comScore Inc. (SCOR) Receives $37.86 Average Price Target from Analysts
comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are currently covering the firm. Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $37.86.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on SCOR shares. SunTrust Banks Inc. cut shares of comScore from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price objective for the company from $35.00 to $34.00 in a report on Tuesday, September 6th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $43.00 price objective on shares of comScore in a report on Monday, September 19th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of comScore in a report on Monday, August 15th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of comScore from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 5th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of comScore in a report on Monday, August 15th.
Shares of comScore (NASDAQ:SCOR) opened at 28.72 on Thursday. comScore has a 1-year low of $21.74 and a 1-year high of $45.21. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $29.45 and a 200 day moving average of $29.04. The stock’s market capitalization is $1.12 billion.
In other news, major shareholder Plc Wpp purchased 60,000 shares of comScore stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 15th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $26.56 per share, for a total transaction of $1,593,600.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 4.90% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SCOR. US Bancorp DE bought a new position in comScore during the third quarter valued at $113,000. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new position in comScore during the third quarter valued at $125,000. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in comScore by 140.1% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 5,880 shares of the company’s stock valued at $180,000 after buying an additional 3,431 shares in the last quarter. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. raised its position in comScore by 77.9% in the second quarter. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. now owns 6,040 shares of the company’s stock valued at $144,000 after buying an additional 2,645 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its position in comScore by 13.7% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 6,357 shares of the company’s stock valued at $152,000 after buying an additional 766 shares in the last quarter.
comScore Company Profile
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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