AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) Analysts See $1.18 EPS

January 30, 2018 - By Migdalia James

 AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) Analysts See $1.18 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.31, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 29 investors sold AXIS Capital Holdings Limited shares while 84 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 70.70 million shares or 0.72% more from 70.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.03% of its portfolio in AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) for 10,987 shares. Barclays Plc holds 51,484 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Whittier Trust Of Nevada owns 765 shares. First Manhattan, New York-based fund reported 137 shares. Cornerstone Mngmt Limited Co has invested 0.03% in AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS). 759,346 are held by Swiss Bankshares. Group One Trading L P invested in 17 shares or 0% of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board has 0% invested in AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) for 1,500 shares. Next Financial Group Incorporated accumulated 8 shares. Price T Rowe Incorporated Md has invested 0% in AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS). Goldman Sachs Group reported 712,667 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Metropolitan Life Ins Ny holds 0% of its portfolio in AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) for 2,455 shares. Td Asset, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 40,904 shares. The California-based Aperio Group Incorporated Ltd has invested 0% in AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS). D E Shaw & holds 0.01% or 129,846 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts expect AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) to report $1.18 EPS on February, 7.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 3.51 % from last quarter’s $1.14 EPS. AXS’s profit would be $98.13M giving it 10.69 P/E if the $1.18 EPS is correct. After having $-5.35 EPS previously, AXIS Capital Holdings Limited’s analysts see -122.06 % EPS growth. It closed at $50.47 lastly. It is down 17.55% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.85% the S&P500.

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Axis Capital Holdings Limited had 36 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Friday, June 2. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, December 4. On Tuesday, January 9 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform”. Wells Fargo downgraded AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) on Monday, January 9 to “Underperform” rating. As per Monday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Tuesday, January 17 the stock rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Underperform”. As per Tuesday, February 16, the company rating was downgraded by UBS. The stock of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, August 14 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, October 31. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, October 12 with “Hold”.

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides various specialty insurance and reinsurance products worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.20 billion. It operates through two divisions, Insurance and Reinsurance. It currently has negative earnings. The Insurance segment offers property insurance for commercial buildings, residential premises, construction projects, and onshore energy installations; marine insurance covering offshore energy, cargo, liability, recreational marine, fine art, specie, hull, and war; and terrorism, aviation, credit and political risk, and liability insurance.

More notable recent AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “AXIS Merging Ceded Reinsurance And Third-Party Capital Business” on January 23, 2018, also Zacks.com with their article: “AXIS Capital (AXS) Posts Preliminary Catastrophe Loss Data” published on January 18, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Axis Capital (AXS) Sees Q4 Catastrophe and Weather-Related Losses of $130 Million” on January 17, 2018. More interesting news about AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “AXIS Capital Announces Finality on Legacy Novae Business” published on January 29, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “AXIS Capital Aligns its Lloyd’s Managing Agency Platforms” with publication date: January 08, 2018.

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