COMSCORE, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SCOR) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

COMSCORE, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SCOR) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the seven research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $18.75.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price (down from $45.00) on shares of Synaptics in a report on Friday, May 10th. Aegis reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price (down from $30.00) on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Tuesday, April 2nd. Loop Capital lifted their target price on Costco Wholesale from $260.00 to $265.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered AmeriGas Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Oppenheimer lifted their price target on Amazon.com from $1,975.00 to $2,085.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, April 1st.

OTCMKTS:SCOR traded down $0.07 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $4.23. 552,081 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 396,484. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $7.05. COMSCORE has a 1-year low of $4.12 and a 1-year high of $23.89.

COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The business services provider reported ($0.46) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.37) by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $102.29 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $106.19 million.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in COMSCORE in the 2nd quarter worth about $95,000. Arlington Partners LLC purchased a new position in COMSCORE in the 2nd quarter worth about $139,000. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust increased its stake in COMSCORE by 40.0% in the 2nd quarter. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust now owns 28,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $144,000 after purchasing an additional 8,000 shares in the last quarter. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ increased its stake in COMSCORE by 20.0% in the 2nd quarter. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ now owns 36,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $186,000 after purchasing an additional 6,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Clearbridge Investments LLC increased its stake in COMSCORE by 7.7% in the 1st quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 1,488,533 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $30,143,000 after purchasing an additional 106,050 shares in the last quarter. 25.55% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

COMSCORE Company Profile

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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