Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in COMSCORE, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SCOR) by 288.1% during the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 169,466 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 125,797 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s holdings in COMSCORE were worth $875,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new position in shares of COMSCORE in the 1st quarter worth $41,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new position in shares of COMSCORE in the 2nd quarter worth $94,000. Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of COMSCORE in the 2nd quarter worth $95,000. Wedbush Securities Inc. acquired a new position in shares of COMSCORE in the 2nd quarter worth $102,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in shares of COMSCORE by 911.2% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 25,280 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $131,000 after acquiring an additional 22,780 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 25.55% of the company’s stock.
Shares of SCOR stock opened at $2.04 on Friday. COMSCORE, Inc. has a 1-year low of $1.43 and a 1-year high of $23.89. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $2.08 and its 200-day simple moving average is $7.03.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on SCOR shares. Aegis set a $6.00 target price on COMSCORE and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 21st. Loop Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $5.00 price target on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Wednesday, August 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded COMSCORE from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 17th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $5.00 price target on COMSCORE and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 7th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. COMSCORE has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.17.
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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