Swiss National Bank held its position in NeuStar Inc. (NYSE:NSR) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 91,400 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Swiss National Bank owned 0.33% of NeuStar worth $2,149,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Steinberg Asset Management LLC raised its position in NeuStar by 14.6% in the first quarter. Steinberg Asset Management LLC now owns 1,201,827 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,565,000 after buying an additional 153,182 shares in the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of NeuStar by 4.6% in the first quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 282,075 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,939,000 after buying an additional 12,383 shares during the period. Pacad Investment Ltd. raised its position in shares of NeuStar by 7.3% in the first quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 23,811 shares of the company’s stock valued at $586,000 after buying an additional 1,611 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of NeuStar by 3.6% in the first quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 215,938 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,403,000 after buying an additional 7,500 shares during the period. Finally, Aperio Group LLC raised its position in shares of NeuStar by 48.7% in the first quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 23,787 shares of the company’s stock valued at $585,000 after buying an additional 7,787 shares during the period.

NeuStar Inc. (NYSE:NSR) traded up 0.96% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $26.41. 1,169,893 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. NeuStar Inc. has a 52 week low of $20.00 and a 52 week high of $30.11. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $24.78 and its 200 day moving average price is $24.48. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.44 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.47 and a beta of 1.32.

NeuStar (NYSE:NSR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.05. NeuStar had a net margin of 13.64% and a return on equity of 33.76%. The company earned $297.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $297.37 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.10 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that NeuStar Inc. will post $5.21 earnings per share for the current year.

NSR has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NeuStar from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of NeuStar in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $30.00 price target on shares of NeuStar in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $29.00.

In other NeuStar news, SVP Henry Skorny sold 24,677 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.44, for a total value of $578,428.88. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 2.91% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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