Shares of Validus Holdings Ltd. (VR) Sees Large Outflow of Money

Validus Holdings Ltd. (VR) : The total negative money flow of $2.29 million on Thursday indicates selling on strength. The inflow of money on upticks was $2.98 million, compared to $5.27 million outflow on downticks, which confirms distribution in the stock. The up to down ratio was 0.57. The negative money flow of $3.05 million in block trades reveals that the informed traders sold the stock on every bit of price strength. The traded value of the stock on uptick was $0.97 million in a block trade.The transaction value of block trade on downtick was $4.02 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.24. The price action in the Validus Holdings Ltd. (VR) stock suggests that both the bulls and the bears were in equilibrium. The stock traded at $48.5 with a gain of $0.39 , a change of 0.81% over the previous days close. The stock registered 0.41% for the week.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.29% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.36%. Shares have rallied 7.62% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 1, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $48.77 and the one year low was seen on Jan 29, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $47.51 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $46.07.

Validus Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:VR): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $48.24 and $48.18 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $48.62. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $48.42, notching a gain of 0.64% for the day. The total traded volume was 553,034 . The stock had closed at $48.11 on the previous day.

In an insider trading activity,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. 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.

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