EPS for Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK) Expected At $0.92

April 25, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 28 investors sold Verisk Analytics, Inc. shares while 156 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 144.47 million shares or 3.50% less from 149.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 17,200 shares. 81,199 are owned by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board. Carroll has 253 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Harding Loevner L P accumulated 2.89M shares. Farallon Management Lc holds 1.3% or 1.66M shares in its portfolio. Qs Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Personal Capital Advisors invested in 147,440 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 36,624 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Md stated it has 6.44 million shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Everence Mgmt reported 3,035 shares. 85,074 were reported by Aviva Public Ltd Liability Company. 244,865 are held by Td Asset Mgmt. Shelton Mgmt owns 12,698 shares. 10 owns 8,279 shares. Tci Wealth holds 0.01% or 210 shares in its portfolio.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 4 buys, and 13 sales for $32.54 million activity. $729,750 worth of stock was sold by Grover David J. on Wednesday, March 14. $7.37 million worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) was sold by BROWN HYATT J on Friday, February 23. 8,000 shares were sold by McCarthy Vincent de P., worth $834,000. $718,407 worth of stock was sold by IORDANOU CONSTANTINE on Tuesday, March 13. On Monday, March 12 WRIGHT DAVID B sold $1.05M worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) or 10,000 shares. 3,000 shares valued at $289,140 were sold by MILLS ANDREW G on Wednesday, December 20.

Analysts expect Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) to report $0.92 EPS on May, 1 after the close.They anticipate $0.18 EPS change or 24.32 % from last quarter’s $0.74 EPS. VRSK’s profit would be $151.92 million giving it 29.07 P/E if the $0.92 EPS is correct. After having $0.81 EPS previously, Verisk Analytics, Inc.’s analysts see 13.58 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $106.98. About 893,461 shares traded. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has risen 27.59% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.04% the S&P500.

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

Among 12 analysts covering Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Verisk Analytics had 26 analyst reports since October 31, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Thursday, February 22 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, November 2 with “Equal-Weight”. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 8 report. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, February 22 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, November 2. The stock of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, February 22, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. On Sunday, December 10 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. Credit Suisse maintained Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Thursday, November 2 with “Neutral” rating.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. provides data analytics solutions for clients in the insurance, natural resources, healthcare, financial services, and risk management markets in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $17.67 billion. The company's Risk Assessment segment offers solutions to property and casualty insurance clients and focuses on prediction of loss, and selection and pricing of risk. It has a 32.52 P/E ratio. The Company’s solutions include industry-standard insurance programs that help P&C insurers in defining coverage and issue policies; actuarial services to help its clients analyze and price their risks; and customized services that include assisting with the development of independent insurance programs, analysis of their own underwriting experience, development of classification systems and rating plans, and other business decisions, as well as supplies information to various clients in other markets.

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