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Current Change: XL Group (NYSE: XL)


XL Group is part of the property and casualty insurance industry and is part of the financial services sector. The company CEO is Michael S. Mcgavick. XL Group provides insurance and reinsurance service. It provides property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The XL stock showed a previous change of 1.04% with an open at 57.58 and a close of 57.37. It reached an intraday high of 57.60 and a low of 57.57.

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The stock has a market cap of $14.8b with 258.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 254.7m shares. Trading volume reached 8,901,842 shares compared to its average volume of 1,679,652 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, XL Group shares returned 0.38% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.42%. Over three months, it changed 2.67%. In one year it has changed 45.17% and within that year its 52-week high was 57.60 and its 52-week low was 33.77. XL stock is 69.88% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 49.65 and a 50 day moving average of 56.59. Currently XL stock is trading 15.56% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -2.25 that ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.90. The TTM EPS is -1.89, which comes to a TTM PE of -30.35.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  0.84
03-31-2018:  0.82
12-31-2017:  0.45
09-30-2017:  -4.00

The dividend per share is currently 0.88, which is a dividend yield of 1.53%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 70.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 6,720,486, which is 2.60% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 5.60. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.39

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -5.24%, return on assets is -0.86%, profit margin is -4.51%, price-to-sales is 1.30 and price-to-book is 1.54.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

John Jones
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