Your trust and loyalty provide a stable foundation for the Group's long-term development. In turn, AXA strives to deliver among the best operating performance in the industry to offer you a sustainable growth outlook for your investment.

Why invest in AXA? 

When you invest in AXA, your portfolio includes:

A world leader for insurance

  • 170,000 employees serving over 100 million customers
  • The world’s no.1 commercial property and casualty insurer and no.1 international health insurer
  • Leading positions in key markets (France, Switzerland, Belgium, UK and Ireland, Germany, Spain, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia and Mexico) 
  • A recognized global brand

A Group with strong societal commitments

  • A pioneering climate commitment and initiatives to protect biodiversity
  • Prevention actions to promote virtuous behaviors and protect everyone’s health
  • A global program to promote social inclusion and protect vulnerable communities

A clear strategy and disciplined execution

  • Robust and profitable growth, driven by three priority segments: health insurance, commercial property and casualty insurance, and protection 
  • An action plan with strong commitments to simplify insurance and develop complementary services alongside insurance cover
  • A strong group that has transformed its risk profile: balance sheet further strengthened, interest in AXA Equitable successfully reduced and deleveraging carried out
  • Strong financial ratings

A share with attractive returns

  • A clearly established dividend policy: paying out 50% to 60% of adjusted earnings
  • A dividend per share of €1.34 paid to shareholders in 2019 for 2018, up 6%, with a payout ratio of 52%
  • A 7% rate of return (based on the share price at December 31, 2018)

A Group that is close to its shareholders

  • Regular meetings throughout France
  • Dedicated shareholder communications throughout the year
  • Exclusive benefits for Shareholders’ Circle members

Types of shareholding

Bearer
Shares held in bearer form are managed by the bank or financial institution chosen by the shareholder.
Administrated shares
"Administered" registered shares are registered in AXA's book but managed by an intermediary (e.g. bank or broker) chosen by the shareholder.
Pure registered shares
"Pure" registered shares are registered in AXA's book and managed by BNP Paribas Securities Services, the financial institution mandated by AXA.

Contacts

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