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NASDAQ:VRSKVerisk Analytics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$166.13
+1.67 (+1.02 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$162.14
Now: $166.13
$166.79
50-Day Range
$145.21
MA: $156.92
$172.68
52-Week Range
$116.61
Now: $166.13
$173.77
Volume1.77 million shs
Average Volume976,444 shs
Market Capitalization$26.96 billion
P/E Ratio56.51
Dividend Yield0.66%
Beta0.71
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.95 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRSK
CUSIP92345Y10
Phone201-469-3000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.61 billion
Cash Flow$6.51 per share
Book Value$13.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$449.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,300
Market Cap$26.96 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VRSK stock has increased by 9.5% and is now trading at $166.13. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisk Analytics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 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, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Verisk Analytics.

How were Verisk Analytics' earnings last quarter?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The business services provider reported $1.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.04. The business services provider had revenue of $689.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $677.79 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 18.23% and a return on equity of 34.93%. The firm's revenue was up 10.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.03 EPS. View Verisk Analytics' earnings history.

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

Verisk Analytics declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Tuesday, June 30th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.65%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 12th. View Verisk Analytics' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for VRSK?

14 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Verisk Analytics' shares. Their forecasts range from $144.00 to $190.00. On average, they anticipate Verisk Analytics' stock price to reach $165.85 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%. View analysts' price targets for Verisk Analytics.

Has Verisk Analytics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VRSK stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Verisk Analytics earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect 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 drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,700,000 shares, a drop of 12.4% from the April 15th total of 1,940,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,040,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company 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), Visa (V), Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA), Zoetis (ZTS), Starbucks (SBUX), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Walmart (WMT).

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.92%), State Street Corp (4.19%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.08%), Parnassus Investments CA (3.02%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.49%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.27%). 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, Samuel G Liss, 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, Korea Investment CORP, Principal Financial Group Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, 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, Constantine Iordanou, David B Wright, David J Grover, Kenneth E Thompson, Mark V Anquillare, Samuel G Liss, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Girard Partners LTD., Ardevora Asset Management LLP, BlackRock Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Federated Hermes Inc., and Eventide Asset Management LLC. 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 $166.13.

How big of a company is Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics has a market capitalization of $26.96 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.

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 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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