Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) Director David B. Wright sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $104.99, for a total transaction of $1,049,900.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 18,951 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,989,665.49. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.
Shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) opened at $104.48 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 0.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19. The company has a market cap of $17,080.00, a P/E ratio of 37.86, a P/E/G ratio of 2.43 and a beta of 0.71. Verisk Analytics, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $75.60 and a fifty-two week high of $106.07.
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The business services provider reported $1.34 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.56. The business had revenue of $570.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $557.09 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 25.88% and a return on equity of 33.58%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.80 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Verisk Analytics, Inc. will post 3.97 EPS for the current year.
Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of VRSK. Dupont Capital Management Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Verisk Analytics during the fourth quarter worth approximately $112,000. Fusion Family Wealth LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Verisk Analytics during the fourth quarter worth approximately $116,000. Virtue Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Verisk Analytics during the fourth quarter worth approximately $121,000. Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Verisk Analytics during the third quarter worth approximately $164,000. Finally, Calton & Associates Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Verisk Analytics during the fourth quarter worth approximately $183,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.46% of the company’s stock.
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About Verisk Analytics
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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