Validus Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (VR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Validus Holdings (NYSE: VR) is tomorrow, June 12, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $36.75 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.3%.

The average volume for Validus has been one million shares per day over the past 30 days. Validus has a market cap of $3.83 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 7.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Validus as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Validus Ratings Report.

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