Shares of Verisk Analytics Inc.
inched 0.81% higher to $172.20 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Verisk Analytics Inc. closed $38.46 short of its 52-week high ($210.66), which the company reached on December 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Fair Isaac Corp.
rose 1.68% to $504.78. Trading volume (517,379) remained 344,698 below its 50-day average volume of 862,077.