XL Group plc (XL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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XL Group plc ( XL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 27.27% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of XL was $29.66, representing a -0.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.82 and a 51.95% increase over the 52 week low of $19.52.

XL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). XL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.1. Zacks Investment Research reports XL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 28.44%, compared to an industry average of .7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the XL Dividend History page.

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 ( KBWI )
  • SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KME with an increase of 31.48% over the last 100 days. KBWI has the highest percent weighting of XL at 4.75%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AIG , KBWI , KIE , KME , TRV , XL

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