Traders bought shares of Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $145.24 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $70.26 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $74.98 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Comcast Corp. had the 3rd highest net in-flow for the day. Comcast Corp. traded down ($0.78) for the day and closed at $65.66

CMCSA has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $70.00 target price on shares of Comcast Corp. in a report on Monday, July 11th. Pacific Crest reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Comcast Corp. in a report on Sunday, May 22nd. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted their target price on Comcast Corp. from $69.00 to $70.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 4th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Comcast Corp. in a report on Tuesday, May 3rd. Finally, Wunderlich reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Comcast Corp. in a report on Thursday, April 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, twenty have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Comcast Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $71.68.

The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $67.02 and a 200 day moving average price of $62.53. The company has a market capitalization of $158.36 billion and a PE ratio of 19.96.

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The cable giant reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.81 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $18.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.11 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.84 EPS. Comcast Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that Comcast Corp. will post $3.51 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 5th will be issued a dividend of $0.275 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 3rd. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.68%.

In related news, Chairman Brian L. Roberts sold 304,109 shares of Comcast Corp. stock in a transaction on Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.26, for a total transaction of $20,454,371.34. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now owns 630,596 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $42,413,886.96. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, EVP Neil Smit sold 15,121 shares of Comcast Corp. stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.47, for a total transaction of $959,729.87. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 110,885 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,037,870.95. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI increased its position in shares of Comcast Corp. by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI now owns 144,978 shares of the cable giant’s stock worth $8,181,000 after buying an additional 2,923 shares in the last quarter. Cibc World Markets Corp increased its position in shares of Comcast Corp. by 38.6% in the fourth quarter. Cibc World Markets Corp now owns 202,744 shares of the cable giant’s stock worth $11,441,000 after buying an additional 56,507 shares in the last quarter. Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC increased its position in shares of Comcast Corp. by 25.2% in the fourth quarter. Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC now owns 539,692 shares of the cable giant’s stock worth $30,455,000 after buying an additional 108,586 shares in the last quarter. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. increased its position in shares of Comcast Corp. by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 31,779 shares of the cable giant’s stock worth $1,793,000 after buying an additional 255 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Suntrust Banks Inc. increased its position in shares of Comcast Corp. by 5.6% in the fourth quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 1,013,895 shares of the cable giant’s stock worth $57,212,000 after buying an additional 53,340 shares in 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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