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Zweig-Dimenna Associates Has Cut Comcast New (CMCSA) Position By $12.70 Million; Scout Investments Decreased Humana (HUM) Stake By $1.74 Million

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Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc decreased Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) stake by 41.36% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc sold 317,518 shares as Comcast Corp New (CMCSA)’s stock declined 19.10%. The Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc holds 450,157 shares with $18.03M value, down from 767,675 last quarter. Comcast Corp New now has $149.46B valuation. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $32.48. About 16.55M shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has declined 11.10% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.65% the S&P500.

Scout Investments Inc decreased Humana Inc. (HUM) stake by 11.5% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Scout Investments Inc sold 7,027 shares as Humana Inc. (HUM)’s stock rose 9.24%. The Scout Investments Inc holds 54,080 shares with $13.42 million value, down from 61,107 last quarter. Humana Inc. now has $40.08B valuation. The stock increased 0.45% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $291.12. About 279,516 shares traded. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has risen 31.54% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.99% the S&P500.

Analysts await Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.61 EPS, up 17.31% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.52 per share. CMCSA’s profit will be $2.81 billion for 13.31 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual EPS reported by Comcast Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.61% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “As Comcast Torpedoes Disney’s Fox Deal, Which Stocks Emerge a Buy?” on May 15, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights unveils latest haunted house” published on May 16, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Tired of lines for theme park rides? Universal Orlando has patented a new tech that may shorten the wait” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Streaming Alone Makes Walt Disney Co Stock a No-Brainer Value Buy” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Who Are T-Mobile’s Competition?” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It fall, 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. Fincl Architects Inc, New Jersey-based fund reported 21,096 shares. Estabrook Cap Mgmt, a New York-based fund reported 8,646 shares. Fiera Capital Corporation holds 12,017 shares. The Illinois-based Duff And Phelps Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Gateway Advisory Lc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 7,596 shares. Fragasso Gp holds 5,721 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Us-based Ancora Advsrs Ltd Com has invested 0.17% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). 12,479 were reported by Parkside Fin Bank & Trust. Norris Perne French Limited Liability Partnership Mi invested in 5,532 shares. Piedmont Investment Advsr Lc stated it has 1.33 million shares or 1.07% of all its holdings. Clifford Swan Invest Counsel reported 17,119 shares. Mechanics National Bank & Trust Department has invested 0.12% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Burney Comm holds 1.15% or 507,226 shares. Financial Corporation reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Retirement Of Alabama invested in 0.73% or 3.78 million shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $62.58 million activity. WATSON DAVID N sold 131,447 shares worth $4.84 million. $67,320 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was sold by Murdock Daniel C.. BURKE STEPHEN B sold $8.11 million worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Friday, January 26. BLOCK ARTHUR R also sold $635,776 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares. Shares for $25.24M were sold by ROBERTS BRIAN L.

Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc increased T Mobile Us Inc (NYSE:TMUS) stake by 32,582 shares to 81,665 valued at $5.19 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Paypal Hldgs Inc stake by 120,814 shares and now owns 178,314 shares. Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ:MRVL) was raised too.

Among 32 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 83 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Friday, July 24 with “Buy” rating. Pivotal Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $74 target in Thursday, December 17 report. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $45.0 target in Thursday, October 26 report. The rating was initiated by SunTrust with “Neutral” on Wednesday, November 11. As per Friday, January 13, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 5 by Macquarie Research. On Wednesday, January 6 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. Jefferies maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Monday, December 19 with “Buy” rating. Nomura maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets.

Analysts await Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $3.80 EPS, up 8.88% or $0.31 from last year’s $3.49 per share. HUM’s profit will be $523.19M for 19.15 P/E if the $3.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.36 actual EPS reported by Humana Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.10% EPS growth.

Scout Investments Inc increased Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) stake by 53,600 shares to 102,700 valued at $1.31M in 2017Q4. It also upped Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) stake by 8,591 shares and now owns 64,858 shares. Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) was raised too.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 insider sales for $31.76 million activity. 2,931 shares were sold by BILNEY JODY L, worth $801,477. $5.04M worth of stock was sold by BROUSSARD BRUCE D on Thursday, May 3. Shares for $1.03M were sold by MARGULIS HEIDI S on Wednesday, February 28. 12,719 shares were sold by LeClaire Brian P., worth $3.49 million on Saturday, February 24. 1,073 shares were sold by Fleming William Kevin, worth $295,450 on Wednesday, February 28. Huval Timothy S. also sold $4.45M worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) shares. 16,389 shares were sold by Christopher M Todoroff, worth $4.48M.

More notable recent Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Humana Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Humana (HUM) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 02, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Walmart-Humana deal seen as natural fit” on May 03, 2018. More interesting news about Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Glenview Capital Enters AmerisourceBergen (ABC), Express Scripts (ESRX), T-Mobile (TMUS) (more…) -13F” published on May 15, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Humana hiring 80 phone sales positions” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

Among 23 analysts covering Humana (NYSE:HUM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Humana had 81 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 23 by Evercore. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, February 8. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 4. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 7 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, April 21. RBC Capital Markets maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) on Monday, November 9 with “Sector Perform” rating. On Friday, March 30 the stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, November 9. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Buy” rating by Leerink Swann on Thursday, February 8.

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