Axis Capital Holdings Limited (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AXS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 8% increase over the prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $47.06, the dividend yield is 2.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXS was $47.06,
representing a -5.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.75 and
a 38.98% increase over the 52 week low of $33.86.
AXS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and Ace Limited (
). AXS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.22. Zacks Investment Research reports AXS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 68.85%, compared to an
industry average of 21.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AXS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AXS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio
- SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- RevenueShares Navallier Overall A-100 (
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RWV with an increase of
12.01% over the last 100 days. KBWP has the highest percent
weighting of AXS at 4.66%.