Axis Capital Holdings Limited (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 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 same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXS was $41.51,
representing a -1.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.98 and
a 35.65% increase over the 52 week low of $30.60.
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 $3.97. Zacks Investment Research reports AXS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 27.5%, compared to an
industry average of 3.4%.
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:
- PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio
- SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX (
- Pax MSCI North America ESG Index ETF (NASI).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KME with an increase of
37.26% over the last 100 days. KBWP has the highest percent
weighting of AXS at 4.16%.