Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2013

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Validus Holdings, Ltd. ( VR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $2 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $36.9, the dividend yield is 9.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VR was $36.9, representing a -1.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.63 and a 23.12% increase over the 52 week low of $29.97.

VR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). VR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.97. Zacks Investment Research reports VR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 47.69%, compared to an industry average of -1.2%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VR Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to VR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VR as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Value ETF ( SCHV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KIE with an increase of 10.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VR at 2.57%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: AIG , KIE , SCHV , TRV , VR

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