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Lapides Asset Management Holds Holding in Mattel (MAT); Comcast New (CMCSA) Holding Increased by West Family Investments Inc

West Family Investments Inc increased its stake in Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) by 100% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. West Family Investments Inc bought 60,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.16% with the market. The institutional investor held 120,000 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.62 million, up from 60,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. West Family Investments Inc who had been investing in Comcast Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $180.65B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.065 during the last trading session, reaching $38.895. About 7.80 million shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 28.96% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500.

Lapides Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Mattel Inc (MAT) by 11.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lapides Asset Management Llc bought 62,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.13% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 587,000 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.09 million, up from 524,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lapides Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Mattel Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.59B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $16.25. About 1.64M shares traded. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) has declined 26.92% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.62% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 53 investors sold CMCSA shares while 517 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 470 raised stakes. 3.65 billion shares or 1.23% less from 3.69 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. First Amer Financial Bank stated it has 152,217 shares or 0.45% of all its holdings. Howe & Rusling holds 134,094 shares. Matarin Capital Management Llc reported 140,278 shares. Glg Limited Liability Com stated it has 421,308 shares. Brandywine Global Inv Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 1.29M shares. 566 are owned by Spectrum Grp. Brinker Cap reported 164,371 shares stake. High Pointe Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 1% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). 8,620 are held by Granite Invest Ptnrs Ltd Liability. Chartist Ca reported 7,634 shares. Dodge & Cox holds 2.35% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) or 75.99 million shares. Ivory Invest Mgmt Lc has 830,840 shares for 1.59% of their portfolio. Boston holds 0.66% or 13.91 million shares. Frontier Investment Mgmt Com has 1.2% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Nomura Asset Mngmt Commerce has 0.59% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 1.19M shares.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $31.15 million activity. BLOCK ARTHUR R also sold $224,575 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares. On Friday, September 15 BACON KENNETH J sold $83,175 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) or 2,232 shares. ROBERTS BRIAN L sold $22.57M worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Thursday, December 14.

West Family Investments Inc, which manages about $826.91 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Exelon Corp (NYSE:EXC) by 52,000 shares to 18,000 shares, valued at $678,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Tcp Cap Corp (NASDAQ:TCPC) by 50,664 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 49,093 shares, and cut its stake in Sutherland Asset Mgmt Corp M.

Among 31 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 79 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, August 4. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Thursday, August 3. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 4 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, January 18 the stock rating was downgraded by Nomura to “Hold”. The company was initiated on Wednesday, November 11 by SunTrust. As per Thursday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 12 by Moffett Nathanson. Pivotal Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4800 target in Monday, June 26 report.

Among 18 analysts covering Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Mattel Inc. had 63 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, October 23 with “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets maintained Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) on Thursday, July 13 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, February 6. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 28 by Jefferies. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of MAT in report on Friday, July 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 2 by FBR Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 5. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of MAT in report on Monday, February 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, October 16 by Suntrust Robinson.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 72 investors sold MAT shares while 132 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 359.18 million shares or 14.87% more from 312.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Winslow Evans And Crocker has invested 0% in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). British Columbia Investment Management reported 245,733 shares stake. One Trading LP owns 29,664 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Adage Capital Partners Gru stated it has 172,342 shares. Nokota Limited Partnership stated it has 1.85M shares or 0.7% of all its holdings. Shanda Asset Ltd owns 1.70 million shares. Olstein Cap Management LP accumulated 539,160 shares. Moreover, Legal & General Group Public Ltd Company has 0.02% invested in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) for 1.97 million shares. Susquehanna International Grp Llp has 133,470 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Macquarie has 0.01% invested in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). Amg Funds Limited Liability Com holds 129,423 shares. Albion Financial Gru Ut stated it has 16,195 shares. Palouse Cap Mngmt stated it has 207,593 shares or 1.08% of all its holdings. Quantitative Inv Ltd has 1.11M shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Commerce State Bank invested in 10,143 shares.

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