Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) Director Hyatt J. Brown sold 73,587 shares of Verisk Analytics stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $100.20, for a total value of $7,373,417.40. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 78,673 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,883,034.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) traded up $2.05 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $103.59. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,005,838 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,009,064. The company has a current ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 0.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19. Verisk Analytics, Inc. has a 52 week low of $75.60 and a 52 week high of $103.62. The stock has a market cap of $16,720.00, a PE ratio of 36.79, a PEG ratio of 2.38 and a beta of 0.76.
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The business services provider reported $1.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.56. The business had revenue of $570.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $557.09 million. Verisk Analytics had a return on equity of 33.58% and a net margin of 25.88%. The firm’s revenue was up 12.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.80 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Verisk Analytics, Inc. will post 3.9 EPS for the current year.
Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in VRSK. Harding Loevner LP lifted its holdings in shares of Verisk Analytics by 95.4% during the 3rd quarter. Harding Loevner LP now owns 5,847,407 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $243,146,000 after buying an additional 2,855,204 shares during the last quarter. Two Creeks Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Verisk Analytics during the 4th quarter valued at about $68,479,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Verisk Analytics by 2,005.0% during the 4th quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 635,022 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $60,962,000 after buying an additional 604,854 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its holdings in shares of Verisk Analytics by 7,626.7% during the 4th quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 475,191 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $45,618,000 after buying an additional 469,041 shares during the last quarter. Finally, DF Dent & Co. Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Verisk Analytics by 19.8% during the 4th quarter. DF Dent & Co. Inc. now owns 1,724,022 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $165,506,000 after buying an additional 285,230 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.89% of the company’s stock.
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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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