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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) which is in the industry Business Services, gaining -0.50% today. In the last week its performance is 0.60%, and 9.67% for the past quarter. Currently, Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK has a target price of 84.54, so today’s gain of -0.50% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.03%.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK), has a market cap of 14260.23, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 95.10%.

At the current price of 85.32, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 84.54. This is with a profit margin of 23.90%, and total debt/equity of 2.31. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has a P/E of 28.22, as well as a forward P/E of 24.89.

With a current EPS of 3.04, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.27%,Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 18.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 12.46%.

Performance for the year is 15.66%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/2009, the total performance to date is 11.54%.

Volume today for Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK), is 97918, while its average volume is 632.21. Whilst the total gain today was -0.50%, it did have a day high of -0.79%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.91%, and 1.56% for the month. The 52-week low for Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK has been 31.69%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.79%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.70%, and its return on assets is 8.90%. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has an operating margin of 35.70%. With a sales growth of 28.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 1.76, and has a current ratio of 0.4 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Verisk Analytics, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.26, and the P/S is 6.79, along with a P/B of 11.19. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 105.4.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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