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Verisk Analytics Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.86 (-1.99 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $190.02
50-Day Range
MA: $199.59
52-Week Range
Now: $190.02
Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume699,198 shs
Market Capitalization$30.90 billion
P/E Ratio60.90
Dividend Yield0.56%
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

41st out of 359 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

5th out of 79 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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.61 billion
Cash Flow$6.50 per share
Book Value$13.80 per share


Net Income$449.90 million


Market Cap$30.90 billion
Next Earnings Date2/16/2021 (Estimated)
-3.86 (-1.99 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Verisk Analytics' stock was trading at $151.68 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VRSK stock has increased by 25.3% and is now trading at $190.02.
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Is Verisk Analytics a buy right now?

13 Wall Street equities 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 equities 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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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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 9th. The business services provider reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.12. The business services provider had revenue of $702.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $692.14 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 19.12% and a return on equity of 36.42%. The business's revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Thursday, December 31st. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date 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 0.56%. 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 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Verisk Analytics' stock. Their forecasts range from $144.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate Verisk Analytics' share price to reach $191.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% 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, 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.18%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.02%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Contravisory Investment Management Inc. (0.02%) and Donaldson Capital Management LLC (0.01%). 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 Ardevora Asset Management LLP, City Holding Co., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, and Gateway Investment Advisers 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 major investors are buying Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Contravisory Investment Management Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Sowell Financial Services LLC, Tandem Investment Advisors Inc., Raymond James Trust N.A., and Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd.
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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 $190.02.

How big of a company is Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $30.90 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 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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