Brokerage Firm Rating on Verisk Analytics (VRSK)

Verisk Analytics (VRSK) has an average broker rating of 1.81, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 13 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 8 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 1 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 3 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company.

Verisk Analytics (VRSK) : The highest level Verisk Analytics (VRSK) is projected to reach is $93 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $74. The consolidated price target from 10 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $85.3 and the possibility the share price can swing is $5.79.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $81.73 and $81.51 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $82.02. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $81.57, notching a gain of 0.15% for the day. The total traded volume was 274,135 . The stock had closed at $81.45 on the previous day.

In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (SVP, Corp Dev & Strategy) of Verisk Analytics, Inc., Mccarthy Vincent De P. had sold 2,400 shares worth of $193,536 in a transaction dated July 5, 2016. In this transaction, 2,400 shares were sold at $80.64 per share.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. is a provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, financial services, Government, supply chain and risk management. The Company provides predictive analytics and decision-support solutions in fraud prevention, actuarial science, insurance coverages, fire protection, catastrophe and weather risk, profitability optimization, data management, among others. The Company operates in two segments: Risk Assessment and Decision Analytics. The Companys Risk Assessment segment serves its P&C insurance customers and focuses on the first two decision making processes in its Risk Analysis Framework: prediction of loss and selection and pricing of risk. The Companys Decision Analytics segment provides P&C insurance solutions to P&C insurers in the United States.

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