Brokerage Firm Rating on XL Group plc (XL)

XL Group plc (XL) has an average broker rating of 1.72, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 9 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 4 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 3 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 2 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold.

XL Group plc (XL) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $2.63 from the average target price of $39.29 for the short term period. 7 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $44 and the most muted being $37.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. XL Group plc (NYSE:XL): The stock opened at $33.64 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $33.66 for the day. The stock traded down to $33.09 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $33.17 with a loss of -1.22% for the day. The stock had closed at $33.58 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,814,598 shares.

In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (Chief Human Resource Officer) of Xl Group Plc, Whelley Eileen Goss, had purchased 1,500 shares in a transaction dated on May 3, 2016. The transaction was executed at $32.3 per share with total amount equaling $48,450.

XL Group plc, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises on a worldwide basis. The Company is organized into two operating segments: Insurance and Reinsurance. The Companys insurance operations are organized into four business groups: International Property and Casualty, North America Property and Casualty, Global Professional Lines and Global Specialty Lines. Its insurance operations provide customized insurance policies for complex corporate risks that may require large limits and are marketed and distributed through a wide variety of local, national and international producers. The Companys reinsurance operations are structured geographically into business groups: Bermuda, North America and International (Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East North Africa (MENA)).

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