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Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Axis Capital Holdings Limited ( AXS ) 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. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). 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 AXS Dividend History page.
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 )
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO )
- 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%.