BMO Capital Reiterates a Hold Rating on Verisk Analytics

By Austin Angelo

BMO Capital analyst Jeffrey Silber reiterated a Hold rating on Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ: VRSK) today and set a price target of $83. The company’s shares opened today at $80.72.

According to, Silber is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 19.0% and a 73.8% success rate. Silber covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as AMN Healthcare Services Inc, Apollo Education Group Inc, and American Public Education.

Verisk Analytics has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $85.43.

Verisk Analytics’ market cap is currently $13.4B and has a P/E ratio of 29.60. The company has a book value ratio of 9.0560.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 46 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Earlier this month, David B. Wright, a Director at VRSK sold 10,000 shares for a total of $808,200.

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Verisk Analytics, Inc. operates as a holding company, which provides information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, financial, government, supply chain, and risk management. It operates through the Decision Analytics and Risk Assessment segments.