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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.28
VR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. VR: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.10 Max: N/A
Current: 0.28
Equity to Asset 0.33
VR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. VR: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.33
0.33
0.72
Interest Coverage 8.42
VR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 35.46 vs. VR: 8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 8.12 Max: 9999.99
Current: 8.42
0.8
9999.99
F-Score: 5
WACC vs ROIC
8.10%
16.68%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 24.63
VR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. VR: 24.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2400.19  Med: 23.14 Max: 89.51
Current: 24.63
-2400.19
89.51
Net-margin (%) 22.42
VR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. VR: 22.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2400.19  Med: 21.71 Max: 50.08
Current: 22.42
-2400.19
50.08
ROE (%) 13.38
VR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.19 vs. VR: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 13.20 Max: 30.06
Current: 13.38
0.61
30.06
ROA (%) 4.72
VR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. VR: 4.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 5.36 Max: 15.83
Current: 4.72
0.29
15.83
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
VR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. VR: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 5.20 Max: 649.9
Current: 5.2
0.3
649.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 84.40
VR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. VR: 84.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24  Med: 1.80 Max: 84.4
Current: 84.4
-24
84.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 189.20
VR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. VR: 189.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.1  Med: -1.10 Max: 189.2
Current: 189.2
-33.1
189.2
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

VR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Donald Smith 816,534 sh (New)
Jim Simons 758,869 sh (+314.47%)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,182 sh (+234.90%)
Richard Pzena 486,308 sh (+69.09%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,160 sh (+11.61%)
Chuck Royce 551,615 sh (-1.46%)
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Q3 2014

VR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 268,700 sh (New)
Donald Smith 1,684,538 sh (+106.30%)
Richard Pzena 728,176 sh (+49.74%)
Chuck Royce 548,430 sh (-0.58%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,716 sh (-5.44%)
Jim Simons 500,169 sh (-34.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,293 sh (-50.90%)
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Q4 2014

VR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 25,050 sh (+53.75%)
Richard Pzena 729,413 sh (+0.17%)
Donald Smith 1,684,610 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 6,958 sh (-9.82%)
Chuck Royce 408,530 sh (-25.51%)
Jim Simons 257,969 sh (-48.42%)
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Q1 2015

VR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Richard Pzena 739,978 sh (+1.45%)
Donald Smith 1,569,454 sh (-6.84%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,831 sh (-16.20%)
Jim Simons 196,969 sh (-23.65%)
Chuck Royce 296,910 sh (-27.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,800 sh (-64.87%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 8.24
VR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. VR: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.76  Med: 8.14 Max: 521.13
Current: 8.24
2.76
521.13
Forward P/E 9.66
VR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. VR: 9.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.20
VR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. VR: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.76  Med: 8.05 Max: 323.1
Current: 8.2
2.76
323.1
P/B 1.02
VR's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. VR: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.08
Current: 1.02
0.6
1.08
P/S 1.87
VR's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VR: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.71 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.87
1.02
2.24
POCF 91.15
VR's POCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. VR: 91.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 5.64 Max: 91.87
Current: 91.15
2.43
91.87
EV-to-EBIT 7.06
VR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 vs. VR: 7.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3  Med: 7.10 Max: 66.6
Current: 7.06
-3
66.6
PEG 3.57
VR's PEG is ranked lower than
76% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. VR: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.90 Max: 8.18
Current: 3.57
0.39
8.18
Shiller P/E 9.22
VR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. VR: 9.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.03  Med: 8.65 Max: 10.26
Current: 9.22
7.03
10.26
Days Sales Outstanding 253.55
VR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
86% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 58.49 vs. VR: 253.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 104.32  Med: 142.18 Max: 228.21
Current: 253.55
104.32
228.21

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.78
VR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. VR: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.07 Max: 4.09
Current: 2.78
0.83
4.09
Dividend Payout 0.23
VR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. VR: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.19 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.23
0.04
1.07
Dividend growth (3y) 6.30
VR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
57% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. VR: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
VR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 6.30 Max: 10.9
Current: 6.3
0
10.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.24
VR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. VR: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 4.68 Max: 6.24
Current: 4.24
1.27
6.24
Share Buyback Rate 2.10
VR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. VR: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
VR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.8  Med: -9.10 Max: -21.2
Current: 2.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.11
VR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VR: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.11
Current: 1.11
0.64
1.11
Price/Projected FCF 1.41
VR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
287% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. VR: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.23 Max: 1.36
Current: 1.41
0.96
1.36
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
VR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VR: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.23
Current: 1.08
0.69
1.23
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.42
VR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. VR: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
VR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.42
0.4
1.46
Price/Graham Number 0.59
VR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. VR: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.59
0.29
1.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.16
VR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. VR: 14.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 13.50 Max: 62.6
Current: 14.16
1.5
62.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.32
VR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. VR: 19.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -15.3  Med: -1.30 Max: 19.3
Current: 19.32
-15.3
19.3

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Specialty » Insurance - Reinsurance
Compare:HVRRY, Y, RE, SZCRF, RGA » details
Traded in other countries:32V.Germany,
Validus Holdings Inc was incorporated under the laws of Bermuda on October 19, 2005. The Company, through its subsidiaries provides reinsurance and insurance coverage in the property, marine, and specialty lines markets. The Company operates in three reportable segments - Validus Re, AlphaCat and Talbot. In Validus Re, the Company's reinsurance operating subsidiary, operates as a Bermuda-based provider of short-tail reinsurance products on a global basis. In AlphaCat segment. the Company underwrites insurance and reinsurance on marine risks covering damages. In Talbot segment, the Company's insurance operating subsidiary, operates through its two underwriting platforms: Talbot Underwriting Ltd, which manages syndicate 1183 at Lloyd's, and Underwriting Risk Services Ltd, which is an underwriting agency writing yachts, marinas and fine art business on behalf of the Talbot syndicate and others. The primary lines in which the Company conducts business are: Property, Marine and Specialty. Validus Re underwrites property catastrophe reinsurance, property per risk reinsurance and property pro rata reinsurance. Property catastrophe includes reinsurance for insurance companies exposures to an accumulation of property and related losses from separate policies, typically relating to natural disasters or other catastrophic events. Property per risk provides reinsurance for insurance companies excess retention on individual property and related risks, such as highly-valued buildings. In property pro rata contracts the reinsurer shares the premiums as well as the losses and expenses in an agreed proportion with the cedant. The Company underwrites insurance and reinsurance on marine risks covering damage to or losses of marine vessels or cargo, yachts and marinas, third-party liability for marine accidents and physical loss and liability from offshore energy properties. The Company underwrites other specialty lines with very limited exposure correlation with its property, marine and energy investments. The insurance and reinsurance industries are highly competitive. The Company faces intense competition, based upon global capacity, product breadth, reputation and experience with respect to particular lines of business, relationships with (re)insurance intermediaries, quality of service, capital and perceived financial, innovation and price. It competes with major U.S., Bermuda, European and other international insurers and reinsurers and certain underwriting syndicates and insurers. Talbot operates mainly within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 1183, and Lloyd's operations are subject to regulation in the United States in addition to being regulated in the United Kingdom.
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Investor Donald Smith Buys Validus, Seacor, News Corp, Oplink Aug 12 2014 
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Steven Cohen Buys Stake in Validus Holdings; John Paulson Reduces American Capital Dec 28 2011 
Steven Cohen Buys Stake in Validus Holdings; John Paulson Reduces American Capital Dec 28 2011 
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VALIDUS HOLDINGS LTD Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 18 2011 
VALIDUS HOLDINGS LTD Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 
VALIDUS HOLDINGS LTD (VR) Deputy Chairman & President George P. Reeth sells 138,136 Shares Sep 30 2010 

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