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Verisk Analytics (VRSK) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$278.32
-0.29 (-0.10%)
(As of 10:32 AM ET)

Verisk Analytics - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 14 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Verisk Analytics in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 14 analysts, 8 have given a hold rating, and 6 have given a buy rating for VRSK.

Consensus Price Target

$258.54
-7.11% Downside
High Forecast$288.00
Average Forecast$258.54
Low Forecast$219.00

According to the 14 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Verisk Analytics, the average price target is $258.54. The highest price target for VRSK is $288.00, while the lowest price target for VRSK is $219.00. The average price target represents a forecasted downside of -7.11% from the current price of $278.32.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/24/23 to 7/23/24
1 Month Ago
6/24/23 to 6/23/24
3 Months Ago
4/25/23 to 4/24/24
1 Year Ago
7/24/22 to 7/24/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
6 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
Hold
8 Hold rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$258.54$254.31$252.00$219.69
Forecasted Upside-7.11% Downside9.33% Upside8.92% Upside14.17% Upside
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VRSK Analyst Recommendations By Month

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VRSK Price Targets by Month

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Verisk Analytics Stock vs. The Competition

TypeVerisk AnalyticsBusiness Services CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.43
2.64
2.51
Consensus RatingHoldModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside-7.20% Downside178.83% Upside9.24% Upside
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Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/9/2024UBS Group
4 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$255.00 ➝ $285.00+3.49%
6/25/2024Evercore ISI
2 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetIn-Line ➝ In-Line$250.00 ➝ $260.00-4.48%
5/2/2024BMO Capital Markets
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$238.00 ➝ $241.00+3.76%
1/8/2024Bank of America
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$270.00 ➝ $260.00+11.25%
12/8/2023Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Reiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$252.00 ➝ $253.00+8.24%
11/2/2023Raymond James
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$255.00 ➝ $260.00+13.11%
11/2/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$260.00 ➝ $255.00+10.93%
10/30/2023Wells Fargo & Company
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 Initiated CoverageEqual Weight$230.00+2.75%
10/17/2023Truist Financial
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$275.00 ➝ $285.00+18.91%
10/16/2023Jefferies Financial Group
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold
9/14/2023Argus
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$288.00+17.28%
8/3/2023Morgan Stanley
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 Boost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$201.00 ➝ $219.00-5.28%
8/3/2023Royal Bank of Canada
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 Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$250.00+7.82%
8/3/2023Barclays
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$250.00 ➝ $275.00+18.32%
7/20/2023The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Boost TargetNeutral$215.00 ➝ $240.00+5.17%
5/4/2023888
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 Reiterated RatingMaintains
5/4/2023Robert W. Baird
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 Boost Target$206.00 ➝ $225.00+10.31%
3/20/2023Redburn Partners
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 UpgradeSell ➝ Neutral
3/6/2023Credit Suisse Group
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 Boost TargetNeutral$165.00 ➝ $187.00+0.04%

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VRSK Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verisk Analytics' forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 14 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Verisk Analytics is $258.54, with a high forecast of $288.00 and a low forecast of $219.00.

Should I buy or sell Verisk Analytics stock right now?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisk Analytics in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" VRSK shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VRSK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.

Does Verisk Analytics's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Verisk Analytics's stock has a predicted upside of 8.01% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics has been rated by research analysts at BMO Capital Markets, Evercore ISI, and UBS Group in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Verisk Analytics more than its competitors?

Analysts like Verisk Analytics less than other "business services" companies. The consensus rating for Verisk Analytics is Hold while the average consensus rating for "business services" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how VRSK compares to other companies.


This page (NASDAQ:VRSK) was last updated on 7/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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