Los Angeles Capital Management LLC Completes New $2.08 Million Investment in Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:IAS)



Los Angeles Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: IASGet a rating) during the first quarter, according to its most recently filed Form 13F with the SEC. The fund bought 150,400 shares of the company, valued at around $2,076,000. Los Angeles Capital Management LLC owned approximately 0.10% of Integral Ad Science at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently increased or reduced their stake in the company. The New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its equity stake in Integral Ad Science by 127.4% in Q4. The New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 13,644 shares of the company valued at $303,000 after purchasing an additional 7,644 shares in the last quarter. Lisanti Capital Growth LLC increased its stake in Integral Ad Science shares by 28.7% in the 4th quarter. Lisanti Capital Growth LLC now owns 270,785 shares of the company valued at $6,014,000 after purchasing an additional 60,335 shares in the last quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Integral Ad Science shares by 25.3% in Q4. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC now owns 2,474,389 shares of the company valued at $54,956,000 after purchasing an additional 499,379 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE increased its stake in shares of Integral Ad Science by 70.6% in the 4th quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 144,256 shares of the company valued at $3,204,000 after buying an additional 59,689 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Panagora Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Integral Ad Science in the 4th quarter at a value of $458,000.

Full Ad Science Stock Performance

IAS opened at $9.70 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 3.37, a quick ratio of 3.37 and a debt ratio of 0.31. The company’s fifty-day moving average price is $10.18 and its two-hundred-day moving average price is $13.12. Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. has a 1-year low of $8.52 and a 1-year high of $29.68. The company has a market cap of $1.50 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -138.55.

Integral advertising science (NASDAQ: IASGet a rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4. The company reported earnings per share of $0.01 for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.01. Integral Ad Science recorded a negative net margin of 3.09% and a negative return on equity of 0.41%. In the same quarter of the previous year, the company achieved EPS of ($0.25). On average, analysts expect Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. shows an EPS of 0.05 for the current financial year.

Analyst upgrades and downgrades

IAS have been the subject of several analyst reports. Barclays cut its price target on shares of Integral Ad Science to $10.00 in a research note on Tuesday. Oppenheimer lowered his price target on shares of Integral Ad Science from $16.00 to $15.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday. Wells Fargo & Company lowered its price target on shares of Integral Ad Science from $28.00 to $21.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday. Morgan Stanley lowered its price target on shares of Integral Ad Science from $13.00 to $12.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group lowered its price target on shares of Integral Ad Science from $18.00 to $15.00 in a Thursday, August 4, research report. One investment analyst gave the stock a hold rating, seven gave the company a buy rating and one gave the company a high buy rating. According to data from MarketBeat, Integral Ad Science currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $20.33.

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

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