.net - October 5 at 8:00 PM
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www.automobile-recalls.net - October 4 at 7:37 PM
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www.senecaglobe.com - October 4 at 7:37 PM
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www.hotstockspoint.com - October 4 at 7:37 PM
bloomberg.com logoHamilton Insurance Group Hires Ex-AIG Executive Maag (Correct) (NYSE:XL)
washpost.bloomberg.com - October 4 at 5:25 AM
bloomberg.com logoHamilton Insurance Group Hires Ex-AIG Executive Maag (NYSE:XL)
www.bloomberg.com - October 3 at 7:36 PM
publicnow.com logoXL Catlin Completes Acquisition of Brooklyn Underwriting Agency in Australia (NYSE:XL)
www.publicnow.com - October 3 at 7:36 PM
investornewswire.com logoXL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Bearish Target At $37 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:XL)
www.investornewswire.com - October 1 at 7:06 PM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) Hit $44? - Investor Newswire - Investor Newswire (NYSE:XL)
www.investornewswire.com - October 1 at 7:06 PM
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
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XL Group PLC (NYSE:XL) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 10/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff