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: $10.9523 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 257,944,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $42.22
  • 52 Week Range: $33.22 - $47.27
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.03
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.37
  • P/E Growth: -0.97
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $11.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.00
  • Book Value: $42.85 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.99
  • Annual Dividend: $0.88
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
  • EBITDA: $1.47 billion
  • Net Margins: 7.53%
  • Return on Equity: 4.88%
  • Return on Assets: 1.06%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.24%
  • Current Ratio: 0.34%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.34%
  • Average Volume: 2.56 million shs.
  • Beta: 1
  • 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. View XL Group's Dividend History.

How will XL Group's stock buyback program work?

XL Group declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 99% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.08. The firm earned $2.74 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.78 billion. XL Group had a net margin of 7.53% and a return on equity of 4.88%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.37 earnings per share. 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 Tuesday, October, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for XL Group.

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

12 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for XL Group's shares. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate XL Group's stock price to reach $45.45 in the next year. 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include PGGM Investments (0.26%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.07%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.03%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.01%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.01%) and Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own XL Group stock include Anne Stevens, Benjamin Meuli, Charles FA Cooper, Gould Kirstin Romann, Gregory Hendrick, Jacob D Rosengarten, Joseph Mauriello, 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. 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, Joseph Mauriello, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., FormulaFolio Investments LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Mutual of America Capital Management 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 $42.51.

MarketBeat Community Rating for XL Group (NYSE XL)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  266 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  310 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  576
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: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.42)
Consensus Price Target: $45.45 (6.93% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Price Target History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Analysts' Ratings History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$51.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
10/13/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeHold -> Sell$42.00 -> $37.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Bank of America CorporationLower Price TargetBuy$49.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
10/2/2017Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$43.00 -> $41.00LowView Rating Details
9/21/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$50.00MediumView Rating Details
9/11/2017Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$42.00LowView Rating Details
8/29/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$53.00LowView Rating Details
7/28/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$45.00 -> $52.00MediumView Rating Details
7/7/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$46.00 -> $50.00LowView 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
3/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeConviction-Buy -> Neutral$43.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 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
10/24/2017$0.78N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/20176/30/2017$0.88$0.96$2.78 billion$2.74 billionViewN/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: ($0.63)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.50
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.38$0.55$0.47
Q2 20172$0.99$1.00$1.00
Q3 20172($3.89)($2.48)($3.19)
Q4 20172$1.02$1.18$1.10
Q1 20181$0.82$0.82$0.82
Q2 20181$0.91$0.91$0.91
Q3 20181$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q4 20181$1.04$1.04$1.04
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Most Recent Dividend:10/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:2.07%
Dividend Growth:2.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:28.57% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-68.75% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
23.53% (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: 3.02%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.26%
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
8/1/2017Joseph MaurielloDirectorSell3,043$44.55$135,565.65View SEC Filing  
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)
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group (XL) vs. CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 4:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Survey: XL Group (XL) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 12:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : XL-US : October 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 9:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 4:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Price Target Cut to $47.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 2:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Conifer Holdings (CNFR) and XL Group (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 4:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for XL Group Ltd. Raised by Langen Mcalenn (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 1:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Cut to Sell at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 10:20 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-XL Group ‍says preliminary estimate of losses relating to hurricanes about $1.33 bln
www.reuters.com - October 13 at 10:26 AM
prnewswire.com logoXL Group Ltd to Release Third Quarter 2017 Results on Tuesday, October 24 ...
www.prnewswire.com - October 13 at 10:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Provides Loss Estimates Stemming from Catastrophes
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 10:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd to Release Third Quarter 2017 Results on Tuesday, October 24, 2017: Conference Call Time Changed to 6 p.m. Eastern Time
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Price Target Lowered to $47.00 at Bank of America Corporation
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 10:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Announces Preliminary Loss Estimates Related to Third Quarter 2017 Natural Catastrophes
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 10:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd to Release Third Quarter 2017 Results on Tuesday, October 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 10:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Offers Cyber and Technology Insurance Clients Free 90-day Third-Party Security Through Clarium Managed Services
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 10:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. Expected to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of ($2.48) Per Share (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 7:24 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logo9 Stocks Moving In Wednesday's After-Hours Session
feeds.benzinga.com - October 11 at 6:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for XL Group Ltd. Decreased by Analyst (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 12:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to XL Group Ltd. : October 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 9:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 8:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Analysis: RLI Corp. (RLI) and XL Group (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 2:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. : XL-US: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 1:34 PM
prnewswire.com logoBreakfast Technical Briefing on Insurance Stocks -- AXIS Capital, MBIA, Old Republic, and XL Group
www.prnewswire.com - October 3 at 3:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. :XL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to XL Group Ltd. : September 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Adds Ocean Marine Insurance Expertise in US
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 3:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given New $41.00 Price Target at Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 2 at 9:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUBS AG Trims XL Group Ltd. (XL) Target Price to $44.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 2 at 8:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. to Post FY2018 Earnings of $3.50 Per Share, Langen Mcalenn Forecasts (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 1:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy is Hold Strategy Perfect for XL Capital (XL) Stock Now?
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 12:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given Buy Rating at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 7:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group chooses Dublin as preferred location for its EU insurance carrier
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 11:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInsurer XL Group to move EU unit to Ireland from Britain
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 11:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Analysis: Allied World Assurance Company Holdings (AWH) vs. XL Group (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 19 at 6:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Adds Employment Practices Liability and Cyber Protection Options to Design Professional Insurance Coverage in Canada
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 9:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Price Target Cut to $46.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 19 at 8:58 AM
streetinsider.com logoXL Group (XL) Announces Full Internal Model Approval from Bermuda Regulator
www.streetinsider.com - September 13 at 4:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 8:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd receives full internal model approval from the Bermuda Monetary Authority
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 8:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Airlines Was the S&P 500’s Top Gainer on September 11
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 12:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckingham Research Begins Coverage on XL Group Ltd. (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 10:44 AM
zacks.com logoXL Group Ltd (XL) Jumps: Stock Rises 5.8%
www.zacks.com - September 11 at 8:47 AM
bloomberg.com logoRecent XL News
www.bloomberg.com - September 9 at 10:14 AM
nasdaq.com logoNotable Friday Option Activity: XL, ABBV, COST
www.nasdaq.com - September 9 at 10:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Hot Stock: XL Group Jumps 5.8%
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 10:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Braces its Aviation Insurance with VB-Bind Speed
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 10:44 AM
marketbeat.com logoRH and Mastercard rise while XL Group, Barnes & Noble drop
marketbeat.com - September 7 at 4:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin unveils online platform to quote and deliver newly enhanced personal & business aircraft insurance in the US
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 11:35 AM
bloomberg.com logoFlorida Prepares as Irma Menaces Another U.S. Economic Hub
www.bloomberg.com - September 6 at 1:27 AM



XL Group (XL) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

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