Macquarie Group Ltd. raised its position in shares of comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) by 13.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 36,150 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,350 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. owned 0.09% of comScore worth $863,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the stock. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. increased its stake in shares of comScore by 77.9% in the second quarter. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. now owns 6,040 shares of the company’s stock worth $144,000 after buying an additional 2,645 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its stake in shares of comScore by 13.7% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 6,357 shares of the company’s stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 766 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of comScore by 207.7% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,304 shares of the company’s stock worth $189,000 after buying an additional 4,255 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC increased its stake in shares of comScore by 765.4% in the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 8,593 shares of the company’s stock worth $205,000 after buying an additional 7,600 shares during the period. Finally, Boothbay Fund Management LLC increased its stake in shares of comScore by 9.6% in the first quarter. Boothbay Fund Management LLC now owns 7,268 shares of the company’s stock worth $218,000 after buying an additional 635 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.01% of the company’s stock.

comScore Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR) opened at 31.34 on Friday. comScore Inc. has a 52 week low of $21.74 and a 52 week high of $51.37. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $29.11 and a 200-day moving average price of $29.09. The stock’s market capitalization is $1.22 billion.

SCOR has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of comScore in a research report on Monday, August 15th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of comScore in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. William Blair downgraded comScore from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Telsey Advisory Group downgraded comScore from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $60.00 to $35.00 in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, Susquehanna downgraded comScore from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $40.09.

In related news, major shareholder Plc Wpp purchased 120,000 shares of comScore stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 16th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $26.93 per share, for a total transaction of $3,231,600.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 4.90% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

About comScore

comScore, Inc( comScore) is a cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. comScore completed its merger with Rentrak Corporation in January 2016, to create the new model for a dynamic, cross-platform world. The Company’s unmatched data footprint combines digital, television and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior at massive scale.

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