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Axis Capital Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.21 (-0.49 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $42.91
50-Day Range
MA: $46.14
52-Week Range
Now: $42.91
Volume343,675 shs
Average Volume867,490 shs
Market Capitalization$3.62 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.80%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.58 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.17 billion
Cash Flow$4.36 per share
Book Value$56.80 per share


Net Income$323.47 million


Market Cap$3.62 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
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Axis Capital (NYSE:AXS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Axis Capital's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Axis Capital's stock was trading at $48.11 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AXS shares have decreased by 10.8% and is now trading at $42.91.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Axis Capital?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Axis Capital in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Axis Capital's next earnings date?

Axis Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Axis Capital's earnings last quarter?

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The insurance provider reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.66 by $0.18. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.06 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.09 billion. Axis Capital had a negative return on equity of 1.85% and a negative net margin of 0.41%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.62 earnings per share.
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How often does Axis Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Axis Capital?

Axis Capital declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 1st.
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What price target have analysts set for AXS?

4 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Axis Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Axis Capital's share price to reach $53.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Axis Capital?

Axis Capital saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,530,000 shares, an increase of 62.2% from the August 15th total of 1,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,030,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Approximately 3.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Axis Capital's key competitors?

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).

Who are Axis Capital's key executives?

Axis Capital's management team includes the following 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)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.73%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (8.02%), FMR LLC (3.77%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (2.07%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.83%) and LSV Asset Management (1.71%). Company insiders that own Axis Capital stock include Albert Benchimol, Anne Melissa Dowling, Charles A Davis, Henry B Smith, Michael A Butt and Peter Vogt.
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Which institutional investors are selling Axis Capital stock?

AXS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Johnson Investment Counsel Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Gillson Capital LP, and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Axis Capital stock?

AXS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, FMR LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, and Paradice Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Axis Capital stock in the last two years include Albert Benchimol, Anne Melissa Dowling, Charles A Davis, Michael A Butt, and Peter Vogt.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Axis Capital's stock price today?

One share of AXS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.91.

How big of a company is Axis Capital?

Axis Capital has a market capitalization of $3.62 billion and generates $5.17 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $323.47 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.52 on an earnings per share basis. Axis Capital employs 1,667 workers across the globe.

What is Axis Capital's official website?

The official website for Axis Capital is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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