388 shares of Verisk Analytics Inc were bought by Lee Shavel, the firm’s EVP and CFO. These insider shares are valued at approximately $37,485 which has been calculated on the basis of the average transactions stock price ($96.6 per share). It seems he is very active lately as in the last month, he silently acquired additional 390 shares of the company, worth $37,580 USD. Presently, he owns a total of 22,729 shares or 0.01% of Verisk Analytics Inc’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding).
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Element Capital Management Llc holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc. for 21,160 shares. Lmr Partners Llp owns 14,656 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc has 0.01% invested in the company for 69,100 shares. The New York-based Blackrock Inc. has invested 0% in the stock. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa, a New York-based fund reported 7 shares.
The stock decreased 3.59% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $20.15. About 57,844 shares traded or 34.79% up from the average. Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc. (CBMG) has declined 51.66% since January 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 68.36% the S&P500.
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 $15.87 billion. The companyÂ’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 35.42 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.
Since August 8, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 10 selling transactions for $16.85 million activity. Shavel Lee had bought 390 shares worth $37,580. MILLS ANDREW G sold $145,860 worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Friday, September 29. 10,526 shares valued at $1.00 million were sold by LEHMAN JOHN F on Friday, December 15. Thompson Kenneth E sold $6.83 million worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Friday, October 20. Another trade for 15,000 shares valued at $1.42M was made by WRIGHT DAVID B on Wednesday, December 13. $107,528 worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) shares were sold by Foskett Christopher M.
The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $96.34. About 437,528 shares traded. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has risen 4.02% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.68% the S&P500.
Among 18 analysts covering Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Verisk Analytics has $109.0 highest and $70 lowest target. $92.21’s average target is -4.29% below currents $96.34 stock price. Verisk Analytics had 38 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, August 3. On Wednesday, January 18 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 1 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, July 21, the company rating was initiated by Wood. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, December 7. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 1 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets initiated Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) rating on Friday, January 20. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $88 target. On Thursday, December 7 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, November 2. The stock of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 31.
Analysts await Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.77 EPS, down 3.75% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.8 per share. VRSK’s profit will be $126.81M for 31.28 P/E if the $0.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.84 actual EPS reported by Verisk Analytics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.33% negative EPS growth.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 39 investors sold Verisk Analytics, Inc. shares while 143 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 149.72 million shares or 1.38% more from 147.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Florida-based Finemark Fincl Bank & has invested 0.03% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Avalon Advsr Ltd Llc holds 0.04% or 13,597 shares in its portfolio. Virginia-based Rdl Fin has invested 1.66% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys invested in 0.04% or 9,700 shares. 12,941 were reported by First Allied Advisory Svcs Inc. Riverbridge Prtnrs Limited Liability Company has 966,938 shares. Employees Retirement Of Texas accumulated 10,000 shares. Fil Limited owns 348,726 shares. Schroder Invest Mngmt has 358,940 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Winslow Evans And Crocker holds 80 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Brown Advisory Incorporated stated it has 0.08% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Berkshire Hathaway accumulated 0.07% or 1.56M shares. Plante Moran Ltd Liability Co holds 18 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 1.00M are held by Champlain Invest Partners Limited Liability. Moreover, Bank Of Nova Scotia has 0.02% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK).