XL Group plc (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.11 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. Shareholders who purchased XL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th
quarter that XL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $25.09, the dividend yield is 1.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of XL was $25.09,
representing a -2.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.78 and
a 33.07% increase over the 52 week low of $18.86.
XL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). XL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.21. Zacks Investment Research reports XL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 566.47%, compared to an
industry average of 6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to XL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an decrease of
0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of XL at 4.45%.