Ingalls & Snyder LLC lowered its stake in shares of COMSCORE, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SCOR) by 6.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 97,382 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 6,469 shares during the quarter. Ingalls & Snyder LLC owned about 0.15% of COMSCORE worth $186,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. CVI Holdings LLC acquired a new position in COMSCORE during the 2nd quarter worth about $14,079,000. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in COMSCORE by 344.4% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,305,359 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $17,056,000 after buying an additional 2,561,532 shares in the last quarter. Clearline Capital LP acquired a new position in COMSCORE during the 2nd quarter worth about $4,867,000. Morgan Stanley lifted its position in COMSCORE by 43,014.6% during the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 601,018 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $3,102,000 after buying an additional 599,624 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC lifted its position in COMSCORE by 762.0% during the 2nd quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 584,881 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $3,018,000 after buying an additional 517,027 shares in the last quarter. 25.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Several research analysts recently issued reports on SCOR shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of COMSCORE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, October 26th. Loop Capital reissued a “hold” rating and set a $5.00 price objective on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Wednesday, August 7th. SunTrust Banks set a $5.00 price objective on COMSCORE and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 7th. Finally, Aegis set a $6.00 price target on COMSCORE and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 21st. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $10.21.
COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 5th. The business services provider reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $94.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $96.33 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.42) EPS.
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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