Company Stock Price of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK) Increases 1.56%

Verisk Analytics, Inc. s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -1.12% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -0.11% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 4.79% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Verisk Analytics, Inc. has a positive value of 6.52 compared to overall market.Verisk Analytics, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 46.54 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

Stocks of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) rallied by 1.56% during the past week but lost 4.37% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.32% in the past week but underperformed the index by 5.46% in the last 4 weeks.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $80.65 and hit $81.27 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $81.19, with a gain of 1.05% or 0.84 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,313,804 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $87.4 and the company has a market cap of $13,505 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $75.72 .

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Verisk Analytics was Downgraded by Susquehanna to Neutral on Feb 15, 2017. Verisk Analytics was Initiated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jan 20, 2017 to Sector Perform, Price Target of the shares are set at $88.Verisk Analytics was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to Equal-Weight on Jan 18, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 15, 2017, Christopher M Foskett (director) sold 10,500 shares at 79.74 per share price.On Mar 8, 2017, David B Wright (director) sold 15,000 shares at 81.00 per share price.On Mar 1, 2017, Constantine Iordanou (director) sold 7,400 shares at 84.21 per share price.

Verisk Analytics Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 21, 2017. The company reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.78. The company had revenue of $506.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $505.10 million. The companys revenue was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.80 EPS.

Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, financial services, government, and risk management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics draws on vast industry expertise and unique proprietary data sets to provide predictive analytics and decision support solutions in fraud prevention, actuarial science, insurance coverages, fire protection, catastrophe and weather risk, data management, and many other fields. In the United States and around the world, Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets.

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