Verisk Analytics (VRSK) : The money flow analysis of Verisk Analytics (VRSK) indicates a $8.75 million of outflow was on downticks, whereas, the investors on Tuesday gobbled up stocks worth $15.74 million on upticks. The ratio between the upticks and downticks was clearly in favor of the bulls at 1.8 and so was the total money flow at $6.99 million. A solid up-down ratio of 4.3 in block trades indicates that the investors are accumulating the stock on weakness. The bulls lapped up $9.98 million worth of block trades on upticks. Only $2.32 million worth of the stock exchanged hands on downticks. The money flow was $7.66 million in block trades, underlining the interest of the bulls in the stock even when the stock was declining.However, the price action shows that the bears had an upper hand in the stock of Verisk Analytics (VRSK), pushing it down by -0.12% for the day. The stock slid $0.1 and traded at $83 during the day. Nonetheless, the stock is -0.17% over the previous weeks close.
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.
Shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. appreciated by 0.86% during the last five trading days but lost 2.19% on a 4-week basis. Verisk Analytics, Inc. is up 4.48% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 7.96%.
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK): The stock opened at $82.94 on Tuesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $83.25 for the day. The stock traded down to $82.80 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $83.00 with a loss of -0.12% for the day. The stock had closed at $83.10 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 583,598 shares.
In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Anquillare Mark V, officer (EVP and COO) of Verisk Analytics, Inc., had unloaded 20,000 shares at an average price of $81.2 in a transaction dated on August 12, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $1,624,000.
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.