NYSE:AXS - Axis Capital Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$55.72 +0.12 (+0.22 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.60
Today's Range$55.33 - $55.84
52-Week Range$48.27 - $60.69
Volume417,645 shs
Average Volume569,558 shs
Market Capitalization$4.66 billion
P/E Ratio28.93
Dividend Yield2.88%
Beta0.43
AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides various specialty insurance and reinsurance products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance. The Insurance segment offers property insurance for commercial buildings, residential premises, construction projects, and onshore energy installations; marine insurance covering offshore energy, cargo, liability, recreational marine, fine art, specie, hull, and war; and terrorism, aviation, credit and political risk, and liability insurance. It also provides professional lines insurance that cover directors' and officers' liability, errors and omissions liability, employment practices liability, fiduciary liability, crime, professional indemnity, cyber and privacy, medical malpractice, and other financial insurance related coverages for commercial enterprises, financial institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. In addition, this segment offers accidental death, travel, and specialty health products for employer and affinity groups, as well as accident and health reinsurance for catastrophic or per life events through wholesale and retail brokers, managing general agents, and underwriters. The Reinsurance segment offers reinsurance to insurance companies, including catastrophe; property reinsurance covering property damage and related losses resulting from natural and man-made perils; professional lines; and credit and surety. This segment also provides agriculture reinsurance; coverage for various types of construction risks and risks related to erection, testing, and commissioning of machinery and plants during the construction stage; marine, aviation, and personal accident reinsurance; and derivative based risk management products. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIPG0692U10
Phone441-496-2600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.09 billion
Cash Flow$4.9049 per share
Book Value$50.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$43.02 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,567
Market Cap$4.66 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Axis Capital (NYSE:AXS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Axis Capital's stock symbol?

Axis Capital trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AXS."

How often does Axis Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Axis Capital?

Axis Capital announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 21st. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. View Axis Capital's Dividend History.

How were Axis Capital's earnings last quarter?

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 30th. The insurance provider reported ($1.77) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.34) by $0.43. The insurance provider earned $752.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $737.03 million. Axis Capital had a net margin of 0.85% and a return on equity of 4.12%. The company's revenue was up 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.24 earnings per share. View Axis Capital's Earnings History.

When is Axis Capital's next earnings date?

Axis Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Axis Capital.

What price target have analysts set for AXS?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Axis Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Axis Capital's share price to reach $62.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Axis Capital.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Axis Capital?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Axis Capital in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Axis Capital.

Has Axis Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AXS stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Axis Capital earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Axis Capital's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Axis Capital own?

Who are Axis Capital's key executives?

Axis Capital's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Albert A. Benchimol, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Peter Whittmore Wilson, Chief Exec. Officer of AXIS Insurance (Age 59)
  • Mr. Joseph Christopher Henry, Consultant (Age 66)
  • Mr. Peter John Vogt FSA MAAA, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 54)
  • Mr. Richard Strachan, Chief Operations Officer (Age 51)

Who are Axis Capital's major shareholders?

Axis Capital's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pzena Investment Management LLC (8.16%), FMR LLC (4.96%), BlackRock Inc. (4.62%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (2.71%), LSV Asset Management (2.49%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.30%). Company insiders that own Axis Capital stock include Charles A Davis and Conrad D Brooks. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Axis Capital.

Which major investors are selling Axis Capital stock?

AXS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Donald Smith & CO. Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Legal & General Group Plc and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Axis Capital.

Which major investors are buying Axis Capital stock?

AXS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, FMR LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Sit Investment Associates Inc., Paradice Investment Management LLC, Prana Capital Management LP and APG Asset Management N.V.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Axis Capital.

How do I buy shares of Axis Capital?

Shares of AXS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Axis Capital's stock price today?

One share of AXS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.72.

How big of a company is Axis Capital?

Axis Capital has a market capitalization of $4.66 billion and generates $5.09 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $43.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.92 on an earnings per share basis. Axis Capital employs 1,567 workers across the globe.

What is Axis Capital's official website?

The official website for Axis Capital is http://www.axiscapital.com.

How can I contact Axis Capital?

Axis Capital's mailing address is 92 PITTS BAY ROAD, PEMBROKE D0, HM 08. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 441-496-2600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Axis Capital (NYSE AXS)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  264 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  448 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  712
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Axis Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AXS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AXS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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