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AXIS Capital (AXS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$71.53
-0.84 (-1.16%)
(As of 03:33 PM ET)
Today's Range
$71.07
$72.52
50-Day Range
$60.65
$72.38
52-Week Range
$51.61
$72.77
Volume
336,917 shs
Average Volume
637,075 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.06 billion
P/E Ratio
10.94
Dividend Yield
2.46%
Price Target
$68.33

AXIS Capital MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.20 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.5% Downside
$68.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.86% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.23
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.74mentions of AXIS Capital in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$301,490 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.44%
From $10.07 to $10.92 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.54 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

122nd out of 881 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

5th out of 53 stocks

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About AXIS Capital Stock (NYSE:AXS)

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides various specialty insurance and reinsurance products in Bermuda, the United States, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance. The Insurance segment offers professional insurance products that cover directors' and officers' liability, errors and omissions, employment practices, fiduciary, crime, professional indemnity, medical malpractice, and other financial insurance related coverages for commercial enterprises, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, and other professional service providers; and property insurance products for commercial buildings, residential premises, construction projects, property in transit, onshore renewable energy installations, and physical damage and business interruption following an act of terrorism. This segment also provides marine and aviation insurance services for offshore energy, renewable offshore energy, cargo, liability, including kidnap and ransom, fine art, specie, and hull war, hull and liability, and specific war coverage for passenger airlines, cargo operations, general aviation operations, airports, aviation authorities, security firms, and product manufacturers; personal accident, travel insurance, specialty health products for employer and affinity groups, and pet insurance products; and liability, cyber, and credit and political risk insurance services. The Reinsurance segment offers agriculture, marine and aviation, catastrophe, accidental and health, credit and surety, motor, professional, travel, life, engineering, property, and liability reinsurance products. AXIS Capital Holdings Limited was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.

AXS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/18 Dividend
3/01/2024
Dividend Payable
4/18/2024
Last Earnings
5/02/2024
Today
5/28/2024
Ex-Dividend for 7/18 Dividend
6/28/2024
Dividend Payable
7/18/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/06/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
CUSIP
G0692U10
Employees
2,048
Year Founded
2001

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$68.33
High Stock Price Target
$80.00
Low Stock Price Target
$51.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-4.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.20
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$376.29 million
Pretax Margin
8.21%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.64 billion
Cash Flow
$10.48 per share
Book Value
$55.29 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
84,237,000
Market Cap
$6.07 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.80

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Vincent Christopher Tizzio (Age 58)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.91M
  • Mr. Peter John Vogt FSA MAAA (Age 60)
    CFO & Executive VP
    Comp: $1.54M
  • Mr. David Samuel Phillips CFA (Age 55)
    Chief Investment Officer
    Comp: $1.61M
  • Mr. Conrad D. Brooks (Age 62)
    Chief Administrative & Legal Officer
    Comp: $1.24M
  • Mr. Daniel John Draper (Age 44)
    Group Chief Underwriting Officer
    Comp: $1.2M
  • Mr. Kent W. Ziegler (Age 61)
    Global Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Lori Bailey
    Head of Cyber & Technology and Global Head of Growth
  • Stephen Lord
    Global Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Clifford Henry Gallant III
    Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Development
  • Mr. Joseph E. Cohen APR
    Chief Communications Officer

AXS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AXIS Capital stock right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AXIS Capital in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" AXS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AXS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is AXIS Capital's stock price target for 2024?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for AXIS Capital's stock. Their AXS share price targets range from $51.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $68.33 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.5%.
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How have AXS shares performed in 2024?

AXIS Capital's stock was trading at $55.37 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, AXS shares have increased by 29.2% and is now trading at $71.53.
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Are investors shorting AXIS Capital?

AXIS Capital saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,440,000 shares, an increase of 48.2% from the April 30th total of 971,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 609,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.9% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is AXIS Capital's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2024.
View our AXS earnings forecast
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How were AXIS Capital's earnings last quarter?

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The insurance provider reported $2.57 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.40 by $0.17. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.42 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.49 billion. AXIS Capital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.11% and a net margin of 10.34%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.33 earnings per share.

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

AXIS Capital announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Thursday, July 18th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 28th.
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Is AXIS Capital a good dividend stock?

AXIS Capital (NYSE:AXS) pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.43%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 23 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 26.91%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AXS will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.12% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AXS.

What is Albert A. Benchimol's approval rating as AXIS Capital's CEO?

20 employees have rated AXIS Capital Chief Executive Officer Albert A. Benchimol on Glassdoor.com. Albert A. Benchimol has an approval rating of 74% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of AXIS Capital own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AXIS Capital investors own include Intact Financial (IFC), Constellation Software (CSU), AutoCanada (ACQ), Alimentation Couche-Tard (ATD.B), AbbVie (ABBV), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Vermilion Energy (VET), AT&T (T) and Mastercard (MA).

Who are AXIS Capital's major shareholders?

AXIS Capital's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.22%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.74%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.11%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.56%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.56%) and Jennison Associates LLC (1.47%). Insiders that own company stock include Henry B Smith, Michael Millegan, Stanley A Galanski and W Marston Becker.
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How do I buy shares of AXIS Capital?

Shares of AXS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:AXS) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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