comScore Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) is -50.00% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $1.80 and a high of $5.51 in the current 52-week trading range. The SCOR stock was last observed hovering at around $2.28 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.19% off its average median price target of $3.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 58.83% off the consensus price target high of $6.00 offered by 5 analysts, but current levels are 17.67% higher than the price target low of $3.00 for the same period.
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Currently trading at $2.47, the stock is 5.67% and 10.64% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.62 million and changing 8.33% at the moment leaves the stock -6.84% off its SMA200. SCOR registered -50.00% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -16.97%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $2.3391 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $2.5610.
The stock witnessed a -3.14% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 21.08%, and is 7.86% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 9.02% over the week and 8.48% over the month.
comScore Inc. (SCOR) has around 1300 employees, a market worth around $187.47M and $361.20M in sales. Profit margin for the company is -15.50%. Distance from 52-week low is 37.22% and -55.17% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-67.30%).
comScore Inc. (SCOR) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for comScore Inc. (SCOR) is a “Hold”. 5 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.80, where 4 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 1 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
comScore Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 03/04/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.17 with sales reaching $91M over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -93.10% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -7.70% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -4.40% in year-over-year returns.
comScore Inc. (SCOR) Top Institutional Holders
131 institutions hold shares in comScore Inc. (SCOR), with 12.86M shares held by insiders accounting for 17.67% while institutional investors hold 90.13% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 71.22M, and float is at 59.93M with Short Float at 6.91%. Institutions hold 74.21% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers, LLC with over 5.99 million shares valued at $12.23 million. The investor’s holdings represent 10.08% of the SCOR Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Primecap Management Company with 5.59 million shares valued at $11.4 million to account for 9.40% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Blackrock Inc. which holds 3.89 million shares representing 6.55% and valued at over $7.94 million, while Tenzing Global Management, Llc holds 6.31% of the shares totaling 3.75 million with a market value of $7.65 million.
comScore Inc. (SCOR): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) that is trading 58.82% up over the past 12 months. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -2.42% from the last report on Nov 12, 2020 to stand at a total of 4.24 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 14.54.