Comcast Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA) 2017 Q3 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Jeannie Matthews
January 13, 2018

MPS Loria Financial Planners LLC bought a new position in Comcast in the second quarter worth approximately $107,000. Country Club Trust Company n.a. now owns 7,769 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $311,000 after acquiring an additional 1,630 shares during the last quarter. About 3.82M shares traded.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) last released its earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. Comerica Bank & Trust, a Michigan-based fund reported 53,074 shares. Senator Inv LP holds 2.37M shares. Ghp Investment Advsr Inc reported 54,253 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. Visa Inc now has $272.15 billion valuation. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc. now owns 33,851 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $1,356,000 after acquiring an additional 1,252 shares during the last quarter. About 36.70 million shares traded or 41.82% up from the average. Sabal has invested 0.03% in Altria Group, Inc. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 20.60% the S&P500. (NYSE:MO) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, July 30 by Credit Agricole. Mairs & holds 0% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 6,710 shares. V's profit will be $2.20 billion for 30.95 P/E if the $0.97 EPS becomes a reality. Altria Group Inc. had 55 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 24th. The stock of Visa Inc. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $70 target. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) earned "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 19. (NYSE:V) earned "Buy" rating by Guggenheim on Monday, December 5. Another trade for 4,091 shares valued at $156,931 was sold by BLOCK ARTHUR R. BACON KENNETH J also sold $83,175 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Friday, September 15. The rating was initiated by HSBC on Thursday, January 19 with "Buy".

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 57 investors sold SPG shares while 202 reduced holdings. 297.03 million shares or 0.55% less from 298.66 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pathstone Family Office Ltd Co holds 1,556 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Atlantic Grp Limited Liability Company invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Simon Property Group, Inc. This represents a $0.63 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.48%. Moreover, Gvo Asset Management Ltd has 18.79% invested in the company for 2.37 million shares. (NYSE:MO) for 63,037 shares. The United Kingdom-based Cantab Cap Partners Llp has invested 0.08% in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. The Missouri-based Enterprise Fincl has invested 0.1% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Thrivent For Lutherans holds 0.01% in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) for 130 shares. The SI to Sachem Capital Corporation's float is 0.14%. Zebra Capital Management Llc sold 10,686 shares as Herman Miller Inc Com Stk (MLHR)'s stock rose 5.47%. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas has 242,376 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. Following the sale, the chairman now owns 1,711,798 shares of the company's stock, valued at $66,195,228.66. Hanson And Doremus Mngmt invested in 0.03% or 1,968 shares. (NYSE:SPG) for 3,750 shares. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 18,417,341 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $716,803,000 after purchasing an additional 5,108,525 shares during the last quarter.

Among 29 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. As per Tuesday, July 25, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold". Macquarie Research has "Neutral" rating and $65 target. Robert W. Baird maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Wednesday, October 4 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Nomura on Tuesday, December 8. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 21. Argus Research maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Friday, August 4 with "Buy" rating. Finally, Pivotal Research reissued a "buy" rating and set a $50.00 price target on shares of Comcast in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. TD Securities cut Comcast from an "action list buy" rating to a "buy" rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $42.60 to $51.00 in a research note on Friday. The firm has "Buy" rating by Mizuho given on Wednesday, October 11.

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Comcast Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA) institutional sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 0.74 and a quick ratio of 0.74. Sold All: 53 Reduced: 517 Increased: 470 New Position: 115. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its position in shares of Comcast Corporation by 2.7% in the second quarter. 9,170 are owned by Palo Cap.

Comcast (CMCSA) opened at $42.44 on Friday. Generation Mgmt Limited Liability Partnership reported 2.40 million shares. Alpine Glob Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.38% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Palestra Mngmt Lc holds 7.41% or 3.11 million shares. Axa reported 955,815 shares. Stillwater Limited Liability stated it has 68,215 shares or 1.19% of all its holdings. First Commonwealth Pa accumulated 21,678 shares or 2.36% of the stock. Lee Danner And Bass, Tennessee-based fund reported 137,663 shares. The original version of this piece of content can be read at Perella Weinberg Prns Capital Management LP accumulated 0.39% or 120,223 shares. Nomura Holdg Incorporated holds 5.57M shares. It also upped Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) stake by 3,061 shares and now owns 921,840 shares. Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) was raised too.

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) opened at $42.44 on Friday. Zions Bancorporation now owns 2,845 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $106,000 after purchasing an additional 410 shares during the period. After $0.90 actual earnings per share reported by Altria Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.00% negative EPS growth.

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