NasdaqGS:VRSK

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Executive Summary

Verisk Analytics, Inc. provides data analytics solutions in the United States and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet with limited growth.


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Share Price & News

How has Verisk Analytics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.5%

NasdaqGS:VRSK

0.7%

US Professional Services

0.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

34.8%

NasdaqGS:VRSK

9.3%

US Professional Services

0.3%

US Market

VRSK outperformed the Professional Services industry which returned 8.5% over the past year.

VRSK outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -0.5% over the past year.


Share holder returns

VRSKIndustryMarket
7 Day1.5%0.7%0.9%
30 Day4.5%1.3%-1.9%
90 Day10.0%9.4%1.6%
1 Year35.3%34.8%10.2%9.3%2.6%0.3%
3 Year93.1%92.4%50.6%45.9%41.0%31.8%
5 Year148.0%147.1%73.8%64.9%55.2%38.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Verisk Analytics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Verisk Analytics undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

43.51x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Verisk Analytics's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Verisk Analytics's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Verisk Analytics is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Professional Services industry average.

Verisk Analytics is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Verisk Analytics is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Verisk Analytics is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Professional Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Verisk Analytics expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

13.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Verisk Analytics's revenue is expected to grow by 6.8% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Verisk Analytics's earnings are expected to grow by 13.6% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Verisk Analytics's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Verisk Analytics's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Verisk Analytics's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Verisk Analytics is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Verisk Analytics performed over the past 5 years?

10.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Verisk Analytics's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

Verisk Analytics's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Verisk Analytics's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Professional Services industry average.


Return on Equity

Whilst Verisk Analytics has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%), this is metric is skewed due to its high level of debt.


Return on Assets

Verisk Analytics used its assets more efficiently than the US Professional Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Verisk Analytics's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Verisk Analytics's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Verisk Analytics's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Verisk Analytics's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Verisk Analytics's level of debt (112.9%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (187% vs 112.9% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.7%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 6.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.3x debt.


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Dividend

What is Verisk Analytics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.49%

Expected Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

Purchase Verisk Analytics before the 'Buy Limit' to receive their next dividend payment.


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Verisk Analytics's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.49%).

Verisk Analytics's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.84%).

Verisk Analytics is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are stable.

Verisk Analytics is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Verisk Analytics's dividends as it is not paying a notable one for United States of America.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Verisk Analytics's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of Verisk Analytics's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Scott Stephenson (62yo)

6.3yrs

Tenure

US$7,743,757

Compensation

Mr. Scott G. Stephenson has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Verisk Analytics, Inc. (also known as Insurance Services Office, Inc.) since March 2011 and April 01, 2013 respectively. Mr. Stephe ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Scott's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Scott's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

53.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Verisk Analytics management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

10.5yrs

Average Tenure

62.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Verisk Analytics board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Scott Stephenson (62yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.74m
  • Kenneth Thompson (59yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 13.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.15m
  • Mark Anquillare (53yo)

    Executive VP & COO

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.31m
  • Stacey Brodbar

    Head of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Vince McCarthy (54yo)

    Group President

    • Tenure: 1.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.06m
  • Nick Daffan

    Executive VP & Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Lee Shavel (52yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.65m
  • Mark Magath

    Senior Vice President of Risk & Compliance

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • David Grover (47yo)

    VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Yang Chen

    Head of Corporate Development & Strategy

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs

Board Members

  • Scott Stephenson (62yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.74m
  • Andrew Mills (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 17.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$245.02k
  • Bruce Hansen (59yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$245.00k
  • David Wright (69yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 20.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$245.01k
  • Dinos Iordanou (69yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 18.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$245.02k
  • Frank Coyne (70yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 17.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$295.01k
  • Sam Liss (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$260.03k
  • Annell Bay (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$245.00k
  • Terri Vaughan (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$260.01k
  • Christopher Foskett (61yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$265.02k

Company Information

Verisk Analytics, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
  • Ticker: VRSK
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1971
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$25.881b
  • Shares outstanding: 163.51m
  • Website: https://www.verisk.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Verisk Analytics, Inc.
  • 545 Washington Boulevard
  • Jersey City
  • New Jersey
  • 7310
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VRSKNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDOct 2009
VA7ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEUROct 2009
VRSK *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesClass A Common StockMXMXNOct 2009
VRSKWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockATEUROct 2009
0LP3LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockGBUSDOct 2009

Biography

Verisk Analytics, Inc. provides data analytics solutions in the United States and internationally. It provides predictive analytics and decision support solutions to customers in rating, underwriting, clai ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/20 00:17
End of Day Share Price2019/08/19 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.