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What is Verisk's ticker symbol, and where is the stock traded?

The ticker symbol for Verisk Analytics common stock is VRSK, and it is traded on the NASDAQ exchange.

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Who is Verisk's transfer agent and registrar, and how does a registered shareholder contact the agent regarding account information?

EQ Shareowner Services 1110 Centre Pointe Curve, Suite 101 Mendota Heights, MN 55120 www.shareowneronline.com 1-800-468-9716 651-450-4064 from outside the United States

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What is the current share structure? What is the ownership percentage of the ESOP and management?

On October 6, 2011, all Class B common shares converted to Class A common shares. On May 26, 2015 all Class A common shares were renamed as common shares. As of December 31, 2018, the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and management owned approximately 5.1 percent of the total diluted shares outstanding. The remainder of the shares are in the public float.

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Does Verisk common stock pay dividends?

Yes. In February 2019, the Board of Directors approved a plan to initiate a regular quarterly cash dividend to our shareholders. Although we plan to continue to pay such regular quarterly dividends, there can be no assurance that we will be able to continue to do so or that we will achieve an annual dividend rate in any particular amount. The payment of any future dividends will be determined by the Board of Directors in light of conditions then existing, including Verisk’s earnings, financial condition and capital requirements, business conditions, corporate law requirements and other factors.

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Does Verisk have a stock repurchase program?

Yes. Since May 2010, Verisk has authorized repurchases of up to $3.3 billion of its common stock through its Repurchase Program. As of December 31, 2018, the company had $428 million remaining under its share repurchase authorization.

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Does Verisk host an investor/analyst day?

Verisk hosted its most recent investor day in December 2018. You can view the archived presentations on this website.

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How can I get notifications of Verisk press releases, SEC filings, and other important information?

Please register on the E-mail Alerts of this website.

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How can I purchase shares of Verisk stock?

Please contact your stockbroker or financial advisor to purchase shares of Verisk's common stock. It is listed on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol VRSK. Verisk Analytics does not currently offer a direct stock purchase program (DSPP) or a dividend reinvestment program (DRIP).

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When was Verisk's initial public offering?

Verisk began trading on the NASDAQ exchange under the ticker symbol VRSK on October 7, 2009.

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Who is Verisk's outside legal counsel?

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

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Who is Verisk's independent auditor?

Deloitte & Touche LLP.

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Do you have another question that hasn't been answered?

Please go to the Contact Us page and fill out a request using the form provided.

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How many employees does Verisk have?

As of December 31, 2018, Verisk employed 7,951 full time employees and 233 part time employees.

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Where and in what year was Verisk incorporated?

Verisk Analytics, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in 2008 as a subsidiary of Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO). At the time of the Verisk initial public offering in 2009, ISO became a subsidiary of Verisk. ISO traces its roots back to 1971, when Insurance Services Office was established as an unincorporated association of insurance companies. The organization became a not-for-profit corporation in 1982 and a for-profit corporation in 1997.

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