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Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

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%.

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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