Axis Capital Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:AXS)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.10)
Consensus Price Target: $58.67 (9.53% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/21/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/26/2016Langen McalennDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/26/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$58.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/19/2016JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/30/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$60.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/21/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutral$59.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/8/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/14/2015Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual -> Equal Weight$60.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/5/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/9/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$52.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/22/2015MKM PartnersDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$56.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/26/2016Q216$0.98$988.26 millionN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2016Q116$1.08$1.07$1.48 billion$1.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2016Q415$1.13$1.23$567.11 million$595.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2015Q315$0.65$0.51$686.67 million$677.22 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2015Q215$0.94$0.93$1.02 billion$946.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2015Q115$1.23$1.35$1.66 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2015Q414$1.12$1.18$669.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2014Q314$1.20$1.27$744.53 million$687.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2014Q214$1.20$1.63$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014Q114$1.34$1.24$1.65 billion$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2014Q413$1.30$1.41$1.05 million$1.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2013Q313$0.86$1.21$705.07 million$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.54$0.43$855.76 million$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2013Q1 2013$1.17$1.92$1.29 billion$1.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2013Q4 2012($1.09)($0.23)$945.73 million$975.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2012Q312$1.08$1.63$691.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2012$0.96$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2012$1.09$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2012$0.37$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/1/2011$0.78$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2011$0.53$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2011($3.35)($3.39)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/8/2011$1.21$1.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q2 20162$0.38$1.10$0.74
Q3 20162$0.77$0.99$0.88
Q4 20162$1.19$1.37$1.28
Q1 20172$1.09$1.39$1.24
Q2 20172$1.01$1.23$1.12
Q3 20172$0.72$1.01$0.87
Q4 20171$1.18$1.18$1.18
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
Annual Dividend:$1.40
Dividend Yield:2.61%
Payout Ratio:28.40% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
39.66% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
30.70% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:6.50% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/9/2016quarterly$0.352.57%6/28/20166/30/20167/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/29/2016quarterly$0.352.61%3/29/20163/31/20164/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/7/2015Quarterly$0.3512/29/201512/31/20151/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/11/2015$0.299/28/20159/30/201510/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/11/2015quarterly$0.292.1%6/26/20156/30/20157/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/23/2015quarterly$0.292.22%3/27/20153/31/20154/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/5/2014quarterly$0.292.26%12/29/201412/31/20141/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/12/2014quarterly$0.272.25%9/26/20149/30/201410/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/8/2014quarterly$0.272.39%6/26/20146/30/20147/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2014quarterly$0.272.51%3/27/20143/31/20144/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/9/2013quarterly$0.272.24%12/27/201312/31/20131/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/18/2013quarterly$0.252.3%9/27/201310/1/201310/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2013quarterly$0.252.24%6/26/20136/28/20137/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/22/2013quarterly$0.252.5%3/26/20133/28/20134/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/17/2012quarterly$0.252.85%12/27/201212/31/20121/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/20/2016Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell14,967$54.37$813,755.79View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/3/2016Wilhelm ZellerDirectorSell9,700$53.31$517,107.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/4/2016Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell15,697$54.99$863,178.03View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/10/2015Richard T Gieryn JrGeneral CounselSell17,700$56.60$1,001,820.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/20/2014Henry B SmithDirectorSell8,000$49.23$393,840.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/20/2014Richard T Gieryn JrGeneral CounselSell24,500$49.79$1,219,855.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/10/2014Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell10,000$46.46$464,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/6/2013Dennis RedingCOOSell40,000$48.03$1,921,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/5/2013John GressierCEOBuy176,000$42.47$7,474,720.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/21/2013Donald J GreeneDirectorSell8,000$43.56$348,480.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2013Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell12,060$45.53$549,091.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/30/2012John Drake NicholsCEOBuy30,000$33.60$1,008,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/9/2012Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell6,000$34.14$204,840.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
DateHeadline
07/21/16 10:07 AMAXIS Capital (AXS) to Incur $104 Million Q2 Catastrophe Loss -
07/20/16 03:55 PMAXIS Capital estimates US$104 million in Q2 2016 losses from weather and cat events, including Fort McMurray wildfire
07/20/16 03:55 PMAXIS Capital : Provides Preliminary Estimate of Catastrophe and Weather-Related Net Losses Impacting Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
07/19/16 05:05 AMAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events -
07/18/16 03:59 PM4:59 pm AXIS Capital reports prelim Q2 estimate of catastrophe/weather-related pre-tax losses is $104 mln net of estimated recoveries from reinsurance and including estimated reinstatement premiums -
07/18/16 03:58 PMAXIS Capital Provides Preliminary Estimate of Catastrophe and Weather-Related Net Losses Impacting Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results - [Business Wire] - AXIS Capital Holdings Limited today announced that its preliminary estimate of second quarter 2016 catastrophe and weather-related pre-tax losses is $104 million, net of estimated recoveries from reinsurance and including the impact of estimated reinstatement premiums.
07/13/16 09:31 AMAXIS Capital's (AXS) Escalating Expenses Raise Concern -
07/12/16 07:06 AMAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AXS-US : July 12, 2016 -
07/11/16 03:23 PMAXIS Insurance Appoints Mark Paccione as Executive Vice President of Commercial Management Liability - [at noodls] - PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ('AXIS Capital') (NYSE:AXS) today announced that Mark Paccione has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Commercial Management ...
07/06/16 07:31 AMReinsurance startup raises $600 million in capital
07/06/16 07:31 AMAXIS Capital’s New Bermuda Operation, Harrington Re, Raises $600M
07/05/16 03:46 PM[$$] Reinsurance Underwriting Vehicle Harrington Re Raises $600 Million -
07/05/16 11:50 AMHarrington Completes $600 Million Capital Raise - [Business Wire] - Harrington Reinsurance Holdings Limited , together with its direct, wholly owned subsidiary Harrington Re Ltd. , today announced that it has completed a capital raise of approximately $550 million of equity and $50 million of debt, including a $100 million equity investment by a subsidiary of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited and an approximately $50 million equity investment by affiliates of The Blackstone ...
07/01/16 07:06 AMAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AXS-US : July 1, 2016 -
06/30/16 08:10 PMAXIS Capital Holdings (AXS) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA
06/29/16 03:21 PMAXIS Capital to Release Second Quarter Financial Results on July 26, 2016 - [at noodls] - PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ('AXIS Capital') (NYSE:AXS) today announced that it expects to release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016 on ...
06/22/16 08:53 AMAccsys Technologies Plc :AXS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2016 : June 22, 2016 -
06/22/16 08:50 AMAccsys Technologies Plc :AXS-NL: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2016 : June 22, 2016 -
06/22/16 02:13 AMAccsys Technologies Plc :AXS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : June 22, 2016 -
06/22/16 02:10 AMAccsys Technologies Plc :AXS-NL: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : June 22, 2016 -
06/21/16 08:35 AMAXIS Capital Ramping Up Global Business: Time to Hold? -
06/14/16 02:41 PMAXIS Capital Holdings' Series C Preferred Shares Cross 6.5% Yield Mark
06/14/16 07:12 AMAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AXS-US : June 14, 2016 -
06/02/16 07:55 AMMatt Lopiccolo Joins AXIS Insurance as U.S. Distribution Manager - [at noodls] - PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ('AXIS Capital') (NYSE:AXS) today announced that Matt LoPiccolo has joined AXIS Insurance as U.S. Distribution Manager. This is a position ...
06/01/16 03:59 PMAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
06/01/16 03:15 PMAXIS Capital Announces Publication of the Company's 2015 Loss Development Triangles - [at noodls] - PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ('AXIS Capital') (NYSE:AXS) today announced that it will publish the Company's 2015 Loss Development Triangles before the financial markets ...
05/26/16 01:34 PMAxis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS)'s EVP - General Counsel & Sec Richard Gieryn Unloaded 14967 Shares - Wall Street Hints and News - Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS)'s EVP - General Counsel & Sec Richard Gieryn Unloaded 14967 SharesWall Street Hints and NewsThe Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's EVP – General Counsel & Sec, Richard Gieryn, the insider made a sale of – 14,967 Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's shares, based on the market stock price per share of $54.4 per share. The unloaded insider shares recently had ...
05/26/16 01:34 PMTarget Check and Stock Performance Recap Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) - Wall Street Hints and News - Target Check and Stock Performance Recap Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS)Wall Street Hints and NewsTracking stock performance from various views may help with share evaluation. Some investors might be more focused on short-term share action while others may prefer to view long-term performance. In recent session activity, Axis Capital Holdings ...and more »
05/26/16 01:34 PMBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - AXS - In trading on Tuesday, shares of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd (Symbol: AXS) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $54.71, changing hands as high as $54.95 per share. AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd shares are currently trading up about 1.4% on the day.
05/26/16 01:34 PMJanney Sees Near-Term Catalysts Lacking For AXIS Capital, Downgrades Issue - ... Montgomery Scott’s Ryan Byrnes believes that there might not be any other near term catalyst for Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE: AXS) shares, apart from book value growth. Byrnes downgraded the rating on the company from Buy to Neutral. The ...
05/20/16 07:14 AMAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AXS-US : May 20, 2016 -
05/18/16 09:21 AMAXIS Capital Well Poised for Growth on Strategic Initiatives -
05/12/16 01:33 PMMOVES-JP Morgan hires Goldman's global insurance chairman -memo -
05/12/16 09:57 AMStock Update and Earnings Review for Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) - B.O.D.Y Confidential - Stock Update and Earnings Review for Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS)B.O.D.Y ConfidentialSell-side Street analysts are expecting Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) to post quarterly EPS of $1.03. The company is next scheduled to release earnings on or around 2016-07-26 for the period ending 2016-06-30. During the same quarter last ...and more »
05/12/16 09:57 AMBlackrock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Marginally Lowers Its Stake in Axis Capital Holdings Limited C (AXS) Stock Last Quarter - Blackrock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. says it sold 1,092 shares in quarter ending 03/31/2016 decreasing its stake in Axis Capital Holdings Limited C (AXS) by 0.0%. Its investment was worth $159,644,000 a decrease of $2,250,000 according to the filing.
05/09/16 07:32 AMAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders -
04/29/16 10:04 AMShare Performance and Target Price Review Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) - B.O.D.Y Confidential - Share Performance and Target Price Review Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS)B.O.D.Y ConfidentialDuring the most recent trading session, shares of Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) ended up with a move of -0.84%. Sell-side analysts have given a consensus target price of $57.91 on company shares. Target price projections may differ greatly ...and more »
04/29/16 08:07 AMAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. :AXS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
04/28/16 03:05 PMAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report -
04/27/16 06:37 PMEdited Transcript of AXS earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-16 12:00pm GMT -
04/27/16 10:34 AMAXIS Capital (AXS) Q1 Earnings Beat by a Whisker, Fall Y/Y -
04/27/16 09:24 AMAXIS Capital Reports First Quarter Operating Income of $101 Million, or $1.07 Per Diluted Common Share - [at noodls] - For the first quarter of 2016, the Company reports: Net income available to common shareholders of $38 million Growth in diluted book value per common share of 4% to $56.04 Annualized return on average ...
04/27/16 05:11 AMAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition -
04/26/16 04:59 PMAxis Capital beats 1Q profit forecasts -
04/26/16 04:25 PM[$$] Axis Capital Operating Profit Falls 39% -
04/26/16 10:55 AMAxis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) Share Rating Recap - The Post - Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) Share Rating RecapThe PostShares of Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) are tracked by analysts as well as crowd investors. Research from Beta Systems keeps track of crowd sourced sentiment and provides consensus stock ratings. The rating information comes mainly from ...
04/26/16 06:07 AMQ1 2016 AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close -
04/22/16 08:58 AMAXIS Healthcare Enters Market to Provide Nursing Home Professional Liability Coverage in the U.S. - [at noodls] - -- Addition of New Book of Business Highlights Strategic Value and Attractive Demographics of the Growing Aging Services Market -- PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ('AXIS ...
04/22/16 07:10 AMAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AXS-US : April 22, 2016 -
02/29/16 07:00 AMCan You Find Financial Freedom in Loews, AmTrust Financial, AXIS Capital, and Validus - [Accesswire] - NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 29, 2016 / Some challenges are expected for the Property and Casualty Insurance space this year as consumer demands and expectations for broader coverage continue to ...

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About Axis Capital Holdings

Axis Capital Holdings logoAXIS Capital Holdings Limited is a holding company for the AXIS group of companies. The Company provides a range of specialty (re)insurance, through subsidiaries and branch networks- based in Bermuda, the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Singapore. It operates in two segments: AXIS Insurance and AXIS Re. Its insurance segment operates through offices in Bermuda, the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Singapore and offers specialty insurance products to various markets. Its insurance segment's offerings include property, marine, terrorism, aviation, professional lines, liability and accident and health. Its reinsurance segment operates through offices in Bermuda, the United States, Switzerland, Singapore, Brazil, and Canada. The reinsurance segment provides non-life reinsurance to insurance companies. Its reinsurance segment's offering include catastrophe; property; professional lines; credit and surety; motor; liability; engineering, and agriculture.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AXS
  • CUSIP: G0692U10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $52.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $53.77
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $54.10
  • P/E Ratio: 10.83
  • P/E Growth: 3.10
  • Market Cap: $4.98B
  • Beta: 0.83
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.53 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.56 EPS
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