Axis Capital Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:AXS)

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: $62.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $59.69
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $56.17
  • 52-Week Range: $51.01 - $63.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.77
  • P/E Growth: 2.99
  • Market Cap: $5.60B
  • Outstanding Shares: 88,445,000
  • Beta: 0.5
  • Net Margins: 12.81%
  • Return on Equity: 8.62%
  • Return on Assets: 2.20%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.18%
  • Current Ratio: 0.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.49%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: $57.33 (9.45% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/2/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
11/22/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageSell$55.00View Rating Details
11/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
7/28/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$59.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Langen McalennDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
5/26/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$58.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
1/19/2016JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
10/30/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$60.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
9/21/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutral$59.00View Rating Details
9/8/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/5/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/22/2015MKM PartnersDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$56.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 12/9/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016Q316$1.05$1.78$710.69 million$595.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.32$0.51$983.53 million$1.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$1.08$1.07$1.48 billion$1.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$1.13$1.23$567.11 million$595.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.65$0.51$686.67 million$677.22 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.94$0.93$1.02 billion$946.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$1.23$1.35$1.66 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$1.12$1.18$669.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.20$1.27$744.53 million$687.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$1.20$1.63$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$1.34$1.24$1.65 billion$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$1.30$1.41$1.05 million$1.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.86$1.21$705.07 million$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.54$0.43$855.76 million$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$1.17$1.92$1.29 billion$1.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2013Q4 2012($1.09)($0.23)$945.73 million$975.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$1.08$1.63$691.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.96$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$1.09$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.37$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.78$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.53$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011($3.35)($3.39)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$1.21$1.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.6 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q2 20162$0.38$1.10$0.74
Q3 20162$0.70$0.99$0.85
Q4 20162$1.27$1.37$1.32
Q1 20172$1.14$1.39$1.27
Q2 20172$1.12$1.23$1.18
Q3 20172$0.58$1.01$0.80
Q4 20171$1.17$1.17$1.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
Annual Dividend:$1.40
Dividend Yield:2.21%
Dividend Growth:6.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.72% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
33.10% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
30.43% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:9 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.18%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/14/2016Michael A ButtDirectorSell40,673$57.01$2,318,767.73View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell10,400$56.15$583,960.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell14,967$54.37$813,755.79View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Wilhelm ZellerDirectorSell9,700$53.31$517,107.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell15,697$54.99$863,178.03View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Richard T Gieryn JrGeneral CounselSell17,700$56.60$1,001,820.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Henry B SmithDirectorSell8,000$49.23$393,840.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Richard T Gieryn JrGeneral CounselSell24,500$49.79$1,219,855.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell10,000$46.46$464,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Dennis RedingCOOSell40,000$48.03$1,921,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013John GressierCEOBuy176,000$42.47$7,474,720.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Donald J GreeneDirectorSell8,000$43.56$348,480.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell12,060$45.53$549,091.80View SEC Filing  
8/30/2012John Drake NicholsCEOBuy30,000$33.60$1,008,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Richard T Gieryn JrEVPSell6,000$34.14$204,840.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS)
DateHeadline logoHedge Funds Are Betting On Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) (NYSE:AXS) - December 9 at 2:30 AM
News IconRating Summary: Will Macquarie Research Downgrade Harm Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) Stock Price Today? (NYSE:AXS) - December 5 at 4:34 PM
News IconRatings Don’t Lie: Macquarie Gives Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) Lower Rating. Lost Its “Outperform” Rating (NYSE:AXS) - December 2 at 9:15 PM logoAXIS Capital downgraded by Macquarie (NYSE:AXS) - December 2 at 4:13 PM logoShould Axis Capital (AXS) Stock Be in Your Portfolio Now? (NYSE:AXS) - November 30 at 3:46 PM logo4:30 pm AXIS Capital to acquire European specialty aviation insurer and reinsurer Aviabel; terms not disclosed (NYSE:AXS) - November 30 at 8:32 AM logoAXIS Capital Announces Acquisition of Aviabel (NYSE:AXS) - November 29 at 5:29 PM logoAxis Capital (AXS) to Acquire Aviabel (NYSE:AXS) - November 29 at 5:29 PM logoAlleghany Estimates Q4 Catastrophe Loss of Nearly $75M (NYSE:AXS) - November 21 at 3:36 PM
News IconInsider Change: Christopher Disipio, Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS)’s insider Sold 500 Shares (NYSE:AXS) - November 18 at 9:22 PM
News IconRating Report: Goldman Sachs Gives Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) Lower Rating. What Is Next? (NYSE:AXS) - November 15 at 9:54 PM logoAXIS Capital downgraded by Goldman (NYSE:AXS) - November 15 at 12:29 PM logoAXIS Capital Holding's Series D Preferred Shares Yield Pushes Past 5.5% (NYSE:AXS) - November 9 at 10:18 PM logoAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders, Amendments to Arti (NYSE:AXS) - November 7 at 1:40 PM logoAnalysts EPS Target At $0.94 For Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) (NYSE:AXS) - November 6 at 3:52 PM logoAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LIMITED (NYSE:AXS) - November 3 at 9:40 PM logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of AXIS Specialty Limited and AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) - November 3 at 3:36 PM logoETF’s with exposure to AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. : November 2, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - November 2 at 4:06 PM logoAXIS Accident & Health Expands Presence in Dubai Market; Appoints Anees Ahmad as VP, Business Development Manager (NYSE:AXS) - November 2 at 12:51 PM logoAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:AXS) - November 1 at 9:12 PM
News IconAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. $550 Mil. 5.50% Series E Preferred Shares Rated #BBB# (NYSE:AXS) - November 1 at 6:44 AM logoBRIEF-Axis Capital prices offering of $550,000,000 of 5.50% Series E preferred shares (NYSE:AXS) - October 31 at 8:45 PM logoAXIS Capital Prices Offering of $550,000,000 of 5.50% Series E Preferred Shares (NYSE:AXS) - October 31 at 8:45 PM logoAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. :AXS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 31, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - October 31 at 3:43 PM logoEdited Transcript of AXS earnings conference call or presentation 27-Oct-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:AXS) - October 28 at 12:54 PM logoAxis Capital Holdings' (AXS) CEO Albert Benchimol on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:AXS) - October 27 at 9:17 PM logoAXIS Capital (AXS) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Surge Y/Y (NYSE:AXS) - October 27 at 3:57 PM logoAxis Capital beats 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:AXS) - October 27 at 8:08 AM logoAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:AXS) - October 27 at 8:08 AM logoQ3 2016 AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:AXS) - October 26 at 12:38 PM logoAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AXS-US : October 24, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - October 24 at 3:42 PM logoAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. : AXS-US: Dividend Analysis : October 03rd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 24, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - October 24 at 3:42 PM logoAXIS Insurance Names Tracy Harrington Cloud as SVP, Distribution and Broker Relations (NYSE:AXS) - October 20 at 9:34 AM logoAXIS Insurance and BitSight Empower Clients to Reduce Cyber Risks, Provide Security Ratings to Select Policyholders (NYSE:AXS) - October 17 at 8:33 AM
News IconUpdate on AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) for the day (NYSE:AXS) - October 15 at 8:31 AM logoAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AXS-US : October 10, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - October 10 at 8:28 AM logoETF’s with exposure to AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. : October 7, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - October 7 at 3:40 PM logoAXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exh (NYSE:AXS) - September 28 at 8:30 AM logoAXIS Capital to Release Third Quarter Financial Results on October 26, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - September 27 at 8:19 AM logoAXIS Capital Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common and Preferred Shares (NYSE:AXS) - September 23 at 8:44 AM logoAxis Capital Hires Michiko Kurahashi and Joe Cohen to Launch Integrated Marketing Communications Function (NYSE:AXS) - September 22 at 3:47 PM logoAXIS Capital Holdings (AXS) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA (NYSE:AXS) - September 15 at 12:37 PM logoAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AXS-US : September 14, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - September 14 at 3:44 PM logoAxis Capital Holdings Limited C (NYSE:AXS) Trading Up – Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing (NYSE:AXS) - September 13 at 8:34 AM logoETF’s with exposure to AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. : August 26, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - August 26 at 11:47 AM logoWill Higher Cat Losses Hinder AXIS Capital's (AXS) Growth? (NYSE:AXS) - August 23 at 3:44 PM logoAxis Capital : Accident & Health Appoints Dubai-Based Reinsurance Business Development Manager (NYSE:AXS) - August 16 at 3:45 PM logoAxis Auto Finance Inc. Opens the Market (NYSE:AXS) - August 16 at 12:21 PM logoAXIS Accident & Health Appoints Dubai-Based Reinsurance Business Development Manager (NYSE:AXS) - August 15 at 10:54 AM logoAXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. :AXS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 9, 2016 (NYSE:AXS) - August 9 at 12:33 PM


Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS) Chart for Friday, December, 9, 2016

Last Updated on 12/9/2016 by Staff