XL Group plc (
) 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. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
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%.