Validus Holdings (VR) - FREE Research Report

Carpenter Michael E.A. who is Director at Validus Holdings sold 4,000 shares at $40.05 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 302,370 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.31% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.06, up $0.01, or 0.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Validus Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,084
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,754
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,567

The average volume for Validus Holdings has been 711,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Validus Holdings has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 13.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Validus Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on VR - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Validus Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Validus Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

If you liked this article you might like

Income-REIT New Residential Investment Looks Worth It

Here Are the Best Bourses for International ETFs in 2017

3 Stocks With Dividend Yields of More Than 10%

Invesco Mortgage Capital (IVR) Is Today's Strong On High Volume Stock

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks ENLK, WPG, IVR