As Verisk Analytics INC (VRSK) Stock Rose, Holder Junto Capital Management LP Increased Its Stake

June 15, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) LogoInvestors sentiment is 1.08 in Q1 2018. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It is flat, as 27 investors sold VRSK shares while 158 reduced holdings. only 69 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 145.38 million shares or 0.63% more from 144.47 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Brown Advisory Secs Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.13% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) for 6,744 shares. Raymond James & Assocs accumulated 81,203 shares. Public Sector Pension Board reported 8,674 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Weatherstone Capital accumulated 4,281 shares. D E Shaw Inc accumulated 61,343 shares. Nuwave Invest Lc owns 225 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Voya Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has 93,117 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Cibc Asset Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). 18,914 are owned by Los Angeles Equity Research. Echo Street Capital Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.3% or 97,948 shares in its portfolio. Employees Retirement System Of Ohio owns 0.07% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) for 135,831 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 273,049 shares stake. Citigroup holds 0% or 39,387 shares in its portfolio. Plante Moran Limited Liability holds 26 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bluespruce Invests Ltd Partnership owns 638,061 shares or 7.64% of their US portfolio.

Since December 20, 2017, it had 6 insider buys, and 18 selling transactions for $53.38 million activity. BROWN HYATT J sold $7.37 million worth of stock or 73,587 shares. The insider Stephenson Scott G sold 4,850 shares worth $516,671. 8,000 shares were sold by McCarthy Vincent de P., worth $834,000. Shavel Lee bought $37,838 worth of stock. WRIGHT DAVID B sold $547,400 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. $718,407 worth of stock was sold by IORDANOU CONSTANTINE on Tuesday, March 13.

Junto Capital Management Lp increased its stake in Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) by 6.29% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Junto Capital Management Lp bought 33,084 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.42% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 558,835 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $58.12 million, up from 525,751 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Junto Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Verisk Analytics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.01 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.92% or $1.0144 during the last trading session, reaching $108.9556. About 287,784 shares traded. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has risen 30.70% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.13% the S&P500.

Junto Capital Management Lp, which manages about $738.27 million and $1.33 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) by 182,724 shares to 1.01 million shares, valued at $54.43M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Blackrock Inc (NYSE:BLK) by 123,179 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 45,550 shares, and cut its stake in Adobe Sys Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE).

More important recent Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Omnitracs to Join Verisk Data Exchange” on June 05, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “ISO Launches New Insurance Program to Address the Rapidly Growing Home Healthcare Insurance Market”, Nasdaq.com published: “Argus Launches New Industry-Leading Regulatory and Compliance Solution on Cloud” on May 22, 2018. More interesting news about Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Geomni Achieves Widespread Aerial Imagery Coverage of Parcels and Structures in the United States” with publication date: May 24, 2018.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Verisk Analytics had 15 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, January 22. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. The company was maintained on Monday, January 8 by Robert W. Baird. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of VRSK in report on Wednesday, January 31 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 18 by RBC Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of VRSK in report on Wednesday, April 18 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Thursday, February 22. As per Thursday, February 15, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, May 3.

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