Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Validus Holdings, Ltd.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) surged 1.09% during the last session. The last traded price was up 0.62 points at $57.62. The data for the fund flow suggests that the net intraday money flow was $(-6.6) million. The fund value in upticks was recorded to be $14.37 million and in downticks, it was found to be $20.97 million. The up/down ratio for the day was measured to be 0.69. For the week, the shares have seen a percentage change of 1.23%.A block trade of $(-6.02) million in net money flow was also recorded during the day. For the block, the combined worth of upticks was $7.56 million and that of downticks was $13.58 million. The block tradeoff had the up/down ratio of 0.56.Block trades are executed by Investment Banking firms or Wealth Managers shifting positions or Day traders taking advantage of trading signals.

Shares of Validus Holdings, Ltd. rose by 0.59% in the last five trading days and 4.74% for the last 4 weeks. Validus Holdings, Ltd. is up 13.48% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 4.74%. Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) rose 1.09% or 0.62 points on Wednesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $57.23 the stock was seen hitting $57.78 as a peak level and $56.955 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $57.62. The daily volume was measured at 1,040,978 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $57.78 and the 52-week low is $42.745. The company has a market cap of $4,573 million.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 18, 2017, Kean Driscoll (CEO, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd.) sold 4,151 shares at 56.72 per share price.On Dec 13, 2016, Edward J. Noonan (Chairman and CEO) sold 118,662 shares at 55.04 per share price.On Nov 7, 2016, Romel Salam (EVP, Group Chief Risk Officer) sold 12,481 shares at 51.32 per share price.

Validus Holdings Ltd. Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 27, 2016. The company reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06. Analyst had a consensus of $0.96. The company had revenue of $327.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $458.32 million. The companys revenue was down -7.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.86 EPS.

Validus Holdings, Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiary Validus Reinsurance, Ltd., is a global provider of short-tail lines of reinsurance including property catastrophe, property pro-rata and property per risk, marine and energy, and other specialty lines. Validus was formed in December following the significant natural catastrophes of 2005 with an experienced management team and an unencumbered capital base of approximately $one billion.

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