Mutual of America Capital Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) by 6.2% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 18,249 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 1,202 shares during the quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Verisk Analytics were worth $1,752,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Gotham Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in Verisk Analytics by 1.7% during the 2nd quarter. Gotham Asset Management LLC now owns 2,702 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $228,000 after acquiring an additional 46 shares in the last quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in Verisk Analytics by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 10,963 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $925,000 after acquiring an additional 103 shares in the last quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Verisk Analytics by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 3,914 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $326,000 after acquiring an additional 104 shares in the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans grew its holdings in Verisk Analytics by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 5,810 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $490,000 after acquiring an additional 130 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Global X MANAGEMENT CO LLC grew its holdings in Verisk Analytics by 13.5% during the 3rd quarter. Global X MANAGEMENT CO LLC now owns 4,885 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $406,000 after acquiring an additional 580 shares in the last quarter. 92.91% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several research analysts have weighed in on VRSK shares. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Verisk Analytics in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price objective on shares of Verisk Analytics to $100.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. BidaskClub lowered shares of Verisk Analytics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Verisk Analytics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 13th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on shares of Verisk Analytics from $83.00 to $90.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Verisk Analytics has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $94.50.

In other Verisk Analytics news, CFO Lee Shavel purchased 399 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 12th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $94.05 per share, with a total value of $37,525.95. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 23,128 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,175,188.40. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Andrew G. Mills sold 3,000 shares of Verisk Analytics stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.72, for a total transaction of $278,160.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders bought 1,177 shares of company stock valued at $112,591 and sold 31,526 shares valued at $2,987,428. Insiders own 3.41% of the company’s stock.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) opened at $94.88 on Wednesday. Verisk Analytics, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $75.60 and a fifty-two week high of $100.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36, a current ratio of 0.45 and a quick ratio of 0.45. The company has a market cap of $15,630.00, a PE ratio of 35.01, a PEG ratio of 2.38 and a beta of 0.76.

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Verisk Analytics Company Profile

Verisk Analytics, Inc is a data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources and financial services. The Company operates through two segments: Risk Assessment and Decision Analytics. Its Risk Assessment segment serves its property and casualty insurance customers and focuses on prediction of loss, selection and pricing of risk, and compliance with their reporting requirements in each United States state in which they operate.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK)

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