Ulysses Management Llc decreased its stake in Comcast Corp. Cl A (CMCSA) by 27.8% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ulysses Management Llc sold 291,900 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.58% . The hedge fund held 758,100 shares of the television services company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $32.05M, down from 1.05M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ulysses Management Llc who had been investing in Comcast Corp. Cl A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $213.07B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $46.88. About 9.10 million shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 21.74% since September 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.74% the S&P500. Some Historical CMCSA News: 25/04/2018 – Comcast Makes GBP22 Bln Offer for Sky, Trumping Fox Bid; 23/04/2018 – Comcast Corp expected to post earnings of 59 cents a share – Earnings Preview; 15/05/2018 – JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN COMCAST – SEC FILING; 19/04/2018 – Independence Health Group and Comcast Form Partnership Aimed at Creating New, Patient Care Technology and Communications Platform; 07/05/2018 – Channel NewsAsia: Exclusive: Comcast prepares all-cash bid to gate-crash Disney-Fox deal; 05/03/2018 – FRIES: COMCAST SKY BID MORE ABOUT CONTENT THAN DISTRIBUTION; 15/05/2018 – Highfields Adds Aetna, Exits Amazon, Buys More Comcast: 13F; 23/05/2018 – Comcast is in the advanced stages of preparing a ‘superior’ all-cash bid for Fox assets; 07/05/2018 – CNBC Wires: EXCLUSIVE-COMCAST CORP ARRANGING FINANCING WITH BANKS FOR ALL-CASH BID FOR TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC; 24/05/2018 – MOODY’S: COMCAST’S A3 DEBT RATINGS ON REVIEW FOR DOWNGRADE
Baupost Group Llc decreased its stake in Synchrony Finl (SYF) by 35.06% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Baupost Group Llc sold 5.00 million shares as the company’s stock rose 5.04% . The hedge fund held 9.26M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $321.06 million, down from 14.26 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Baupost Group Llc who had been investing in Synchrony Finl for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.68 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.97% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $34.18. About 3.64M shares traded. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has risen 21.59% since September 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.59% the S&P500. Some Historical SYF News: 20/03/2018 – Moody’s: About $618M of Synchrony Asset-Backed Securities Rated; 21/05/2018 – Moody’s Assigns Provisional Ratings To Synchrony’s 2018-2 Card Abs; 12/04/2018 – Synchrony Opens Emerging Tech Center at the University of Illinois to Develop Artificial Intelligence Solutions; 15/05/2018 – Synchrony: At April 30, Net Charge-Offs as Percentage of Average Loan Receivables Was 6.3%; 31/05/2018 – KEANE: SYNCHRONY CONFIDENT IT CAN NAVIGATE RETAIL BANKRUPTCIES; 11/05/2018 – MEDTRONIC: INVESTIGATIONAL ALGORITHM MAY RESTORE AV SYNCHRONY; 11/05/2018 – New Study Demonstrates Feasibility of Novel Mechanical Sensor in Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System to Detect Atrial Contractions and Restore AV Synchrony; 14/03/2018 – Synchrony Appoints Trish Mosconi Executive Vice President, Business Strategy and Development; 21/05/2018 – Synchrony Financial to Participate in the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference; 17/05/2018 – S&PGR Affirms Synchrony Financial ‘BBB-‘ Rtg; Outlook Stable
Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2019 Q2. Its up 0.10, from 1.18 in 2019Q1. It improved, as 38 investors sold CMCSA shares while 464 reduced holdings. 139 funds opened positions while 505 raised stakes. 3.63 billion shares or 0.18% less from 3.63 billion shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Tortoise Investment Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 9,679 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd Com reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Amica Mutual Insurance accumulated 148,761 shares. Miles Cap Incorporated invested in 1.56% or 45,167 shares. Rech Glob Investors holds 0.05% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) or 4.05 million shares. Amp Cap Limited holds 2.24 million shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. 36,208 are owned by Covenant Multifamily Offices Llc. Moreover, Lincoln Corp has 0.03% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 20,927 shares. Frontier Invest Communications has 1.68% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 591,505 shares. Advisory Serv Ltd holds 0.13% or 49,594 shares in its portfolio. Hsbc Holdings Public Ltd Com has invested 0.32% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). 181,329 are held by Bancorp Of Nova Scotia Company. Cim Inv Mangement Incorporated holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 14,114 shares. 2.17 million are owned by Mcdonald Invsts Ca. Signalpoint Asset Lc, a Missouri-based fund reported 7,021 shares.
Ulysses Management Llc, which manages about $1.47B and $1.12B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Jbg Smith Properties by 267,555 shares to 765,009 shares, valued at $30.10M in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 224,200 shares in the quarter, for a total of 254,200 shares, and has risen its stake in Lennar Corp. (Call) (NYSE:LEN).
More notable recent Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Here’s Why Comcast (CMCSA) Stock Looks Like a Buy for Value Investors – Nasdaq” on March 06, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “After Hours Most Active for Sep 12, 2019 : AABA, HPQ, CMCSA, CTVA, T, QQQ, AAPL, KO, AMGN, DTV, JNPR, VIAB – Nasdaq” published on September 12, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Comcast Rises 3% – Yahoo Finance” on September 04, 2019. More interesting news about Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Comcast Stock Has No Catalyst Unless This One Thing Happens – Nasdaq” published on August 06, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Option Traders Making Bullish Bets On Comcast – Benzinga” with publication date: August 21, 2019.
Analysts await Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to report earnings on October, 24. They expect $0.76 EPS, up 16.92% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.65 per share. CMCSA’s profit will be $3.45 billion for 15.42 P/E if the $0.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.78 actual EPS reported by Comcast Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.56% negative EPS growth.
Analysts await Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) to report earnings on October, 18. They expect $1.12 earnings per share, up 23.08% or $0.21 from last year’s $0.91 per share. SYF’s profit will be $743.04 million for 7.63 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual earnings per share reported by Synchrony Financial for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.46% EPS growth.
Baupost Group Llc, which manages about $29.88 billion and $11.05B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ATRA) by 619,481 shares to 7.00M shares, valued at $140.77M in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Translate Bio Inc by 2.35 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 8.84 million shares, and has risen its stake in Cbs Corp New (NYSE:CBS).
More notable recent Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Why Synchrony Financial Stock Slipped 11% in August – Yahoo Finance” on September 05, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “What Is Synchrony Financial’s (NYSE:SYF) Share Price Doing? – Yahoo Finance” published on July 03, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “6 Seth Klarman Stocks With Low Price-Earnings Ratios – Yahoo Finance” on August 28, 2019. More interesting news about Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Is Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) A Smart Choice For Dividend Investors? – Yahoo Finance” published on July 29, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Synchrony announces capital return moves – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: May 09, 2019.
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