Gary Claar increased its stake in Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) by 75.27% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Claar Advisors Llc bought 154,705 shares as the company’s stock declined 19.10% with the market. The hedge fund run by Gary Claar held 360,227 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $14.43M, up from 205,522 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Claar Advisors Llc who had been investing in Comcast Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $155.22 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $33.42. About 5.72 million shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has declined 11.10% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.65% the S&P500.
Aristotle Fund Lp increased its stake in Office Depot Inc. (ODP) by 4.82% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aristotle Fund Lp bought 198,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 39.24% with the market. The hedge fund held 4.31M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $15.25 million, up from 4.11 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aristotle Fund Lp who had been investing in Office Depot Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.22 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.35% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $2.19. About 526,274 shares traded. Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) has declined 52.71% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 64.26% the S&P500.
Among 32 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 82 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was upgraded by Guggenheim. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Thursday, March 22. SunTrust maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Wednesday, January 24 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Tuesday, December 19 with “Buy”. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, July 7. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 8 by Buckingham Research. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 24 by Telsey Advisory Group. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) earned “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, October 24. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) earned “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, February 28.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It dropped, 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. Cibc Markets Corporation holds 0.4% or 1.40 million shares. South Texas Money Mngmt Ltd owns 5,605 shares. Pictet Cie (Europe) reported 11,190 shares. Heathbridge Capital Mngmt Limited stated it has 703,950 shares or 5.49% of all its holdings. Moreover, Nbt State Bank N A Ny has 0.15% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Boston Advisors Ltd Liability Company accumulated 602,048 shares or 0.52% of the stock. Ls Invest Advisors Lc has invested 1.22% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). 8,433 were accumulated by Cypress Asset Management Tx. Schaper Benz & Wise Invest Counsel Inc Wi has 450,249 shares. Fairfield Bush & Co invested 0.3% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Bahl And Gaynor has 1.17 million shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. Inspirion Wealth Advisors Limited Liability Corporation, Illinois-based fund reported 7,724 shares. Eagle Asset Mgmt reported 0% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Macquarie Group holds 1.59 million shares. Brandes Investment Prns LP reported 116,178 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings.
Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $62.55 million activity. Murdock Daniel C. sold 1,891 shares worth $67,320. The insider BLOCK ARTHUR R sold $233,430. The insider ROBERTS BRIAN L sold $22.57M. Another trade for 190,756 shares valued at $8.11M was made by BURKE STEPHEN B on Friday, January 26.
Among 12 analysts covering Office Depot (NASDAQ:ODP), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Office Depot had 21 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 11 by Bank of America. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $6.50 target in Wednesday, February 24 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4.15 target in Wednesday, October 4 report. The rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Sector Weight” on Tuesday, December 8. The stock of Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, October 30 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by UBS on Thursday, August 4 with “Sell”. The stock of Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) earned “Hold” rating by Loop Capital on Tuesday, December 13. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Thursday, August 10. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, March 7 by Credit Suisse. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 5 report.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.87 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 32 investors sold ODP shares while 82 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. 486.57 million shares or 5.44% more from 461.44 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ahl Llp invested in 0.11% or 1.93M shares. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0.01% invested in Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP). Eqis Management holds 10,930 shares. 422,782 were accumulated by Mutual Of America Mgmt Limited Liability. Alliancebernstein LP owns 816,026 shares. Ancora Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation reported 124,000 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 0.01% stake. Amg Funds Ltd holds 0.65% of its portfolio in Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) for 338,451 shares. Martingale Asset Mgmt L P, Massachusetts-based fund reported 444,609 shares. Hsbc Public Limited Com accumulated 0% or 749,685 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Limited reported 608,489 shares. 1.14 million were accumulated by Citadel Advsrs Lc. Walleye Trading Limited owns 125,121 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Citigroup accumulated 392,969 shares or 0% of the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 25,990 shares stake.