California Public Employees Retirement System cut its stake in shares of comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) by 12.4% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 52,430 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,400 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System owned approximately 0.13% of comScore worth $1,252,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SCOR. Williams Jones & Associates LLC raised its stake in comScore by 2.1% in the first quarter. Williams Jones & Associates LLC now owns 116,335 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,495,000 after buying an additional 2,400 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its position in shares of comScore by 377.7% in the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 38,026 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,142,000 after buying an additional 30,066 shares during the last quarter. Affinity Wealth Management acquired a new position in shares of comScore during the first quarter valued at approximately $278,000. Primecap Management Co. CA increased its position in shares of comScore by 8.3% in the first quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 4,192,532 shares of the company’s stock valued at $125,944,000 after buying an additional 322,700 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp increased its position in shares of comScore by 121.0% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,444,365 shares of the company’s stock valued at $43,388,000 after buying an additional 790,833 shares during the last quarter.
comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) traded down 0.30% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $29.56. 40,239 shares of the company were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average is $30.56 and its 200 day moving average is $29.22. comScore Inc. has a 12-month low of $21.74 and a 12-month high of $46.66. The company’s market capitalization is $1.15 billion.
Several brokerages have recently commented on SCOR. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $43.00 target price on shares of comScore in a report on Monday, September 19th. SunTrust Banks Inc. downgraded comScore from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $35.00 to $34.00 in a report on Tuesday, September 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised comScore from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday. Telsey Advisory Group downgraded comScore from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $60.00 to $35.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, William Blair downgraded comScore from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. comScore presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $40.00.
In related news, major shareholder Plc Wpp bought 120,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 16th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $26.93 per share, with a total value of $3,231,600.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 4.90% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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.
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