Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK) CFO Lee Shavel Purchases 399 Shares

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) CFO Lee Shavel acquired 399 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 12th. The shares were bought at an average price of $94.05 per share, for a total transaction of $37,525.95. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 23,128 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,175,188.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Lee Shavel also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, January 10th, Lee Shavel bought 388 shares of Verisk Analytics stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $96.61 per share, for a total transaction of $37,484.68.
  • On Wednesday, December 20th, Lee Shavel bought 390 shares of Verisk Analytics stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $96.36 per share, for a total transaction of $37,580.40.

Shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK) traded up $1.39 during trading on Monday, reaching $94.30. 900,236 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 899,587. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36, a current ratio of 0.45 and a quick ratio of 0.45. The company has a market capitalization of $15,530.00, a PE ratio of 34.80, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.38 and a beta of 0.76. Verisk Analytics, Inc. has a 1 year low of $75.60 and a 1 year high of $100.54.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on VRSK shares. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $108.00 target price on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $101.00 target price on shares of Verisk Analytics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. BidaskClub cut shares of Verisk Analytics from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Verisk Analytics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $107.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Saturday, January 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Verisk Analytics presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $94.50.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Dupont Capital Management Corp bought a new stake in Verisk Analytics during the fourth quarter worth about $112,000. Fusion Family Wealth LLC bought a new stake in Verisk Analytics during the fourth quarter worth about $116,000. Advisory Services Network LLC grew its stake in Verisk Analytics by 300.5% during the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 1,690 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $143,000 after buying an additional 1,268 shares during the last quarter. Perigon Wealth Management LLC grew its stake in Verisk Analytics by 61.2% during the second quarter. Perigon Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,763 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 669 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Calton & Associates Inc. bought a new stake in Verisk Analytics during the fourth quarter worth about $183,000. 92.91% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Verisk Analytics Company Profile

Verisk Analytics, Inc is a data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources and financial services. The Company operates through two segments: Risk Assessment and Decision Analytics. Its Risk Assessment segment serves its property and casualty insurance customers and focuses on prediction of loss, selection and pricing of risk, and compliance with their reporting requirements in each United States state in which they operate.

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