Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Verisk Analytics (VRSK)

Verisk Analytics (VRSK) has an average broker rating of 1.77, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 11 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 7 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 1 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 2 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company.

Verisk Analytics (VRSK) : Average target price received by Verisk Analytics (VRSK) is $85.38 with an expected standard deviation of $6.57. The most aggressive target on the stock is $93, whereas the most downbeat target is $74. 8 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Macquarie initiates coverage on Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK). The current rating of the shares is Neutral, according to the research report released by the firm. The brokerage firm announces the price target at $88 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 25, 2016.

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $83.52 and the intraday high of $84.16 after having opened at $83.92 on Wednesdays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $83.92, a loss of -0.52%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 526,765 shares. The stock failed to cross $84.16 in Wednesdays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $84.06.

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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