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NYSE:AXS

AXIS Capital - AXS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$55.18
-0.33 (-0.59%)
(As of 08/19/2022 09:50 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$55.18
$55.42
50-Day Range
$48.77
$57.72
52-Week Range
$44.49
$61.39
Volume
210 shs
Average Volume
389,468 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.67 billion
P/E Ratio
11.40
Dividend Yield
3.14%
Price Target
$61.00

AXIS Capital MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.9% Upside
$61.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.08% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.23
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.01mentions of AXIS Capital in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.84%
From $6.40 to $7.03 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.27 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

346th out of 914 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

19th out of 50 stocks

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About AXIS Capital (NYSE:AXS) Stock

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 products for commercial buildings, residential premises, construction projects, and onshore energy installations; marine insurance products covering offshore energy, cargo, liability, recreational marine, fine art, specie, and hull war; and terrorism, aviation, credit and political risk, and liability insurance products. It also provides professional insurance products 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, not-for-profit organizations, and other professional service providers. In addition, this segment offers accidental death, travel, and specialty health products for employer and affinity groups. The Reinsurance segment offers reinsurance products to insurance companies, including catastrophe reinsurance products; property reinsurance products covering property damage and related losses resulting from natural and man-made perils; professional lines; credit and surety; and motor liability products. This segment also provides agriculture reinsurance products; coverages for various types of construction risks and risks related to erection, testing, and commissioning of machinery and plants during the construction stage; marine and aviation reinsurance products; and personal accident, specialty health, accidental death, travel, life and disability reinsurance products. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. StockNews.com upgraded shares of AXIS Capital from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Sunday. TheStreet cut AXIS Capital from a "b" rating to a "c+" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group decreased their price target on AXIS Capital from $70.00 to $66.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $61.00.

AXIS Capital Trading Up 1.5 %

AXIS Capital stock traded up $0.81 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $55.51. The company had a trading volume of 282,101 shares, compared to its average volume of 532,991. The firm has a market cap of $4.70 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.47, a P/E/G ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 0.75. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $53.94 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $55.67. AXIS Capital has a 1 year low of $44.49 and a 1 year high of $61.39. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a current ratio of 0.57.

AXIS Capital (NYSE:AXS - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The insurance provider reported $1.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.21. AXIS Capital had a return on equity of 11.81% and a net margin of 8.55%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $2.00 EPS. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that AXIS Capital will post 6.4 earnings per share for the current year.

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AXS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/29/2022
Dividend Payable
7/15/2022
Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
G0692U10
Employees
2,082
Year Founded
2001

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$61.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$66.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$57.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+10.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$618.61 million
Pretax Margin
8.22%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.32 billion
Cash Flow
$6.82 per share
Book Value
$49.05 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
83,810,000
Market Cap
$4.67 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.75

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Albert A. Benchimol (Age 64)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.12M
  • Mr. Peter John Vogt FSA MAAA (Age 58)
    CFO & Exec. VP
    Comp: $1.75M
  • Mr. David Samuel Phillips CFA (Age 53)
    Chief Investment Officer
    Comp: $1.69M
  • Mr. Peter Whittmore Wilson (Age 62)
    Exec. Officer
    Comp: $2.4M
  • Mr. Kent W. Ziegler (Age 59)
    Global Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Dan Trueman
    Global Head of Cyber & Technology
  • Mr. Keith Schlosser
    Global Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Conrad D. Brooks
    Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Joseph E. Cohen APR
    Chief Communications Officer
  • Ms. Noreen McMullan
    Chief People Officer













AXS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AXIS Capital stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AXIS Capital in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 forecast for 2022?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for AXIS Capital's shares. Their AXS share price forecasts range from $57.00 to $66.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $61.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have AXS shares performed in 2022?

AXIS Capital's stock was trading at $54.47 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, AXS stock has increased by 1.9% and is now trading at $55.51.
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Are investors shorting AXIS Capital?

AXIS Capital saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 825,800 shares, an increase of 22.7% from the July 15th total of 672,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 475,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is AXIS Capital's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were AXIS Capital's earnings last quarter?

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 26th. The insurance provider reported $1.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.21. AXIS Capital had a net margin of 8.55% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.81%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $2.00 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 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, July 15th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.10%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 29th.
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Is AXIS Capital a good dividend stock?

AXIS Capital (NYSE:AXS) pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.14%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 19 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 35.54%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AXS will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.47% 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).

What is AXIS Capital's stock symbol?

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

Who are AXIS Capital's major shareholders?

AXIS Capital's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (12.46%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (8.01%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.15%), River Road Asset Management LLC (2.05%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.01%) and State Street Corp (1.86%). Insiders that own company stock include Albert Benchimol, Anne Melissa Dowling, Charles A Davis, Henry B Smith, Michael A Butt and Peter Vogt.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is AXIS Capital's stock price today?

One share of AXS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.51.

How much money does AXIS Capital make?

AXIS Capital (NYSE:AXS) has a market capitalization of $4.70 billion and generates $5.32 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $618.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.84 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does AXIS Capital have?

The company employs 2,082 workers across the globe.

When was AXIS Capital founded?

AXIS Capital was founded in 2001.

How can I contact AXIS Capital?

AXIS Capital's mailing address is 92 PITTS BAY ROAD, PEMBROKE D0, HM 08. The official website for the company is www.axiscapital.com. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (441) 496-2600, via email at investorrelations@axiscapital.com, or via fax at 441-405-2600.

This page (NYSE:AXS) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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