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AXIS Capital (AXS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.92 (+1.29%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
461,832 shs
Average Volume
665,925 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.13 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

AXIS Capital MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.20 Rating Score
5.6% Downside
$68.33 Price Target
Short Interest
1.16% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.52mentions 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
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.

4.51 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

168th out of 845 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

10th out of 50 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
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 7/18 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Property & Casualty Insurance
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
5 Analysts


Net Income
$376.29 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.64 billion
Cash Flow
$10.72 per share
Book Value
$58.53 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$6.13 billion

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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 equities research 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 equities research 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 research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for AXIS Capital's stock. Their AXS share price targets range from $51.00 to $80.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $68.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.6%.
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How have AXS shares performed in 2024?

AXIS Capital's stock was trading at $55.37 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AXS shares have increased by 30.7% and is now trading at $72.37.
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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.
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How were AXIS Capital's earnings last quarter?

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The insurance provider reported $2.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.40 by $0.17. The insurance provider earned $1.42 billion during 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 business's revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.33 earnings per share.

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

AXIS Capital declared 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.43%. 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 2.46%. 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 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 variety of institutional and retail 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 5/26/2024 by Staff

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