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Verisk Analytics Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.61 (+1.33 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $198.23
50-Day Range
MA: $193.07
52-Week Range
Now: $198.23
Volume350,932 shs
Average Volume833,770 shs
Market Capitalization$32.23 billion
P/E Ratio63.54
Dividend Yield0.55%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

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

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.88 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRSK



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.61 billion
Cash Flow$6.78 per share
Book Value$13.80 per share


Net Income$449.90 million


Market Cap$32.23 billion
Next Earnings Date2/16/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Verisk Analytics' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Verisk Analytics' stock was trading at $151.68 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VRSK shares have increased by 30.7% and is now trading at $198.23.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Verisk Analytics?

12 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 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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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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) announced its earnings results on Monday, November, 9th. The business services provider reported $1.32 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.12. The business services provider earned $702.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $692.14 million. Verisk Analytics had a return on equity of 36.42% and a net margin of 19.12%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 6th. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 14th.
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What price target have analysts set for VRSK?

12 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Verisk Analytics' shares. Their forecasts range from $144.00 to $220.00. On average, they expect Verisk Analytics' stock price to reach $183.64 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.4%.
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Are investors shorting Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,370,000 shares, a decline of 23.9% from the October 15th total of 1,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 637,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Currently, 0.9% of the company's shares 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), 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, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Lee M. Shavel, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $1.47M)
  • Mr. Mark V. Anquillare, Exec. VP & COO (Age 54, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. Kenneth E. Thompson Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 60, Pay $900.88k)
  • Mr. Vincent de P. McCarthy, Exec. VP (Age 55, Pay $944.4k)
  • Mr. David J. Grover, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Eric Schneider, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Nicholas Daffan, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 50)
  • Ms. Stacey Jill Brodbar, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Mark S. Magath, Sr. VP of Risk & Compliance

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.26%), State Street Corp (4.27%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.24%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.38%), Harding Loevner LP (1.29%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.96%). 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 major investors are selling Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, CIBC Asset Management Inc, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Truist Financial Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Morgan Stanley, and Standard Life Aberdeen plc. 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 major investors are buying Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd Zurich, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Riverbridge Partners LLC, and BlackRock Inc..
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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 $198.23.

How big of a company is Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $32.23 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 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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