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

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS)

Today's Latest Price: $51.50 USD

0.58 (1.14%)

Updated Jan 19 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 70 in Insurance - Property & Casualty

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AXS Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 20.31% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 4.98 for Axis Capital Holdings Ltd; that's greater than it is for 77.89% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, AXS has reported earnings growth of -125.88%, putting it ahead of only 15.47% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Axis Capital Holdings Ltd, a group of peers worth examining would be KEX, FAF, AAWW, UFS, and TRS.
  • 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 $51.50 52-week high $66.15
Prev. close $50.92 52-week low $31.82
Day low $50.49 Volume 380,000
Day high $51.94 Avg. volume 419,755
50-day MA $50.74 Dividend yield 3.26%
200-day MA $44.03 Market Cap 4.34B

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:
$51.50$8.29 -84%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Axis Capital Holdings Ltd with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Axis Capital Holdings Ltd ranked in the 16th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for AXS, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.49 years, is -0.14% -- higher than just 11.38% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.66. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 22.16% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 12. This value is greater than 84.94% stocks in the Financial Services sector that generate free cash flow.

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

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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 Provides Initial Comments on Fourth Quarter Results

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital" or the "Company") (NYSE: AXS) today announced a preliminary fourth quarter net claims estimate in the range of $195 million to $205 million, pre-tax, for catastrophes and weather-related events.

Yahoo | January 19, 2021

AXIS Capital Decides to Stop Insuring Arctic Oil and Gas Projects

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. said it won’t insure oil and gas projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, becoming the first North American underwriter to make the commitment after pressure from native Alaskans and environmentalists. The move follows similar pledges …

Insurance Journal | January 15, 2021

AXIS Capital to Release Fourth Quarter Financial Results on January 27, 2021

PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $AXS #earnings--AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AXS) today announced that it expects to release financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2020, on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, after the close of the financial markets. Albert Benchimol, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Peter Vogt, Chief Financial Officer, will host an investor teleconference, including a question and answer period, on Thursday, January 28, 202

Business Wire | January 7, 2021

It Might Not Be A Great Idea To Buy AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) For Its Next Dividend

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ( NYSE:AXS ) is about to trade ex-dividend in the next three days. If you purchase the...

Yahoo | December 26, 2020

AXIS Insurance Expands E&S Property Underwriting Team With Senior Underwriting Hires

AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), today announced the hiring of four senior underwriters within its U.S. Excess and Surplus Property team. Carey Prewitt, Quinn McAleenan, and Bryan Paterson have joined AXIS as Vice Presidents, and Naomi Wiggins has joined as Assistant Vice President. They will have responsibilities to broaden relationships with distribution partners, expanding general new business opportunities and execution of underwriting strategy.

Yahoo | December 16, 2020

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AXS Price Returns

1-mo 3.60%
3-mo 9.47%
6-mo 28.14%
1-year -12.89%
3-year 16.37%
5-year 12.27%
YTD 2.20%
2020 -11.92%
2019 18.26%
2018 5.75%
2017 -20.96%
2016 19.08%

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