Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) CFO Lee Shavel acquired 399 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, February 12th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $94.05 per share, for a total transaction of $37,525.95. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 23,128 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,175,188.40. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Lee Shavel also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, January 10th, Lee Shavel acquired 388 shares of Verisk Analytics stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $96.61 per share, for a total transaction of $37,484.68.
  • On Wednesday, December 20th, Lee Shavel bought 390 shares of Verisk Analytics stock. The shares were bought at an average price of $96.36 per share, for a total transaction of $37,580.40.

Shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK) traded up $1.39 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $94.30. 900,236 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 899,587. Verisk Analytics, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $75.60 and a fifty-two week high of $100.54. The firm has a market capitalization of $15,530.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.80, a P/E/G ratio of 2.38 and a beta of 0.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36, a current ratio of 0.45 and a quick ratio of 0.45.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Dupont Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in Verisk Analytics in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $112,000. Fusion Family Wealth LLC acquired a new position in Verisk Analytics in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $116,000. Advisory Services Network LLC lifted its holdings in Verisk Analytics by 300.5% in the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 1,690 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 1,268 shares during the period. Perigon Wealth Management LLC lifted its holdings in Verisk Analytics by 61.2% in the second quarter. Perigon Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,763 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $149,000 after buying an additional 669 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. acquired a new position in Verisk Analytics in the third quarter valued at approximately $164,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.91% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $108.00 target price on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research report on Friday, December 8th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Verisk Analytics from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of Verisk Analytics from $91.00 to $106.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Verisk Analytics in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Verisk Analytics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $107.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $94.50.

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Verisk Analytics Company Profile

Verisk Analytics, Inc is a data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources and financial services. The Company operates through two segments: Risk Assessment and Decision Analytics. Its Risk Assessment segment serves its property and casualty insurance customers and focuses on prediction of loss, selection and pricing of risk, and compliance with their reporting requirements in each United States state in which they operate.

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