Verisk Analytics Inc (NASDAQ: VRSK) May Be Attracting Institutional Investments

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Verisk Analytics Inc is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Industrials sector and is a part of the Consulting Services industry. The current market capitalization of Verisk Analytics Inc is $35.24B. A total of 1.09 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 967.92K shares.

In the most recent transaction, LISS SAMUEL G sold 14,055 shares of VRSK for 235.20 per share on May 03 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 68,601 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 01 ’24, Mann Elizabeth sold 200 shares at 230.00 per share. VRSK shares that Chief Financial Officer owns now total 17,008.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Daffan Nicholas disposed of 1,554 shares on Apr 12 ’24 at a per-share price of $222.93. This resulted in the Chief Information Officer holding 51,715 shares of VRSK after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Grover David J. sold 6,481 shares at $233.06 per share on Mar 27 ’24. Company shares held by the Chief Accounting Officer now total 12,140.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Verisk Analytics Inc pays an annual dividend of $1.41, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.57%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 46.07. VRSK’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/14/2024 when it declared a $0.39 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/28/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/29/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 3/14/2024. The VRSK stock dividend was $0.39 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, VRSK has a high of $251.98 and a low of $209.02.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. VRSK’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $111.90M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $3.58B in debt and $1.85B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $1.98, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $2.84B.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for VRSK is Buy with a score of 3.75.

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