Primecap Management Co. CA raised its position in COMSCORE, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SCOR) by 1.3% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 8,758,157 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 112,625 shares during the period. Primecap Management Co. CA owned 0.14% of COMSCORE worth $177,353,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Legal & General Group Plc bought a new position in shares of COMSCORE during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $27,000. Swiss National Bank boosted its holdings in COMSCORE by 3.1% in the 1st quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 80,499 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,630,000 after buying an additional 2,400 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its holdings in COMSCORE by 96.4% in the 1st quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 7,044 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $142,000 after buying an additional 3,458 shares during the period. Huber Financial Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in COMSCORE by 32.9% in the 4th quarter. Huber Financial Advisors LLC now owns 19,194 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $277,000 after buying an additional 4,752 shares during the period. Finally, Royce & Associates LP boosted its holdings in COMSCORE by 0.4% in the 4th quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,201,705 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $17,341,000 after buying an additional 4,761 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 25.55% of the company’s stock.

OTCMKTS SCOR traded down $0.08 on Friday, hitting $8.48. The stock had a trading volume of 9,254 shares, compared to its average volume of 244,291. COMSCORE, Inc. has a 52-week low of $8.30 and a 52-week high of $25.69.

COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The business services provider reported ($0.46) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.37) by ($0.09). The business had revenue of $102.29 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $106.19 million.

Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. Oppenheimer reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $28.00 price objective on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Monday, March 4th. SunTrust Banks assumed coverage on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Monday, March 4th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $27.00 price objective for the company. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price objective (up from $20.00) on shares of COMSCORE in a report on Friday, March 1st. Wells Fargo & Co started coverage on shares of COMSCORE in a research note on Monday, April 1st. They issued a “market perform” rating on the stock. Finally, Loop Capital cut shares of COMSCORE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $32.00 to $22.00 in a research note on Monday, April 1st. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $19.50.

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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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