COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) Stock Rating Lowered by SunTrust Banks

SunTrust Banks cut shares of COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Monday, April 1st, Briefing.com Automated Import reports. The firm currently has $21.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock, down from their prior price objective of $27.00.

Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on SCOR. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of COMSCORE from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Thursday, December 6th. Aegis reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $29.00 target price on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Tuesday, January 15th. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $28.00 target price (up previously from $20.00) on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Friday, March 1st. Oppenheimer reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Monday, March 4th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co started coverage on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Monday, April 1st. They issued a market perform rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. COMSCORE presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $24.80.

Shares of OTCMKTS SCOR traded up $0.44 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $12.76. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 279,212 shares, compared to its average volume of 217,341. COMSCORE has a 1-year low of $12.21 and a 1-year high of $25.69.

COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 28th. The business services provider reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $109.31 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $104.00 million.

In other COMSCORE news, insider Daniel Hess sold 1,888 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.52, for a total transaction of $42,517.76. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 2.50% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan raised its stake in shares of COMSCORE by 2.5% during the 4th quarter. NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan now owns 41,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $592,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc acquired a new position in shares of COMSCORE during the 4th quarter worth $27,000. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can acquired a new position in shares of COMSCORE during the 4th quarter worth $50,000. Huber Financial Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of COMSCORE by 32.9% during the 4th quarter. Huber Financial Advisors LLC now owns 19,194 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $277,000 after buying an additional 4,752 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Royce & Associates LP raised its stake in shares of COMSCORE by 0.4% during the 4th quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,201,705 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $17,341,000 after buying an additional 4,761 shares during the last quarter. 25.55% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About COMSCORE

comScore, Inc operates as an information and analytics company that measures audiences, consumer behavior, and advertising across media platforms worldwide. The company offers digital audience products and services, including Media Metrix and Mobile Metrix, Video Metrix, Plan Metrix, and comScore marketing solutions, which provide person-centric insights across various devices and can capture various types of content.

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