NASDAQ:VRSK - Verisk Analytics Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$112.38 +0.37 (+0.33 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 01:36 PM ET)
Previous Close$111.68
Today's Range$111.38 - $112.51
52-Week Range$78.97 - $113.29
Volume11,736 shs
Average Volume699,231 shs
Market Capitalization$18.68 billion
P/E Ratio34.88
Dividend YieldN/A
Verisk Analytics logoVerisk Analytics, Inc. provides data analytics solutions for customers in the insurance, energy, and financial markets in the United States and internationally. Its Decision Analytics segment develops predictive models to forecast scenarios, and produce standard and customized analytics for predicting loss, selecting and pricing risk, detecting fraud before and after a loss event, and quantifying losses. It provides fraud-detection tools for the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry; data analytics for energy, chemicals, and metals and mining industries; and data and information services that enable enhanced compliance with environmental health and safety, as well as helps businesses and governments to anticipate and manage climate-and weather-related risks. The company's Risk Assessment segment offers solutions to P&C insurance customers and focuses on prediction of loss, and selection and pricing of risk. Its solutions include industry-standard insurance programs that help P&C insurers in defining coverage and issue policies; actuarial services to help its customers analyze and price their risks; and customized services that include assisting with the development of independent insurance programs, analysis of their own underwriting experience, development of classification systems and rating plans, and other business decisions, as well as supplies information to various customers in other markets. This segment's solutions also comprise property-specific rating and underwriting information on properties, businesses, and communities to evaluate, price, and process commercial insurance applications, including property, auto, general liability, business owner's policy, and workers compensation. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
SectorBusiness Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.93
Current Ratio0.45
Quick Ratio0.45


Trailing P/E Ratio34.88
Forward P/E Ratio27.34
P/E Growth2.19

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.15 billion
Price / Sales8.66
Cash Flow$4.7258 per share
Price / Cash23.78
Book Value$11.69 per share
Price / Book9.61


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.21
Net Income$555.10 million
Net Margins26.05%
Return on Equity31.75%
Return on Assets10.10%


Outstanding Shares165,260,000
Market Cap$18,680.88

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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 were Verisk Analytics' earnings last quarter?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The business services provider reported $0.94 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.94. The business services provider had revenue of $581 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $565.41 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 26.05% and a return on equity of 31.75%. Verisk Analytics's quarterly revenue was up 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.74 EPS. View Verisk Analytics' Earnings History.

When is Verisk Analytics' next earnings date?

Verisk Analytics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Verisk Analytics.

What price target have analysts set for VRSK?

12 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Verisk Analytics' shares. Their predictions range from $89.00 to $115.00. On average, they expect Verisk Analytics' stock price to reach $105.5833 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.2%. View Analyst Ratings for Verisk Analytics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Verisk Analytics?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisk Analytics in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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 reported strong first-quarter 2018 results with revenues and earnings surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate and increasing on a year-over-year basis. We appreciate Verisk’s expertise in providing predictive data analytics decision by using advanced technologies to collect and interpret different types of data sets. Such a deep technical prowess for analytics and Big Data provides an unrivaled edge over its competitors. The company continues to extend its footprint in new markets, with healthy long-term growth potential, through targeted international expansion. Meanwhile, Verisk’s operation in a large and diverse addressable market with low customer concentration is a positive. In fact, the company has outperformed its industry in the past year. However, Verisk remains susceptible to operational risks related to security breaches in its facilities, computer networks and databases, resulting in a loss of its credibility." (5/4/2018)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Insurance has multiple avenues for growth. Insurance (73% of total revenues) is growing through organic opportunities and new acquisitions. The business continues its global focus and views London, where Verisk has made recent acquisitions, as a strategic jumping off point to other geographies. Verisk sees a $2 billion total addressable market (TAM) for commercial lines software and services." (12/8/2017)

Who are some of Verisk Analytics' key competitors?

Who are Verisk Analytics' key executives?

Verisk Analytics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Scott G. Stephenson, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Lee M. Shavel, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Mark V. Anquillare, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Kenneth E. Thompson, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. David J. Grover, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)

Has Verisk Analytics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VRSK stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Verisk Analytics earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.76 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Verisk Analytics' major shareholders?

Verisk Analytics' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.54%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.13%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.09%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Verisk Analytics stock include Andrew G Mills, Annell R Bay, Christopher M Foskett, Constantine Iordanou, David B Wright, David J Grover, Eva F Huston, 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Riverbridge Partners LLC and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Verisk Analytics company stock in the last year include Andrew G Mills, Christopher M Foskett, David B Wright, David J Grover, Frank J Coyne, Hyatt J Brown, John F Lehman, Kenneth E Thompson, 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 Rathbone Brothers plc, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, CENTRAL TRUST Co, RDL Financial Inc. and DnB Asset Management AS. Company insiders that have bought Verisk Analytics stock in the last two years include Annell R Bay, 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Verisk Analytics' stock price today?

One share of VRSK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.51.

How big of a company is Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $18.68 billion and generates $2.15 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $555.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.21 on an earnings per share basis. Verisk Analytics employs 7,304 workers across the globe.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  361 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  301 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  662
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This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by Staff

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