Vantage Investment Advisors Trimmed By $5.15 Million Its Comcast A (CMCSA) Holding; BEAZLEY PLC ORDINARY SHARES UNITED KING (BZLYF) Shorts Raised By 109.14%

September 14, 2018 - By Daniel Cummings

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BEAZLEY PLC ORDINARY SHARES UNITED KING (OTCMKTS:BZLYF) had an increase of 109.14% in short interest. BZLYF’s SI was 109,800 shares in September as released by FINRA. Its up 109.14% from 52,500 shares previously. With 8,400 avg volume, 13 days are for BEAZLEY PLC ORDINARY SHARES UNITED KING (OTCMKTS:BZLYF)’s short sellers to cover BZLYF’s short positions. It closed at $7.45 lastly. It is down 0.00% since September 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 15.62% the S&P500.

Vantage Investment Advisors Llc decreased Comcast Corporation A (CMCSA) stake by 78.03% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Vantage Investment Advisors Llc sold 160,848 shares as Comcast Corporation A (CMCSA)’s stock rose 11.66%. The Vantage Investment Advisors Llc holds 45,295 shares with $1.49 million value, down from 206,143 last quarter. Comcast Corporation A now has $169.33 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.085 during the last trading session, reaching $36.955. About 5.12 million shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has declined 4.78% since September 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.40% the S&P500. Some Historical CMCSA News: 25/04/2018 – Holly Menino: #BREAKING: US media company Comcast launches $30 billion bid for Sky in move that threatens rival Murdoch bid; 14/05/2018 – Comcast’s machineQ™ Lights up San Francisco Bay Area with LoRaWAN™ IoT Network; 10/05/2018 – Comcast to match Disney break fee in race for Fox; 01/05/2018 – Comcast Presenting at Conference May 14; 13/04/2018 – Comcast to include Netflix in cable bundles; 25/04/2018 – COMCAST £12.50 IN CASH FOR EACH SKY SHR; 17/05/2018 – NBC News PR: TUNE IN TOMORROW: `TODAY’ EXCLUSIVE: MEGHAN MARKLE’S FORMER `SUITS’ CO-STARS JOIN SAVANNAH GUTHRIE &; 06/03/2018 – Comcast Increases Internet Speeds for Most Customers from Maine Through Virginia; 03/05/2018 – The Daily Beast: BREAKING: NBC News corrects its story, says Michael Cohen was NOT actually wiretapped; 25/04/2018 – Comcast 1Q NBCUniversal Adjusted Ebitda $2.285B

Vantage Investment Advisors Llc increased Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR) stake by 6,388 shares to 59,880 valued at $4.14M in 2018Q2. It also upped Dowdupont Inc stake by 4,781 shares and now owns 82,767 shares. Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) was raised too.

More notable recent Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks” on September 13, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Universal Orlando patent may be for Harry Potter, Nintendo lands” published on September 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Presents at Goldman Sachs 27th Annual Communacopia Conference (Transcript)” on September 12, 2018. More interesting news about Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “The Truth About Comcast And Cord Cutting” published on August 26, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Reasons to Love Charter Communications” with publication date: September 14, 2018.

Among 10 analysts covering Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Comcast had 11 analyst reports since March 22, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, June 13 report. On Friday, April 20 the stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Buy”. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, May 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, June 7. Pivotal Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4500 target in Tuesday, June 26 report. Robert W. Baird maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) rating on Monday, July 30. Robert W. Baird has “Outperform” rating and $41 target. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, July 19 by Raymond James. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities on Monday, August 6. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Thursday, March 22.

Since March 16, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $1.49 million activity. Murdock Daniel C. had sold 916 shares worth $30,411 on Tuesday, April 17. $635,776 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was sold by BLOCK ARTHUR R.

Analysts await Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to report earnings on October, 25. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 21.15% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.52 per share. CMCSA’s profit will be $2.89B for 14.66 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual EPS reported by Comcast Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.08% negative EPS growth.

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