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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 -0.18% today. In the last week its performance is 0.54%, and 4.83% for the past quarter. Currently, Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK has a target price of 85.54, so today’s gain of -0.18% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.39%.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK), has a market cap of 14155.66, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 95.10%.

At the current price of 81.42, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 85.54. This is with a profit margin of 28.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.57. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has a P/E of 26.84, as well as a forward P/E of 24.35.

With a current EPS of 3.04, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.00%,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 12.12%.

Performance for the year is 6.28%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/2009, the total performance to date is 6.10%.

Volume today for Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK), is 386211, while its average volume is 639.32. Whilst the total gain today was -0.18%, it did have a day high of -5.33%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.15%, and 1.22% for the month. The 52-week low for Verisk Analytics, Inc., VRSK has been 25.67%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.33%.

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 0.10% 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 2.21, and the P/S is 6.74, along with a P/B of 9.47. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 70.85.

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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