April 25, 2011 09:24 ET

Equity Research on XL Group plc - Property and Casualty Insurers Hit Hard by Disasters

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Global and domestic natural catastrophes have hurt the bottom lines of several property and casualty insurers. The devastating earthquakes and tsunamis that hit Japan are estimated to cost the global insurance industry as much as $60 billion. Last year, disasters cost the property and casualty insurance industry roughly $38 billion, up 90% from the year prior. Get instant analysis of XL Group plc from live, real-time experts standing by at There is no commitment to join. is the Ultimate Trading Environment for investors. If you are considering owning XL Group plc then you should sign up for a free membership and our complimentary reports today at Over the last 5 years our returns outpaced any of the major indexes. Sign up today to find out what you are missing.

XL Group plc estimates that damage claims from Japan's recent natural disasters will cost it $190-$290 million. XL is coming off a 2010 in which it incurred $294.3 million as a result of natural disasters. All of the losses will likely cut into profits but should allow the insurer to raise its rates. XL Group plc report is accessible for free by registering today at

Domestic disasters also hurt net incomes of several insurers. Disasters cost one company in the industry over $700 million after taxes last year, over double from the year before. This company's report is accessible for free by registering today at

Overall, most casualty and property insurers have seen their net incomes dented by the increase in global and domestic disasters. It will likely take a few more quarters of adjusted rates for the industry to get back on track as a whole.

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