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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 0.17% today. In the last week its performance is 1.45%, and 4.90% for the past quarter. Currently, Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK has a target price of 85.86, so today’s gain of 0.17% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.43%.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK), has a market cap of 14024.89, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 94.20%.

At the current price of 83.14, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 85.86. This is with a profit margin of 28.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.57. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has a P/E of 30.93, as well as a forward P/E of 24.91.

With a current EPS of 2.69, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.08%,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 11.80%.

Performance for the year is 11.97%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/2009, the total performance to date is 8.14%.

Volume today for Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK), is 619588, while its average volume is 632.34. Whilst the total gain today was 0.17%, it did have a day high of -3.33%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.13%, and 1.29% for the month. The 52-week low for Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK has been 28.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.33%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.70%, and its return on assets is 11.20%. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has an operating margin of 37.50%. With a sales growth of -46.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 1.57, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Verisk Analytics, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.62, and the P/S is 6.67, along with a P/B of 9.66. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 70.19.

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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