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Verisk Analytics Competitors

$163.85
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Today's Range
$162.16
Now: $163.85
$165.10
50-Day Range
$164.29
MA: $189.54
$200.90
52-Week Range
$116.61
Now: $163.85
$210.66
Volume1.90 million shs
Average Volume934,053 shs
Market Capitalization$26.67 billion
P/E Ratio52.52
Dividend Yield0.66%
Beta0.67

Competitors

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) Vs. EFX, NLSN, EXPO, FCN, CBZ, and ICFI

Should you be buying VRSK stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "research & consulting services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Verisk Analytics, including Equifax (EFX), Nielsen (NLSN), Exponent (EXPO), FTI Consulting (FCN), CBIZ (CBZ), and ICF International (ICFI).

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) and Equifax (NYSE:EFX) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

Verisk Analytics has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equifax has a beta of 1.32, suggesting that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.2% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of Equifax shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Equifax shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Verisk Analytics pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Equifax pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Verisk Analytics pays out 24.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equifax pays out 27.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equifax has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Equifax is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Verisk Analytics and Equifax, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Verisk Analytics15602.42
Equifax08802.50

Verisk Analytics currently has a consensus price target of $189.6364, suggesting a potential upside of 15.74%. Equifax has a consensus price target of $178.70, suggesting a potential upside of 10.39%. Given Verisk Analytics' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Verisk Analytics is more favorable than Equifax.

Profitability

This table compares Verisk Analytics and Equifax's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Verisk Analytics19.12%36.42%11.46%
Equifax11.29%29.20%9.34%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Verisk Analytics and Equifax's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Verisk Analytics$2.61 billion10.23$449.90 million$4.3837.41
Equifax$3.51 billion5.61$-398,800,000.00$5.6228.80

Verisk Analytics has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Equifax. Equifax is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Verisk Analytics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Verisk Analytics beats Equifax on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) and Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Verisk Analytics and Nielsen's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Verisk Analytics$2.61 billion10.23$449.90 million$4.3837.41
Nielsen$6.50 billion1.23$-415,000,000.00$1.6913.26

Verisk Analytics has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Nielsen. Nielsen is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Verisk Analytics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Verisk Analytics and Nielsen's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Verisk Analytics19.12%36.42%11.46%
Nielsen-2.38%22.28%3.45%

Dividends

Verisk Analytics pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Nielsen pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Verisk Analytics pays out 24.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nielsen pays out 14.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Nielsen has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Nielsen is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Verisk Analytics and Nielsen, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Verisk Analytics15602.42
Nielsen03602.67

Verisk Analytics currently has a consensus price target of $189.6364, suggesting a potential upside of 15.74%. Nielsen has a consensus price target of $21.7273, suggesting a potential downside of 3.05%. Given Verisk Analytics' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Verisk Analytics is more favorable than Nielsen.

Volatility & Risk

Verisk Analytics has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nielsen has a beta of 1.39, suggesting that its stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.2% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Nielsen shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Verisk Analytics beats Nielsen on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) and Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Exponent and Verisk Analytics' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Exponent$417.20 million11.94$82.46 million$1.5363.05
Verisk Analytics$2.61 billion10.23$449.90 million$4.3837.41

Verisk Analytics has higher revenue and earnings than Exponent. Verisk Analytics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Exponent, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Exponent and Verisk Analytics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Exponent19.63%23.66%15.24%
Verisk Analytics19.12%36.42%11.46%

Dividends

Exponent pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Verisk Analytics pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Exponent pays out 49.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Verisk Analytics pays out 24.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Exponent has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Exponent is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Exponent and Verisk Analytics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Exponent01102.50
Verisk Analytics15602.42

Exponent presently has a consensus target price of $94.00, suggesting a potential downside of 2.56%. Verisk Analytics has a consensus target price of $189.6364, suggesting a potential upside of 15.74%. Given Verisk Analytics' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Verisk Analytics is more favorable than Exponent.

Volatility and Risk

Exponent has a beta of 0.32, meaning that its share price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Verisk Analytics has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

90.3% of Exponent shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.2% of Verisk Analytics shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Exponent shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of Verisk Analytics shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Verisk Analytics beats Exponent on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN) and Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares FTI Consulting and Verisk Analytics' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FTI Consulting$2.35 billion1.74$216.73 million$5.8019.75
Verisk Analytics$2.61 billion10.23$449.90 million$4.3837.41

Verisk Analytics has higher revenue and earnings than FTI Consulting. FTI Consulting is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Verisk Analytics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares FTI Consulting and Verisk Analytics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FTI Consulting7.56%13.27%7.18%
Verisk Analytics19.12%36.42%11.46%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for FTI Consulting and Verisk Analytics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FTI Consulting00203.00
Verisk Analytics15602.42

FTI Consulting presently has a consensus target price of $171.00, suggesting a potential upside of 49.28%. Verisk Analytics has a consensus target price of $189.6364, suggesting a potential upside of 15.74%. Given FTI Consulting's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe FTI Consulting is more favorable than Verisk Analytics.

Volatility and Risk

FTI Consulting has a beta of 0.41, meaning that its share price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Verisk Analytics has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.3% of FTI Consulting shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.2% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of FTI Consulting shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Verisk Analytics beats FTI Consulting on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

CBIZ (NYSE:CBZ) and Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares CBIZ and Verisk Analytics' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CBIZ$948.42 million1.73$70.71 million$1.2723.74
Verisk Analytics$2.61 billion10.23$449.90 million$4.3837.41

Verisk Analytics has higher revenue and earnings than CBIZ. CBIZ is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Verisk Analytics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares CBIZ and Verisk Analytics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CBIZ8.08%11.27%5.27%
Verisk Analytics19.12%36.42%11.46%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for CBIZ and Verisk Analytics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CBIZ00103.00
Verisk Analytics15602.42

Verisk Analytics has a consensus target price of $189.6364, suggesting a potential upside of 15.74%. Given Verisk Analytics' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Verisk Analytics is more favorable than CBIZ.

Volatility and Risk

CBIZ has a beta of 0.58, meaning that its share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Verisk Analytics has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

86.4% of CBIZ shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.2% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.4% of CBIZ shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Verisk Analytics beats CBIZ on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) and Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.3% of ICF International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.2% of Verisk Analytics shares are held by institutional investors. 4.3% of ICF International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of Verisk Analytics shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares ICF International and Verisk Analytics' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ICF International$1.48 billion1.06$68.94 million$4.1520.11
Verisk Analytics$2.61 billion10.23$449.90 million$4.3837.41

Verisk Analytics has higher revenue and earnings than ICF International. ICF International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Verisk Analytics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares ICF International and Verisk Analytics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ICF International4.19%10.77%4.85%
Verisk Analytics19.12%36.42%11.46%

Volatility and Risk

ICF International has a beta of 0.58, meaning that its share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Verisk Analytics has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for ICF International and Verisk Analytics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ICF International00403.00
Verisk Analytics15602.42

ICF International presently has a consensus target price of $95.40, suggesting a potential upside of 14.32%. Verisk Analytics has a consensus target price of $189.6364, suggesting a potential upside of 15.74%. Given Verisk Analytics' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Verisk Analytics is more favorable than ICF International.

Dividends

ICF International pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Verisk Analytics pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. ICF International pays out 13.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Verisk Analytics pays out 24.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. ICF International has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. ICF International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Verisk Analytics beats ICF International on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Verisk Analytics Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Equifax logo
EFX
Equifax
1.8$161.88-1.0%$19.69 billion$3.51 billion45.09High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
Nielsen logo
NLSN
Nielsen
1.1$22.41-1.3%$8.02 billion$6.50 billion-53.36Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Exponent logo
EXPO
Exponent
1.6$96.47-1.2%$4.98 billion$417.20 million64.31
FTI Consulting logo
FCN
FTI Consulting
1.9$114.55-1.8%$4.09 billion$2.35 billion23.52Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
CBIZ logo
CBZ
CBIZ
1.4$30.15-1.9%$1.64 billion$948.42 million21.69Insider Selling
ICF International logo
ICFI
ICF International
2.2$83.45-2.0%$1.57 billion$1.48 billion25.92Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Huron Consulting Group logo
HURN
Huron Consulting Group
1.7$50.90-4.4%$1.16 billion$965.47 million-254.49Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
VSE logo
VSEC
VSE
1.7$38.56-0.1%$488.56 million$752.63 million385.64Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
CRA International logo
CRAI
CRA International
2.1$55.17-1.1%$429.00 million$451.37 million19.56Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Franklin Covey logo
FC
Franklin Covey
1.5$25.71-3.7%$360.87 million$198.46 million-36.73News Coverage
Acacia Research logo
ACTG
Acacia Research
0.9$7.10-6.5%$349.88 million$11.25 million59.17
Mistras Group logo
MG
Mistras Group
1.9$7.96-1.0%$232.38 million$748.59 million-2.33
Odyssey Marine Exploration logo
OMEX
Odyssey Marine Exploration
0.5$7.22-0.0%$88.14 million$3.10 million-4.88News Coverage
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This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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