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

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$60.21 +0.19 (+0.32 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 11:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$60.02
Today's Range$60.05 - $60.30
52-Week Range$48.27 - $60.09
Volume5,361 shs
Average Volume577,258 shs
Market Capitalization$5.05 billion
P/E Ratio31.36
Dividend Yield2.71%
Beta0.43
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, hull, and 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, as well as accident and health reinsurance products through wholesale and retail brokers, managing general agents, and underwriters. 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; and credit and surety 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; and marine, aviation, and personal accident reinsurance products. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIPG0692U10
Phone441-496-2600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.09 billion
Cash Flow$5.0725 per share
Book Value$53.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$43.02 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,567
Market Cap$5.05 billion
Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 27th. 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, April, 24th. The insurance provider reported $1.24 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.16. The insurance provider earned $1.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.96 billion. Axis Capital had a return on equity of 3.95% and a net margin of 1.54%. Axis Capital's revenue for the quarter was down 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.46 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, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Axis Capital.

What price target have analysts set for AXS?

6 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Axis Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Axis Capital's stock price to reach $62.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% 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 4 hold ratings and 2 buy 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?

Media headlines about AXS stock have trended positive on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Axis Capital earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Axis Capital's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Axis Capital own?

Who are Axis Capital's key executives?

Axis Capital's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Albert A. Benchimol, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Peter John Vogt FSA MAAA, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. David Samuel Phillips CFA, Chief Investment Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Peter Whittmore Wilson, Chief Exec. Officer of AXIS Insurance (Age 59)
  • Mr. Steve K. Arora, Chief Exec. Officer of AXIS Reinsurance (Age 43)

Who are Axis Capital's major shareholders?

Axis Capital's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vulcan Value Partners LLC (6.97%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (6.58%), BlackRock Inc. (4.66%), FMR LLC (2.71%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.31%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.20%). Company insiders that own Axis Capital stock include Charles A Davis and Conrad D Brooks. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Axis Capital.

Which major investors are selling Axis Capital stock?

AXS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Vulcan Value Partners LLC, Gillson Capital LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Sit Investment Associates Inc. and Kennedy Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Axis Capital.

Which major investors are buying Axis Capital stock?

AXS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Man Group plc, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Janus Henderson Group PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, State of Wisconsin Investment Board 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 $60.13.

How big of a company is Axis Capital?

Axis Capital has a market capitalization of $5.05 billion and generates $5.09 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $43.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.92 on an earnings per share basis. Axis Capital employs 1,567 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  272 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  458 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  730
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 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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