Axis Capital Holdings Limited ( AXS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased AXS 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 $54.98, the dividend yield is 2.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXS was $54.98, representing a -8.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $60 and a 22.34% increase over the 52 week low of $44.94.
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 $6.45. Zacks Investment Research reports AXS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -21.74%, compared to an industry average of .3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AXS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AXS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Financial Preferred ( PGF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PGF with an decrease of -0.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AXS at 0.58%.
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