Validus Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:VR)

About Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)

Validus Holdings logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company operates through four segments: Validus Re, Talbot, Western World and AlphaCat. Validus Re is a Bermuda-based reinsurance segment focused treaty reinsurance. Validus Re concentrates on first-party property and other reinsurance risks. Talbot is a specialty insurance segment operating within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 1183. The Talbot segment is focused on a range of marine and energy, political lines, commercial property, financial lines, contingency, accident and health and aviation classes of business. Western World is a specialty excess and surplus lines insurance segment operating within the United States commercial market. AlphaCat is a Bermuda-based investment advisor, managing capital from third parties and the Company in insurance linked securities and other investments in the property catastrophe reinsurance space.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Reinsurance
  • Sub-Industry: Reinsurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:VR
  • CUSIP: G9319H10
  • Web: www.validusholdings.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $4.12545 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 79,465,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $48.33
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $52.06
  • 52 Week Range: $41.15 - $58.76
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.31
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.81
  • P/E Growth: 222.11
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.48 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.66
  • Book Value: $47.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.08
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.52
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $538.06 million
  • Net Margins: 11.81%
  • Return on Equity: 7.75%
  • Return on Assets: 2.55%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.44%
  • Current Ratio: 1.06%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.06%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 901,515 shs.
  • Beta: 0.65
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)

What is Validus Holdings' stock symbol?

Validus Holdings trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VR."

How often does Validus Holdings pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Validus Holdings?

Validus Holdings declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 10th. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. View Validus Holdings' Dividend History.

How were Validus Holdings' earnings last quarter?

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.99 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $675.27 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $922.84 million. Validus Holdings had a net margin of 11.81% and a return on equity of 7.75%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.66 earnings per share. View Validus Holdings' Earnings History.

When will Validus Holdings make its next earnings announcement?

Validus Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Validus Holdings.

Where is Validus Holdings' stock going? Where will Validus Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

5 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Validus Holdings' shares. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Validus Holdings' stock price to reach $55.40 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Validus Holdings.

Are investors shorting Validus Holdings?

Validus Holdings saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,332,718 shares, an increase of 100.2% from the August 31st total of 665,832 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,012,885 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.7 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's shares are sold short.

Who are some of Validus Holdings' key competitors?

Who are Validus Holdings' key executives?

Validus Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Edward Joseph Noonan, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Kean D. Driscoll, President
  • Jeffrey D. Sangster, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Lixin Zeng Ph.D., CFA, Chief Executive Officer of AlphaCat Managers, Ltd.
  • Michael R. Moore, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Patrick Boisvert, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Romel Salam, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
  • Robert F. Kuzloski, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Andrew E. Kudera, Executive Vice President, Chief Actuary
  • John Joseph Hendrickson, Director - Strategy, Risk Management and Corporate Development, Director

Who owns Validus Holdings stock?

Validus Holdings' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Treasurer State of Michigan (4.78%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.47%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (2.12%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.20%), Whittier Trust Co. (0.10%) and APG Asset Management N.V. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Validus Holdings stock include Andrew E Kudera, Christopher E Watson, Edward J Noonan, Jean-Marie Nessi, Jeffrey W Greenberg, Kean Driscoll, Lixin Zeng, Matthew J Grayson, Michael EA Carpenter, Patrick Boisvert, Peter Anthony Bilsby, Robert F Kuzloski and Romel Salam. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Validus Holdings.

Who sold Validus Holdings stock? Who is selling Validus Holdings stock?

Validus Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Whittier Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Validus Holdings stock in the last year include Andrew E Kudera, Edward J Noonan, Jean-Marie Nessi, Jeffrey W Greenberg, Kean Driscoll, Lixin Zeng, Matthew J Grayson, Michael EA Carpenter, Patrick Boisvert, Peter Anthony Bilsby and Romel Salam. View Insider Buying and Selling for Validus Holdings.

Who bought Validus Holdings stock? Who is buying Validus Holdings stock?

Validus Holdings' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Treasurer State of Michigan, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Sit Investment Associates Inc., APG Asset Management N.V. and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Validus Holdings.

How do I buy Validus Holdings stock?

Shares of Validus Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Validus Holdings' stock price today?

One share of Validus Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.88.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Validus Holdings (NYSE VR)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  153 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  162 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  315
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Validus Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $55.40 (6.78% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Price Target History for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$57.00 -> $53.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$51.00N/AView Rating Details
9/11/2017Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$52.00MediumView Rating Details
4/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$56.00 -> $59.00LowView Rating Details
1/23/2017JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetOutperform$60.00 -> $62.00N/AView Rating Details
6/28/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageOverweight$55.00N/AView Rating Details
5/2/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Earnings by Quarter for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Validus Holdings (NYSE VR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/20176/30/2017$0.99$1.09$922.84 million$675.27 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/20173/31/2017$1.17$0.95$1.03 billion$990.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$0.74$0.80$301.35 million$298.82 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.81$1.02$593.74 million$327.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.75$0.66$576.08 million$574.47 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116$1.21$1.39$560.34 million$1.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$1.22$1.24$611.00 million$575.88 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.78$0.86$574.12 million$353.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$1.16$1.13$570.06 million$672.07 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$1.39$1.52$594.50 million$613.61 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$1.22$1.38$550.83 million$303.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$1.15$0.82$499.30 million$328.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$1.46$1.39$495.64 million$605.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$1.51$1.66$529.61 million$520.15 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$1.56$0.93$528.11 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$0.82$1.50$542.46 million$317.35 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.88$1.03$539.66 million$580.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$1.40$1.83$857.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012($1.69)($1.05)$478.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$1.25$1.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.73
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$1.06$1.06$1.06
Q2 20171$1.00$1.00$1.00
Q3 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q4 20171$0.97$0.97$0.97
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Most Recent Dividend:9/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.52
Dividend Yield:2.93%
Dividend Growth:5.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:41.87% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
506.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
37.53% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Validus Holdings (NYSE VR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/10/2017quarterly$0.382.84%9/14/20179/15/20179/29/2017
5/18/2017quarterly$0.382.91%6/13/20176/15/20176/30/2017
2/15/2017quarterly$0.382.61%3/13/20173/15/20173/31/2017
11/18/2016quarterly$0.352.61%12/13/201612/15/201612/30/2016
8/5/2016quarterly$0.352.81%9/13/20169/15/20169/30/2016
5/9/2016quarterly$0.352.95%6/13/20166/15/20166/30/2016
2/3/2016Quarterly$0.353.07%3/11/20163/15/20163/31/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.322.87%12/11/201512/15/201512/31/2015
8/6/2015quarterly$0.322.76%9/11/20159/15/20159/30/2015
5/8/2015quarterly$0.322.99%6/11/20156/15/20156/30/2015
2/5/2015quarterly$0.323.07%3/11/20153/13/20153/31/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.303.02%12/11/201412/15/201412/31/2014
7/29/2014quarterly$0.303.27%9/11/20149/15/20149/30/2014
4/30/2014quarterly$0.303.21%6/11/20146/13/20146/30/2014
2/5/2014quarterly$0.303.37%3/12/20143/14/20143/31/2014
10/31/2013quarterly$0.303.05%12/11/201312/13/201312/31/2013
7/30/2013quarterly$0.303.39%9/11/20139/13/20139/30/2013
5/1/2013quarterly$0.303.13%6/12/20136/14/20136/28/2013
2/8/2013special$2.003.28%2/14/20132/19/20132/26/2013
2/7/2013quarterly$0.303.27%3/13/20133/15/20133/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.33%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.51%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/16/2017Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell10,000$53.09$530,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2017Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell30,000$52.67$1,580,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2017Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell10,000$52.74$527,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Patrick BoisvertInsiderSell1,000$53.40$53,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2017Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell5,000$53.50$267,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Andrew E KuderaEVPSell10,000$52.90$529,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Kean DriscollPresidentSell4,151$52.93$219,712.43View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell3,000$54.54$163,620.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Kean DriscollCEOSell4,151$55.13$228,844.63View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Peter Anthony BilsbyCEOSell1,500$56.20$84,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Kean DriscollCEOSell4,151$56.85$235,984.35View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell637$57.60$36,691.20View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Kean DriscollCEOSell4,151$57.58$239,014.58View SEC Filing  
2/14/2017Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell203,196$57.40$11,663,450.40View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell424,903$57.34$24,363,938.02View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Kean DriscollCEOSell4,151$56.72$235,444.72View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Lixin ZengCEOSell4,888$54.81$267,911.28View SEC Filing  
12/22/2016Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell5,000$55.20$276,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Kean DriscollCEOSell4,151$53.43$221,787.93View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Edward J NoonanChairmanSell273,000$55.40$15,124,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell10,000$56.05$560,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Michael E.A. CarpenterDirectorSell14,031$55.39$777,177.09View SEC Filing  
11/25/2016Jean-Marie NessiDirectorSell4,883$54.93$268,223.19View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Kean DriscollCEOSell4,151$53.21$220,874.71View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016Romel SalamEVPSell12,481$51.32$640,524.92View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016Kean DriscollCEOSell4,151$51.72$214,689.72View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Michael E.A. CarpenterDirectorSell9,300$49.60$461,280.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell54,872$49.47$2,714,517.84View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Patrick BoisvertCAOSell1,500$48.00$72,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Lixin ZengCEOSell4,887$48.36$236,335.32View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Andrew E KuderaEVPSell10,000$46.72$467,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2016Christopher E WatsonDirectorSell381$46.41$17,682.21View SEC Filing  
3/23/2016Michael E.A. CarpenterDirectorSell3,118$46.83$146,015.94View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Christopher E WatsonDirectorSell381$45.58$17,365.98View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell5,250$44.85$235,462.50View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Kean DriscollCEOSell2,441$44.58$108,819.78View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Christopher E. WatsonDirectorSell381$43.97$16,752.57View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Lixin ZengCEOSell22,116$44.07$974,652.12View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Matthew J GraysonDirectorSell2,500$44.74$111,850.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Kean DriscollCEOSell2,441$44.11$107,672.51View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Christopher E. WatsonDirectorSell381$45.51$17,339.31View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Christopher E. WatsonDirectorSell234$46.74$10,937.16View SEC Filing  
12/29/2015Christopher E. WatsonDirectorSell234$46.75$10,939.50View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Jeffrey W. GreenbergDirectorSell193$46.56$8,986.08View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015Matthew J. GraysonDirectorSell60,021$46.43$2,786,775.03View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015Robert F KuzloskiEVPSell18,260$45.98$839,594.80View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell2,441$46.17$112,700.97View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell2,441$44.59$108,844.19View SEC Filing  
10/15/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell2,441$43.42$105,988.22View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell2,441$44.27$108,063.07View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell2,441$46.51$113,530.91View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell2,441$44.64$108,966.24View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell2,441$43.45$106,061.45View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Michael E.A. CarpenterDirectorSell5,596$42.72$239,061.12View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell3,274$43.11$141,142.14View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015Michael E.A. CarpenterDirectorSell7,407$41.82$309,760.74View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Joseph E ConsolinoDirectorSell51,101$41.64$2,127,845.64View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell27,011$42.11$1,137,433.21View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell141,322$42.15$5,956,722.30View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell3,276$41.98$137,526.48View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell67,872$42.19$2,863,519.68View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015Kean DriscollCEOSell3,276$39.00$127,764.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell447,793$41.16$18,431,159.88View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Robert F KuzloskiEVPSell29,208$40.67$1,187,889.36View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Kean DriscollCEOSell3,276$40.81$133,693.56View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell387,707$42.18$16,353,481.26View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell335,443$42.20$14,155,694.60View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Kean DriscollCEOSell3,276$40.12$131,433.12View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell1,075,000$39.97$42,967,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell825,000$39.55$32,628,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell350,000$39.53$13,835,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Jeffrey W GreenbergDirectorSell400,000$39.52$15,808,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Kean DriscollCEOSell3,276$38.76$126,977.76View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Kean DriscollCEOSell3,276$38.53$126,224.28View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Andrew E KuderaEVPSell6,500$36.52$237,380.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Kean DriscollCEOSell3,276$38.82$127,174.32View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Kean DriscollCEOSell3,276$37.10$121,539.60View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Kean DriscollCEOSell10,953$36.63$401,208.39View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Kean DriscollCEOSell10,953$35.51$388,941.03View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Kean DriscollCEOSell10,953$39.08$428,043.24View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Lixin ZengCEOSell6,492$40.21$261,043.32View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Michael E.A. CarpenterDirectorSell4,000$40.05$160,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Kean DriscollCEOSell10,953$40.16$439,872.48View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Kean DriscollCEOSell10,952$39.40$431,508.80View SEC Filing  
10/1/2013Kean DriscollCEOSell10,953$37.18$407,232.54View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013John J HendricksonDirectorBuy7,000$35.22$246,540.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Kean DriscollCEOSell10,953$34.77$380,835.81View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Romel SalamEVPSell7,907$35.63$281,726.41View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Kean DriscollCEOSell10,953$35.90$393,212.70View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Alok SinghDirectorBuy7,500$33.62$252,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Kean DriscollCEOSell10,953$38.71$423,990.63View SEC Filing  
2/28/2013John J HendricksonDirectorBuy14,000$35.65$499,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2013Matthew J GraysonDirectorBuy5,000$37.00$185,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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