Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/11/15, XL Group plc (Symbol: XL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 6/30/15. As a percentage of XL's recent stock price of $36.78, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from XL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.74% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of XL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, XL's low point in its 52 week range is $30.83 per share, with $38.26 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $36.80.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, XL makes up 2.08% of the SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (Symbol: KIE) which is trading lower by about 0.3% on the day Tuesday.
In Tuesday trading, XL Group plc shares are currently trading flat on the day.