Stocks News Update: Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR), Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY)


Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR)

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) represented a move of -0.07 percent or $0.03 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $67.65. 1.26 Million Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 1.93 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 5.38 Billion.

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.

The stock traded between $41.15 and $67.77 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 1.92. Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) is currently showing an DECREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a DECREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $13.74 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $27.88. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 20.23 and Price to Book of 1.53.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 3 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) reported its Actual EPS of $0.05/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Validus Holdings, Ltd. could bring EPS of $0.85/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.8 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of -94.1 Percent.

Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY)

In the last trading session, Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) added its value by 1.28% closing at the price of $112.58. The stock currently has market capitalization of 4.25 Billion, with average volume of 532.56 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) is showing beta of 0.57. This particular value of beta suggests that Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) has historically moved 57% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) is at $4.08.

The stock currently has RSI of 43.03. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

Casey’s General Stores, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries operate convenience stores under the names Casey’s and Casey’s General Store. The Company also operates two stores under the name Tobacco City, selling primarily tobacco products, and one grocery store. The Casey’s stores carry a broad selection of food (including freshly prepared foods such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches), beverages, tobacco products, health and beauty aids, automotive products, and other nonfood items. In addition, all but two stores offer fuel for sale on a self-service basis. Casey’s General Stores Inc. is a chain of convenience stores. Casey’s operates its own distribution centers, delivering approximately 90% of in-store products as well as approximately 75% of the fuel sold at own stores.

Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) topped its 52-week high price of $128.51 on 01/26/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $ 99.76 on 09/06/17. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 27.58 and Weekly volatility of 3.59% and monthly volatility of 2.68% respectively.