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 96.16  0.72  0.75%

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 0.118, jensen alpha of 0.0541, total risk alpha of (0.04424), sortino ratio of 0.0391 and treynor ratio of 0.2029
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 5.47 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 Return0.18Value At Risk0.81
Potential Upside1.15Standard Deviation0.79
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Verisk Analytics Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.82
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.0372

Verisk Analytics Volatility Alert

Verisk Analytics Inc exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.51 and kurtosis of 0.84. However, we advice investors to further investigate Verisk Analytics Inc to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about Verisk Analytics upside potential.
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FundamentalsVerisk AnalyticsPeer Average
Return On Equity31.88 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset10.01 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin22.99 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin37.97 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation17.89 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding164.69 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders6.33 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions95.82 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted5.47 M3.24 M
Price to Earning34.85 times40.69 times
Price to Book10.76 times14.44 times
Price to Sales7.78 times17.81 times
Revenue2.03 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.28 B21.75 B
EBITDA941.6 M1.41 B
Net Income464.8 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents144.3 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.88 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.4 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity163.9 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.71 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share8.91 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations590.8 M1.25 B
Short Ratio7.67 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share2.75 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth3.09 times1.22 times
Number of Employees7.65 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization15.79 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

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.118
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.2129
Mean Deviation0.6086
Semi Deviation0.5184
Downside Deviation0.7502
Coefficient Of Variation448.36
Standard Deviation0.7894
Information Ratio0.0372
Jensen Alpha0.0541
Total Risk Alpha(0.04424)
Sortino Ratio0.0391
Treynor Ratio0.2029
Maximum Drawdown2.33
Value At Risk(0.81)
Potential Upside1.15
Downside Variance0.5627
Semi Variance0.2687
Expected Short fall(0.77)

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 401.53 Billion. Verisk Analytics holds roughly 17.89 Billion in current valuation claiming about 4% of stocks in Business Services industry.