Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:IAS) Given Consensus Rating of “Moderate Buy” by Analysts

Shares of Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:IASGet Free Report) have earned an average rating of “Moderate Buy” from the fourteen research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $18.29.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Truist Financial dropped their price objective on shares of Integral Ad Science from $26.00 to $17.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Bank of America initiated coverage on Integral Ad Science in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. BMO Capital Markets lowered their target price on Integral Ad Science from $18.00 to $16.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. Raymond James lowered Integral Ad Science from a “strong-buy” rating to an “outperform” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $20.00 to $16.00 in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Finally, Barclays lowered their price objective on shares of Integral Ad Science from $17.00 to $16.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th.

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Insider Buying and Selling at Integral Ad Science

In related news, CAO Alexis Gil II sold 3,177 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.24, for a total value of $32,532.48. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 120,195 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,230,796.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In related news, major shareholder Vep Group, Llc sold 1,650,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.00, for a total transaction of $23,100,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 65,010,001 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $910,140,014. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CAO Alexis Gil II sold 3,177 shares of Integral Ad Science stock in a transaction on Monday, March 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.24, for a total transaction of $32,532.48. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 120,195 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,230,796.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 1,681,789 shares of company stock worth $23,490,082 over the last quarter. 2.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Integral Ad Science

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. grew its position in Integral Ad Science by 92.1% in the first quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 2,499 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,000 after acquiring an additional 1,198 shares in the last quarter. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ acquired a new stake in shares of Integral Ad Science in the 3rd quarter valued at $58,000. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale bought a new stake in Integral Ad Science in the third quarter worth $62,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC increased its position in Integral Ad Science by 493.4% during the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 8,581 shares of the company’s stock worth $62,000 after buying an additional 7,135 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Amalgamated Bank raised its holdings in Integral Ad Science by 19.9% during the third quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 6,951 shares of the company’s stock valued at $83,000 after buying an additional 1,156 shares in the last quarter. 95.78% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Integral Ad Science Trading Up 6.1 %

Shares of Integral Ad Science stock opened at $9.97 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 3.21, a current ratio of 3.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17. The firm has a market cap of $1.59 billion, a PE ratio of 249.31, a P/E/G ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 1.62. The business’s fifty day moving average is $13.00 and its two-hundred day moving average is $13.27. Integral Ad Science has a fifty-two week low of $9.10 and a fifty-two week high of $20.88.

Integral Ad Science (NASDAQ:IASGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.03. Integral Ad Science had a return on equity of 0.83% and a net margin of 1.53%. The company had revenue of $134.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $131.27 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.07 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 14.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Integral Ad Science will post 0.2 earnings per share for the current year.

About Integral Ad Science

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Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. operates as a digital advertising verification company in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Singapore, Australia, Japan, India, and the Nordics. The company provides IAS Signal, a cloud-based technology platform that offers return on ad spend needs; 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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