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Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 27, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Axis Capital Holdings Limited ( AXS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AXS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AXS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $43.46, the dividend yield is 2.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXS was $43.46, representing a -10.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.39 and a 29.15% increase over the 52 week low of $33.65.
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 $4.83. Zacks Investment Research reports AXS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 41.25%, compared to an industry average of 13.2%.
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 ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of 4.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AXS at 4.54%.