Somewhat Negative Press Coverage Likely to Impact XL Group (XL) Stock Price

News articles about XL Group (NYSE:XL) have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. XL Group earned a daily sentiment score of -1.17 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media stories about the insurance provider an news buzz score of 7 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected XL Group’s score:

XL Group has a 12 month low of $33.77 and a 12 month high of $57.60.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded XL Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. XL Group has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $49.92.

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XL Group Company Profile

XL Group Ltd, through its subsidiaries, operates as an insurance and reinsurance company worldwide. The company's Insurance segment offers primary and excess casualty, environmental liability, professional liability, property, excess and surplus lines, U.S. program/facilities, and construction business products.

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