NASDAQ:VRSK - Verisk Analytics Stock Price, News & Analysis

$158.70
-0.63 (-0.40 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:36 AM ET)
Today's Range
$158.45
Now: $158.70
$159.94
50-Day Range
$150.04
MA: $157.33
$164.68
52-Week Range
$102.74
Now: $158.70
$164.97
Volume337,276 shs
Average Volume741,113 shs
Market Capitalization$25.95 billion
P/E Ratio38.61
Dividend Yield0.63%
Beta0.72
Verisk Analytics, Inc provides data analytics solutions in the United States and internationally. It provides predictive analytics and decision support solutions to customers in rating, underwriting, claims, catastrophe and weather risk, natural resources intelligence, economic forecasting, and various other fields. The company operates through three segments: Insurance, Energy and Specialized Markets, and Financial Services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRSK
CUSIP92345Y10
Phone201-469-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.40 billion
Cash Flow$6.1085 per share
Book Value$12.58 per share

Profitability

Net Income$598.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,184
Market Cap$25.95 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verisk Analytics' stock symbol?

Verisk Analytics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRSK."

How often does Verisk Analytics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 12th. View Verisk Analytics' Dividend History.

How were Verisk Analytics' earnings last quarter?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The business services provider reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.10. The business services provider had revenue of $652.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $642.61 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 23.97% and a return on equity of 33.05%. The business's revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.06 earnings per share. View Verisk Analytics' Earnings History.

When is Verisk Analytics' next earnings date?

Verisk Analytics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Verisk Analytics.

What price target have analysts set for VRSK?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Verisk Analytics' stock. Their predictions range from $124.00 to $155.00. On average, they expect Verisk Analytics' share price to reach $138.8889 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Verisk Analytics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Verisk Analytics?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisk Analytics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Verisk Analytics.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Verisk Analytics stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Verisk Analytics stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Verisk remains susceptible to operational risks related to security breaches at facilities, computer networks and databases, resulting in loss of its credibility and/or customers. Buyouts have increased its financial burden in the form of higher interest expenses over the past few years. Escalating investments for software development resulted in higher capital expenditures. On the flip side,  Verisk continues to benefit from higher organic revenue growth and acquisitions. The company's expertise in providing predictive data analytics decision provides it an edge over its competitors. It has a consistent record of rewarding its shareholders. Shares of Verisk have outperformed the industry in the past six months." (4/27/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ". We maintain our Overweight rating on Verisk and our 12-month PT of $135 following VRSK’s analyst day. Verisk believes major opportunities remain through digital engagement and international expansion. Management reiterated its long-term targets (Click here for slide deck). We remain attracted to Verisk’s faster-than-average industry growth and operating margins that are near the higher end of those of competitors." (12/6/2018)

Has Verisk Analytics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about VRSK stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verisk Analytics earned a daily sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Verisk Analytics.

Are investors shorting Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,792,800 shares, a decrease of 9.2% from the July 15th total of 1,974,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 820,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Verisk Analytics' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Verisk Analytics' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Verisk Analytics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Verisk Analytics investors own include Celgene (CELG), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Walmart (WMT), Adobe (ADBE), Broadcom (AVGO), Starbucks (SBUX), Mastercard (MA), InterDigital Wireless (IDCC) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Verisk Analytics' key executives?

Verisk Analytics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Scott G. Stephenson, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Lee M. Shavel, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Mark V. Anquillare, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Kenneth E. Thompson, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Vincent de P. McCarthy, Group Pres (Age 54)

Who are Verisk Analytics' major shareholders?

Verisk Analytics' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.32%), BlackRock Inc. (7.28%), BlackRock Inc. (7.28%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.37%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.34%) and Parnassus Investments CA (2.90%). Company insiders that own Verisk Analytics stock include Andrew G Mills, Christopher M Foskett, Constantine Iordanou, David B Wright, David J Grover, Frank J Coyne, Hyatt J Brown, John F Lehman, Kenneth E Thompson, Lee Shavel, Mark V Anquillare, Scott G Stephenson and Vincent De P Mccarthy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Verisk Analytics.

Which institutional investors are selling Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and William Blair Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Verisk Analytics company stock in the last year include Andrew G Mills, Christopher M Foskett, Constantine Iordanou, David B Wright, David J Grover, John F Lehman, Mark V Anquillare, Scott G Stephenson and Vincent De P Mccarthy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verisk Analytics.

Which institutional investors are buying Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, AKO Capital LLP, Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have bought Verisk Analytics stock in the last two years include Lee Shavel and Scott G Stephenson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verisk Analytics.

How do I buy shares of Verisk Analytics?

Shares of VRSK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Verisk Analytics' stock price today?

One share of VRSK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $158.70.

How big of a company is Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $25.95 billion and generates $2.40 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $598.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.11 on an earnings per share basis. Verisk Analytics employs 8,184 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Verisk Analytics.

What is Verisk Analytics' official website?

The official website for Verisk Analytics is http://www.verisk.com/.

How can I contact Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics' mailing address is 545 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD, JERSEY CITY NJ, 07310. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 201-469-3000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ VRSK)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  435 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  414 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  849
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Verisk Analytics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VRSK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VRSK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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