NASDAQ:VRSK

Verisk Analytics Stock Forecast, Price & News

$174.91
+3.82 (+2.23 %)
(As of 06/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$167.80
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52-Week Range
$159.79
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Volume731,376 shs
Average Volume993,949 shs
Market Capitalization$28.35 billion
P/E Ratio40.68
Dividend Yield0.68%
Beta0.78
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About Verisk Analytics

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, global risk analytics, 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 machine learned and artificially intelligent 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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2.03 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

38th out of 505 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

4th out of 109 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Verisk Analytics a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisk Analytics in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Verisk Analytics stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Verisk Analytics?

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Are investors shorting Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 2,130,000 shares, a decline of 20.8% from the May 13th total of 2,690,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 903,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Verisk Analytics' next earnings date?

Verisk Analytics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How were Verisk Analytics' earnings last quarter?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 3rd. The business services provider reported $1.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.25 by $0.02. The business services provider had revenue of $726.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $725.93 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 25.16% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 33.51%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.17 earnings per share.
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How has Verisk Analytics' stock price 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. Since then, VRSK stock has increased by 15.3% and is now trading at $174.91.
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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 Tuesday, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share on Wednesday, June 30th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 14th.
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Is Verisk Analytics a good dividend stock?

Verisk Analytics pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.68%. Verisk Analytics does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Verisk Analytics is 23.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Verisk Analytics will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.66% 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?

9 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Verisk Analytics' stock. Their forecasts range from $177.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Verisk Analytics' share price to reach $203.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Verisk Analytics' key executives?

Verisk Analytics' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Scott G. Stephenson, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Lee M. Shavel, CFO and Group Pres of Energy, Specialized Markets & Financial Services Segments (Age 54, Pay $1.44M)
  • Mr. Mark V. Anquillare, COO & Group Pres of Enterprise Risk Management (Age 55, Pay $1.45M)
  • Mr. Nicholas Daffan, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 51, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. Kenneth E. Thompson Esq., Exec. Counsel (Age 61, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. David J. Grover, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Eric Schneider, Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Stacey Jill Brodbar, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kathy Card Beckles, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 46)
  • Mr. Joe Madden, PR Leader

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.

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).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.43%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.50%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.97%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.41%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.39%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.83%). Company insiders that own Verisk Analytics stock include Andrew G Mills, Christopher M Foskett, Constantine Iordanou, David B Wright, David J Grover, Kenneth E Thompson, Lee Shavel, Mark V Anquillare, Nicholas Daffan, 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 Parnassus Investments CA, BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Federated Hermes Inc., and Franklin Resources Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Verisk Analytics company stock in the last year include Christopher M Foskett, Constantine Iordanou, David B Wright, David J Grover, Kenneth E Thompson, Lee Shavel, Mark V Anquillare, Nicholas Daffan, Samuel G Liss, and Scott G Stephenson.
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Which institutional investors are buying Verisk Analytics stock?

VRSK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Flossbach Von Storch AG, Citigroup Inc., Comgest Global Investors S.A.S., Jensen Investment Management Inc., Capitolis Advisors LLC, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, and Oak Ridge Investments 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.
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What is Verisk Analytics' stock price today?

One share of VRSK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $174.91.

How much money does Verisk Analytics make?

Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $28.35 billion and generates $2.78 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $712.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.04 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Verisk Analytics have?

Verisk Analytics employs 8,960 workers across the globe.

Does Verisk Analytics have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Verisk Analytics: AIR Worldwide Corporation, Argus Information and Advisory Services, BuildFax, Business Insight, FAST Technology, Genscape, ISO Services, Insurance Services Office, Keystone Aerial Surveys Inc, LCI, Power Advocate, Rebmark Legal Solutions Ltd, Rulebook, Wood Mackenzie Limited, and Xactware Solutions.

When was Verisk Analytics founded?

Verisk Analytics was founded in 1971.

What is Verisk Analytics' official website?

The official website for Verisk Analytics is www.verisk.com.

Where are Verisk Analytics' headquarters?

Verisk Analytics is headquartered at 545 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD, JERSEY CITY NJ, 07310.

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 6/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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