Salzman & Company decreased its stake in Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) by 40.32% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Salzman & Company sold 321,950 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.84% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 476,441 shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $16.22M, down from 798,391 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Salzman & Company who had been investing in Comcast Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $182.65 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $40.35. About 7.50 million shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 5.99% since April 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.62% the S&P500. Some Historical CMCSA News: 14/05/2018 – Comcast’s machineQ™ Lights up San Francisco Bay Area with LoRaWAN™ IoT Network; 23/05/2018 – COMCAST CONSIDERING SUPERIOR ALL-CASH OFFER TO BUY FOX; 03/05/2018 – Semtech and Comcast’s machineQ Announce LoRaWAN Network Availability in 10 Cities; 25/04/2018 – Comcast’s £22bn swoop for Sky ignites three-way media battle; 19/04/2018 – Independence Health Group and Comcast Form Partnership Aimed at Creating New, Patient Care Technology and Communications Platform; 25/04/2018 – Comcast formalizes its bid for British broadcaster Sky; 10/05/2018 – Comcast is planning to make a $60 billion, all-cash offer in mid-June for some of Fox’s assets, sources have said; 27/03/2018 – Chinese ex-fund manager must face U.S. SEC’s insider trading claims -judge; 16/05/2018 – U.S. SENATE HAS VOTES TO ADVANCE BILL TO RETAIN 2015 NET NEUTRALITY RULES; 03/05/2018 – ZOLA HAS $100M SERIES D FINANCING LED BY COMCAST VENTURES
Murphy Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Facebook Inc Cl A (FB) by 7.05% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Murphy Capital Management Inc sold 5,071 shares as the company’s stock rose 22.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 66,863 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $8.77 million, down from 71,934 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Murphy Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Facebook Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $502.14B market cap company. The stock increased 1.39% or $2.4 during the last trading session, reaching $175.94. About 15.12 million shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has declined 4.87% since April 4, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.24% the S&P500. Some Historical FB News: 11/04/2018 – LIVE: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress for a second day in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal; 08/05/2018 – MEDIA-White House to host Amazon, Facebook, Ford and other big companies for Al summit – Washington Post; 22/03/2018 – Mark Connon Joins ViralGains Board of Directors; 14/03/2018 – Facebook Blocks Britain First, a Far-Right Anti-Muslim Group Promoted by Trump; 10/04/2018 – Some of the biggest names in the business world have spoken out about Facebook’s policies; 28/03/2018 – INDIA SEEKS MORE INFO FROM FACEBOOK ON REPORTS OF DATA BREACH; 27/03/2018 – Financial Post: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has decided to testify before Congress to quiet criticism; 15/03/2018 – REFILE-Sri Lanka lifts ban on Facebook imposed after spasm of communal violence; 18/03/2018 – Facebook Post Pushes Norway Government to the Brink of Collapse; 26/03/2018 – Facebook has been scraping years worth of call and text data from Android phone users
More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Has Facebook (FB) Outpaced Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year? – Nasdaq” on March 11, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Facebook (FB) Partners With Three Music Labels From India – Nasdaq” published on March 15, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Notable ETF Inflow Detected – IVV, FB, GOOG, GOOGL – Nasdaq” on March 18, 2019. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Tech companies top LinkedIn job seekers’ most wanted list – Bizwomen – The Business Journals” published on April 04, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Facebook: The Living Dead – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 18, 2019.
Since October 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 30 insider sales for $82.25 million activity. Shares for $2.39 million were sold by Cox Christopher K. $7.27M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Sandberg Sheryl on Thursday, December 27. The insider Taylor Susan J.S. sold $308,017. FISCHER DAVID B. also sold $392,937 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares. Schroepfer Michael Todd also sold $5.45 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Tuesday, November 13. Shares for $788,374 were sold by Wehner David M. on Thursday, January 31.
Analysts await Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.63 earnings per share, down 3.55% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.69 per share. FB’s profit will be $4.65B for 26.98 P/E if the $1.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.38 actual earnings per share reported by Facebook, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -31.51% negative EPS growth.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.42, from 1.13 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 143 investors sold FB shares while 740 reduced holdings. 166 funds opened positions while 465 raised stakes. 1.73 billion shares or 7.30% more from 1.61 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Staley Capital Advisers holds 0.03% or 3,003 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, West Chester Advsr has 0.64% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 1,937 shares. Contravisory Investment Inc holds 200 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Lpl Fincl Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.25% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 712,355 shares. Oregon-based Confluence Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.68% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Brighton Jones Ltd reported 15,352 shares stake. The Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life Insur The has invested 1.12% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Segall Bryant & Hamill Ltd Company has 6,274 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability reported 140,333 shares. Psagot Invest House Ltd, Israel-based fund reported 141,172 shares. Logan Management has 1.44% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 138,582 shares. New York-based Allen Invest Mngmt Limited Co has invested 2.91% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Accuvest Global owns 3,325 shares. Appleton Prns Ma reported 41,698 shares stake. Cap Advsr Limited Liability Corp reported 1,237 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.
More notable recent Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Netflix, Comcast, Facebook and Starbucks – Nasdaq” on April 01, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Comcast Acquires BluVector For Network AI Security Tech – Seeking Alpha” published on March 08, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Buy Comcast (CMCSA) Stock on Xfinity Flex & Larger Streaming TV Push? – Nasdaq” on March 22, 2019. More interesting news about Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “RBC backs off Comcast, Charter citing subscriber growth – Seeking Alpha” published on March 28, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “CMCSA vs. RCI: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 28, 2019.
Analysts await Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 1.61% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.62 per share. CMCSA’s profit will be $2.85B for 16.01 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual EPS reported by Comcast Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.56% negative EPS growth.
Since December 10, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $10.87 million activity. Murdock Daniel C. had sold 845 shares worth $30,036. BACON KENNETH J also sold $282,799 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares. 275,746 shares valued at $10.21 million were sold by COHEN DAVID L on Tuesday, February 5.