Analysts See $0.47 EPS for XL Group Ltd (XL)

January 13, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

 Analysts See $0.47 EPS for XL Group Ltd (XL)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.5 in Q3 2017. Its down 1.50, from 2 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 0 investors sold XL Group Ltd shares while 2 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 50,724 shares or 20.55% less from 63,846 shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Green Square Capital Lc invested 0.09% in XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL). Cibc Ww Markets owns 37,572 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Llc has 0.01% invested in XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL). Focused Wealth invested in 0% or 4 shares.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $234,252 activity. Mauriello Joseph sold $135,566 worth of stock.

Analysts expect XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) to report $0.47 EPS on February, 7.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00 % from last quarter’s $0.47 EPS. XL’s profit would be $120.33M giving it 18.88 P/E if the $0.47 EPS is correct. After having $-4.00 EPS previously, XL Group Ltd’s analysts see -111.75 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $35.49. About 3.09 million shares traded or 21.51% up from the average. XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) has risen 21.70% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering XL Group Plc (NYSE:XL), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. XL Group Plc had 42 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of XL in report on Tuesday, August 11 to “Neutral” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 17 report. The company was initiated on Monday, September 11 by Buckingham Research. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, November 2 by Citigroup. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $44 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, July 28 to “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, July 28. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $42 target in Friday, August 7 report.

XL Group Ltd, through its subsidiaries, operates as an insurance and reinsurance firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $9.09 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Insurance and Reinsurance. It currently has negative earnings. The Insurance segment offers casualty programs comprising primary and excess casualty, environmental liability, and excess and surplus lines; energy, property, and construction insurance; professional lines, such as directors??, officers?? liability, errors and omissions, employment practices, crime, fiduciary, technology, and cyber liability coverages; and specialty lines, including the aviation and satellite, marine, fine art and specie, equine, livestock and aquaculture, crisis management, political risk, trade credit and life, and accident and health insurance products.

More important recent XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) news were published by: Insurancejournal.com which released: “XL Group: Loss Estimates of $45M Related to Southern California Wildfires” on January 11, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “XL Group Releases Preliminary Catastrophe Loss Statistics”, Prnewswire.com published: “XL Group Ltd to Release Fourth Quarter 2017 Results on Thursday, February 1, 2018” on January 11, 2018. More interesting news about XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Everest Re vs. XL Group: Which Stock Is the Stronger Bet?” with publication date: December 18, 2017.

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