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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) -- Validus Holdings (NYSE: VR) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $37.70, above its previous 52-week high of $37.63 with 13,093 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 820,500 shares over the past 30 days. Validus has a market cap of $4 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 8.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Validus Holdings, Ltd. through its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance, insurance, and insurance linked securities fund management services in the property, marine, and specialty lines markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.