Stochastic Oscillator Analysis for Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR)


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) for the period of 9-Day stands at 94.18% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 88.36%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Buy”.

About Company

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.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) opened the session at $51.05 and after going up 0.51% closed at $51.41. The stock gained 0.36 points in the last trade.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $50.76 and $51.46 during the previous active session. Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) traded with the volume of 1.2 Million with average volume of 855.67 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.71 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.27 and 63.3 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) is at 3.1% and the shares outstanding are 79.27 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) stands at 2.96% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 14.19 while Forward P/E shows the value of 12.56.

The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 1.65 and 1.07 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 5.09 and 14.85 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) stands at 0 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 0.

Return on Assets ROA of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) is at 2.4% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) stand at 7.8% and 12.7% respectively.

The payout ratio of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) stands at 39.6%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 6.53% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 8.87%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -1.25% while six month performance of the shares of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) remained bearish with the count of -7.22%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) remained down at -0.45% and -6.54% respectively.