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CLOSING UPDATE: Comcast Class A decreases gains by 0.02%, led NASDAQ Industrial higher 19 January 2018 18:01 EST

NEWS BITES - NORTH AMERICA

This is an end of day Alert, produced after today's NASDAQ market close. It concludes the BSS News Bites intra-day Alert series (summaries below).

Comcast Class A, NASDAQ's largest cable tv company by market capitalisation, has increased 1.6% to trade at $US42.50 vs. the NASDAQ Industrial which strengthened 45.4 points (or 0.8%) to 5,882.6. Representing a weighting of about 6.1% of the index, the stock accounted for 12.1% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.1 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 22.9 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.2%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 0.88 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high twice.

+ The price increased 0.1% in the last week and jumped 8.6% in the last month.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Undervaluation:

+ Dividend yield of 1.5% [0.8%]

+ Return on Equity 16.1% [12.2%]

+ Return on Assets 5% [3.3%]

+ Return on Capital Employed 10.9% [6.3%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 4.6 is less than the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 1.1. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 11.7% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 10.2% and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ The Brand Value represents 4.9% of the estimated Enterprise Value of $US263 billion.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 16.1% is better than sector average of 12.2%.

Note

Overbought/Bearish:

The 0.5% discount to 12-month high of $US42.71 against the 22.2% premium to 12-month low of $US34.78 suggests the climb might be peaking.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 23.8 [16.4]

Price/Sales of 2.5 [1.7]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Comcast Class A increases 1.6%, leads NASDAQ Industrial higher

19 January 2018 13:24 EST

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has increased 1.6% to trade at $US42.51 vs. the NASDAQ Industrial which strengthened 34.2 points (or 0.6%) to 5,871.4. Representing a weighting of about 6.1% of the index, the stock accounted for 16.3% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.1 times average so far today.

Morning Alert: Comcast Class A increases 0.1%, leads Cable TV sector higher

19 January 2018 11:03 EST

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has increased 0.1% to trade at $US41.91 vs. the Cable TV sector which strengthened 58.3 points (or 0.2%) to 25,526.4. Representing a weighting of about 61.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for 38.0% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.3 times average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Comcast Class A increases losses by 0.1%, led Cable TV sector lower

17 January 2018 17:59 EST

Comcast Class A, NASDAQ's largest cable tv company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.3% to trade at $US41.68 vs. the Cable TV sector which weakened 926.0 points (or 3.7%) to 24,156.1. Representing a weighting of about 64.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 5.8% of today's loss. Trading volume was 81% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 73.1 points (or 1.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.4%.

Afternoon Alert: Comcast Class A decreases 0.4%, leads Cable TV sector lower

17 January 2018 13:24 EST

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has decreased 0.4% to trade at $US41.64 vs. the Cable TV sector which weakened 959.0 points (or 3.8%) to 24,123.1. Representing a weighting of about 64.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for 7.2% of today's loss. Trading volume was 78% of average so far today.

Comcast Corporation (O:CMCSA)

ISIN: US20030N1019

PermID: 4295908573

CIK: 1166691

CUSIP: 20030N101

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com