Investors bought shares of Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $178.45 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $65.52 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $112.93 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Comcast Corp. had the 5th highest net in-flow for the day. Comcast Corp. traded down ($0.61) for the day and closed at $67.25

CMCSA has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Wells Fargo & Co. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Comcast Corp. in a report on Monday, July 18th. Pivotal Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Comcast Corp. in a report on Thursday. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 target price on shares of Comcast Corp. in a report on Thursday. Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Comcast Corp. in a report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $67.00 target price on shares of Comcast Corp. in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, twenty have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $70.61.

The company has a market cap of $162.20 billion and a PE ratio of 20.45. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $65.14 and its 200-day moving average price is $61.03.

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The cable giant reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.81 by $0.02. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.84 earnings per share. The business had revenue of $18.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.11 billion. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Comcast Corp. will post $3.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 5th will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 3rd. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.64%.

In other news, EVP Stephen B. Burke sold 75,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.05, for a total transaction of $4,653,750.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 510,737 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $31,691,230.85. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Judith Rodin sold 635 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.75, for a total transaction of $38,576.25. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 14,947 shares in the company, valued at $908,030.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of CMCSA. Howland Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Comcast Corp. by 63.8% in the fourth quarter. Howland Capital Management LLC now owns 18,271 shares of the cable giant’s stock worth $1,031,000 after buying an additional 7,117 shares during the last quarter. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc purchased a new position in Comcast Corp. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,047,000. Intrust Bank NA boosted its position in Comcast Corp. by 6.3% in the fourth quarter. Intrust Bank NA now owns 18,870 shares of the cable giant’s stock worth $1,065,000 after buying an additional 1,124 shares during the last quarter. Homrich & Berg boosted its position in Comcast Corp. by 106.1% in the fourth quarter. Homrich & Berg now owns 18,875 shares of the cable giant’s stock worth $1,065,000 after buying an additional 9,715 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Whalerock Point Partners LLC boosted its position in Comcast Corp. by 6.4% in the fourth quarter. Whalerock Point Partners LLC now owns 18,981 shares of the cable giant’s stock worth $1,071,000 after buying an additional 1,150 shares during the last quarter.

Comcast Corporation is a media and technology company. The Company’s primary businesses include Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Its Comcast Cable business operates in Cable Communications segment. Its NBCUniversal business consists of four segments, which include Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment and Theme Parks.

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