Timber Hill LLC Invests $3.73 Million in Comcast Co. (CMCSA)

16 April, 2018, 12:03 | Author: Wade Massey

The hedge fund run by Rob Butts held 3.50M shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $140.18M, down from 4.00M at the end of the previous reported quarter. The firm has a market cap of $153,872.52, a P/E ratio of 16.03, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 1.17. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $35.14. 24,725,458 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 29,915,840. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 23.99% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.59% the S&P500.

Rob Butts decreased its stake in Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) by 12.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bancshares Of The Ozarks invested in 39,058 shares or 0.59% of the stock. South Dakota Investment Council holds 81,900 shares. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $33.02. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Comcast by 2.8% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Comcast by 0.8% during the third quarter. CMCSA underperformed the S&P 500 by 22.65%.

Welch & Forbes Llc, which manages about $3.95 billion and $3.75 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) by 14,983 shares to 407,778 shares, valued at $21.58 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cvs Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 99,481 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 373,992 shares, and cut its stake in Expeditors Intl Wash Inc (NASDAQ:EXPD).

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $62.55 million activity. WATSON DAVID N sold $4.84 million worth of stock.

Tocqueville Asset Management Lp decreased Comcast Corp Cl A (CMCSA) stake by 7.72% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Also, EVP Stephen B. Burke sold 190,756 shares of Comcast stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 26th. Murdock Daniel C. sold 1,891 shares worth $67,320. ROBERTS BRIAN L sold $25.24 million worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Tuesday, March 13. Therefore 72% are positive. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Comcast Co. will post 2.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.79, for a total transaction of $4,835,935.13. Nomura maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Friday, October 27 with "Buy" rating. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $47.08. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 26 by Pivotal Research. Pivotal Research maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) rating on Thursday, January 26. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $47.08. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, November 13 by Citigroup.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 75 investors sold CMCSA shares while 544 reduced holdings.

Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 30,940 were accumulated by Inv Mngmt Of Virginia Ltd Llc. The Ontario - Canada-based Intact Inv Mgmt has invested 0.1% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Banque Pictet Cie Sa reported 0.22% stake. Jefferies Group LLC upped their price objective on shares of Comcast from $38.50 to $40.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, December 19th. Gw Henssler & Assocs invested in 6,486 shares. Integral Derivatives Limited Company invested 0.01% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Oppenheimer analyst T. Horan now forecasts that the cable giant will post earnings of $0.61 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.62. Global X Mngmt reported 58,459 shares. Calamos Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 2.29M shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Virtus Invest Advisers Incorporated reported 591,529 shares. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Bath Savings Trust holds 0.21% in Cisco Systems, Inc. Barrett Asset Management Lc reported 7,679 shares.

Sothebys (BID) investors sentiment increased to 0.86 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. Sold All: 27 Reduced: 69 Increased: 59 New Position: 24. 162 funds opened positions while 352 raised stakes. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd holds 0% or 6 shares in its portfolio. Commercial Bank Of Hawaii, Hawaii-based fund reported 42,456 shares. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc holds 1.55M shares. Captrust invested in 0.57% or 87,610 shares. Jp Marvel Advsrs Ltd Liability invested in 120,704 shares. Wealth Architects Ltd Liability has 5,348 shares. Geode Management Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.04% invested in Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) for 1.09M shares. Ativo Management Ltd owns 60,847 shares. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 3.72% since April 15, 2017 and is downtrending. Papp L Roy And Associates invested in 37,231 shares. 12,800 are owned by Forward Mngmt Llc. (NYSE:CAT), 17 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 82 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by Macquarie Research given on Wednesday, July 5. (NYSE:ARE) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, October 13. RBC Capital Markets maintained JPMorgan Chase & Co. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Guggenheim. SunTrust has "Buy" rating and $45.0 target. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold". The company was maintained on Thursday, March 22 by UBS. On Monday, September 18 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with "Hold". The firm has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, August 18. The stock of JPMorgan Chase & Co. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, February 11 by Jefferies. The stock has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 17. Pellette Thomas A had sold 95,199 shares worth $15.53 million on Wednesday, January 31. 16,434 shares were sold by BACON ASHLEY, worth $1.84 million on Saturday, January 13. Company insiders own 1.28% of the company's stock. The insider MCGEARY RODERICK C sold 15,230 shares worth $578,740.

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