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CLOSING UPDATE: Comcast Class A increases losses by 0.4%, led Cable TV sector lower 12 January 2018 17:58 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 decreased 0.4% to trade at $US42.44 vs. the Cable TV sector which weakened 1,134.9 points (or 4.5%) to 24,371.5. Representing a weighting of about 64.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 5.5% of today's loss. Trading volume was 91% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 50.0 points (or 0.8%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.1%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant downtrend:

+ The 0.6% discount to 12-month high of $US42.71 against the 22.0% 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 [16.1]

+ Price/Sales of 2.5 [1.6]

Note

Bullish Signals:

The positive 0.91 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

The price lifted 3.4% in the last week and jumped 7.4% in the last month.

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 $US262.7 billion.

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

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%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Comcast Class A decreases 0.8%, leads Cable TV sector lower

12 January 2018 13:23 EST

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has decreased 0.8% to trade at $US42.28 vs. the Cable TV sector which weakened 1,092.9 points (or 4.3%) to 24,413.5. Representing a weighting of about 64.4% of the sector, the stock accounted for 11.3% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.1 times average so far today.

Morning Alert: Comcast Class A decreases 1.1%, leads Cable TV sector lower

12 January 2018 11:04 EST

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has decreased 1.1% to trade at $US42.12 vs. the Cable TV sector which weakened 275.7 points (or 1.1%) to 25,230.7. Representing a weighting of about 62.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 64.1% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.2 times average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Comcast Class A keeps rising: up 5.2% in 3 days

11 January 2018 17:58 EST

Comcast Class A, NASDAQ's largest cable tv company by market capitalisation, extended its gains on Thursday, rising an additional $US1.51 (or 3.7%) to trade at $US42.60. Trading volume was 1.8 times average at the end of the day. The shares have risen $US2.12 (or 5.2%) over the past three trading days vs. the NASDAQ-100 Index which has risen 0.5% in the same period.

Afternoon Alert: Comcast Class A keeps rising: up 4.4% in 3 days

11 January 2018 13:23 EST

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) extended its gains on Thursday, rising an additional $US1.17 (or 2.8%) to trade at $US42.26. Trading volume was 1.6 times average so far today. The shares have risen $US1.77 (or 4.4%) over the past three trading days vs. the NASDAQ-100 Index which has risen 0.3% in the same period.

Comcast Corporation (O:CMCSA)

ISIN: US20030N1019

PermID: 4295908573

CIK: 1166691

CUSIP: 20030N101

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