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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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