Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK)

175.69 -2.36%
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Pros
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. VRSK average analyst rating is Buy. See VRSK analyst rating chart.
  2. VRSK average analyst price target ($205.36) is above its current price ($170.53). See VRSK price target chart.

Cons

  1. VRSK profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -3.75 percentage points. See VRSK profitability chart.
  2. VRSK forward P/E ratio is 28.71, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See VRSK forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. VRSK Price/Book ratio is 10.29, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See VRSK forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  4. VRSK Price/Sales ratio is 9.02, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See VRSK forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  5. VRSK PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 3.54, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See VRSK PEG chart.
  6. VRSK short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.48. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See VRSK short interest ratio chart.