Comcast (CMCSA) Stake Has Increased by Grand Jean Capital Management Inc; Aerovironment (AVAV) Holder Omers Administration Has Boosted Position

April 22, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Omers Administration Corp increased its stake in Aerovironment Inc (AVAV) by 72.41% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Omers Administration Corp bought 6,300 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 15,000 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $842,000, up from 8,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Omers Administration Corp who had been investing in Aerovironment Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.33B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $56.69. About 128,547 shares traded. AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) has risen 65.98% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 54.43% the S&P500.

Grand Jean Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Comcast Corp (CMCSA) by 2.11% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grand Jean Capital Management Inc bought 7,980 shares as the company’s stock declined 19.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 385,730 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $15.45 million, up from 377,750 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grand Jean Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Comcast Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $154.24B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.81% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $33.21. About 19.81 million shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has declined 11.10% since April 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.65% the S&P500.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $62.58 million activity. BLOCK ARTHUR R also sold $224,575 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares. $8.11 million worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was sold by BURKE STEPHEN B. WATSON DAVID N had sold 131,447 shares worth $4.84M on Tuesday, March 6. Murdock Daniel C. had sold 1,891 shares worth $67,320 on Friday, March 16.

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. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 19 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Monday, January 4 by Macquarie Research. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $42 target in Friday, October 27 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, August 14. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 4. Suntrust Robinson initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 11 report. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) earned “Buy” rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, July 5. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, February 28, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research. MoffettNathanson upgraded Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Wednesday, August 19 to “Neutral” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, 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. Cetera Advsrs Limited Liability Com reported 0.1% stake. River Road Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.26% or 341,175 shares in its portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 1.68 million shares. Neuberger Berman Gp Ltd Liability Co holds 0.62% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 13.59 million shares. Japan-based Nomura Asset Management Communication Ltd has invested 0.58% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). 10 has invested 0.12% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Chicago Equity Prtnrs Ltd Liability Com reported 417,140 shares stake. Brandywine Glob Inv Mngmt Lc reported 1.18% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Meeder Asset accumulated 0.46% or 135,417 shares. Pillar Pacific Capital Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.05% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Acropolis Invest Lc has 0.02% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Whitnell & Company stated it has 0.03% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). 7,487 are owned by Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc. Sigma Planning owns 21,767 shares. Holderness Invests reported 0.64% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA).

Among 7 analysts covering AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. AeroVironment had 26 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, August 30. The rating was downgraded by on Monday, July 3 to “”. On Tuesday, December 5 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 4 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, August 31 by Zacks. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of AVAV in report on Wednesday, December 6 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 3 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 2.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $2.69 million activity.

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