Dividends, Financial Results, Conference Calls Schedules, and Share Repurchase Programs - Research Report on AIG, Axis, MBIA,

Dividends, Financial Results, Conference Calls Schedules, and Share Repurchase
    Programs - Research Report on AIG, Axis, MBIA, Validus, and Alleghany

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NEW YORK, November 7, 2013

NEW YORK, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting American
International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG), Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:
AXS), MBIA Inc. (NYSE: MBI), Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: VR), and Alleghany
Corp. (NYSE: Y). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

American International Group, Inc. Research Report

On October 31, 2013, American International Group, Inc.'s (AIG) Board of
Directors announced a dividend of $0.10 per share on AIG common stock, par
value $2.50 per share. According to the Company, stockholders of record at the
close of business on Thursday, December 5, 2013 will be paid the dividends on
Thursday, December 19, 2013. The Full Research Report on American
International Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/9065_AIG]

Axis Capital Holdings Limited Research Report

On October 30, 2013, Axis Capital Holdings Limited (Axis) reported its
financial results for Q3 2013. The Company posted total revenues of $1.0
billion, up 2.6% YoY. Axis reported net income available to common
shareholders of $137.1 million, or $1.21 per diluted common share in Q3 2013,
versus $223.4 million, or $1.82 per diluted common share in Q3 2012. Albert
Benchimol, President and CEO of Axis commented, "We're pleased to announce a
very good quarter on all fronts. Our annualized operating return on average
common equity was 15.6% for the quarter and our diluted book value per share
increased 4.5%, with strong contributions from both underwriting and
investments. We are confident our risk selection, combined with our
disciplined attention to portfolio construction, will positively differentiate
our Company and shareholder returns over the longer term. Our recent upgrade
to A+ by A.M. Best is another testimony to our strong track record and the
value of our global franchise in the marketplace." The Full Research Report on
Axis Capital Holdings Limited - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/5735_AXS]

MBIA Inc. Research Report

On November 4, 2013, MBIA Inc. (MBIA) reported that it will host a webcast and
conference call for investors on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. EST
to discuss its Q3 2013 financial results, along with other issues related to
the Company, which will be followed by Q&A session. MBIA informed that a press
release regarding its Q3 2013 financial results along with a Q3 2013 Operating
Supplement will be made available at the Company's website after 4:00 p.m. EST
on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The Full Research Report on MBIA Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/a09d_MBI]

Validus Holdings, Ltd. Research Report

On November 4, 2013, Validus Holdings, Ltd. (Validus) reported that its Board
of Directors has authorized an increase in the Company's common share
repurchase authorization to $500.0 million. Jeff Sangster, Validus' CFO, said,
"The increase in Validus' common share repurchase authorization to $500
million is an affirmation of our commitment to return excess capital to
shareholders. This authorization gives us the flexibility to manage capital
prudently as conditions warrant." The Full Research Report on Validus
Holdings, Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/5ea1_VR]

Alleghany Corp. Research Report

On November 4, 2013, Alleghany Corp. (Alleghany) reported its financial
results for Q3 2013 and 9M 2013. Alleghany declared net earnings of $113.4
million, or $6.75 per diluted share for Q3 2013, versus $125.4 million or
$7.41 per diluted share for Q3 2012. The Company also reported net earnings of
$423.4 million, or $25.20 per diluted share in 9M 2013, versus $794.9 million,
or $53.14 per diluted share in 9M 2012. Weston M. Hicks, President and CEO of
Alleghany said, "Alleghany has generated solid year-to-date performance,
growing book value per share by 5.7%. This result was driven by our strong
year to date underwriting performance, highlighted by an 89.9% combined ratio,
and the total return on our investment portfolio, which increased by 1.7% over
the same period due largely to strong equity returns. Looking more closely at
the third quarter, our results included strong investment returns and mixed
underwriting performance." The Full Research Report on Alleghany Corp. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/35e7_Y]

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