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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 0.65% today. In the last week its performance is 0.84%, and 4.93% for the past quarter. Currently, Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK has a target price of 85.86, so today’s gain of 0.65% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.77%.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK), has a market cap of 14075.06, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 94.20%.

At the current price of 83.84, 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 31.19, as well as a forward P/E of 25.12.

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 13.57%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/2009, the total performance to date is 9.05%.

Volume today for Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK), is 596500, while its average volume is 638.34. Whilst the total gain today was 0.65%, it did have a day high of -2.51%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.79%, and 1.00% for the month. The 52-week low for Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK has been 29.40%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.51%.

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 16.30% 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 2.64, and the P/S is 6.7, along with a P/B of 9.74. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 70.45.

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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