Verisk Analytics Inc. Q1 adjusted earnings Inline With Estimates

Verisk Analytics Inc. (VRSK) released a profit for its first quarter that advanced from last year.

The company's bottom line came in at $134.4 million, or $0.81 per share. This compares with $133.0 million, or $0.79 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Excluding items, Verisk Analytics Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $170.7 million or $1.03 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.03 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 7.5% to $625.0 million from $581.2 million last year.

Verisk Analytics Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $170.7 Mln. vs. $159.5 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $1.03 vs. $0.94 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.03
-Revenue (Q1): $625.0 Mln vs. $581.2 Mln last year.

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