Q: I would like to hear your analysis and recommendation on Zoom Video Communications. I believe it’s having a short-term run-up associated with the pandemic and social distancing efforts. What about long-term prospects? Thanks.

A: Zoom Video Communications, Inc., $140.95, symbol ZM on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 127.5 million; Market cap: $37.9 billion; www.zoom.us), provides a cloud-based video communications platform to connect users—on various devices and in different locations—for a single online meeting. Zoom was founded in 2011 and is… Read More

Q: Thank you, TSI, for all the great advice over the years. I’d like your opinion of Verisk (VRSK) on Nasdaq. Thank you.

A: Verisk Analytics, $136.39, symbol VRSK on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 163.1 million; Market cap: $21.2 billion; www.verisk.com), offers risk-assessment services for property/casualty insurers and other businesses. Its decision-analytics technology helps clients understand and manage risks through fraud detection and prevention. In addition to property/casualty insurers,… Read More

Q: Pat, with so many businesses and consumers increasingly vulnerable to hackers, what do you think about investing in the First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF? Thanks.

A: The First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF, $22.81, symbol CIBR on Nasdaq (Units outstanding: 46.3 million; Market cap: $1.1 billion; www.ftportfolios.com), gives you direct exposure to companies in the cybersecurity industry. Their products and services help protect the integrity of data in private and public… Read More