Eleven ratings firms have assigned shares of Integral Ad Science Holding an average rating of “Buy”, with one analyst recommending a hold, three suggesting a buy and one advocating a strong buy. The average one-year target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the past year is $16.00. Raymond James, Stifel Nicolaus and Craig Hallum have all recently raised their price targets for Integral Ad Science. CEO Lisa Utzschneider sold 27,287 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on 22 May, and now holds 117,189 shares in the company, valued at $2,040,260.49.
In accordance with the latest findings of Marketbeat.com, Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:IAS – Get Rating) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by eleven ratings firms that cover the company. Out of the eleven firms, one analyst gave a hold recommendation, three issued a buy recommendation, and one provided a strong buy recommendation. The average 1-year target price among the brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $16.00.
Recently, several equities analysts have issued reports on IAS shares. Raymond James gave the company a “strong-buy” rating and lifted their price target from $12.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Friday, March 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target from $15.00 to $19.00 in a research report on Monday, April 24th, and Craig Hallum raised their price objective from $18.00 to $20.00 in a research note on Friday, May 5th. KeyCorp began coverage on Integral Ad Science in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th and gave the company a “sector weight” rating. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Integral Ad Science from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Monday, March 20th.
In other Integral Ad Science news, CEO Lisa Utzschneider sold 27,287 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.41, for a total value of $475,066.67. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 117,189 shares in the company, valued at $2,040,260.49. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Additionally, insider Tom Sharma sold 9,646 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 22nd, at an average price of $17.41, for a total value of $167,936.86. Following the sale, the insider now owns 45,393 shares of the company.
Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. is a leading global provider of digital ad verification and optimization solutions. The company’s technology helps advertisers and publishers ensure that their digital advertising campaigns are viewable, fraud-free, and brand-safe. With offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia, Integral Ad Science serves thousands of brands and publishers worldwide.
So, based on the consensus analyst rating and recent insider activity, Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. seems to be a promising investment opportunity. Investors should keep an eye on the company’s performance and monitor any updates or news that may affect its stock price.