Fragasso Group Increased Its Comcast New (CMCSA) Holding; Guild Investment Management Lifted United Rentals (URI) Position by $3.16 Million

June 20, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Fragasso Group Inc increased its stake in Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) by 186.94% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fragasso Group Inc bought 10,695 shares as the company’s stock declined 19.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 16,416 shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $561,000, up from 5,721 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fragasso Group Inc who had been investing in Comcast Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $154.09B market cap company. The stock increased 2.06% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $33.49. About 30.32M shares traded or 9.86% up from the average. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has declined 21.29% since June 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.86% the S&P500. Some Historical CMCSA News: 08/05/2018 – Comcast Said to Mull Bid for Fox Assets (Video); 05/03/2018 – FRIES: COMCAST SKY BID GOOD FOR COMPETITION IN THE U.K; 25/04/2018 – COMCAST SAYS EXPECT 2018 NBCUNIVERSAL CAPEX TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE, DRIVEN BY INVESTMENT IN THEME PARKS – SLIDES; 25/04/2018 – COMCAST – PROCEEDS OF LOANS UNDER BOTH CREDIT AGREEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO BE USED FOR PURPOSES OF FINANCING SKY TRANSACTIONS; 20/04/2018 – COMCAST, CHARTER TO DEVELOP SYSTEMS TO SUPPORT MOBILE SERVICES; 25/04/2018 – Morningstar: Comcast Pursues Sky While Assessing Bigger Move for Fox Assets — 3rd Update; 15/05/2018 – Sachem Adds ADP, Exits Comcast, Cuts Shire: 13F; 09/05/2018 – Comcast Declares Quarterly Dividend; 25/04/2018 – COMCAST COMMITTED FINANCING AVAILABLE TO SATISFY CONSIDERATION; 13/04/2018 – COMCAST CORP – WILL LAUNCH A VARIETY OF INITIAL OFFERS THIS MONTH THAT INCLUDE A NETFLIX SUBSCRIPTION




Guild Investment Management Inc increased its stake in United Rentals Inc (URI) by 501.37% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Guild Investment Management Inc bought 18,350 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.35% with the market. The hedge fund held 22,010 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $3.80M, up from 3,660 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Guild Investment Management Inc who had been investing in United Rentals Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.48B market cap company. The stock increased 1.18% or $1.88 during the last trading session, reaching $161.27. About 531,906 shares traded. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has risen 45.37% since June 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.80% the S&P500. Some Historical URI News: 09/03/2018 – New Research Coverage Highlights Great Western, Acadia Realty Trust, lnterpace Diagnostics Group, Abercrombie & Fitch, United Rentals, and ZIOPHARM Oncology — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018; 12/04/2018 – Buy United Rentals over Caterpillar as US-China trade disputes loom: @JimCramer; 03/04/2018 – GREENLIGHT SAYS IT EXITED POSITIONS IN CHEMOURS CC.N AND UNIPER UN01.DE , EXITED SHORT BETS AGAINST UNITED RENTALS URI.N AND HEXAGON HEXAb.ST -LETTER; 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS 1Q REV. $1.73B, EST. $1.69B; 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS: 1Q 2018 RESULTS, NEW $1.25B SHR REPURCHASE; 02/05/2018 – Achaogen Announces FDA Advisory Committee Voted Unanimously in Favor of Plazomicin for Treatment of Adults with Complicated Uri; 18/04/2018 – United Rentals 1Q EPS $2.15; 12/04/2018 – Cramer argues that United Rentals, a largely domestic construction equipment company, has better end markets and lower investment risk than Caterpillar; 19/03/2018 – ESPN: Sources: URI’s Hurley top target for UConn, Pitt; 14/05/2018 – United Rentals at Field Trip Hosted By Northcoast Research

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.06, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 100 investors sold CMCSA shares while 496 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 481 raised stakes. 3.67 billion shares or 0.21% more from 3.66 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Cap Interest Ltd Ca has 0.37% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 60,800 shares. Aviva Public Limited Company reported 2.72M shares. Boys Arnold Company Inc holds 0.05% or 9,998 shares. Spears Abacus Advsr Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 680,486 shares or 3.02% of the stock. Ancora Advsrs Ltd Llc has invested 0.13% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Bremer Tru Natl Association owns 29,892 shares for 0.3% of their portfolio. Aspiriant Lc invested in 0.2% or 65,777 shares. Gsa Cap Prtnrs Limited Liability Partnership holds 53,807 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Moreover, Mackenzie Corporation has 1% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Colonial Advisors accumulated 102,206 shares or 0.71% of the stock. Quantitative Invest Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 265,900 shares. Cipher Ltd Partnership holds 34,556 shares. Tctc Holdg Limited holds 0.6% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 330,040 shares. Taurus Asset Limited Com has 37,361 shares. 13.98M are owned by Royal Bancshares Of Canada.

Among 33 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 86 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Pivotal Research. The rating was maintained by Pivotal Research on Thursday, December 17 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank upgraded Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Friday, January 13 to “Buy” rating. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, July 24 by UBS. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, February 5. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Tuesday, September 29 with “Neutral” rating. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $42 target in Friday, October 27 report. Barclays Capital maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) rating on Friday, October 27. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $41 target. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, February 22.

More notable recent Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Confidently Rush into Comcast Corporation — Fears Are Overblown” on June 14, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “A Safe Dividend Makes Verizon Communications Inc. Stock a Safe Bet” published on June 19, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Comcast Goes Fox Hunting And Shoots Itself” on June 20, 2018. More interesting news about Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Comcast: Here To Stay, Diversified Or Not” published on June 05, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Hulu CEO on Netflix content spending” with publication date: June 20, 2018.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $39.84 million activity. $4.84 million worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares were sold by WATSON DAVID N. The insider BLOCK ARTHUR R sold $635,776. $25.24 million worth of stock was sold by ROBERTS BRIAN L on Tuesday, March 13. Shares for $8.11M were sold by BURKE STEPHEN B.

Among 23 analysts covering United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. United Rentals Inc. had 78 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $186 target in Thursday, May 3 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 21. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, November 10. As per Friday, July 14, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, August 18. UBS maintained the shares of URI in report on Friday, January 26 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Friday, July 22 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 16. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, January 29 by Susquehanna. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $130 target in Thursday, April 13 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.05, from 0.92 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 36 investors sold URI shares while 216 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. 68.67 million shares or 4.27% less from 71.73 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Northern Tru accumulated 951,119 shares. Dumont & Blake Advsr Ltd, a New Jersey-based fund reported 4,310 shares. Shelton Cap Mngmt owns 2,109 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Institute For Wealth Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 11,624 shares. Gulf State Bank (Uk) invested in 0.06% or 26,983 shares. Origin Asset Mngmt Llp owns 1.45% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 133,300 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.06% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Manufacturers Life Co The has 0.07% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 373,985 shares. First Republic Invest stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mngmt holds 0.2% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 125,300 shares. Gamco Et Al invested 0.03% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Boothbay Fund Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Raymond James Associate has invested 0.01% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Winslow Evans & Crocker owns 1,560 shares. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada reported 391,550 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings.

Another recent and important United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) news was published by Investorplace.com which published an article titled: “3 Construction Stocks to Buy Right Now” on June 18, 2018.

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