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

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$54.10 +0.11 (+0.20 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 07:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$53.99
Today's Range$53.59 - $54.30
52-Week Range$47.43 - $60.69
Volume421,322 shs
Average Volume588,712 shs
Market Capitalization$4.51 billion
P/E Ratio-17.17
Dividend Yield2.96%
Beta0.41
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

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

Debt

Current Ratio0.56
Quick Ratio0.56

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.59 billion
Price / Sales0.98
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$54.91 per share
Price / Book0.99

Profitability

Net Income$-368,960,000.00
Net Margins3.91%
Return on Assets1.45%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,647
Market Cap$4.51 billion
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, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.96%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th. This is a boost 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The insurance provider reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.27. The insurance provider had revenue of $919.94 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $987.27 million. Axis Capital had a net margin of 3.91% and a return on equity of 8.02%. The firm's revenue was up 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($5.35) EPS. 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?

5 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Axis Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect Axis Capital's stock price to reach $59.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Axis Capital.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Axis Capital?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Axis Capital in the last year. There are currently 5 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?

Media headlines about AXS stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Axis Capital earned a coverage optimism score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the insurance provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Axis Capital?

Axis Capital saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 1,040,050 shares, a decline of 51.1% from the November 30th total of 2,126,965 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 908,263 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.1 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are short sold. View Axis Capital's Current Options Chain.

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 61)
  • Mr. Peter Whittmore Wilson, Chief Exec. Officer of AXIS Insurance (Age 59)
  • Mr. Joseph Christopher Henry, Consultant (Age 66)
  • Mr. Peter John Vogt FSA MAAA, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. Richard Strachan, Chief Operations Officer (Age 51)

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 Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.27%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.03%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.02%) and Cerebellum GP LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Axis Capital stock include Charles A Davis and Conrad D Brooks. 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 First Hawaiian Bank and Cerebellum GP LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Axis Capital.

Which institutional investors are buying Axis Capital stock?

AXS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc. and CenturyLink Investment Management 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 $54.10.

How big of a company is Axis Capital?

Axis Capital has a market capitalization of $4.51 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:  250 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  434 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  684
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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