Verisk Analytics (VRSK) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Verisk Analytics (VRSK) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 7 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 1 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 10 research analysts is 1.65, which indicates as a Buy.
Verisk Analytics (VRSK) : Average target price received by Verisk Analytics (VRSK) is $86.57 with an expected standard deviation of $6.08. The most aggressive target on the stock is $93, whereas the most downbeat target is $74. 7 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.
Also, Macquarie initiates coverage on Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) The current rating of the shares is Neutral. Equity Analysts at the Firm announces the price target to $88 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 25, 2016.
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK): After opening at $81.12, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $80.6901 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $81.76 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $81.49 for the day, a gain of 0.43% for the day session. The total traded volume was 627,989. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $81.14.
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.