XL Group Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (XL)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for XL Group (NYSE: XL) is tomorrow, March 13, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $29.73 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The average volume for XL Group has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. XL Group has a market cap of $8.75 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 18.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

XL Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance coverages to industrial, commercial, and professional firms, as well as insurance companies and other enterprises worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Insurance, Reinsurance, and Life Operations. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates XL Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full XL Group Ratings Report.

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