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Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Axis Capital Holdings Limited ( AXS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for January 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $34.49, the dividend yield is 2.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AXS was $34.49, representing a -11.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.80 and a 13.64% increase over the 52 week low of $30.35.

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 $4.76. Zacks Investment Research reports AXS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 332.97%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • Pax MSCI North America ESG Index ETF (based on the MSCI North ( NASI )
  • Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF ( SCHB )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KME with an increase of 39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AXS at 2.95%.

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


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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