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: $11.3 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 257,944,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $44.81
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $42.15
  • 52 Week Range: $32.81 - $47.27
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.32
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.06
  • P/E Growth: 0.38
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $11.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.03
  • Book Value: $42.85 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.02
  • Annual Dividend: $0.88
  • Dividend Yield: 2.0%
  • EBIDTA: $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: 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 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date 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 has approved a share repurchase program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 99% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were XL Group's earnings last quarter?

XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.88 by $0.08. The business earned $2.74 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.78 billion. XL Group had a net margin of 7.53% and a return on equity of 4.88%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.37 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, October, 25th 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 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for XL Group's shares. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect XL Group's share price to reach $44.90 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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.00%), Franklin Resources Inc. (8.59%), BlackRock Inc. (7.30%), State Street Corp (4.85%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.04%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.01%). 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 FIL Ltd, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Channing Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Westwood Holdings Group Inc.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Numeric Investors LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Rothschild Asset Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Koch Industries Inc., Vanguard Group Inc. and Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings 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 $43.80.

MarketBeat Community Rating for XL Group (NYSE XL)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  241 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  276 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  517
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, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $44.90 (2.51% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/28/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$45.00 -> $52.00MediumView Rating Details
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
9/21/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuy$44.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/22/2015 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: $3.36
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.80
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.38$0.55$0.47
Q2 20172$0.99$1.00$1.00
Q3 20172$0.75$0.82$0.79
Q4 20172$1.04$1.18$1.11
Q1 20181$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q2 20181$0.98$0.98$0.98
Q3 20181$0.80$0.80$0.80
Q4 20181$1.15$1.15$1.15
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Next Dividend:10/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:2.01%
Dividend Growth:2.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:28.57% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.99% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
22.22% (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: 98.88%
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)
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : XL-US : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 9:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 8:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of XL Group Ltd, Its Property/Casualty Subsidiaries and XLIT Ltd.
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 9:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. – Value Analysis (NYSE:XL) : August 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 9:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIHS Markit Score Update: Drop in demand for ETFs holding XL Group Ltd is a negative sign for its shares
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 9:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy is it Apt to Hold XL Group (XL) in Your Portfolio?
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 9:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin's North America Construction team builds GL Only Plus Wrap Up Insurance Program
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 9:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) Director Sells 3,043 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 8:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.22 (NYSE:XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 3:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Strengthens North America Aviation Team with Key Appointments
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for XL Group Ltd.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (NYSE:XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 7:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Comparison: Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH) vs. XL Group (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 10:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLangen Mcalenn Equities Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 8:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) Downgraded to "Buy" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 8:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Rating Increased to Overweight at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 5:52 PM
nasdaq.com logoAgree To Buy XL Group At $38, Earn 3.6% Annualized Using Options
www.nasdaq.com - July 30 at 7:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 12:58 PM
nasdaq.com logoXL Group (XL) Shares Cross 2% Yield Mark
www.nasdaq.com - July 28 at 10:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : XL-US : July 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 10:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Estimate for XL Group Ltd. Issued By Langen Mcalenn (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 9:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.08 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 1:47 PM
News IconBRIEF-XL Group Q2 earnings per share $1.14
www.businessinsider.com - July 27 at 9:48 AM
seekingalpha.com logoXL Group (XL) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - July 27 at 9:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: XL Group Ltd to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL beats 2Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of XL earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group (XL) Q2 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 9:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Upgraded to Buy at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 12:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group (XL) Q2 Earnings: Is it Likely to Disappoint?
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 8:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 8:54 PM
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



XL Group (XL) Chart for Tuesday, August, 22, 2017

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