Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS): Price and Financial Metrics

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS)

Today's Latest Price: $42.78 USD

1.23 (-2.79%)

Updated Sep 23 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Insurance - Property & Casualty

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AXS Stock Summary

  • AXS's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 106.35 -- higher than 76.39% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 20.03% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • AXS's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 77.56% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AXS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KEX, ECOL, AAWW, FAF, and MCS.
  • AXS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's official web site, go to
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AXS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $42.78 52-week high $67.51
Prev. close $44.01 52-week low $31.82
Day low $42.77 Volume 849,079
Day high $44.62 Avg. volume 872,285
50-day MA $44.41 Dividend yield 3.73%
200-day MA $47.08 Market Cap 3.61B

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) Company Bio

Axis Capital Holdings Limited provides insurance and treaty reinsurance products Worldwide. The company operates through Insurance and Reinsurance segments. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Pembroke, Bermuda.

AXS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$42.78$9.97 -77%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. To summarize, we found that Axis Capital Holdings Ltd ranked in the 17th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 77.33%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Axis Capital Holdings Ltd ended up being:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.75 years comes in at -0.17%; that's greater than merely 9.26% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than 67.24% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 72.11% of stocks in its sector (Financial Services).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as AXS, try MDLY, HALL, PRA, BAM, and L.

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Latest AXS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Axis Capital Holdings Ltd that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AXS as an investment opportunity.

AXIS Capital: Don't Bet The House On It, Just The Barn

When we last covered AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (AXS), we held a bullish bias as the company was remarkably undervalued post the March selloff. Investors were feeling queasy and had dumped investments left, right and center while fleeing helter skelter. We had then said, At 0.8X tangible book, with the...

Trapping Value on Seeking Alpha | September 16, 2020

Axis Capital Declares Quarterly Dividends

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.41 per common share payable on October 15, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 2, 2020.

Yahoo | September 16, 2020

AXIS Insurance Advances Growth of U.S. Excess Casualty Team With Appointments of Jonathan Martin and Jennifer Fisher

AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), today announced the hiring of Jonathan Martin and Jennifer Fisher as Vice President and Assistant Vice President, respectively, within the Company’s U.S. Excess Casualty underwriting team.

Yahoo | September 16, 2020

AXIS Re Global Markets Promotes Camilo Rodriguez to Head of International Credit & Surety

AXIS Re, the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), today announced the promotion of Camilo Rodriguez to Head of International Credit & Surety in its Global Markets division. Mr. Rodriguez will continue to work from the Zurich office and report into the President of Global Markets, Ann Haugh.

Yahoo | September 15, 2020

Filip Vandeputte Joins AXIS Insurance to Lead Specialty Aviation Business in Continental Europe

AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), today announced the hiring of Filip Vandeputte to lead its AXIS Specialty Europe aviation business in continental Europe. In this role, Mr. Vandeputte will serve as Branch Manager and Brussels Office Lead for Aviabel, as well as Branch Manager and Amsterdam Office Lead for Aviabel’s Dutch brand "NLP" ("Nederlandse Luchtvaartpool"). Aviabel is the European specialty aviation insurer and reinsurer owned by AXIS.

Yahoo | September 14, 2020

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AXS Price Returns

1-mo -6.92%
3-mo 2.25%
6-mo 14.16%
1-year -33.26%
3-year -17.69%
5-year -10.59%
YTD -26.54%
2019 18.26%
2018 5.75%
2017 -20.96%
2016 19.08%
2015 12.55%

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