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NASDAQ:VRSKVerisk Analytics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$190.43
+2.54 (+1.35 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$187.89
Now: $190.43
$192.40
50-Day Range
$162.89
MA: $178.41
$191.16
52-Week Range
$116.61
Now: $190.43
$192.40
Volume589,100 shs
Average Volume924,736 shs
Market Capitalization$30.92 billion
P/E Ratio61.04
Dividend Yield0.57%
Beta0.73
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. 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 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.42 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.61 billion
Cash Flow$6.42 per share
Book Value$13.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$449.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,300
Market Cap$30.92 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$190.43
+2.54 (+1.35 %)
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Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Verisk Analytics' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Verisk Analytics' stock was trading at $151.68 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VRSK stock has increased by 25.5% and is now trading at $190.43.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Verisk Analytics?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisk Analytics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Verisk Analytics' next earnings date?

Verisk Analytics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Verisk Analytics' earnings last quarter?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The business services provider reported $1.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.19 by $0.10. The business services provider earned $678.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $685.84 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 19.12% and a return on equity of 36.42%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.10 EPS.
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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 Thursday, August 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 14th.
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What price target have analysts set for VRSK?

14 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Verisk Analytics' stock. Their forecasts range from $144.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect Verisk Analytics' stock price to reach $172.92 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.2%.
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Has Verisk Analytics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VRSK stock has been trending negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verisk Analytics earned a news sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,480,000 shares, a decrease of 11.4% from the April 30th total of 1,670,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,110,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), Home Depot (HD), Adobe (ADBE), Visa (V), Broadcom (AVGO), Walmart (WMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Starbucks (SBUX), Zoetis (ZTS) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are Verisk Analytics' key executives?

Verisk Analytics' management team includes the following 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)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (1.68%), Akre Capital Management LLC (1.51%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.93%), Nordea Investment Management AB (0.76%) and Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (0.65%). 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, Lee Shavel, Mark V Anquillare, Samuel G Liss, Scott G Stephenson and Vincent De P Mccarthy.
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Which major investors are selling Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., FMR LLC, and Federated Hermes Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Verisk Analytics company stock in the last year include Andrew G Mills, Christopher M Foskett, David J Grover, Kenneth E Thompson, Mark V Anquillare, Samuel G Liss, and Vincent De P Mccarthy.
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Which major investors are buying Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bessemer Group Inc., and First Trust Advisors LP.
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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 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 $190.43.

How big of a company is Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $30.92 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 9,300 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 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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