Zacks Rating on Verisk Analytics (VRSK)

Verisk Analytics (VRSK) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Verisk Analytics (VRSK) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 7 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 2 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 11 research analysts is 1.77, which indicates as a Buy.

Verisk Analytics (VRSK) has been rated by 8 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $93 and the lowest price target forecast is $74. The average forecast of all the analysts is $85.38 and the expected standard deviation is $6.57.


Shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. appreciated by 0.86% during the last five trading days but lost 3.78% on a 4-week basis. Verisk Analytics, Inc. is up 4.44% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 7.04%. Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $82.47, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $82.47 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $82.03 and closed the trading day at $82.29, in the green by 0.02%. The total traded volume for the day was 463,424. The stock had closed at $82.27 in the previous days trading.

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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