Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE:AXS) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $44.87, above its previous 52-week high of $44.73 with 183,373 shares traded as of 12:15 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 892,600 shares over the past 30 days.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Axis Capital Holdings (NYSE: AXS) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $44.87, above its previous 52-week high of $44.73 with 183,373 shares traded as of 12:15 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 892,600 shares over the past 30 days. Axis has a market cap of $5.26 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 28.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. AXIS Capital Holdings Limited provides specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Axis as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Axis Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.