Chartist Has Cut Comcast New C (CMCSA) Position; Rockland Trust Co Boosted Pfizer (PFE) Position

December 6, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

Chartist Inc decreased Comcast Corp New C (CMCSA) stake by 2.38% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Chartist Inc sold 188 shares as Comcast Corp New C (CMCSA)’s stock rose 3.16%. The Chartist Inc holds 7,706 shares with $299.93M value, down from 7,894 last quarter. Comcast Corp New C now has $181.09 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.96% or $0.775 during the last trading session, reaching $38.745. About 10.58M shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 28.96% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500.

Rockland Trust Co increased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 28.61% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Rockland Trust Co acquired 39,410 shares as Pfizer Inc (PFE)’s stock declined 3.45%. The Rockland Trust Co holds 177,181 shares with $5.95M value, up from 137,771 last quarter. Pfizer Inc now has $212.04 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.0569 during the last trading session, reaching $35.5731. About 6.25M shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since December 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500.

Rockland Trust Co decreased Alphabet Inc Cl A stake by 851 shares to 17,070 valued at $15.87M in 2017Q2. It also reduced Hp Inc stake by 30,995 shares and now owns 125,892 shares. Chubb Ltd was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 58 investors sold PFE shares while 716 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 612 raised stakes. 4.02 billion shares or 1.07% less from 4.06 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Kornitzer Capital Mngmt Incorporated Ks owns 1.20 million shares. 61,015 were accumulated by Intersect Cap Limited. Apriem Advsrs reported 1.87% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Wallace Cap Management holds 0.05% or 8,677 shares. Evermay Wealth Ltd Liability Com, a Virginia-based fund reported 53,243 shares. Middleton Inc Ma has invested 0.14% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Florida-based Edmp has invested 3.26% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). 157,488 were accumulated by Barbara Oil. Cadinha Limited Liability Co reported 40,094 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. The California-based National Planning has invested 0.27% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Freestone Capital Ltd Liability has 0.31% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 114,054 shares. United Ser Automobile Association holds 0.67% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 6.55 million shares. Northwest Investment Counselors Limited Company owns 2,623 shares. Cohen Klingenstein Ltd Co reported 0.45% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Nordea Inv Mgmt reported 2.29% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE).

Among 21 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Pfizer had 66 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, October 20, the company rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co. The company was initiated on Thursday, May 12 by Berenberg. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, October 28. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 28 by S&P Research. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Neutral” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, November 25. BMO Capital Markets maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Monday, June 12 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 13. Societe Generale initiated the shares of PFE in report on Wednesday, April 6 with “Hold” rating. Barclays Capital initiated the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, December 1 report. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, August 2.

Analysts await Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.48 EPS, up 9.09% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.44 per share. CMCSA’s profit will be $2.24B for 20.18 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual EPS reported by Comcast Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.69% negative EPS growth.

Among 29 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 66 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 26 by Pivotal Research. Pivotal Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 4 by Argus Research. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, May 30 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, August 19 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, October 23. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, February 5. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Wednesday, October 28. Macquarie Research maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Wednesday, July 5 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q2 2017. Its down 11.82, from 12.83 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 68 investors sold CMCSA shares while 503 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 468 raised stakes. 3.69 billion shares or 50.72% less from 7.49 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Union Retail Bank reported 8,743 shares. Scholtz And Lc reported 105,281 shares. New York-based Joel Isaacson And Lc has invested 0.09% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). First United Savings Bank, Maryland-based fund reported 5,805 shares. Norinchukin Fincl Bank The invested in 0.46% or 571,915 shares. Captrust Finance Advsrs invested in 57,809 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Trb Advsrs Ltd Partnership accumulated 30,000 shares. The New York-based Neuberger Berman Ltd Company has invested 0.75% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Van Hulzen Asset Mgmt Ltd Company owns 7,461 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Hexavest holds 932,744 shares. 2.00M are held by Panagora Asset Management Inc. Westpac Banking Corporation owns 1.65 million shares. 150,485 are held by Rand Wealth Ltd Liability Corporation. Winslow Cap Lc reported 6.93M shares. Valley National Advisers reported 4,738 shares.

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