Validus Holdings Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, April 25th. Validus Holdings, Ltd. is a Bermuda-based reinsurer. The Company concentrates on property risks and other reinsurance lines.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Validus Holdings Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.38 per share on revenues of $500.03 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 9.38.
Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $1.34 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $5, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Validus Holdings has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,279||1,937||1,980||1,907||2,061|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.61||9.24||3.34||0.14||3.99|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||527.72||519.22||431.04||604.27||506.38|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.33||1.18||1.62||2.11||-0.92|
Validus Holdings has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)