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Analyst Stock Ratings: Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR), Bristow Group Inc. (BRS)

Now the shares of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) has the trading volume of 4.26 Million shares with the average trading volume of 801760 shares. The volume of 4.26 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 588.14 Million shares.

Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS) is worth US$360.85 Million and has recently risen 6.84% to US$9.21. The hedge fund run by Mike Vranos held 8,500 shares of the finance company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $468,000, down from 19,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

The Clorox Company (CLX) stock moved with shift of -3.24% in the past week. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Validus Holdings by 84.0% in the 2nd quarter.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 40.14. Kennedy Management reported 0.22% in Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR). Institutional owners hold 98.90% stake in the company, while insiders ownership held at 3.10%. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. The stock has a market cap of $3.74 billion, a PE ratio of 12.98 and a beta of 0.65. Boisvert Patrick had sold 1,000 shares worth $53,400 on Thursday, June 1. In the most recent session, the stock price hovered around $3.40 between high and low, or 7.34%. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Validus Holdings by 33.0% in the 1st quarter. Also, Director Matthew J. Grayson sold 30,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 15th. Wood maintained the shares of VR in report on Friday, April 28 with "Hold" rating. 1 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. Validus Holdings had a return on equity of 7.75% and a net margin of 11.81%.

Now turning toward the technical indicators, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -13.47% and moving -15.29% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded down -19.26% from 200-Day Simple Moving Average. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.66 EPS.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.44%. Validus Holdings's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 41.87%. EPS breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. They now have a Dollars 62 price target on the stock.

01/08/2015 - Validus Holdings, Ltd. had its "equal weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. Finally, ValuEngine raised Validus Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturday, June 3rd.

According to the latest research reports released, 0 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 2 analysts "outperform", 6 analysts "hold", 0 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell". One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Now have a look at past performance (weekly performance to year to date performance) how Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) has been moved; whether it performed well or not. The new target price indicates a possible upside of 0.18% based on the company's last closing price. 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.



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