comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) Receives $39.22 Consensus PT from Brokerages
comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are covering the company. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $39.22.
Several analysts have commented on SCOR shares. Telsey Advisory Group downgraded shares of comScore from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $60.00 to $35.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. William Blair downgraded shares of comScore from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of comScore in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Susquehanna cut shares of comScore from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. decreased their target price on shares of comScore from $54.00 to $43.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 11th.
comScore (NASDAQ:SCOR) opened at 29.88 on Thursday. comScore has a 52 week low of $21.74 and a 52 week high of $51.37. The stock’s market cap is $1.16 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $30.35 and a 200-day moving average of $29.22.
In other comScore news, major shareholder Plc Wpp bought 114,668 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $30.80 per share, with a total value of $3,531,774.40. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. 4.90% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. boosted its position in comScore by 3.4% in the third quarter. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. now owns 6,248 shares of the company’s stock worth $192,000 after buying an additional 208 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its position in comScore by 13.7% in the second quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 36,150 shares of the company’s stock worth $863,000 after buying an additional 4,350 shares during the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC acquired a new position in comScore during the second quarter worth about $512,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in comScore by 5.2% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 166,780 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,983,000 after buying an additional 8,180 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in comScore by 13.4% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 13,685 shares of the company’s stock worth $325,000 after buying an additional 1,621 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.01% of the company’s stock.
comScore, Inc( comScore) is a cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. comScore completed its merger with Rentrak Corporation in January 2016, to create the new model for a dynamic, cross-platform world. The Company’s unmatched data footprint combines digital, television and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior at massive scale.
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