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

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$52.80 +0.94 (+1.81 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 12:03 PM ET)
Previous Close$51.86
Today's Range$51.92 - $52.93
52-Week Range$47.43 - $60.69
Volume34,822 shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.41 billion
P/E Ratio-16.76
Dividend Yield2.96%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
Current SymbolNYSE:AXS
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.36
Current Ratio0.56
Quick Ratio0.56


Trailing P/E Ratio-16.76
Forward P/E Ratio14.19
P/E Growth1.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.59 billion
Price / Sales0.96
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$54.91 per share
Price / Book0.96


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($3.15)
Net Income$-368,960,000.00
Net Margins3.91%
Return on Equity8.02%
Return on Assets1.45%


Outstanding Shares83,580,000
Market Cap$4.41 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th. This is an increase from Axis Capital's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. View Axis Capital's Dividend History.

How were Axis Capital's earnings last quarter?

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The insurance provider reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.27. The insurance provider had revenue of $919.94 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $987.27 million. Axis Capital had a return on equity of 8.02% and a net margin of 3.91%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($5.35) 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, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Axis Capital.

What price target have analysts set for AXS?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Axis Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect Axis Capital's share price to reach $58.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Axis Capital.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Axis Capital?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Axis Capital in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Axis Capital.

Has Axis Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AXS stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Axis Capital earned a daily sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Axis Capital's key competitors?

Who are Axis Capital's key executives?

Axis Capital's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Albert A. Benchimol, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Peter Whittmore Wilson, Chief Exec. Officer of AXIS Insurance (Age 58)
  • Mr. Joseph Christopher Henry, Consultant (Age 65)
  • Mr. Peter John Vogt FSA MAAA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Richard Strachan, Chief Operations Officer (Age 50)

Who are Axis Capital's major shareholders?

Axis Capital's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.71%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.71%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (8.20%), BlackRock Inc. (6.83%), FMR LLC (4.00%) and LSV Asset Management (2.44%). Company insiders that own Axis Capital stock include Charles A Davis, Conrad D Brooks and Michael A Butt. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Axis Capital.

Which institutional investors are selling Axis Capital stock?

AXS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Axis Capital.

Which institutional investors are buying Axis Capital stock?

AXS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royal London Asset Management Ltd., American Century Companies Inc., Pzena Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Paradice Investment Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Martingale Asset Management L P and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $52.79.

How big of a company is Axis Capital?

Axis Capital has a market capitalization of $4.41 billion and generates $4.59 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $-368,960,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($3.15) on an earnings per share basis. Axis Capital employs 1,647 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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  248 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  429 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  677
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 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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