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 103.95  1.10  1.05%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Verisk Analytics Inc is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Verisk Analytics Inc has a mean deviation of 0.8428, standard deviation of 1.03, variance of 1.06, downside variance of 0.4994, semi variance of 0.048923 and expected short fall of 1.11
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 Return0.37Value At Risk0.93
Potential Upside2.02Standard Deviation1.03
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares15.7 M1.5 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares9.8 M936.2 M
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares6.4 M618.3 M
Parnassus InvestmentsCommon Shares6.4 M616.7 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares6.4 M615.5 M
Baillie Gifford CoCommon Shares4.9 M469.2 M
Janus Henderson Group PlcCommon Shares4.8 M461 M

Verisk Analytics Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.04
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.41

Verisk Analytics Volatility Alert

Verisk Analytics Inc exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.45 and kurtosis of -0.97. 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 Equity34.08 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset9.48 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin25.88 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin37.67 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation20.15 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding165.02 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders5.71 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions94.50 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.22 M3.24 M
Price to Earning31.84 times40.69 times
Price to Book8.97 times14.44 times
Price to Sales8.06 times17.81 times
Revenue2.15 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.36 B21.75 B
EBITDA987.4 M1.41 B
Net Income555.1 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents146.1 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.88 times5.17 times
Total Debt3.01 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity156.20 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.45 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share11.68 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations743.5 M1.25 B
Short Ratio4.87 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.29 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.79 times1.22 times
Number of Employees7.08 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization17.29 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 Sell


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Financial Leverage

   Exercise or conversion by Hyatt Brown of 2837 shares of Verisk Analytics subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.3696
Market Risk Adjusted Performance8.85
Mean Deviation0.8428
Downside Deviation0.7067
Coefficient Of Variation280.9
Standard Deviation1.03
Information Ratio0.4149
Jensen Alpha0.3533
Total Risk Alpha0.4261
Sortino Ratio0.6039
Treynor Ratio8.86
Maximum Drawdown3.36
Value At Risk0.93
Potential Upside2.02
Downside Variance0.4994
Semi Variance0.048923
Expected Short fall1.11

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 420.1 Billion. Verisk Analytics holds roughly 20.15 Billion in current valuation claiming about 5% of stocks in Business Services industry.