JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Verisk Analytics Inc. (VRSK) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $185.8 million.
On a per-share basis, the Jersey City, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of $1.12. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs, came to $1.32 per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.21 per share.
The insurance data provider posted revenue of $702.7 million in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $692.6 million.
Verisk shares have climbed 32% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $196.39, a climb of 40% in the last 12 months.
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