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: $11.32 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 261,441,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $41.56
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.24
  • 52 Week Range: $30.33 - $43.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.69
  • P/E Growth: 0.39
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $10.88 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.04
  • Book Value: $41.61 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.04
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
  • EBIDTA: $1.22 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.18%
  • Return on Equity: 3.42%
  • Return on Assets: 0.76%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.20%
  • Current Ratio: 0.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.35%
  • Average Volume: 1.46 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.98
  • Short Ratio: 4.81

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 Friday, May 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.03%. View XL Group's Dividend History.

How will XL Group's stock buyback program work?

XL Group declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 99% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $2.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.93 billion. XL Group had a return on equity of 3.42% and a net margin of 4.18%. XL Group's revenue for the quarter was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.35 EPS. View XL Group's Earnings History.

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

12 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for XL Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate XL Group's stock price to reach $42.40 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.69%), Wellington Management Group LLP (7.51%), BlackRock Inc. (7.17%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (5.32%), State Street Corp (5.04%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.05%). Company insiders that own XL Group stock include Benjamin Meuli, Gould Kirstin Romann, Gregory Hendrick, Jacob D Rosengarten, 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 Prudential Financial Inc., Systematic Financial Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Boston Partners and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have sold XL Group stock in the last year include Gould Kirstin Romann, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FIL Ltd, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Todd Asset Management LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC and Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky. 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.

How much does a share of XL Group stock cost?

One share of XL Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.30.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for XL Group (NYSE:XL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $42.40 (2.08% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/28/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$43.00 -> $46.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$38.00 -> $39.00MediumView Rating Details
4/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$44.00 -> $46.00HighView Rating Details
4/7/2017Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$40.00 -> $42.00LowView Rating Details
3/25/2017Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$40.00LowView Rating Details
3/13/2017Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> Hold$41.00MediumView Rating Details
2/6/2017Langen McalennReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$42.00N/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 CorpReiterated RatingBuy$44.00N/AView Rating Details
3/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeConviction-Buy -> Neutral$43.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
2/4/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$40.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
9/21/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuy$44.00N/AView Rating Details
8/12/2015Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$35.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
7/14/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageOverweight$47.00N/AView Rating Details
6/1/2015NomuraReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 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
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: $3.43
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.81
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.38$0.55$0.47
Q2 20172$0.99$1.00$1.00
Q3 20172$0.72$0.82$0.77
Q4 20172$1.18$1.21$1.20
Q1 20181$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20181$1.04$1.04$1.04
Q3 20181$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20181$1.29$1.29$1.29
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for XL Group (NYSE:XL)
Next Dividend:6/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.85%
Dividend Growth:2.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.31% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.77% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
19.75% (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: 2.59%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.83%
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
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 Ltd. (XL) General Counsel Gould Kirstin Romann Sells 75,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 7:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNespresso And Blue Marble Microinsurance Announce Partnership And Plan To Launch Pilot Crop Insurance Program For Smallholder Coffee Farmers In Colombia
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 8:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Insider Sells $3,582,306.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 7:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin appoints Rob McAdams as Chief Underwriting Officer for Global Marine
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 8:06 AM
prnewswire.com logoXL Catlin Appoints Steven Bauman to lead Global Insurance Programs And Captive ...
www.prnewswire.com - May 24 at 8:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Appoints Steven Bauman to lead Global Insurance Programs And Captive Practice in North America
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 7:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Appoints New Leadership for Canadian Environmental Insurance Team
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.22 per Common Share
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) to Issue $0.22 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 12:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin to hold Global Day of Giving on Friday, May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to XL Group Ltd. : May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. :XL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 1:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoXL Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
www.nasdaq.com - May 4 at 9:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group (XL) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.42
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 10:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Increases XL Group Ltd. (XL) Price Target to $46.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 11:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 12:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact XL Group (XL) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of XL earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group's (XL) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 5:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquities Analysts Set Expectations for XL Group Ltd.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 8:23 AM
News IconBRIEF-Xl Group reports Q1 operating earnings per share $0.50
www.businessinsider.com - April 28 at 2:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 2:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group (XL) Q1 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:35 AM
zacks.com logoWhat's in Store for XL Group (XL) this Earnings Season?
www.zacks.com - April 26 at 5:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd* Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL beats 1Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group (XL) Receiving Very Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Launches Mergers & Acquisitions Insurance Product Suite and Strengthens Global Team
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 7:40 PM
nasdaq.com logoInteresting XL Put And Call Options For June 16th
www.nasdaq.com - April 25 at 8:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat's in Store for XL Group (XL) this Earnings Season?
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 7:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) to Release Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 8:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group (XL) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 11:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Launches Enhanced International Liability Insurance for US-based Businesses
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 10:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group (XL) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.33
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 9:23 AM
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www.businessinsider.com - April 20 at 1:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Boosts Available Terrorism Insurance Limits in US
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 1:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : XL-US : April 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Adds Maria L. Duhart to lead Commercial Bond Product
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 7:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group (XL) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.34
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group (XL) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd to Release First Quarter 2017 Results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 10:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group Ltd. (XL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 1:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Catlin Adds Nancy Bewlay as Global Chief Underwriting Officer, Casualty Insurance
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 8:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd CEO Tells Shareholders: "We now see exactly the company we're trying to build creating the difference that it can in the marketplace."
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 8:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group (XL) Board Announces Share Repurchase Plan
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 8:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoXL Group's (XL) Neutral Rating Reiterated at Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 8:04 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Xl Group Ltd's CEO's total compensation for 2016 was $12.7 mln
www.reuters.com - April 7 at 1:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : XL-US : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoXL Group Ltd Announces Retirement of Stephen Catlin as Executive Deputy Chairman
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:34 PM



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