As Verisk Analytics INC (VRSK) Share Price Rose, Holder Df Dent & Co INC Lifted Holding

June 14, 2018 - By Ash

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) LogoInvestors sentiment is 1.08 in Q1 2018. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It is without change, as 27 investors sold VRSK shares while 158 reduced holdings. only 69 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 145.38 million shares or 0.63% more from 144.47 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Huntington Commercial Bank reported 0% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). 2,117 are held by Atria Invs Ltd Liability Com. Diamond Hill Mngmt Inc reported 1.62M shares stake. Guardian Life Insurance Co Of America, a New York-based fund reported 357 shares. Df Dent Communications reported 1.76M shares or 4.24% of all its holdings. Martin Mngmt Llc reported 138,046 shares. State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 220,151 shares. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 21,608 shares. Sawgrass Asset Limited Liability Corp reported 1.29% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). 608,200 are owned by Renaissance Tech Ltd Com. Riverhead Capital Management Limited Com owns 5,286 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. 480,825 were accumulated by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. Weatherstone Cap Mgmt owns 0.34% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) for 4,281 shares. 5.76 million were accumulated by Massachusetts Financial Services Com Ma. Fort Washington Inv Advisors Oh accumulated 168,725 shares.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 6 buys, and 17 insider sales for $52.83 million activity. MILLS ANDREW G sold $319,260 worth of stock or 3,000 shares. $834,000 worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) was sold by McCarthy Vincent de P.. Shavel Lee bought $37,205 worth of stock or 354 shares. On Wednesday, March 14 Grover David J. sold $729,750 worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) or 7,000 shares. On Monday, June 11 the insider Anquillare Mark V sold $5.79 million. Stephenson Scott G also sold $6.72 million worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Tuesday, May 15.

Df Dent & Co Inc increased its stake in Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) by 2.15% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Df Dent & Co Inc bought 37,092 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.42% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.76M shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $183.16 million, up from 1.72 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Df Dent & Co Inc who had been investing in Verisk Analytics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.13 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $109.7. About 472,984 shares traded. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has risen 30.70% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.13% the S&P500.

Df Dent & Co Inc, which manages about $4.32B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) by 215,113 shares to 966,908 shares, valued at $144.56 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Sei Investments Co (NASDAQ:SEIC) by 173,759 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.74 million shares, and cut its stake in Sba Communications Corp Cl A.

More recent Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Geomni Achieves Widespread Aerial Imagery Coverage of Parcels and Structures in the United States” on May 24, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Omnitracs to Join Verisk Data Exchange” on June 05, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “ISO Launches New Insurance Program to Address the Rapidly Growing Home Healthcare Insurance Market” with publication date: May 31, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Verisk Analytics has $118.0 highest and $100 lowest target. $108.38’s average target is -1.20% below currents $109.7 stock price. Verisk Analytics had 15 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $118.0 target in Thursday, February 22 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Thursday, February 22. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, February 15. Morgan Stanley maintained Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Wednesday, January 31 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 18. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Thursday, May 3. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, January 8. The stock of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, January 22. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of VRSK in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

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