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: $10.10883 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 257,944,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $42.15
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $42.28
  • 52 Week Range: $32.81 - $47.27
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.95
  • P/E Growth: 0.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $11.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.92
  • Book Value: $42.85 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.91
  • Annual Dividend: $0.88
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
  • 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: 1.86 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.01
  • 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. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.25%. 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 has initiated a stock buyback program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 99% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are 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, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.08. The business earned $2.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 last year, the business posted $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?

11 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for XL Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate XL Group's share price to reach $46.40 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 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 $39.19.

MarketBeat Community Rating for XL Group (NYSE XL)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  298 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  553
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, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: $46.40 (18.40% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
7/13/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$43.00 -> $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
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
(Data available from 9/24/2015 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:2.25%
Dividend Growth:2.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:28.57% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.99% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
22.34% (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)
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
bloomberg.com logoIrma Tops Storm Scales as Florida Preps for Catastrophic System
www.bloomberg.com - September 5 at 3:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin appoints Owen Williams and establishes Captive Centre of Excellence
finance.yahoo.com - September 4 at 3:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPillar Technologies Raises $2.75M Seed Round, Led by XL Innovate, to Scale Deployment of Smart Sensors For Construction Sites
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 3:58 PM
msn.com logoAxiata doubles profit in Q2, buys 13,000 towers in Pakistan for RM4bil
www.msn.com - August 31 at 11:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin's Global Excess Casualty Insurance Business Promotes New Regional Underwriting Leaders
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 11:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate XL Group Ltd. (XL) Will Post Earnings of $0.75 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 8:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Target of Unusually High Options Trading (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 2:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about XL Group Ltd.
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 11:24 AM
bizjournals.com logoTechnical Insights on Insurance Stocks -- MBIA, Old Republic, XL Group, and AXIS Capital
www.bizjournals.com - August 29 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is XL Group (XL) Down 9% Since the Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is XL Group (XL) Down 9% Since the Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 10:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 6:00 AM
nasdaq.com logoXL Group is Oversold
www.nasdaq.com - August 25 at 3:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin's Design Professional Business Expands Insurance Coverage in the US Adding Protection for Design Technology and Individual Excess Directors & Officers Insurance
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 2:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Downgraded to "Hold" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 8:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin looks to help US aviation businesses take safety efforts to new heights with SOAR program
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 8:04 AM
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



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