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How has Verisk Analytics, Inc.:(NASDAQ:VRSK) performed recently?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 14225.3. It is in the Business Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 28.15, a forward P/E of 24.83 and EPS of 3.04. At a stock price of 85.22 (-0.37%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 18.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 37.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.27% and more long-term 12.46% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 7.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 12.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 28.20%.

For performance, Verisk Analytics, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.87%. For the last month performance for Verisk Analytics, Inc. is 10.42%. While the last quarter is 8.72% and half year, 20.12%. Finally for the year, performance is 8.83%.

The 52-week high for Verisk Analytics, Inc., is at -0.91%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.53%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.37% and 11.45% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.95%, and for the month it is 1.25%. Verisk Analytics, Inc., has a target price of 84.54.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.76, and for total debt/equity Verisk Analytics, Inc. has 2.31. The gross margin is 62.30%, while operating margin is 35.70%, the profit margin is 23.90%. The current ratio is 0.4 and the quick ratio is 0.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.80%, with instituitional ownership at 95.10%. Verisk Analytics, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 166.3. The shares float is 156.79, with the float short at 2.49%, with short ratio coming to 6.27.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Verisk Analytics, Inc., get 8.90%, with its returns on investment at 11.70%. Return on equity is 38.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 84.54, reached soon?

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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