Stock To Watch: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $85.69 on Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.78 a share for the upcoming quarter and $3.00 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Verisk Analytics, Inc. plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Verisk Analytics, Inc. is $82.75, and stock is trading $-1.33 points away or -1.61% from its 50-day moving average of $82.75. Further it is trading $3.71 or +4.77% away its 200-day moving average of $77.71. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) 52-week high is $86.00 and the 52-week low is $64.79.

This explains if the stock moves $-4.58, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +25.67% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of Verisk Analytics, Inc., shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) ratio came in at 23.36.

The stock last ended the trading session at $81.42 and registered a market cap of $13.76B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) PEG ratio is at 2.24.

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