NASDAQ:VRSK - Verisk Analytics Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $112.45 -0.04 (-0.04 %) (As of 07/19/2018 02:04 AM ET)Previous Close$112.49Today's Range$111.46 - $112.5652-Week Range$78.97 - $113.29Volume478,100 shsAverage Volume880,557 shsMarket Capitalization$18.51 billionP/E Ratio34.87Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.69 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Verisk 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. Receive VRSK News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VRSK and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Data processing & preparation Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services SectorBusiness Services SymbolNASDAQ:VRSK CUSIP92345Y10 Webwww.verisk.com Phone201-469-3000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.93 Current Ratio0.45 Quick Ratio0.45 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio34.87 Forward P/E Ratio27.36 P/E Growth2.17 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.15 billion Price / Sales8.66 Cash Flow$4.7729 per share Price / Cash23.56 Book Value$11.69 per share Price / Book9.62 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.21 Net Income$555.10 million Net Margins26.05% Return on Equity31.75% Return on Assets10.10% Miscellaneous Employees7,304 Outstanding Shares165,260,000Market Cap$18,510.68 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 earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The business services provider reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94. The business services provider had revenue of $581 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $565.41 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 26.05% and a return on equity of 31.75%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $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 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Verisk Analytics' shares. Their forecasts range from $89.00 to $115.00. On average, they expect Verisk Analytics' stock price to reach $105.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.0%. 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, "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 it an unrivaled edge over its competitors. In fact, the company has outperformed its industry in the past year. Solid organic growth, strategic buyouts and shareholder friendly moves further raise optimism about the company. However, Verisk remains susceptible to operational risks, customer consolidation, fluctuations in the U.S. insurance industry, pricing pressure and lower acceptance of its services. Its European operations and businesses remain vulnerable to the outcome of Brexit. A debt-laden balance sheet is another major concern." (7/17/2018) 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? Some companies that are related to Verisk Analytics include Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Fiserv (FISV), Workday (WDAY), DXC Technology (DXC), Autohome (ATHM), Proofpoint (PFPT), YY (YY), Zendesk (ZEN), RingCentral (RNG), DST Systems (DST), Pegasystems (PEGA), Corelogic (CLGX), CarGurus (CARG), Bilibili (BILI) and Zynga (ZNGA). 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? News coverage about VRSK stock has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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 news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.36 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are Verisk Analytics' major shareholders? Verisk Analytics' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.63%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.54%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.13%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.09%), Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.06%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%). 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 major investors are selling Verisk Analytics stock? VRSK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., Bank of Montreal Can, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 major investors are buying Verisk Analytics stock? VRSK stock was purchased 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, Amalgamated Bank, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, CENTRAL TRUST Co and Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd.. 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 $112.45. How big of a company is Verisk Analytics? Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $18.51 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 365 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 304 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 669MarketBeat'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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Book Value of a Share?