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Shares of NeuStar (NYSE:NSR) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are currently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $41.23.

A number of research firms have recently commented on NSR. Analysts at TheStreet downgraded shares of NeuStar from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of NeuStar from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 4th. They now have a $34.40 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NeuStar in a research note on Thursday, January 30th.

Shares of NeuStar (NYSE:NSR) traded up 0.14% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $27.96. 222,800 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. NeuStar has a 1-year low of $26.87 and a 1-year high of $57.29. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $32.36 and a 200-day moving average of $41.73. The company has a market cap of $1.684 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.31.

NeuStar (NYSE:NSR) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, April 16th. The company reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $229.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $230.78 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.80 earnings per share. Analysts expect that NeuStar will post $3.74 EPS for the current fiscal year.

NeuStar, Inc is a provider of real-time information and analysis. The Company operates in three segments: carrier services, enterprise services and information services.

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