Insider Selling: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) Insider Sells 1,507 Shares of Stock

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSKGet Free Report) insider Nicholas Daffan sold 1,507 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $249.25, for a total value of $375,619.75. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 50,208 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,514,344. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Nicholas Daffan also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, January 16th, Nicholas Daffan sold 25 shares of Verisk Analytics stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $235.48, for a total value of $5,887.00.
  • On Friday, January 12th, Nicholas Daffan sold 1,507 shares of Verisk Analytics stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $235.64, for a total value of $355,109.48.
  • On Tuesday, December 12th, Nicholas Daffan sold 1,480 shares of Verisk Analytics stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $242.10, for a total value of $358,308.00.

Verisk Analytics Stock Performance

VRSK stock opened at $247.13 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $35.83 billion, a P/E ratio of 72.69, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.59 and a beta of 0.80. Verisk Analytics, Inc. has a 1 year low of $169.74 and a 1 year high of $251.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.22, a current ratio of 1.18 and a quick ratio of 1.18. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $239.78 and its 200-day moving average price is $238.29.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on VRSK shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on Verisk Analytics from $260.00 to $255.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Bank of America lowered Verisk Analytics from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $270.00 to $260.00 in a research report on Monday, January 8th. Truist Financial raised their price objective on Verisk Analytics from $275.00 to $285.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Raymond James raised their price objective on Verisk Analytics from $255.00 to $260.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group lowered Verisk Analytics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, Verisk Analytics presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $247.50.

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Hedge Funds Weigh In On Verisk Analytics

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Quarry LP purchased a new position in Verisk Analytics during the first quarter valued at $27,000. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. lifted its position in Verisk Analytics by 153.1% during the second quarter. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. now owns 124 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. CVA Family Office LLC purchased a new position in Verisk Analytics during the fourth quarter valued at $30,000. Sunbelt Securities Inc. lifted its position in Verisk Analytics by 67.5% during the second quarter. Sunbelt Securities Inc. now owns 134 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $30,000 after purchasing an additional 54 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Salem Investment Counselors Inc. purchased a new position in Verisk Analytics during the second quarter valued at $30,000. 90.81% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Verisk Analytics

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Verisk Analytics, Inc provides data analytics solutions to the insurance markets in the United States and internationally. The company provides predictive analytics and decision support solutions to customers in rating, underwriting, claims, catastrophe and weather risk, global risk analytics, and various other fields.

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