Axis Capital Holdings Limited (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased AXS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
4.17% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $34.49, the dividend yield is 2.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXS was $34.49,
representing a -11.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.80 and
a 13.64% increase over the 52 week low of $30.35.
AXS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). AXS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.76. Zacks Investment Research reports AXS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 332.97%, compared to an
industry average of 5.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to AXS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AXS as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- Pax MSCI North America ESG Index ETF (based on the MSCI North
- Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KME with an increase of
39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AXS at 2.95%.