Prospector Partners LLC Increased Its Stake in Validus Holdings LTD (VR)

May 3, 2018 - By Maria Fierro

Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.01, from 2017Q3’s 0.92. The ratio improved due to VR positioning: 29 sold and 78 reduced. 42 funds amassed holdings and 58 increased holdings. Investors holded 74.05 million in 2017Q3 but now own 75.58 million shares or 2.07% more. Brinker owns 17,040 shs. State Street Corp reported 0.01% of its capital in Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR). Estabrook Cap Management has 778 shs. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas stated it has 0% in Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR). Vanguard Group Inc stated it has 0.01% in Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR). Rafferty Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 16,840 shs. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas stated it has 0.01% in Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR). Price T Rowe Associate Md holds 0.01% or 1.19 million shs. Ameriprise Fincl Incorporated holds 175,082 shs. Capstone Invest Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 4,612 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Point72 Asset Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% in Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) or 30,600 shs. Amp Cap reported 0.01% of its capital in Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR). Centurylink Inv Management Company holds 25,853 shs or 0.43% of its capital. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 38,600 shs stake. Nepsis Capital owns 3.72% invested in Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) for 156,406 shs.

VR had 7 insider sales and 0 insider buys since December 15, 2017. This’s net activity of $3.41 million. On Friday, December 15 6,875 shs were sold by Driscoll Kean, worth $317,350.

In 2017Q4 SEC form is reported Prospector Partners Llc’s stake in Validus Holdings Ltd (VR) which was rose by 25.94%. 66,700 shares were bought by Prospector Partners Llc as the company’s stock rose 43.87% while stock markets declined. The finance company at the end of 2017Q4 was valued at $15.19M. It’s up from 257,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Now it had 323,800 shares held by the institutional investor . Validus Holdings Ltd has $5.56B MC. VR is hitting $67.67 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.04%.Validus Holdings, Ltd. has volume of 259,803 shares. Since May 3, 2017 VR has risen 21.21% and is uptrending. VR outperformed by 9.66% the S&P500.

Prospector Partners Llc has cut its stake in and also reduced its holding in by shares in the quarter, for a total of shares.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) Ratings Coverage

A total of 5 analysts rate Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR) as follows: 0 “Buy”, 5 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 0 are bullish. The firm has $55.0 highest and $50.0 lowest target. The avg target $52.50 is -22.42% below the last ($67.67) price. (NYSE:VR) has 6 ratings reports on 3 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Tuesday, January 30 the company was downgraded by JMP Securities. On Monday, January 22 the stock of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) has “Hold” rating given by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Tuesday, February 13 the firm earned “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) has “Market Perform” rating given by Wood. In Thursday, January 4 report Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $55.0 target.

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