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XL Group

$40.67

1.32 (3.35%)

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XL Group downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank analyst Joshua Shanker downgraded XL Group to Sell and cut his price target for the shares to $37 from $42. The company may be underestimating the impact of the Q3 catastrophes, which creates downside risk to consensus estimates, Shanker tells investors in a research note. He believes XL needs to rethink its risk management.

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XL XL Group
$40.67

1.32 (3.35%)

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JPMS
08/28/17
NO CHANGE
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JPMorgan sees up to $20B of insured losses from Harvey
Harvey could result in $10B-$20B of industry insured losses making it one of the top 10 most costly hurricanes to hit the U.S., JPMorgan analyst Sarah DeWitt tells investors in a research note. The analyst lists Validus (VR), RenaissanceRe (RNR), Everest Re (RE), XL Group (XL), Arch Capital (ACGL), Travelers (TRV), Chubb (CB), Allstate (ALL) and Progressive (PGR) as the property casualty insurers with the most exposure to Texas hurricanes.
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09/11/17
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Irma and Harvey insured losses expected to top $100B, says Barclays
Barclays analyst Jay Gelb notes initial indications are Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida could result in insured losses of up to $60B. Irma will likely be the largest storm to ever impact the U.S., although not as bad as if Miami suffered a direct hit, Gelb tells investors in a research note on the insurance space titled "Devastating Irma Impact on Insurers, But It Could Have Been Worse." All in, Irma and Harvey insured losses are expected to exceed $100B, Gelb points out. He believes the re/insurance stocks could suffer from near-term uncertainty regarding the extent of losses. Of the names he covers, the analyst expects Everest Re (RE), XL Group (XL), RenaissanceRe (RNR), Validus (VR) and Aspen Insurance (AHL) "to take the brunt of Irma losses." Book value declines of more than 20% could require equity capital raises, Gelb contends. He says Chubb (CB), Travelers (TRV) and Hartford Financial (HIG) have relatively less exposure while AIG (AIG) could have greater losses among the primary insurers.
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09/11/17
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Irma losses could be lower than expected, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Sarah DeWitt believes losses from Hurricane Irma could be at the lower end of the $20B-$60B expected range since the storm weakened faster than expected. The analyst estimates the impact to book values for the companies she covers should be a "manageable" 1%-2%. Among the property casualty insurers, the analyst views Validus (VR), Everest Re (RE) and XL Group (XL) as the most oversold. She lists those three along with RenaissanceRe (RNR), Travelers (TRV), Arch Capital (ACGL), Chubb (CB), Allstate (ALL) and Progressive (PGR) as the P&C insurers with the most exposure to U.S. hurricanes.
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INITIATION
Target $42
BUCK
Neutral
XL Group initiated with a Neutral at Buckingham
Buckingham analyst Amit Kumar initiated XL Group with a Neutral and a $42 price target.

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UTX

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TAL

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MCD

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XOM

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SAGE

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