Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK): Mark V Anquillare , EVP and COO of Verisk Analytics, Inc. sold 20,000 shares on Sep 13, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Sep 13, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $81.62 per share for a total value of $1,632,400.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Sep 6, 2016, Vincent De P. Mccarthy (SVP, Corp Dev & Strategy) sold 2,400 shares at $83.70 per share price.On Aug 12, 2016, Mark V Anquillare (EVP and COO) sold 20,000 shares at $81.20 per share price.Also, On Aug 10, 2016, Frank J Coyne (director) sold 62,048 shares at $81.54 per share price.On Jun 21, 2016, Kenneth E Thompson (EVP, Gen Counsel and Corp Sec) sold 43,509 shares at $80.13 per share price.
Verisk Analytics: On Monday, Sep 12, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Verisk Analytics which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $81.98 and hit $83.98 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $82.75, with a gain of 0.96% or 0.79 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 786,599 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $86 and the company has a market cap of $13,982 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $64.79.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Verisk Analytics is Initiated by Macquarie to Neutral and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $88. The Rating was issued on Aug 26, 2016.
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 Company’s 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 Company’s Decision Analytics segment provides P&C insurance solutions to P&C insurers in the United States.