David Zanoni
Momentum, growth at reasonable price, long-term horizon

Validus Holdings: Dividend Stock That's Undervalued By 40% - 60%

Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR) is a solid dividend-paying undervalued small-cap global insurance company. Validus provides insurance services in the property, marine and specialty lines markets. It underwrites property catastrophe reinsurance, property per-risk insurance, marine-related insurance and property pro-rata reinsurance. The specialty lines include: aerospace, agriculture, terrorism, financial lines of business, life, accident and health, nuclear, workers compensation, motor, contingency, crisis management and technical lines. The company's fundamentals are solid and have set-up a high reward, low risk investment opportunity.

Prudent Business Practices

The company's primary underwriting objective is to construct a portfolio of short-tail insurance and reinsurance contracts with superior risk and return characteristics which maximize return on equity. This is subject to prudent risk constraints on the amount...

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