Verisk Analytics (VRSK) Receives Price Target

Verisk Analytics (VRSK) : Average target price received by Verisk Analytics (VRSK) is $85.38 with an expected standard deviation of $6.57. The most aggressive target on the stock is $93, whereas the most downbeat target is $74. 8 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.

Verisk Analytics (VRSK) : The consensus on Verisk Analytics (VRSK) based on 11 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.77, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 7 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 2 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock.


Also, Macquarie initiates coverage on Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK). Macquarie has a Neutral rating on the shares. As per the latest report, the brokerage house announces the price target to $88 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 25, 2016.

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $83.27 and $82.84 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $83.55. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $83.30, notching a gain of 0.30% for the day. The total traded volume was 728,884 . The stock had closed at $83.05 on the previous day.

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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