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Relatively High Debt to Asset Ratio Detected in Shares of Validus Holdings in the Reinsurance Industry (VR, RNR, RGA, MHLD, Y)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Reinsurance industry with the highest debt to asset ratios. The Debt/Asset ratio shows the proportion of a company's assets that are financed through debt. If the ratio is greater than one, most of the company's assets are financed through debt.

Validus Holdings ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 9.35. RenaissanceRe Holdings is next with a a debt to asset ratio of 7.68. Reinsurance Group of America ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 7.40.

Maiden Holdings follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 6.30, and Alleghany rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 6.22.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Validus Holdings on March 27th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $55.42. Since that call, shares of Validus Holdings have fallen 5.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): VR RNR RGA MHLD Y