Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust boosted its stake in comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) by 4.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 468,442 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 18,570 shares during the period. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust’s holdings in comScore were worth $11,186,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SCOR. 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 purchased a new position in shares of comScore during the first quarter valued at $278,000. 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 valued at $125,944,000 after buying an additional 322,700 shares during the period. 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 valued at $43,388,000 after buying an additional 790,833 shares during the period. Finally, Credit Agricole S A boosted its stake in comScore by 152.2% in the first quarter. Credit Agricole S A now owns 74,115 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,226,000 after buying an additional 44,731 shares during the period. 92.01% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) traded up 0.30% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $30.25. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 319,340 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.18 billion. comScore Inc. has a 52-week low of $21.74 and a 52-week high of $51.37. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $30.12 and its 200 day moving average is $29.21.
Several research firms have commented on SCOR. Susquehanna cut comScore from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “hold” rating on shares of comScore in a report on Monday, August 15th. Telsey Advisory Group cut comScore from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $60.00 to $35.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Jefferies Group restated a “neutral” rating on shares of comScore in a report on Monday, August 15th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. lowered their price target on comScore from $54.00 to $43.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. comScore has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $40.09.
In other comScore news, major shareholder Plc Wpp acquired 60,000 shares of comScore stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $26.56 per share, with a total value of $1,593,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. 4.90% of the stock is owned by corporate 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.
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