Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, October 30th. Analysts expect Verisk Analytics to post earnings of $1.07 per share for the quarter.

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 31st. The business services provider reported $1.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $601.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $586.22 million. Verisk Analytics had a net margin of 26.58% and a return on equity of 31.35%. On average, analysts expect Verisk Analytics to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of VRSK opened at $113.84 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $18.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 31.19, a P/E/G ratio of 2.30 and a beta of 0.65. Verisk Analytics has a 12-month low of $84.36 and a 12-month high of $122.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 0.43 and a current ratio of 0.43.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on VRSK. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Verisk Analytics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 19th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on shares of Verisk Analytics from $107.00 to $108.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 18th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Verisk Analytics from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 22nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods lowered shares of Verisk Analytics from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on the stock. in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating and issued a $109.00 price objective on shares of Verisk Analytics in a report on Wednesday, August 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $107.93.

In other Verisk Analytics news, Director Andrew G. Mills sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $121.97, for a total transaction of $365,910.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 82,605 shares in the company, valued at $10,075,331.85. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Vincent De P. Mccarthy sold 3,090 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $116.68, for a total transaction of $360,541.20. Following the sale, the insider now owns 37,127 shares in the company, valued at $4,331,978.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have acquired 945 shares of company stock worth $112,226 and have sold 377,684 shares worth $44,289,589. 3.19% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Verisk Analytics

Verisk Analytics, Inc provides data analytics solutions for customers in the insurance, energy, and financial markets in the United States and internationally. Its Decision Analytics segment develops predictive models to forecast scenarios, and produce standard and customized analytics for predicting loss, selecting and pricing risk, detecting fraud before and after a loss event, and quantifying losses.

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