Decatur Capital Management Has Trimmed Its Comcast (CMCSA) Position by $1.64 Million; Amgen (AMGN) Stock Value Declined While Trust Company Of Toledo Na Boosted by $325,067 Its Stake

May 18, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Trust Company Of Toledo Na increased its stake in Amgen Inc (AMGN) by 22.17% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Trust Company Of Toledo Na bought 1,879 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.99% with the market. The institutional investor held 10,354 shares of the biological products (no diagnostic substances) company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.80 million, up from 8,475 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Trust Company Of Toledo Na who had been investing in Amgen Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $117.74 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.22% or $2.13 during the last trading session, reaching $176.78. About 1.11M shares traded. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 3.78% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.77% the S&P500.




Decatur Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Comcast Corp (CMCSA) by 13.64% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Decatur Capital Management Inc sold 40,875 shares as the company’s stock declined 19.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 258,850 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.37M, down from 299,725 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Decatur Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Comcast Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $150.27 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.245 during the last trading session, reaching $32.655. About 3.94 million shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has declined 11.10% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.65% the S&P500.

Analysts await Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.61 earnings per share, up 17.31% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.52 per share. CMCSA’s profit will be $2.81 billion for 13.38 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual earnings per share reported by Comcast Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.61% negative EPS growth.

Among 32 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 84 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 24 by SunTrust. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Moffett Nathanson. Macquarie Research maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Wednesday, July 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research given on Monday, January 8. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 27 with “Overweight”. On Wednesday, September 16 the stock rating was maintained by Wunderlich with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wunderlich on Wednesday, August 26. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, January 25 with “Buy”. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, May 4 report. The stock has “Sell” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 26.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 75 investors sold CMCSA shares while 544 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 455 raised stakes. 3.66 billion shares or 0.28% more from 3.65 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Northeast Invest has invested 0.26% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Cordasco Net, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1,166 shares. Stillwater Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 69,439 shares stake. Mraz Amerine Associate holds 0.07% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) or 6,076 shares. Town And Country Retail Bank And Tru Comm Dba First Bankers Tru Comm has invested 0.27% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Fiera Corp stated it has 12,017 shares. Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 3.34M shares for 0.65% of their portfolio. Moreover, Manchester Management Llc has 0.08% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Fagan has 0.09% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Provise Management Grp Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.04% or 6,600 shares. Alpine Woods Invsts Limited Liability Com invested 0.91% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Chilton Inv Communications Ltd Liability accumulated 1.71 million shares. The New York-based Gabelli Funds Ltd Llc has invested 0.36% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Chartist Ca accumulated 7,314 shares or 0.13% of the stock. 4,678 are held by Ckw Finance Gp.

More notable recent Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Comcast Stock Decline Ignores Continuing Moves To Diversify” on May 01, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Tired of lines for theme park rides? Universal Orlando has patented a new tech that may shorten the wait” published on May 16, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “As Comcast Torpedoes Disney’s Fox Deal, Which Stocks Emerge a Buy?” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Crane Watch: New Universal Orlando projects added to development map” published on May 11, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Would you watch a TV show starring Scaramucci and Avenatti?” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 sales for $62.58 million activity. BURKE STEPHEN B also sold $8.11M worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares. Murdock Daniel C. sold $30,411 worth of stock or 916 shares. The insider WATSON DAVID N sold 131,447 shares worth $4.84M. ROBERTS BRIAN L had sold 691,105 shares worth $25.24 million.

Trust Company Of Toledo Na, which manages about $402.42 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Electric Power Co Inc (NYSE:AEP) by 4,610 shares to 10,833 shares, valued at $796,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Federated Ultra Short Term Bond (FULIX) by 712,718 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 843,774 shares, and cut its stake in Loomis Sayles Strategic Income Y (NEZYX).

More notable recent Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Why Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Is Up Big Today” on May 17, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Amgen’s Dim Sales Outlook Looms Over Buybacks” published on April 26, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Amgen (AMGN) Announces EC Approval For Repatha To Prevent Heart Attack And Stroke In Adults With Established …” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Amgen’s Novel Migraine Treatment Gets Key Approval” published on May 18, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Better Buy: Amgen Inc. vs. Biogen Inc.” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Among 25 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Amgen Inc. had 89 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, December 15. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $196 target in Friday, February 2 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of AMGN in report on Sunday, August 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) earned “Buy” rating by Vetr on Friday, August 21. The stock of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by Piper Jaffray. On Wednesday, August 23 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. Raymond James initiated the shares of AMGN in report on Tuesday, September 1 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 29 by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Friday, February 2 by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of AMGN in report on Friday, October 20 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 73 investors sold AMGN shares while 458 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 527 raised stakes. 551.71 million shares or 0.60% less from 555.05 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Texas Cap Bancorp Inc Tx has invested 0.61% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Greenwood Cap Associates Ltd owns 15,566 shares. First Bancshares Tru Of Newtown owns 0.14% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 3,000 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 198,167 shares. Naples Advsr Lc reported 18,560 shares or 0.95% of all its holdings. Segall Bryant & Hamill Ltd Co accumulated 9,035 shares. Moneta Grp Inv Advsrs Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Massachusetts-based S&Co has invested 0.42% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Cetera Advisor Lc holds 21,359 shares. Burt Wealth Advisors reported 3,015 shares. Avalon Advsrs Limited Liability Corp reported 138,445 shares. One Limited Liability Com invested in 0.65% or 18,792 shares. Farmers Com has invested 1.21% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Moreover, Hancock has 0.06% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 8,287 shares. Pinnacle Fincl Prns stated it has 40,309 shares.

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