Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. Reduces Holdings in comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR)

Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. trimmed its position in shares of comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCORGet Rating) by 8.5% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 263,190 shares of the company’s stock after selling 24,296 shares during the quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. owned 0.29% of comScore worth $766,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC lifted its position in shares of comScore by 13.2% during the fourth quarter. Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC now owns 8,022,902 shares of the company’s stock worth $26,796,000 after purchasing an additional 936,939 shares during the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP lifted its position in shares of comScore by 8.9% during the first quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 3,372,993 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,815,000 after purchasing an additional 275,939 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of comScore by 3.7% during the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,565,307 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,228,000 after purchasing an additional 55,400 shares during the last quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of comScore in the fourth quarter valued at about $2,667,000. Finally, Skylands Capital LLC raised its holdings in shares of comScore by 15.3% in the first quarter. Skylands Capital LLC now owns 603,150 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,755,000 after acquiring an additional 80,150 shares in the last quarter. 88.00% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other news, Director William Paul Livek bought 167,496 shares of comScore stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 25th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $2.08 per share, for a total transaction of $348,391.68. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 2,566,875 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,339,100. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In other comScore news, Director William Paul Livek purchased 167,496 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 25th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $2.08 per share, for a total transaction of $348,391.68. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 2,566,875 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,339,100. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Cerberus Capital Management, L purchased 30,151 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 31st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $2.15 per share, for a total transaction of $64,824.65. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 515,157 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,107,587.55. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders bought 200,403 shares of company stock worth $418,976. 4.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, StockNews.com downgraded comScore from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 19th.

comScore Stock Performance

Shares of comScore stock opened at $2.30 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $211.57 million, a PE ratio of -8.52 and a beta of 1.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a current ratio of 0.60. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $2.06 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $2.22. comScore, Inc. has a one year low of $1.52 and a one year high of $4.15.

comScore (NASDAQ:SCORGet Rating) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.04. The business had revenue of $91.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $96.35 million. comScore had a negative net margin of 2.53% and a negative return on equity of 4.53%. Research analysts expect that comScore, Inc. will post -0.42 EPS for the current fiscal year.

comScore Profile

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comScore, Inc operates as an information and analytics company that measures advertising, consumer behavior, and audiences across media platforms in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Canada, and internationally. The company offers ratings and planning products and services, including Media Metrix Multi-Platform and Mobile Metrix, which measure Websites and apps on computers, smartphones, and tablets; Video Metrix that delivers measurement of digital video consumption; Plan Metrix, which offers understanding of consumer lifestyle; TV Essentials that combines TV viewing information with marketing segmentation and consumer databases; and StationView Essentials to understand consumer viewing patterns and characteristics.

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