Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) : Traders are bullish on Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 4.21% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 1.75%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 3.05% in the last 1 week, and is up 5.89% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
The company shares have rallied 12.38% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 8, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $83.40 and the one year low was seen on Feb 8, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $79.37 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $76.09.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.12% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.99%.
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $82.21, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $83.4 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $82.07 and closed the trading day at $83.4, in the green by 1.89%. The total traded volume for the day was 659,968. The stock had closed at $81.85 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, Mccarthy Vincent De P., officer (SVP, Corp Dev & Strategy) of Verisk Analytics, Inc., unloaded 2,400 shares at an average price of $80.64 on July 5, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $193,536, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
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.