Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013

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Axis Capital Holdings Limited ( AXS ) 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. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AXS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ETF ( KBWP )
  • SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • RevenueShares Navallier Overall A-100 ( RWV )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



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