Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:IAS) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:IASGet Rating) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the ten analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $24.67.

A number of analysts have weighed in on IAS shares. Raymond James upgraded Integral Ad Science from an “outperform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $26.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Monday, March 21st. Oppenheimer cut their price target on Integral Ad Science from $24.00 to $19.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised Integral Ad Science from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. Barclays dropped their price objective on Integral Ad Science from $17.00 to $12.00 in a research report on Thursday, May 12th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on Integral Ad Science from $25.00 to $26.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 4th.

NASDAQ IAS opened at $11.84 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $13.22 and a 200-day moving average price of $17.63. Integral Ad Science has a one year low of $10.00 and a one year high of $29.68. The company has a market capitalization of $1.84 billion and a P/E ratio of -34.82. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 3.37 and a current ratio of 3.37.

Integral Ad Science (NASDAQ:IASGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 11th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.05. Integral Ad Science had a negative return on equity of 5.60% and a negative net margin of 14.03%. As a group, equities analysts predict that Integral Ad Science will post 0.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Deutsche Bank AG raised its position in Integral Ad Science by 5.6% during the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 10,308 shares of the company’s stock valued at $229,000 after acquiring an additional 546 shares in the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. increased its position in shares of Integral Ad Science by 92.1% in the first quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 2,499 shares of the company’s stock valued at $34,000 after buying an additional 1,198 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers increased its position in shares of Integral Ad Science by 9.1% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 15,544 shares of the company’s stock valued at $345,000 after buying an additional 1,299 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio boosted its stake in shares of Integral Ad Science by 33.3% in the first quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 5,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $71,000 after acquiring an additional 1,300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada acquired a new stake in shares of Integral Ad Science in the third quarter worth approximately $31,000.

About Integral Ad Science (Get Rating)

Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. operates as a digital advertising verification company in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Singapore, Australia, France, Japan, Canada, India, and Brazil. The company provides IAS Signal, a cloud-based technology platform that offers actionable insights; and deliver independent measurement and verification of digital advertising across devices, channels, and formats, including desktop, mobile, connected TV, social, display, and video.

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