XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) CFO Stephen Robb sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total transaction of $800,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

XL Group Ltd. (NYSE XL) opened at $41.86 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 0.35 and a current ratio of 0.08. XL Group Ltd. has a 52 week low of $33.77 and a 52 week high of $47.27. The company has a market cap of $10,560.00, a PE ratio of -19.38, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.95.

XL Group (NYSE:XL) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The insurance provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.07. XL Group had a negative net margin of 4.95% and a negative return on equity of 4.25%. The company had revenue of $2.91 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.73 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.47 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that XL Group Ltd. will post 3.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. HighTower Advisors LLC raised its stake in XL Group by 4.4% during the second quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 8,708 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $382,000 after purchasing an additional 370 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp raised its stake in XL Group by 2.8% during the second quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 14,878 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $650,000 after purchasing an additional 406 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. raised its stake in XL Group by 22.1% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 4,122 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $180,000 after purchasing an additional 747 shares during the period. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec raised its stake in XL Group by 5.7% during the third quarter. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec now owns 24,146 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $957,000 after purchasing an additional 1,300 shares during the period. Finally, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its stake in XL Group by 4.2% during the third quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 33,322 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $1,315,000 after purchasing an additional 1,345 shares during the period. 98.65% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on XL shares. Barclays restated a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target on shares of XL Group in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of XL Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target on shares of XL Group in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price target on shares of XL Group from $40.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Citigroup boosted their price target on shares of XL Group from $40.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $44.67.

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XL Group Company Profile

XL 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).

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