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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
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China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
NASDAQ:VRSK

Verisk Analytics - VRSK Stock Forecast, Price & News

$198.38
-0.90 (-0.45%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$195.70
$198.61
50-Day Range
$158.23
$199.28
52-Week Range
$156.05
$231.57
Volume
737,615 shs
Average Volume
691,842 shs
Market Capitalization
$31.14 billion
P/E Ratio
30.61
Dividend Yield
0.63%
Price Target
$216.18

Verisk Analytics MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.55 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.0% Upside
$216.18 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.90% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.88
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.25mentions of Verisk Analytics in the last 14 days
Based on 29 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$31.47 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.48%
From $5.75 to $6.18 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.25 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

146th out of 429 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

35th out of 101 stocks

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About Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) Stock

Verisk Analytics, Inc. provides data analytics solutions in the United States and internationally. The company 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. It operates in 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, as well as 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 supporting customer capital allocation decisions, asset valuation and benchmarking, 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.

Verisk Analytics Stock Down 0.5 %

Verisk Analytics stock opened at $198.38 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $31.14 billion, a PE ratio of 30.61, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.40 and a beta of 0.85. Verisk Analytics has a 12 month low of $156.05 and a 12 month high of $231.57. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $176.02 and a 200-day simple moving average of $188.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 0.56 and a quick ratio of 0.47.

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 2nd. The business services provider reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.41 by $0.12. Verisk Analytics had a return on equity of 35.21% and a net margin of 34.37%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.17 earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that Verisk Analytics will post 5.73 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Verisk Analytics Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 14th. Verisk Analytics's payout ratio is 19.14%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research firms recently commented on VRSK. StockNews.com downgraded Verisk Analytics from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Robert W. Baird lifted their target price on Verisk Analytics from $215.00 to $220.00 in a report on Thursday. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft decreased their price target on Verisk Analytics from $255.00 to $226.00 in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Raymond James decreased their price target on Verisk Analytics from $220.00 to $215.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a report on Thursday. Finally, BMO Capital Markets boosted their price target on Verisk Analytics from $186.00 to $200.00 and gave the company a "market perform" rating in a report on Thursday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $216.18.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, Director Christopher M. Foskett sold 2,888 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $168.18, for a total transaction of $485,703.84. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 30,548 shares in the company, valued at $5,137,562.64. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In other Verisk Analytics news, CEO Scott G. Stephenson sold 167,187 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $173.54, for a total transaction of $29,013,631.98. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 712,256 shares of the company's stock, valued at $123,604,906.24. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Christopher M. Foskett sold 2,888 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $168.18, for a total value of $485,703.84. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 30,548 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,137,562.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 181,545 shares of company stock worth $31,474,227. 1.78% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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VRSK Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/14/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Last Earnings
8/02/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/30 Dividend
9/14/2022
Dividend Payable
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Data processing & preparation
Sub-Industry
Research & Consulting Services
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VRSK
CUSIP
92345Y10
Employees
9,367
Year Founded
1971

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$216.18
High Stock Price Forecast
$250.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$175.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.55
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$666.20 million
Pretax Margin
41.89%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.00 billion
Cash Flow
$7.78 per share
Book Value
$15.10 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
154,166,000
Market Cap
$31.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.85

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VRSK Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Verisk Analytics stock right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisk Analytics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Verisk Analytics stock.
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What is Verisk Analytics' stock price forecast for 2022?

11 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Verisk Analytics' shares. Their VRSK stock forecasts range from $175.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Verisk Analytics' stock price to reach $216.18 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Verisk Analytics' stock price performed in 2022?

Verisk Analytics' stock was trading at $228.73 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, VRSK shares have decreased by 13.3% and is now trading at $198.38.
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Are investors shorting Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,970,000 shares, an increase of 63.2% from the June 30th total of 1,820,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 962,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Currently, 1.9% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Verisk Analytics' next earnings date?

Verisk Analytics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were Verisk Analytics' earnings last quarter?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The business services provider reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.41 by $0.12. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 34.37% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 35.21%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.17 EPS.
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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, August 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, September 30th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th.
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Is Verisk Analytics a good dividend stock?

Verisk Analytics(NASDAQ:VRSK) pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.63%. Verisk Analytics has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Verisk Analytics is 19.14%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Verisk Analytics will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.06% next year. This indicates that Verisk Analytics will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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.

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), Broadcom (AVGO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walmart (WMT), Starbucks (SBUX), AbbVie (ABBV) and 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 Parnassus Investments LLC (3.86%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.72%), Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. (0.69%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (0.53%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.45%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.42%). 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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How do I buy shares of Verisk Analytics?

Shares of VRSK stock 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 $198.38.

How much money does Verisk Analytics make?

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) has a market capitalization of $31.14 billion and generates $3.00 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $666.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.48 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Verisk Analytics have?

Verisk Analytics employs 9,367 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.
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When was Verisk Analytics founded?

Verisk Analytics was founded in 1971.

How can I contact Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics' mailing address is 545 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD, JERSEY CITY NJ, 07310. The official website for Verisk Analytics is www.verisk.com. The business services provider can be reached via phone at (201) 469-3000, via email at eva.huston@verisk.com, or via fax at 201-748-1472.

This page (NASDAQ:VRSK) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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