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 84.8  0.49  0.58%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Verisk Analytics Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Verisk Analytics Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.11, jensen alpha of 0.1571, total risk alpha of (0.038114), sortino ratio of 0.1172 and treynor ratio of 8.35
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 Return0.17Value At Risk-0.358
Potential Upside0.5812Standard Deviation0.3647
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares229.8 K19.1 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares201.2 K16.7 M
National Pension ServiceCommon Shares168.4 K13.9 M
Congress Asset Management CoCommon Shares91.8 K7.6 M
Dock Street Asset Management IncCommon Shares79.9 K6.7 M
Gulf International Bank Uk LtdCommon Shares48.5 K4 M
Exxonmobil Investment Management IncCommon Shares28.4 K2.4 M

Verisk Analytics Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.16 
βBeta against DOW= 0.0191 
Overall volatility
= 0.36 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.0975 

Verisk Analytics Volatility Alert

Verisk Analytics Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.09 and kurtosis of -0.53. However, we advise investors to further study Verisk Analytics Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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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 Valuation15.95 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding164.56 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders6.32 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions95.99 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted5.47 M3.24 M
Price to Earning30.53 times40.69 times
Price to Book9.43 times14.44 times
Price to Sales6.81 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 times0.72 times
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 Growth3.01 times1.22 times
Number of Employees7.65 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization13.82 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
Strong Hold


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Samuel Liss of 4912 shares of Verisk Analytics subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.11
Market Risk Adjusted Performance8.36
Mean Deviation0.3007
Downside Deviation0.3034
Coefficient Of Variation215.18
Standard Deviation0.3647
Information Ratio0.0975
Jensen Alpha0.1571
Total Risk Alpha(0.038114)
Sortino Ratio0.1172
Treynor Ratio8.35
Maximum Drawdown1.41
Value At Risk(0.36)
Potential Upside0.5812
Downside Variance0.0921
Semi Variance(0.13)
Expected Short fall(0.39)

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 382.25 Billion. Verisk Analytics holds roughly 15.95 Billion in current valuation claiming about 4% of stocks in Business Services industry.