XL Group LTD. (NYSE:XL) Shorts Rose By 3.65%

June 29, 2018 - By Gregory Tomko

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.5 in Q1 2018. It has change of Infinity, from 2017Q4’s Infinity. The ratio dropped due to XL Group Ltd positioning: 1 sold and 1 reduced. 0 funds bought stakes and 1 increased stakes. Investors holded 140,954 in 2017Q4 but now own 39,259 shares or 72.15% less.
Focused Wealth Management holds 0.1% or 5,489 shs in its capital. Cibc World Markets has invested 0.02% of its capital in XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL). Gemmer Asset Management Llc invested 0.01% in XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL).

XL Group Ltd had 5 insider sales and 0 insider purchases since February 2, 2018. This’s net activity of $8.48 million. On Wednesday, February 7 $1.40 million worth of stock was sold by Hendrick Gregory. $2.68 million worth of stock was sold by Romann Gould Kirstin on Tuesday, February 20. Shares for $800,000 were sold by Robb Stephen.

It was noted an increase on XL Group LTD. (NYSE:XL)’s short interest with 3.65%. FINRA announced short interest of XL’s total 6.15 million shares. The 5.93 million previous shares are up with 3.65%. XL Group LTD. (NYSE:XL) has 2.79M shares average volume. It’ll cost 2 days for XL to restore its previous position. 2.44% is XL Group LTD. float short.

The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.05 during the last trading session, hitting $56.02.Currently XL Group Ltd is uptrending after 28.32% change in last June 29, 2017. XL has also 829,927 shares volume. XL outperformed by 15.75% the S&P500.

XL Group Ltd, through its subsidiaries, operates as an insurance and reinsurance firm worldwide.The firm is worth $14.47 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Insurance and Reinsurance.Last it reported negative earnings. The Insurance segment offers casualty programs comprising primary and excess casualty, environmental liability, and excess and surplus lines; energy, property, and construction insurance; professional lines, such as directors??, officers?? liability, errors and omissions, employment practices, crime, fiduciary, technology, and cyber liability coverages; and specialty lines, including the aviation and satellite, marine, fine art and specie, equine, livestock and aquaculture, crisis management, political risk, trade credit and life, and accident and health insurance products.

XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) Ratings Coverage

In total 10 analysts cover XL Group (NYSE:XL). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 9 are “Hold”. 10% are bullish. 13 are the (NYSE:XL)’s analyst reports since January 10, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill. On Monday, April 2 the stock of XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) earned “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital. On Friday, March 9 the firm has “Market Perform” rating given by Wood. The company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 8. On Thursday, March 8 Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) to “Hold” rating. In Friday, March 9 report Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating. In Tuesday, February 20 report Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $50 target. On Monday, March 12 the stock of XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) has “Market Perform” rating given by JMP Securities. In Friday, March 2 report Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $43.0 target. In Monday, March 19 report UBS downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating.

For more XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) news published briefly go to: Prnewswire.com, Nasdaq.com, Globenewswire.com, Prnewswire.com or Prnewswire.com. The titles are as follows: “XL Catlin Teams Up with TradeTapp to Help Construction Firms Prequalify Subcontractors to Protect Profits and …” published on June 14, 2018, “KBW Announces Index Rebalancing for Second-Quarter 2018” on June 09, 2018, “New Research Coverage Highlights Cameco, GSV Capital, Janus Henderson Group, Manulife Financial, Nomad …” with a publish date: June 08, 2018, “XL Catlin Adds Aviation Insurance to its Offering in Mexico” and the last “XL Catlin updates Professional and Pollution Insurance Policy for the Construction and Environmental Services …” with publication date: June 11, 2018.

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