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Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK)

(Delayed Data from NSDQ)

$154.42 USD

154.42
928,263

-0.80 (-0.52%)

Updated Oct 18, 2019 03:56 PM ET

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The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

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Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

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The detailed multi-page Analyst report does an even deeper dive on the company's vital statistics. In addition to all of the proprietary analysis in the Snapshot, the report also visually displays the four components of the Zacks Rank (Agreement, Magnitude, Upside and Surprise); provides a comprehensive overview of the company business drivers, complete with earnings and sales charts; a recap of their last earnings report; and a bulleted list of reasons to buy or sell the stock. It also includes an industry comparison table to see how your stock compares to its expanded industry, and the S&P 500.

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Fiscal Year end for Verisk Analytics, Inc. falls in the month of December .

All items in Millions except EPS data.

12/31/18 12/31/17 12/31/16 12/31/15 12/31/14
Sales 2,395 2,145 1,995 2,068 1,747
Cost Of Goods 886 784 714 803 717
Gross Profit 1,509 1,361 1,281 1,265 1,030
Selling & Adminstrative & Depr. & Amort Expenses 675 560 513 528 370
Income After Depreciation & Amortization 834 801 768 737 660
Non-Operating Income 15 9 6 102 0
Interest Expense 130 119 120 121 70
Pretax Income 720 691 654 717 591
Income Taxes 121 136 202 210 220
Minority Interest 0 0 0 0 0
Investment Gains/Losses 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income/Charges 0 0 0 0 0
Income From Cont. Operations 599 555 452 508 371
Extras & Discontinued Operations 0 0 140 0 29
Net Income 599 555 591 508 400
Depreciation Footnote 12/31/18 12/31/17 12/31/16 12/31/15 12/31/14
Income Before Depreciation & Amortization 1,134 1,043 997 965 807
Depreciation & Amortization (Cash Flow) 300 242 230 228 146
Income After Depreciation & Amortization 834 801 768 737 660
Earnings Per Share Data 12/31/18 12/31/17 12/31/16 12/31/15 12/31/14
Average Shares 168.30 168.69 171.20 168.45 169.13
Diluted EPS Before Non-Recurring Items 4.11 3.21 3.11 3.09 2.40
Diluted Net EPS 3.56 3.29 3.45 3.01 2.37

Fiscal Year end for Verisk Analytics, Inc. falls in the month of December .

All items in Millions except EPS data.

9/30/19 6/30/19 3/31/19 12/31/18 9/30/18
Sales NA 652.60 625.00 613.90 598.70
Cost Of Goods NA 242.70 231.40 223.40 219.20
Gross Profit NA 409.90 393.60 390.50 379.50
SG&A, R&D, and Dept/Amort Expenses 0.00 191.60 191.20 174.30 168.40
Income After SG&A, R&D, and Dept/Amort Expenses 0.00 218.30 202.40 216.20 211.10
Non-Operating Income NA -0.50 -0.40 -4.00 14.10
Interest Expense NA 30.50 31.90 32.60 32.40
Pretax Income NA 187.30 170.10 179.60 192.80
Income Taxes NA 36.90 35.70 33.40 26.80
Minority Interest NA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Investment Gains/Losses NA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other Income/Charges NA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Income From Cont. Operations NA 150.40 134.40 146.20 166.00
Extras & Discontinued Operations NA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Net Income NA 150.40 134.40 146.20 166.00
Earnings Per Share Data 9/30/19 6/30/19 3/31/19 12/31/18 9/30/18
Average Shares NA 166.70 166.55 167.35 168.20
Diluted EPS Before Non-Recurring Items NA 1.10 1.03 1.04 1.08
Diluted Net EPS NA 0.90 0.81 0.87 0.99