Clean Yield Group Has Cut Exactech Com (EXAC) Stake By $357,600; XL Group Limited (XL) Shorts Down By 8.08%

XL Group Limited (NYSE:XL) had a decrease of 8.08% in short interest. XL’s SI was 15.19M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 8.08% from 16.53 million shares previously. With 2.13M avg volume, 7 days are for XL Group Limited (NYSE:XL)’s short sellers to cover XL’s short positions. The stock increased 1.45% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $41.86. About 5.17M shares traded or 69.83% up from the average. XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) has risen 21.70% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Clean Yield Group decreased Exactech Inc Com (EXAC) stake by 22.9% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Clean Yield Group sold 11,175 shares as Exactech Inc Com (EXAC)’s stock rose 19.88%. The Clean Yield Group holds 37,614 shares with $1.24 million value, down from 48,789 last quarter. Exactech Inc Com now has $711.10 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $49.3. About 290,220 shares traded or 86.19% up from the average. Exactech, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXAC) has risen 21.62% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.92% the S&P500.

Analysts await Exactech, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXAC) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.38 earnings per share, up 11.76% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.34 per share. EXAC’s profit will be $5.48 million for 32.43 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual earnings per share reported by Exactech, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 90.00% EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering Exactech (NASDAQ:EXAC), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Exactech had 9 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, October 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Gabelli to “Hold”. The stock of Exactech, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXAC) earned “Buy” rating by Gabelli on Monday, July 31. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 13 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, August 21 by Zacks. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform” on Wednesday, April 13. Robert W. Baird maintained Exactech, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXAC) on Monday, December 4 with “Hold” rating. Robert W. Baird downgraded Exactech, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXAC) rating on Monday, October 23. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $42.0 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 28 by Northland Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Friday, September 4.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.5 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.50, from 2 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 0 investors sold XL Group Ltd shares while 2 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 50,724 shares or 20.55% less from 63,846 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cibc World Corporation stated it has 37,572 shares. Green Square Capital Limited Liability Com invested in 0.09% or 12,710 shares. Focused Wealth Mgmt Inc holds 4 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company owns 438 shares.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $5.89 million activity. 2,697 XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) shares with value of $98,686 were sold by Vereker John KCB. On Friday, February 2 the insider Cross Susan Lee sold $780,000. $800,000 worth of XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) was sold by Robb Stephen on Wednesday, February 7. 35,000 XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) shares with value of $1.40 million were sold by Hendrick Gregory.

XL Group Ltd, through its subsidiaries, operates as an insurance and reinsurance firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.72 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Insurance and Reinsurance. It currently has 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 directorsÂ’, officersÂ’ 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.