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Latest Performance: Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ: VRSK)

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Verisk Analytics is part of the business services industry and is in the industrials sector. The company CEO is Scott G. Stephenson. Verisk Analytics Inc is a data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources and financial services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The VRSK stock showed a previous change of 0.09% with an open at 122.44 and a close of 122.09. It reached an intraday high of 122.92 and a low of 121.78.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $20.1b with 164.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 162.2m shares. Trading volume reached 514,598 shares compared to its average volume of 675,886 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Verisk Analytics shares returned 1.80% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 12.98%. Over three months, it changed -0.13%. In one year it has changed 29.47% and within that year its 52-week high was 125.99 and its 52-week low was 92.62. VRSK stock is 31.82% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 114.06 and a 50 day moving average of 114.96. Currently VRSK stock is trading 7.04% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Moody’s: Credit Where Credit Is Due

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.29 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 37.11. Based on 9 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.06. The TTM EPS is 3.89, which comes to a TTM PE of 31.39. Historically, the PE high was 37.11 and the PE low was 21.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 84.01, which is a decrease of -31.19%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  1.08
06-30-2018:  1.06
03-31-2018:  0.94
12-31-2017:  0.81

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 75.25, which means it may be overvalued by -62.24%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.40% of insider ownership and 137.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.77

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 34.46%, return on assets is 11.45%, profit margin is 25.40%, price-to-sales is 11.27 and price-to-book is 9.38.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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