Tower Research Capital LLC TRC boosted its stake in COMSCORE, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SCOR) by 10,567.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 71,045 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 70,379 shares during the quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC’s holdings in COMSCORE were worth $366,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in COMSCORE by 344.4% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,305,359 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $17,056,000 after acquiring an additional 2,561,532 shares in the last quarter. AXA bought a new stake in COMSCORE during the 2nd quarter worth about $129,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC bought a new stake in COMSCORE during the 2nd quarter worth about $241,000. Bogle Investment Management L P DE bought a new stake in COMSCORE during the 2nd quarter worth about $407,000. Finally, Northern Trust Corp lifted its position in COMSCORE by 19.1% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 251,447 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,297,000 after buying an additional 40,333 shares in the last quarter. 25.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. SunTrust Banks set a $5.00 price target on shares of COMSCORE and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of COMSCORE from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 17th. Loop Capital reissued a “hold” rating and set a $5.00 price target on shares of COMSCORE in a research report on Wednesday, August 7th. Finally, Aegis set a $6.00 price target on shares of COMSCORE and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report 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’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.17.
COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 6th. The business services provider reported ($4.61) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.28) by ($4.33). The firm had revenue of $96.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $100.29 million. COMSCORE’s revenue was down 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.29) 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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