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NASDAQ:VRSK - Verisk Analytics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$137.77
-4.33 (-3.05 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$136.98
Now: $137.77
$143.47
50-Day Range
$121.18
MA: $156.12
$171.56
52-Week Range
$116.61
Now: $137.77
$171.73
Volume1.22 million shs
Average Volume1.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.47 billion
P/E Ratio50.84
Dividend Yield0.76%
Beta0.64
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRSK
CUSIP92345Y10
Phone201-469-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.61 billion
Cash Flow$6.61 per share
Book Value$13.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$449.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,300
Market Cap$22.47 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 decreased by 9.2% and is now trading at $137.77. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Verisk Analytics?

13 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 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Verisk Analytics.

When is Verisk Analytics' next earnings date?

Verisk Analytics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Verisk Analytics.

How were Verisk Analytics' earnings last quarter?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 18th. The business services provider reported $1.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.01. The business services provider had revenue of $676.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $670.50 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 17.26% and a return on equity of 33.49%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.04 earnings per share. View Verisk Analytics' earnings history.

How often does Verisk Analytics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 13th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 12th. This is a positive change from Verisk Analytics's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Verisk Analytics' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for VRSK?

13 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Verisk Analytics' shares. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $191.00. On average, they anticipate Verisk Analytics' share price to reach $166.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Verisk Analytics.

Has Verisk Analytics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about VRSK stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verisk Analytics earned a news sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutVerisk Analytics.

Are investors shorting Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 2,370,200 shares, an increase of 33.9% from the February 27th total of 1,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,271,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Verisk Analytics' Current Options Chain.

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), Mastercard (MA), Xilinx (XLNX), Verizon Communications (VZ), Zoetis (ZTS), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Veeva Systems (VEEV).

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 State Street Corp (4.21%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.16%), Parnassus Investments CA (3.01%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.80%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.47%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (2.49%). 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, 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, FMR LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Verisk Analytics company stock in the last year include Andrew G Mills, Christopher M Foskett, Constantine Iordanou, David B Wright, David J Grover, Kenneth E Thompson, Mark V Anquillare, and Vincent De P Mccarthy. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Norges Bank, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Alliancebernstein L.P., Korea Investment CORP, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Parnassus Investments CA, and Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Verisk Analytics' stock price today?

One share of VRSK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $137.77.

How big of a company is Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $22.47 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. View additional information about Verisk Analytics.

What is Verisk Analytics' official website?

The official website for Verisk Analytics is http://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 201-469-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ VRSK)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  476 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  454 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  930
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Verisk Analytics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VRSK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VRSK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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