Validus Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:VR)

About Validus Holdings

Validus Holdings logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company conducts its operations through four operating segments: Validus Re, Talbot, Western World and AlphaCat. Validus Re is a Bermuda-based reinsurance segment focused treaty reinsurance. AlphaCat is an investment advisor managing capital from third parties and the Company in insurance linked securities and other investments in the property catastrophe reinsurance space. Talbot is a specialty insurance segment operating within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 1183. Western World is a specialty excess and surplus lines insurance segment operating within the United States commercial market. Validus Re operates primarily through approximately two reinsurance companies, including Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. and Validus Reinsurance (Switzerland) Ltd. (Validus Re Swiss). The AlphaCat segment operates through AlphaCat Managers, Ltd. that leverages the Company's underwriting and analytical expertise for third party investors.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Reinsurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: VR
  • CUSIP: G9319H10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $50.83
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $50.45
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $48.67
  • 52-Week Range: $41.73 - $52.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.88
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.17
  • P/E Growth: 2.54
  • Market Cap: $4.10B
  • Outstanding Shares: 80,337,000
  • Beta: 0.59
  • Net Margins: 16.72%
  • Return on Equity: 8.93%
  • Return on Assets: 3.13%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.29%
  • Current Ratio: 1.01%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.01%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $53.50 (4.45% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/28/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight$55.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/30/2015JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetOutperform$50.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
10/4/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$49.00View Rating Details
7/13/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$46.00View Rating Details
7/8/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeSell -> Neutral$37.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
1/8/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$38.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q316$0.81$593.74 millionListenView 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$568.89 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$564.09 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$522.80 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)


Earnings Estimates for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.11 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.21 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$1.26$1.29$1.28
Q2 20161$0.67$0.67$0.67
Q3 20161$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q4 20161$1.03$1.03$1.03
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$0.98$0.98$0.98
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Annual Dividend:$1.40
Dividend Yield:2.73%
Dividend Growth:8.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:29.72% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
34.06% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
33.25% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.19%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.59%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR)
DateHeadline logoInsurance Brokers Earnings to Watch on Oct 27: AJG, ERIE, VR (NYSE:VR) - October 26 at 11:48 AM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VR-US : October 24, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - October 24 at 7:38 PM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. : VR-US: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 19, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - October 19 at 7:38 PM
News IconUpdate on Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) for the day (NYSE:VR) - October 14 at 7:49 PM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VR-US : October 10, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - October 10 at 7:26 PM logoValidus Holdings Ltd Reaches Analyst Target Price (NYSE:VR) - October 5 at 7:50 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Validus Holdings Ltd. : October 5, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - October 5 at 7:50 PM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VR-US : September 27, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - September 27 at 9:43 AM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VR-US : September 15, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - September 15 at 11:46 AM logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. to Release Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results on ... (NYSE:VR) - August 31 at 7:20 AM logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. to Release Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results on October 27, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - August 30 at 7:54 PM logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $0.7 (NYSE:VR) - August 30 at 11:27 AM logoHere’s The Growth Forecast For Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) (NYSE:VR) - August 21 at 7:06 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Validus Holdings Ltd. : August 18, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - August 18 at 8:23 PM logoVALIDUS HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:VR) - August 8 at 8:22 PM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. :VR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - August 4 at 8:39 PM logoTalbot to Lead $115 million Political Risk Insurance Binder in New York (NYSE:VR) - August 2 at 8:35 PM logoEdited Transcript of VR earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-16 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:VR) - July 27 at 3:49 PM logoValidus Holdings Ltd Earnings Call scheduled for 11:00 am ET today (NYSE:VR) - July 27 at 11:00 AM
News IconValidus Reports a Combined Ratio of 89.9% and a 10.2% Annualized Return on Average Equity for the Second Quarter of 2016 (NYSE:VR) - July 26 at 8:43 PM logoValidus : misses 2Q profit forecasts (NYSE:VR) - July 26 at 8:43 PM logoValidus misses 2Q profit forecasts (NYSE:VR) - July 26 at 6:21 PM logoQ2 2016 Validus Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:VR) - July 26 at 7:07 AM logoValidus Holdings (VR) Estimates Cat Loss Worth $60 Million (NYSE:VR) - July 13 at 11:00 AM logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. Provides Initial Estimate of Losses from Second Quarter 2016 Notable and Non-notable Loss Events (NYSE:VR) - July 11 at 4:53 PM logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. Announces Revised Time of Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Call on July 27, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - June 29 at 1:51 PM logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. To Release Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on July 26, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - June 28 at 4:16 PM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VR-US : June 27, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - June 27 at 8:45 AM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VR-US : June 14, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - June 14 at 8:56 AM logoVALIDUS HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibit (NYSE:VR) - June 8 at 2:53 PM logoBRIEF-Validus Holdings Ltd announces public offering of depositary shares representing series A preference shares (NYSE:VR) - June 6 at 1:43 PM logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. Announces Public Offering of Depositary Shares Representing Series A Preference Shares (NYSE:VR) - June 6 at 10:08 AM logoValidus Holdings (VR) Scales 52-Week High on Strong Q1 (NYSE:VR) - June 2 at 9:36 AM logoNew Mexico public employees to exit Ackman's Pershing Square (NYSE:VR) - May 6 at 5:20 PM logoVALIDUS HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:VR) - May 6 at 2:05 PM logoVALIDUS HOLDINGS LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NYSE:VR) - May 5 at 5:06 PM logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. Announces Quarterly Common Share Dividend (NYSE:VR) - May 5 at 4:16 PM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. :VR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NYSE:VR) - May 2 at 1:43 PM logoValidus Holdings upgraded by BofA/Merrill (NYSE:VR) - May 2 at 7:29 AM logoEdited Transcript of VR earnings conference call or presentation 29-Apr-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:VR) - April 29 at 9:17 PM logoValidus beats 1Q profit forecasts (NYSE:VR) - April 28 at 7:14 PM logoValidus Announces First Quarter Net Income of $166.8 Million (NYSE:VR) - April 28 at 4:16 PM logoQ1 2016 Validus Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:VR) - April 28 at 7:07 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Validus Holdings Ltd. : April 25, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - April 25 at 4:03 PM logoValidus Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VR-US : April 22, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - April 22 at 8:37 AM logoValidus Holdings Ltd (VR) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for April 07 (NYSE:VR) - April 9 at 1:57 PM logoA.M. Best Revises Issuer Credit Rating Outlook to Positive and Affirms Ratings of Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) - April 1 at 4:02 PM logoTalbot Expands Australian Presence with the Appointment of a New Financial Lines Team (NYSE:VR) - March 22 at 4:16 PM logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. To Release First Quarter 2016 Financial Results on April 28, 2016 (NYSE:VR) - March 10 at 4:16 PM logoValidus : Releases 2015 Loss Development Triangles (NYSE:VR) - February 26 at 9:07 AM


Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 10/26/2016 by Staff