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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 0.51
VR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. VR: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.09 Max: N/A
Current: 0.51
Equity-to-Asset 0.32
VR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. VR: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.32
0.32
0.72
Interest Coverage 7.46
VR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 355.50 vs. VR: 7.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 7.54 Max: 20.25
Current: 7.46
0.8
20.25
Beneish M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
5.70%
20.69%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 17.60
VR's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
80% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.33 vs. VR: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 20.49 Max: 46.13
Current: 17.6
2.3
46.13
Net Margin % 12.10
VR's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. VR: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 20.08 Max: 46.33
Current: 12.1
1.12
46.33
ROE % 7.47
VR's ROE % is ranked higher than
51% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. VR: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 10.81 Max: 30.06
Current: 7.47
0.39
30.06
ROA % 2.53
VR's ROA % is ranked higher than
60% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VR: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 4.72 Max: 15.83
Current: 2.53
0.29
15.83
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 12.90
VR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. VR: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 7.9 Max: 684.1
Current: 12.9
0.3
684.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.60
VR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. VR: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.9  Med: 7.9 Max: 87.1
Current: 1.6
-23.9
87.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -4.10
VR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. VR: -4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.8  Med: -0.65 Max: 230.8
Current: -4.1
-38.8
230.8
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Preferred stocks of Validus Holdings Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
VRPRA25.584.32A

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Specialty » Insurance - Reinsurance    NAICS: 524130    SIC: 6331
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Traded in other countries:32V.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Bermuda
Validus Holdings Ltd provides reinsurance coverage, insurance coverage and insurance linked securities management through its operating segments, Validus Re, Talbot, Western World, and AlphaCat.

Validus Holdings is a holding company for reinsurance and insurance operating companies and investment advisors. The company includes Validus Reinsurance, Talbot Underwriting, Western World Insurance Group, and AlphaCat Managers. Validus Reinsurance is a Bermuda-based reinsurer focused on treaty reinsurance. Talbot is a specialty insurance group that mainly operates in the Lloyd's insurance market. Western World Insurance Group is a U.S. specialty lines insurance company that specialises in excess and surplus lines. AlphaCat Managers provides investment and capital-management advice for third parties and Validus insurance-linked securities, as well as other property-catastrophe and specialty reinsurance investments.

Top Ranked Articles about Validus Holdings Ltd

Validus Holdings Insider Reduces Position The CEO and chairman sold 273,000 shares
Edward Noonan (Insider Trades), CEO and chairman of Validus Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:VR), sold 273,000 shares of the company on Dec. 12. The average price per share was $55.40 for a total transaction of $15,124,200. Validus, a holding company for reinsurance and insurance operating companies, has a market cap of $4.48 billion. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 15.09
VR's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. VR: 15.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 9.1 Max: 461.57
Current: 15.09
2.8
461.57
Forward PE Ratio 14.71
VR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.09 vs. VR: 14.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.09
VR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
51% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.88 vs. VR: 15.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 9.1 Max: 461.57
Current: 15.09
2.8
461.57
PB Ratio 1.15
VR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. VR: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.25
Current: 1.15
0.6
1.25
PS Ratio 1.76
VR's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VR: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.72 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.76
1.02
2.24
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 9.36
VR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. VR: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 6.26 Max: 63.8
Current: 9.36
2.42
63.8
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.36
VR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
51% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.27 vs. VR: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 6.26 Max: 63.8
Current: 9.36
2.42
63.8
EV-to-EBIT 5.20
VR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. VR: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 5.5 Max: 29.6
Current: 5.2
1.5
29.6
EV-to-EBITDA 5.14
VR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
82% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. VR: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 5.5 Max: 28.4
Current: 5.14
1.5
28.4
PEG Ratio 0.41
VR's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. VR: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
VR' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.66 Max: 22.52
Current: 0.41
0.34
22.52
Shiller PE Ratio 11.87
VR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. VR: 11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
VR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.03  Med: 10.97 Max: 13.02
Current: 11.87
10.03
13.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 2.67
VR's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
76% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.02 vs. VR: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.98 Max: 4.09
Current: 2.67
0.83
4.09
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.40
VR's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. VR: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
VR' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.26 Max: 7.14
Current: 0.4
0.09
7.14
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.30
VR's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. VR: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
VR' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.3 Max: 10.9
Current: 5.3
0
10.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.84
VR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
74% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. VR: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.78
VR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
75% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. VR: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 4.22 Max: 5.79
Current: 3.78
1.18
5.79
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 6.30
VR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. VR: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.7  Med: 0.7 Max: 8.4
Current: 6.3
-29.7
8.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.27
VR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VR: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.27
0.64
1.33
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.58
VR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. VR: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.58
0.31
0.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.04
VR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. VR: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.23
Current: 1.04
0.68
1.23
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.39
VR's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. VR: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
VR' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.39
0.39
1.49
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.92
VR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. VR: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.63 Max: 4.35
Current: 0.92
0.33
4.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 19.15
VR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. VR: 19.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 18.1 Max: 65.7
Current: 19.15
3.4
65.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 18.30
VR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. VR: 18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 15.6 Max: 37.3
Current: 18.3
4.4
37.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,428
EPS (TTM) $ 3.54
Beta0.56
Short Percentage of Float1.20%
52-Week Range $45.34 - 58.76
Shares Outstanding (Mil)79.14

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,434 2,853 2,988
EPS ($) 3.64 3.98 4.45
EPS without NRI ($) 3.64 3.98 4.45
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.50 1.60 1.76
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Diamond Hill Buys Berkshire, Microsoft, PepsiCo May 05 2017 
Validus Holdings Insider Reduces Position Dec 13 2016 
Dreman with Estimated Revisions Screen Jan 21 2016 
Investor Donald Smith Buys Validus, Seacor, News Corp, Oplink Aug 12 2014 
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: V, SCLN, VR, AMSG Jun 25 2012 
Steven Cohen Buys Stake in Validus Holdings; John Paulson Reduces American Capital Dec 28 2011 
Berkshire Hathaway’s Bid for Transatlantic Holdings Now Looks Even Better Aug 09 2011 
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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