NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Verisk Analytics (VRSK) - Get Report posted its 2015 fourth quarter results after Tuesday's market close.

The Jersey City, NJ-based data analytics company reported adjusted earnings of 80 cents per diluted share, topping analysts' expectations for earnings of 74 cents per share.

Revenue climbed 20.6% to $560.6 million year-over-year, but was lower than Wall Street's estimates of $566.43 million.

"High single-digit organic revenue growth, margin expansion, and excellent free cash flow generation in 2015 reflect the strength of our distinctive business model," President and CEO Scott Stephenson said in a statement this afternoon.

"The fourth quarter was in line with our expectations, and our initiatives during the year position us well to execute on our plans for 2016," he added.

Verisk Analytics is a provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, financial services, government, supply chain and risk management industries.

Shares of Verisk Analytics were flat in after-hours trading on Tuesday.

Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Buy" rating with a score of B on the stock.

This is driven by multiple strengths, which should have a greater impact than any weaknesses, and should give investors a better performance opportunity than most stocks covered. 

The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations.

The team believes its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that were evaluated.

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: VRSK

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