Verisk Analytics Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Verisk Analytics Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Verisk Analytics positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Verisk Analytics Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Verisk Analytics buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Verisk Analytics Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Verisk Analytics Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 98.79  0.56  0.57%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Verisk Analytics Inc is 'Buy'.
For the selected time horizon Verisk Analytics Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0433, jensen alpha of 0.1117, total risk alpha of 0.1306, sortino ratio of 0.1008 and treynor ratio of 0.0406
Macroaxis provides recommendation on Verisk Analytics Inc to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Verisk Analytics Inc. Our buy or sell recommendation engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Verisk Analytics Inc is not overpriced, please validate all Verisk Analytics fundamentals including its EBITDA, Earnings Per Share, Z Score, as well as the relationship between Debt to Equity and Total Asset . Given that Verisk Analytics Inc has Number of Shares Shorted of 4.22 M, we advise you double-check Verisk Analytics Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.035457Value At Risk2.59
Potential Upside1.66Standard Deviation1.31
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Verisk Analytics Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.63
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.12

Verisk Analytics Volatility Alert

Verisk Analytics Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of -1.42 and kurtosis of 2.75. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Verisk Analytics Inc to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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FundamentalsVerisk AnalyticsPeer Average
Return On Equity29.10 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset9.49 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin22.09 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin37.63 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation18.04 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding164.69 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders5.69 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions96.34 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.22 M3.24 M
Price to Earning34.16 times40.69 times
Price to Book9.14 times14.44 times
Price to Sales7.35 times17.81 times
Revenue2.08 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.28 B21.75 B
EBITDA963 M1.41 B
Net Income458 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents145.7 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.88 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.88 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity172.20 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.45 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share10.17 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations653.8 M1.25 B
Short Ratio4.87 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share2.72 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.90 times1.22 times
Number of Employees6.15 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization15.3 B29.78 B
Total Asset5.62 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings2.16 B38.24 B
Working Capital(874.69 M)3.58 B
Current Asset604.57 M36.8 B


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Financial Leverage

   Sale by Scott Stephenson of 82812 shares of Verisk Analytics [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0433
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.0506
Mean Deviation0.9029
Semi Deviation1.52
Downside Deviation1.62
Coefficient Of Variation3681.84
Standard Deviation1.31
Information Ratio0.1248
Jensen Alpha0.1117
Total Risk Alpha0.1306
Sortino Ratio0.1008
Treynor Ratio0.0406
Maximum Drawdown4.7
Value At Risk2.59
Potential Upside1.66
Downside Variance2.61
Semi Variance2.31
Expected Short fall0.94

Current Valuation

Verisk Analytics Current Valuation Analysis
Verisk Analytics Inc is rated fourth in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Business Services industry is at this time estimated at about 130.28 Billion. Verisk Analytics retains roughly 18.04 Billion in current valuation claiming about 14% of stocks in Business Services industry.