Are You Interested In Investing In Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS)? Check This Out First

As of Friday close, Integral Ad Science Holding Corp.’s (NASDAQ:IAS) stock was down -$3.66, moving down -19.44 percent to $15.17. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 1,866,680 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$5.15 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,010,740, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,009,242.

Since last month, IAS stock retreated -11.39%. Shares of the company fell to $15.01 on 08/04/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $20.88 was reached on 07/31/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $6.63. Since the beginning of this year, IAS’s stock price has risen by 72.58% or $6.38, and marked a new high 44 times. However, the stock has declined by -27.33% since its 52-week high.

IAS stock investors should be aware that Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 51 days ago on Jun 15. VEP Group, LLC, the 10% Owner of the company, disposed of 5,220,000 shares for $18.13 on Jun 15. It resulted in a $94,638,600 divestment by the insider. Utzschneider Lisa sold 35,310 shares at an average price of $17.67 on May 23. The insider now owns 81,879 shares following the transaction. On May 23, Chief Product Officer SHARMA TOM sold 13,452 shares at $17.67 apiece. The transaction was valued at $237,697.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) has a P/E ratio of about 136.67. The stock’s beta is 1.58. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 5.27, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.83, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 36.02 may also be considered.

Financial Health

In the three months ended March 30, Integral Ad Science Holding Corp.’s quick ratio stood at 4.00, while its current ratio was 4.00, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 was 0.26. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 81.00% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 6.60%. Based on annual data, IAS earned $332.59 million in gross profit and brought in $408.35 million in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 2.40%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 2.20%.

In Integral Ad Science Holding Corp.’s quarter-end financial report for March 30, it reported total debt of $193.49 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. IAS’s revenue rose 11.72% to $106.09 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $113.65 million. While analysts expected Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. to report $0.01 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.02 per share. During the quarter, the company generated -$4.57 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. were 283.84 million at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $223.94 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $156.65 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Integral Ad Science Holding Corp.’s (IAS) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 112.79%, the RSI 9-day stood at 21.88% on 04 August.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. price is down by -25.34% percent or -$5.15. At present, IAS shares trade -10.45% below its 20-day simple moving average and +26.42% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -13.07% below its SMA50 and +90.58% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 10.13% and Stochastic coefficient D was 27.08%, while ATR was 1.19. Given the Stochastic reading of 2.73% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 29.35%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.54, while the 14-day reading stands at -1.85.

Analyst Ratings

Truist launched its rating on Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: IAS) to a Buy in a note to investors on July 20, 2023. Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, IAS is a sell, and 3 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. stock as buy, with 10 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $23.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $21.00 – $25.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (IAS) will achieve an average price target of $23.23.

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