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

Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:IASGet Free Report) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from the fourteen brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eleven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $16.77.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Raymond James dropped their target price on shares of Integral Ad Science from $16.00 to $13.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, May 10th. BMO Capital Markets decreased their target price on Integral Ad Science from $18.00 to $16.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Loop Capital started coverage on Integral Ad Science in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. They set a “buy” rating and a $15.00 target price for the company. Benchmark reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Integral Ad Science in a report on Tuesday, May 7th. Finally, Piper Sandler dropped their price objective on shares of Integral Ad Science from $20.00 to $18.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th.

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Insider Activity

In other Integral Ad Science news, CEO Lisa Utzschneider sold 30,407 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.05, for a total transaction of $305,590.35. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 188,678 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,896,213.90. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In related news, CFO Tania Secor sold 17,999 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.05, for a total transaction of $180,889.95. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 239,174 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,403,698.70. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Lisa Utzschneider sold 30,407 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.05, for a total transaction of $305,590.35. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 188,678 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,896,213.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 75,126 shares of company stock valued at $749,707. 2.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Integral Ad Science

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in Integral Ad Science by 24.6% in the 1st quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 70,832 shares of the company’s stock valued at $706,000 after buying an additional 13,997 shares in the last quarter. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Integral Ad Science by 4.7% during the first quarter. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. now owns 1,246,556 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,428,000 after acquiring an additional 55,844 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its holdings in shares of Integral Ad Science by 726.2% during the first quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 162,596 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,621,000 after acquiring an additional 142,915 shares in the last quarter. Kodai Capital Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Integral Ad Science during the first quarter worth approximately $643,000. Finally, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD lifted its holdings in shares of Integral Ad Science by 55.8% in the 1st quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 19,215 shares of the company’s stock worth $192,000 after purchasing an additional 6,878 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 95.78% of the company’s stock.

Integral Ad Science Trading Up 0.9 %

Integral Ad Science stock opened at $9.79 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a quick ratio of 4.32 and a current ratio of 4.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.57 billion, a P/E ratio of 979.98, a PEG ratio of 1.68 and a beta of 1.58. Integral Ad Science has a 52 week low of $7.98 and a 52 week high of $20.88. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $9.63 and a 200 day simple moving average of $12.60.

Integral Ad Science (NASDAQ:IASGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01). The company had revenue of $114.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $112.12 million. Integral Ad Science had a return on equity of 0.32% and a net margin of 0.59%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.02 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Integral Ad Science will post 0.22 earnings per share for the current year.

Integral Ad Science Company Profile

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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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