NYSE:VR - Validus Stock Price, Price Target & More

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$67.99 +0.34 (+0.50 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 04:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$67.65
Today's Range$67.95 - $68.00
52-Week Range$41.15 - $68.00
Volume1.66 million shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.36 billion
P/E Ratio-63.54
Dividend Yield2.25%
Validus logoValidus Holdings, Ltd. provides reinsurance coverage, insurance coverage, and insurance linked securities management services worldwide. It operates through three segments: Reinsurance, Insurance, and Asset Management. The Reinsurance segment underwrites property reinsurance products on a catastrophe excess of loss, per risk excess of loss and proportional basis; and aerospace and aviation, agriculture, composite, marine, technical lines, terrorism, trade credit, workers' compensation, and other specialty lines, as well as casualty and financial lines. The Insurance segment underwrites property, accident and health, agriculture, aviation, contingency, marine, and political lines insurance products; bankers blanket bond, commercial crime, computer crime, cyber- crime, professional indemnity, and directors' and officers' insurance products for various financial institutions and other companies; and commercial and institutional risks comprising general, professional, and product liability, as well as miscellaneous malpractice insurance products. This segment also underwrites marine and energy liability, and political risk insurance products, as well as insurance products for repair, maintenance, and upkeep of aircrafts and premises for small companies. The Asset Management segment manages capital for third parties through insurance-linked securities, and other property catastrophe and specialty reinsurance investments. Validus Holdings, Ltd. was founded in 2005 and is based in Pembroke, Bermuda.

Receive VR News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.54
Current Ratio0.97
Quick Ratio0.97


Trailing P/E Ratio-63.54
Forward P/E Ratio16.50
P/E Growth1.82

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.80 billion
Price / Sales1.93
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$42.92 per share
Price / Book1.58


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.07)
Net Income$-47,620,000.00
Net Margins-5.06%
Return on Equity-2.69%
Return on Assets-0.70%


Outstanding Shares79,330,000
Market Cap$5,361.64

The Truth About Cryptocurrencies

Validus (NYSE:VR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Validus' stock symbol?

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

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

Validus announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 4th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Wednesday, May 30th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 14th. View Validus' Dividend History.

How were Validus' earnings last quarter?

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 1st. The insurance provider reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.56. The insurance provider earned $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.32 billion. Validus had a negative net margin of 5.06% and a negative return on equity of 2.69%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 46.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.95 earnings per share. View Validus' Earnings History.

When is Validus' next earnings date?

Validus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Validus.

What price target have analysts set for VR?

6 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Validus' stock. Their predictions range from $50.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Validus' share price to reach $51.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 24.6%. View Analyst Ratings for Validus.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Validus?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Validus in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Validus' key competitors?

Who are Validus' key executives?

Validus' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Edward Joseph Noonan, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Kean D. Driscoll, Pres (Age 44)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Dean Sangster, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Robert Francis Kuzloski, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54)
  • Mr. John Joseph Hendrickson, Director of Strategy, Risk Management & Corp. Devel. and Director (Age 57)

Has Validus been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about VR stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Validus earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.56 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Validus' major shareholders?

Validus' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Anderson Hoagland & Co. (0.02%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.01%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%), Sphinx Trading LP (0.01%) and Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Validus stock 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 Institutional Ownership Trends for Validus.

Which institutional investors are selling Validus stock?

VR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Anderson Hoagland & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Validus company stock in the last year include Kean Driscoll, Lixin Zeng, Michael EA Carpenter and Peter Anthony Bilsby. View Insider Buying and Selling for Validus.

Which institutional investors are buying Validus stock?

VR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Bank of Montreal Can, Sphinx Trading LP, Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. View Insider Buying and Selling for Validus.

How do I buy shares of Validus?

Shares of VR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Validus' stock price today?

One share of VR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.99.

How big of a company is Validus?

Validus has a market capitalization of $5.36 billion and generates $2.80 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $-47,620,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.07) on an earnings per share basis. Validus employs 1,264 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Validus?

Validus' mailing address is 29 RICHMOND ROAD, PEMBROKE D0, HM08. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 441-278-9000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Validus (NYSE VR)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  222 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  449
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Validus and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Featured Article: Earnings Per Share

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.