Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: IAS) is -55.47% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $6.63 and a high of $24.39 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The IAS stock was last observed hovering at around $9.41 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.48% off its average median price target of $12.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 38.19% off the consensus price target high of $16.00 offered by 8 analysts, but current levels are 1.1% higher than the price target low of $10.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $9.89, the stock is 19.33% and 25.68% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.23 million and changing 5.10% at the moment leaves the stock -10.95% off its SMA200. IAS registered -57.83% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -13.62%.
The stock witnessed a 22.86% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 13.42%, and is 5.10% 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 4.29% over the week and 6.72% over the month.
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) has around 760 employees, a market worth around $1.49B and $393.40M in sales. Fwd P/E is 68.21. Profit margin for the company is -0.20%. Distance from 52-week low is 49.17% and -59.45% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-3.30%).
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) is a “Buy”. 8 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 1.60, where 1 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 7 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
The EPS is expected to shrink by -56.30% this year
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 155.39M, and float is at 153.68M with Short Float at 1.49%.
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) Insider Activity
The most recent transaction is an insider sale by SUKUMARAN ANIL, the company’s Chief Accounting Officer. SEC filings show that SUKUMARAN ANIL sold 821 shares of the company’s common stock on Nov 04 at a price of $7.40 per share for a total of $6076.0. Following the sale, the insider now owns 62966.0 shares.
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Sep 14 that SUKUMARAN ANIL (Chief Accounting Officer) sold a total of 885 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Sep 14 and was made at $8.09 per share for $7158.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 66876.0 shares of the IAS stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Sep 06, SUKUMARAN ANIL (Chief Accounting Officer) disposed off 3,089 shares at an average price of $7.77 for $24002.0. The insider now directly holds 63,787 shares of Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS).
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) that is trading -32.46% down over the past 12 months and Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) that is -32.66% lower over the same period. Oracle Corporation (ORCL) is -11.17% down on the 1-year trading charts.