Validus Holdings, Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29,
2013. Shareholders who purchased VR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-85% decrease from the prior month. At the current stock price of
$36.53, the dividend yield is 9.85%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VR was $36.53,
representing a -2.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.63 and
a 21.58% increase over the 52 week low of $30.05.
VR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). 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 47.99%, compared to an
industry average of 2.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Value ETF (
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%.