Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) has received a short term rating of strong sell from experts at Zacks with a rank of 5. The stock has been rated an average of 1.82 by 14 Brokerage Firm. 8 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 2 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 3 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. 1 Analysts have rated it as strong sell.
Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. Sterne Agee CRT initiates coverage on Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK). The current rating of the shares is Neutral, according to the research report released by the firm. The rating by the firm was issued on March 22, 2016.
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK): The mean short term price target for Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) has been established at $84.4 per share. The higher price target estimate is at $93 and the lower price target estimate is expected at $70 according to 10 Analyst. The stock price is expected to vary based on the estimate which is suggested by the standard deviation value of $6.4
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) rose 1.57% or 1.24 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $78.95 the stock was seen hitting $80.36 as a peak level and $78.7824 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $80.16. The daily volume was measured at 958,288 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $82 and the 52-week low is $64.79. The company has a market cap of $13,480 million.
Shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. rose by 1.65% in the last five trading days and 4.05% for the last 4 weeks. Verisk Analytics, Inc. is up 2.94% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 4.27%.
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.