Validus Holdings Ltd. (VR) : Fridays money flow data in Validus Holdings Ltd. (VR) suggests that the bulls made the most of the weakness in the stock. The inflow of money into the stock on upticks was $1.38 million, whereas, $0.87 million worth of transactions were done on downticks. The ratio between the two, uptick and downtick stood at 1.58, in favor of the bulls. The total money flow into the stock was $0.51 million clearly indicating that the smart money has been buying into the stock on weakness.
In comparison, the money flow in block deals was $0 million. The total value of block trades done on upticks was $0 million. Validus Holdings Ltd. (VR) fell $0.01 and traded at $50.64, down -0.02% for the day, over previous days close. On a weekly basis, the shares are 0.54% over the previous weeks close.
The company Insiders own 4.19% of Validus Holdings Ltd. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 94.06% of Validus Holdings Ltd. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -5.21%.
In a related news,The officer (Group Chief Accounting Officer) of Validus Holdings Ltd, Boisvert Patrick sold 1,500 shares at $48 on June 6, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $72,000. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Validus Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:VR): The stock opened at $50.84 and touched an intraday high of $50.9 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $50.511, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $50.72 with a gain of 0.14% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 762,574. The stock had closed at $50.65 in the previous trading session.
Validus Holdings Ltd. (VR) : Traders are bullish on Validus Holdings Ltd. (VR) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 1.98% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 0.19%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 0.69% in the last 1 week, and is up 1.85% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
Validus Holdings, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the global insurance and reinsurance. The Company operates in four segments: Validus Re, AlphaCat, Talbot and Western World. Validus Re is a Bermuda-based reinsurance segment focused on short tail lines of reinsurance. AlphaCat is a Bermuda-based investment adviser, managing capital from third parties and the Company in insurance linked securities and other investments in the property catastrophe reinsurance space. Talbot is a specialty insurance segment, primarily operating within the Lloyds insurance market through Syndicate 1183. Western World is a specialty excess and surplus lines insurance segment operating within the United States commercial market.