Verisk Analytics SVP Unloads $81,588 in Stock (VRSK)
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) SVP Vincent De Mccarthy sold 1,250 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.27, for a total value of $81,587.50. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 20,423 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,333,009. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on VRSK shares. Analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research note to investors on Wednesday, December 11th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Oppenheimer initiated coverage on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research note to investors on Thursday, December 5th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Robert W. Baird initiated coverage on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research note to investors on Thursday, December 5th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. Verisk Analytics has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $65.73.
Shares of Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) traded up 0.02% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $65.13. 532,119 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Verisk Analytics has a 1-year low of $51.17 and a 1-year high of $69.09. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $64.97 and a 200-day moving average of $63.95. The company has a market cap of $10.957 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.16.
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 6th. The company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $438.56 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $444.78 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis.
Verisk Analytics, Inc (NASDAQ:VRSK) is a provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, supply chain, and risk management.
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