Verisk Analytics (VRSK) Receives a Rating Update from a Top Analyst

By Carrie Williams

Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Joseph Foresi maintained a Buy rating on Verisk Analytics (VRSKResearch Report) today and set a price target of $135. The company’s shares opened today at $119.03.

Foresi wrote:

“. We maintain our Overweight rating on Verisk and our 12-month PT of $135 following VRSK’s analyst day. Verisk believes major opportunities remain through digital engagement and international expansion. Management reiterated its long-term targets (Click here for slide deck). We remain attracted to Verisk’s faster-than-average industry growth and operating margins that are near the higher end of those of competitors.”

According to, Foresi is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 15.1% and a 69.8% success rate. Foresi covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Jack Henry & Associates, Fidelity National Info, and DXC Technology Company.

Verisk Analytics has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $123.

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Verisk Analytics’ market cap is currently $19.84B and has a P/E ratio of 30.79. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 9.27.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 93 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Last month, Christopher Foskett, a Director at VRSK sold 5,300 shares for a total of $614,058.

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Verisk Analytics, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of data analytics for customers in insurance, energy and specialized markets, and financial services. It operates through the Decision Analytics and Risk Assessment segments.