Pivotal Research Remains a Buy on Comcast (CMCSA)

Pivotal Research analyst Jeffrey Wlodarczak reiterated a Buy rating on Comcast (CMCSA) today and set a price target of $52.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $43.67.

According to TipRanks.com, Wlodarczak is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 9.0% and a 61.3% success rate. Wlodarczak covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Liberty Media Liberty Formula One, Liberty Media Liberty SiriusXM, and Liberty Sirius XM Group.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Comcast is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $46.69, which is a 5.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 15, Rosenblatt Securities also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $45.00 price target.

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Comcast’s market cap is currently $200.4B and has a P/E ratio of 17.10. The company has a Price to Book ratio of -2.14.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 86 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of CMCSA in relation to earlier this year.

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Comcast Corp. is a media, entertainment, and communications company, which engages in the provision of video, Internet, and phone services. It operates through the following segments: Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, Theme Parks and Sky. The Cable Communications segment provides video, Internet, voice, and security and automation services under the Xfinity brand. The Cable Networks segment consists of national cable networks, regional sports, news networks, international cable networks, and cable television studio production operations. The Broadcast Television segment includes NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks. The Filmed Entertainment segment involves in the production, acquisition, marketing, and distribution of filmed entertainment. The Theme Parks segment consists of Universal theme parks in Orlando, Florida; Hollywood, California; and Osaka, Japan. The Sky segment Consists of the operations of Sky, one of Europe’s entertainment companies, which primarily includes a direct-to-consumer business, providing video, high-speed internet, voice and wireless phone services, and a content business, operating entertainment networks, the Sky News broadcast network and Sky Sports networks. The company was founded by Ralph J. Roberts in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

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