COMSCORE, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SCOR) shares hit a new 52-week low on Friday . The company traded as low as $10.64 and last traded at $10.64, with a volume of 6542 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.81.
A number of research analysts have commented on SCOR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded COMSCORE from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 7th. Oppenheimer restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of COMSCORE in a research note on Monday, March 4th. SunTrust Banks downgraded COMSCORE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $27.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Monday, April 1st. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 target price (up previously from $20.00) on shares of COMSCORE in a research note on Friday, March 1st. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co started coverage on COMSCORE in a research note on Monday, April 1st. They issued a “market perform” rating on the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.50.
COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The business services provider reported ($0.46) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.37) by ($0.09). The business had revenue of $102.29 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $106.19 million.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp acquired a new position in shares of COMSCORE in the 3rd quarter valued at $534,000. BlackRock Inc. bought a new stake in COMSCORE in the 3rd quarter worth $5,969,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings in COMSCORE by 941.0% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 223,356 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $4,072,000 after acquiring an additional 201,901 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its position in shares of COMSCORE by 162.2% in the 3rd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 72,100 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,314,000 after purchasing an additional 44,600 shares during the period. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of COMSCORE in the 3rd quarter worth about $33,132,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 25.55% of the company’s stock.
COMSCORE Company Profile (OTCMKTS:SCOR)
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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