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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.96
AXS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. AXS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AXS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.58 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.96
Equity to Asset 0.28
AXS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. AXS: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AXS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.28
0.25
0.55
Interest Coverage 10.12
AXS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.82 vs. AXS: 10.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AXS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 12.36 Max: 31.25
Current: 10.12
0.98
31.25
F-Score: 4
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
5.81%
8.89%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.86
AXS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.31 vs. AXS: 12.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AXS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 18.31 Max: 36.72
Current: 12.86
1.62
36.72
Net-margin (%) 12.93
AXS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. AXS: 12.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AXS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 17.52 Max: 33.85
Current: 12.93
1.22
33.85
ROE (%) 8.19
AXS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. AXS: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AXS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 10.53 Max: 23.36
Current: 8.19
0.17
23.36
ROA (%) 2.55
AXS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. AXS: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AXS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.58 Max: 7.71
Current: 2.55
0.27
7.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.50
AXS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. AXS: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.75 Max: 57.2
Current: 11.5
0
57.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 99.90
AXS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. AXS: 99.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.6  Med: 4.60 Max: 99.9
Current: 99.9
-27.6
99.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 361.80
AXS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. AXS: 361.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AXS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68  Med: 4.40 Max: 361.8
Current: 361.8
-68
361.8
» AXS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-29)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

AXS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 201,500 sh (+5.50%)
David Dreman 3,887 sh (+3.32%)
John Buckingham 110,687 sh (+1.32%)
Joel Greenblatt 4,653 sh (-1.04%)
Richard Pzena 6,585,359 sh (-4.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,885 sh (-5.14%)
NWQ Managers 409,964 sh (-48.16%)
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Q3 2015

AXS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 64,100 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 50,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 298,800 sh (+48.29%)
John Buckingham 110,704 sh (+0.02%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
NWQ Managers 403,178 sh (-1.66%)
Richard Pzena 5,872,056 sh (-10.83%)
David Dreman 2,898 sh (-25.44%)
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Q4 2015

AXS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Donald Smith 630,308 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 159,800 sh (+149.30%)
NWQ Managers 415,200 sh (+2.98%)
Jeremy Grantham 49,800 sh (-2.16%)
John Buckingham 108,146 sh (-2.31%)
Richard Pzena 5,637,010 sh (-4.00%)
Jim Simons 201,500 sh (-32.56%)
David Dreman 1,108 sh (-61.77%)
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Q1 2016

AXS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 771,876 sh (+283.07%)
Donald Smith 813,864 sh (+29.12%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Buckingham 106,072 sh (-1.92%)
Richard Pzena 5,303,536 sh (-5.92%)
NWQ Managers 330,131 sh (-20.49%)
David Dreman 720 sh (-35.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 28,100 sh (-43.57%)
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Preferred stocks of Axis Capital Holdings Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
AXPHF86.2515.31
AXSPRACL42.553.587.25% Series A Preferred Shares
AXSPRC26.366.52
AXSPRD25.805.33

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty
Compare:NAS:CINF, ASX:IAG, NYSE:XL, TSX:IFC, NYSE:CNA, XBRU:AGS » details
Traded in other countries:AXV.Germany,
Axis Capital Holdings Ltd, through its subsidiaries, provides variety of insurance and reinsurance products to insured's and reinsured operations with main locations in Bermuda, the United States and Europe.

Axis Capital Holdings Ltd was incorporated on December 9, 2002. The Company provides a broad range of specialty (re)insurance, through operating subsidiaries and branch networks based in Bermuda, the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Singapore. It also maintains marketing offices in Brazil, France and Spain. Its business consists of two distinct global underwriting platforms, AXIS Insurance and AXIS Reinsurance. Therefore the Company has two reportable segments, insurance and reinsurance. The insurance segment operates through offices in Bermuda, the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Singapore and offers specialty insurance products to a variety of niche markets on a worldwide basis. It produces business through wholesale and retail brokers worldwide. The product lines in this segment are property, marine, terrorism, aviation, credit and political risk, professional lines, liability and accident and health. The reinsurance segment operates through offices in Bermuda, the United States, Switzerland, Singapore, Brazil, and Canada. The reinsurance segment provides non-life reinsurance to insurance companies on a worldwide basis. The product lines in this segment are catastrophe, property, professional lines, credit and surety, motor, liability, agriculture, engineering and other. The Company's U.S. insurance subsidiaries also are subject to regulation and supervision by their respective states of domicile and by other jurisdictions in which they do business.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 11.12
AXS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. AXS: 11.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AXS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 8.62 Max: 197.82
Current: 11.12
4.37
197.82
Forward P/E 12.74
AXS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 13.18 vs. AXS: 12.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.12
AXS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
66% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. AXS: 11.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AXS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 8.63 Max: 192.88
Current: 11.12
4.37
192.88
P/B 0.96
AXS's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. AXS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AXS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.96
0.66
1.52
P/S 1.33
AXS's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AXS: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AXS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.33
0.84
2.14
POCF 6.89
AXS's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. AXS: 6.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AXS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 3.98 Max: 10.22
Current: 6.89
1.93
10.22
EV-to-EBIT 8.24
AXS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.35 vs. AXS: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AXS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 6.90 Max: 49.9
Current: 8.24
2.6
49.9
EV-to-EBITDA 7.93
AXS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. AXS: 7.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AXS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 6.75 Max: 32.2
Current: 7.93
2.5
32.2
PEG 0.52
AXS's PEG is ranked higher than
73% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. AXS: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AXS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.46 Max: 10.15
Current: 0.52
0.17
10.15
Shiller P/E 11.18
AXS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. AXS: 11.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AXS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.35  Med: 11.43 Max: 13.39
Current: 11.18
9.35
13.39

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.34
AXS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. AXS: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AXS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.27 Max: 4.12
Current: 2.34
1.58
4.12
Dividend Payout 0.26
AXS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
65% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. AXS: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AXS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.13 Max: 3.13
Current: 0.26
0.07
3.13
Dividend Growth (3y) 5.80
AXS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
64% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. AXS: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
AXS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.60 Max: 63.8
Current: 5.8
0
63.8
Forward Dividend Yield 2.55
AXS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. AXS: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.16
AXS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. AXS: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AXS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 3.05 Max: 5.54
Current: 3.16
2.12
5.54
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 7.50
AXS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. AXS: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AXS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.3  Med: 2.70 Max: 9.4
Current: 7.5
-2.3
9.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.97
AXS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. AXS: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AXS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.97
0.69
1.6
Price/Projected FCF 1.16
AXS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. AXS: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AXS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.99 Max: 6.93
Current: 1.16
0.99
6.93
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.04
AXS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
50% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. AXS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.97
AXS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. AXS: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AXS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.45
Current: 0.97
0.63
2.45
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.36
AXS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. AXS: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AXS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.55 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.36
0.18
2.32
Price/Graham Number 0.64
AXS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. AXS: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AXS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.62 Max: 3.21
Current: 0.64
0.43
3.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.10
AXS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. AXS: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AXS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 14.40 Max: 37.9
Current: 12.1
2
37.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 27.85
AXS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 15.17 vs. AXS: 27.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AXS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.8  Med: 11.40 Max: 27.9
Current: 27.85
-27.8
27.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,053
EPS (TTM) $ 4.93
Beta0.49
Short Percentage of Float1.25%
52-Week Range $51.01 - 60.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)92.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 4,101 4,296 4,600
EPS ($) 3.88 4.30 4.99
EPS without NRI ($) 3.88 4.30 4.99
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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AXIS Capital Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common and Preferred Shares May 05 2016
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AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. :AXS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers Apr 29 2016
AXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Apr 28 2016
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AXIS Capital (AXS) Q1 Earnings Beat by a Whisker, Fall Y/Y Apr 27 2016
AXIS Capital Reports First Quarter Operating Income of $101 Million, or $1.07 Per Diluted Common... Apr 27 2016
AXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition Apr 27 2016
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