Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) Director Frank J. Coyne sold 64,420 shares of Verisk Analytics stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.44, for a total value of $5,826,144.80. Following the transaction, the director now owns 58,998 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,335,779.12. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.
Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) opened at $91.03 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 0.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36. The firm has a market capitalization of $14,991.91, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.45, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.26 and a beta of 0.76. Verisk Analytics, Inc. has a twelve month low of $75.60 and a twelve month high of $91.41.
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The business services provider reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $549.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $527.97 million. Verisk Analytics had a return on equity of 36.91% and a net margin of 22.09%. Verisk Analytics’s revenue was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.84 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Verisk Analytics, Inc. will post 3.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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Several brokerages recently issued reports on VRSK. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on Verisk Analytics from $83.00 to $90.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $83.00 price objective on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research report on Thursday. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price objective on Verisk Analytics from $85.00 to $92.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a “hold” rating and set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $88.23.
Verisk Analytics Company Profile
Verisk Analytics, Inc is a data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources and financial services. The Company operates through two segments: Risk Assessment and Decision Analytics. Its Risk Assessment segment serves its property and casualty insurance customers and focuses on prediction of loss, selection and pricing of risk, and compliance with their reporting requirements in each United States state in which they operate.
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