New York State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) by 0.1% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 83,371 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. New York State Teachers Retirement System’s holdings in comScore were worth $1,991,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. State Street Corp boosted its stake in comScore by 121.0% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,444,365 shares of the company’s stock worth $43,388,000 after buying an additional 790,833 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its stake in comScore by 66.6% in the first quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 1,374,698 shares of the company’s stock worth $41,296,000 after buying an additional 549,427 shares during the last quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA boosted its stake in comScore by 8.3% in the first quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 4,192,532 shares of the company’s stock worth $125,944,000 after buying an additional 322,700 shares during the last quarter. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. bought a new stake in comScore during the first quarter worth approximately $9,226,000. Finally, BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in comScore by 11.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 2,337,092 shares of the company’s stock worth $70,206,000 after buying an additional 245,749 shares during the last quarter.
Shares of comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) traded down 0.44% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $29.52. 204,230 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s market cap is $1.15 billion. comScore Inc. has a 12-month low of $21.74 and a 12-month high of $46.66. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $30.56 and its 200-day moving average price is $29.22.
A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on SCOR shares. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of comScore in a report on Monday, August 15th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reduced their price objective on shares of comScore from $54.00 to $43.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 11th. William Blair cut shares of comScore from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Susquehanna cut shares of comScore from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of comScore from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $40.00.
In related news, major shareholder Plc Wpp acquired 120,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 16th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $26.93 per share, for a total transaction of $3,231,600.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. 4.90% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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.