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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL)?

The company in question is, XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) currently with a stock price of 34.42 (0.73% today). The market cap for XL Group Ltd is 9628.87, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for XL Group Ltd is 39.85. Currently XL Group Ltd is trading with a P/E of 31.82, and a forward P/E of 9.89. Average volume for XL Group Ltd is 2218.9 and so far today it is 374588.

Performance in the last year for XL Group Ltd has been -2.55%. For EPS growth, XL Group Ltd has seen a growth of 498.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 78.24%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 19.10% over the last five years and could be 17.63% for the next five years. XL Group Ltd has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -3.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -95.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.82%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.36%.

Since the IPO date for XL Group Ltd on the 7/19/1991, XL Group Ltd has seen performance year to date to be -10.70%. With XL Group Ltd trading at 34.42, the dividend yield is 2.34%, and the EPS is 1.07.

So could XL Group Ltd, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 31.82. The PEG is 1.8, P/S is 0.94 and the P/B is at 0.82. The P/cash is 2.9, with P/free cash flow at 18.2.

XL Group Ltd ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.23, and total debt/equity at 0.23.

In terms of margins, XL Group Ltd has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 4.80% and a profit margin of 3.10%.Payout ratio for XL Group Ltd is 73.40%. Return on assets come to 0.50% with return on investment coming to 8.10%.

Insider ownership for XL Group Ltd, is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 95.40%. Outstanding shares are at 281.79. While shares float is 272.82. The float short is currently 2.38%, and short ratio is 2.92.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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