Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: IAS) is 102.28% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $6.63 and a high of $18.10 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The IAS stock was last observed hovering at around $18.06 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.28% off its average median price target of $20.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 19.18% off the consensus price target high of $22.00 offered by 10 analysts, but current levels are -4.59% lower than the price target low of $17.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $17.78, the stock is 8.69% and 16.80% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.79 million and changing -1.55% at the moment leaves the stock 66.51% off its SMA200. IAS registered 61.93% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 88.95%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $6.38 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $34.29.
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The stock witnessed a 15.53% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 62.37%, and is 5.08% 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 4.03% over the week and 4.70% over the month.
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) has around 835 employees, a market worth around $2.75B and $425.20M in sales. Current P/E ratio is 160.18 and Fwd P/E is 65.13. Profit margin for the company is 4.10%. Distance from 52-week low is 168.17% and -1.77% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (2.40%).
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”. 10 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 1.80, where 2 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 8 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 grow by 128.80% this year
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 154.31M, and float is at 153.68M with Short Float at 0.94%.
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) Insider Activity
The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Utzschneider Lisa, the company’s Chief Executive Officer. SEC filings show that Utzschneider Lisa sold 35,310 shares of the company’s common stock on May 23 at a price of $17.67 per share for a total of $0.62 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 81879.0 shares.
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on May 23 that SHARMA TOM (Chief Product Officer) sold a total of 13,452 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on May 23 and was made at $17.67 per share for $0.24 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 31941.0 shares of the IAS stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on May 22, Utzschneider Lisa (Chief Executive Officer) disposed off 27,287 shares at an average price of $17.41 for $0.48 million. The insider now directly holds 117,189 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 16.52% up over the past 12 months and Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) that is 17.39% higher over the same period. Oracle Corporation (ORCL) is 51.08% up on the 1-year trading charts.