Dimensional Fund Advisors LP bought a new stake in shares of COMSCORE, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SCOR) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 21,455 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $468,000.
A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in SCOR. FNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in shares of COMSCORE during the 2nd quarter valued at $103,000. Huber Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new position in COMSCORE in the 2nd quarter worth $314,000. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. purchased a new position in COMSCORE in the 2nd quarter worth $327,000. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust purchased a new position in COMSCORE in the 2nd quarter worth $523,000. Finally, Arlington Partners LLC purchased a new position in COMSCORE in the 2nd quarter worth $546,000. 25.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Shares of OTCMKTS:SCOR traded up $0.31 during trading on Thursday, reaching $16.40. 86,729 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 154,223. COMSCORE, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $14.65 and a fifty-two week high of $29.35.
COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 8th. The business services provider reported ($0.42) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.30) by ($0.12). The company had revenue of $102.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $102.63 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($2.26) EPS. The company’s revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year.
SCOR has been the topic of several analyst reports. Aegis initiated coverage on COMSCORE in a research report on Thursday, October 11th. They set a “buy” rating and a $29.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded COMSCORE from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.50.
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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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