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Verisk Analytics Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.18 (-0.10 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $188.50
50-Day Range
MA: $198.46
52-Week Range
Now: $188.50
Volume1.03 million shs
Average Volume730,052 shs
Market Capitalization$30.65 billion
P/E Ratio60.42
Dividend Yield0.57%
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, commercial banking and finance, and various other fields. The company operates through three segments: Insurance, Energy and Specialized Markets, and Financial Services. The Insurance segment focuses on the prediction of loss, selection and pricing of risk, and compliance with their reporting requirements for property and casualty customers. It also develops predictive models to forecast scenarios and produce standard and customized analytics that help its customers to manage their businesses, including detecting fraud before and after a loss event, and quantifying losses. The Energy and Specialized Markets segment provides data analytics for the natural resources value chain, including energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power, and renewables sectors; research and consulting services focusing on exploration strategies and screening, asset development and acquisition, commodity markets, and corporate analysis; and consultancy services in the areas of business environment, business improvement, business strategies, commercial advisory, and transaction support, as well as analysis and advice on assets, companies, governments, and markets. The Financial Services segment offers benchmarking, decisioning algorithms, business intelligence, and customized analytic services to financial institutions, payment networks and processors, alternative lenders, regulators, and merchants. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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Overall MarketRank

1.88 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

45th out of 442 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

7th out of 100 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRSK
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.61 billion
Cash Flow$6.45 per share
Book Value$13.80 per share


Net Income$449.90 million


Market Cap$30.65 billion
Next Earnings Date2/16/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Verisk Analytics' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Verisk Analytics' stock was trading at $151.68 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VRSK shares have increased by 24.3% and is now trading at $188.50.
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Is Verisk Analytics a buy right now?

13 Wall Street research 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 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Verisk Analytics stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VRSK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Verisk Analytics?

Wall Street analysts have given Verisk Analytics a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Verisk Analytics wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Scott Stephenson's approval rating as Verisk Analytics' CEO?

166 employees have rated Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson on Glassdoor.com. Scott Stephenson has an approval rating of 94% among Verisk Analytics' employees. This puts Scott Stephenson in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Verisk Analytics' next earnings date?

Verisk Analytics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 16th 2021.
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How were Verisk Analytics' earnings last quarter?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 9th. The business services provider reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.12. The business services provider earned $702.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $692.14 million. Verisk Analytics had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 36.42% and a net margin of 19.12%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.12 earnings per share.
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How often does Verisk Analytics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Thursday, December 31st. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 14th.
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Is Verisk Analytics a good dividend stock?

Verisk Analytics pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.57%. The dividend payout ratio of Verisk Analytics is 24.66%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Verisk Analytics will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.04% next year. This indicates that Verisk Analytics will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for VRSK?

13 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Verisk Analytics' shares. Their forecasts range from $144.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Verisk Analytics' stock price to reach $191.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.5% from the stock's current price.
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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), The Home Depot (HD), Adobe (ADBE), Visa (V), Broadcom (AVGO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walmart (WMT), Starbucks (SBUX), AbbVie (ABBV) and The Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Verisk Analytics' key executives?

Verisk Analytics' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Scott G. Stephenson, Pres, CEO & Chairman (Age 64)
  • Mr. Lee M. Shavel, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54, Pay $1.47M)
  • Mr. Mark V. Anquillare, Chief Operating Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. Kenneth E. Thompson Esq., Chief Legal Officer (Age 61, Pay $900.88k)
  • Mr. Vincent de P. McCarthy, Chief People & Policy Officer (Age 56, Pay $944.4k)
  • Mr. Eric Schneider, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Nicholas Daffan, Chief Information Officer (Age 51)
  • Ms. Stacey Jill Brodbar, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Joe Madden, PR Leader
  • Ms. Yang Chen, Head of Corp. Devel. & Strategy

What is Verisk Analytics' stock symbol?

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

Who are Verisk Analytics' major shareholders?

Verisk Analytics' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.54%), Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.18%), Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID (0.13%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%), Harvey Investment Co. LLC (0.10%) and Sawgrass Asset Management LLC (0.07%). Company insiders that own Verisk Analytics stock include Andrew G Mills, Christopher M Foskett, Constantine Iordanou, David B Wright, David J Grover, John F Lehman, Kenneth E Thompson, Mark V Anquillare, Samuel G Liss, Scott G Stephenson and Vincent De P Mccarthy.
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Which institutional investors are selling Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Riverbridge Partners LLC, Strs Ohio, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Pacer Advisors Inc., Strategic Blueprint LLC, and Sawgrass Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Verisk Analytics company stock in the last year include Andrew G Mills, David B Wright, David J Grover, Kenneth E Thompson, Mark V Anquillare, Samuel G Liss, Scott G Stephenson, and Vincent De P Mccarthy.
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Which institutional investors are buying Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Contravisory Investment Management Inc., International Assets Investment Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Applied Research Investments LLC, and Welch & Forbes LLC.
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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 WeBull, 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 $188.50.

How big of a company is Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $30.65 billion and generates $2.61 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $449.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.38 on an earnings per share basis. Verisk Analytics employs 9,060 workers across the globe.

What is Verisk Analytics' official website?

The official website for Verisk Analytics is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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