NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE: AXS) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $33.28 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%. The average volume for Axis has been 936,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Axis has a market cap of $4 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides various insurance and reinsurance products to insureds and reinsureds worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance. The company has a P/E ratio of 466.9, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 29.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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