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Comcast

$37.29

0.06 (0.16%)

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Comcast

15:09
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Comcast reports $1.7B invested to acquire spectrum

Comcast confirms that it participated in both the Reverse and Forward auctions of the FCC's Broadcast Incentive Auction. In the Reverse Incentive Auction, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations relinquished spectrum in three of its duopoly markets - New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago - and received total proceeds of $481.6M. In each of these markets, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations retained the channel with the superior coverage and sold the second station in order to channel share as provided in the FCC's rules. Once the three relinquishing stations vacate their spectrum, WNBC will channel share with WNJU, WWSI will channel share with WCAU, and WSNS will channel share with WMAQ. In the Forward auction, Comcast invested $1.7B to acquire spectrum in the markets identified in the FCC's Public Notice. "Comcast cannot comment further on the Forward auction results until the FCC's anti-collusion quiet period ends," the company stated.

CMCSA

Comcast

$37.29

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Comcast

CMCSA Comcast
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02/07/17
FBCO
02/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $82
FBCO
Outperform
Comcast price target raised to $82 from $73 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Omar Sheikh raised his price target for Comcast to $82 from $73 on valuation. The analyst continues to regard Comcast's investment in its core network, in X1 and in content as reinforcing its competitive advantage, and is encouraged that the launch of a wireless offering will come at the same time as a sustained high level of share repurchases. He reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
02/21/17
SBSH
02/21/17
NO CHANGE
Target $85
SBSH
Buy
Comcast price target raised to $85 from $75 at Citi
Citi analyst Jason Bazinet raised his price target for Comcast to $85 after adjusting his model to reflect an 80% likelihood of corporate tax reform. The new target reflects upside for lower taxes, the analyst contends. He keeps a Buy rating on Comcast.
02/22/17
SBSH
02/22/17
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Citi says Comcast could rally 20% with acquisition of Verizon
Citi analyst Michael Rollins believes 2017 will be the year of mergers and acquisitions in the Wireless space. The analyst sees "many motivations" for deals, including capacity shortages, subscale economics and thwarting 5G incursions. Rollins sees four combinations as the most likely: Verizon (VZ) for DISH (DISH), Sprint (S) for T-Mobile (TMUS), Charter (CHTR) for T-Mobile, and Comcast (CMCSA) for Verizon. If buying DISH, the analyst sees Verizon shares rallying 14%. If buying T-Mobile, the analyst sees Sprint shares rallying 5%. If buying T-Mobile, the analyst sees Carter shares rising by 4%. If buying Verizon, the analyst sees Comcast shares rising by 20%.
03/27/17
SBSH
03/27/17
INITIATION
Target $25
SBSH
Buy
WWE initiated with a Buy at Citi
Citi analyst Jason Bazinet started WWE (WWE) with a Buy rating and $25 price target. WWE's transition to a web-based subscription model should result in better growth through 2020 and increases the company's strategic value to likely suitors, such as 21st Century Fox (FOXA), Comcast (CMCSA) and Formula One (LMCA), the analyst contends.
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12/21/16
OPCO
12/21/16
NO CHANGE
OPCO
T-Mobile could be worth $80/share in potential takeover, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan continues to believe that either Comcast (CMCSA; CMCSK) or Sprint (S) is the likely merger partner for T-Mobile (TMUS), potentially prompting a bidding war. Moreover, the analyst believes it is not unreasonable for Comcast or Sprint to pay $80/share for T-Mobile, or even higher. Commenting on Microsoft's (MSFT) valuation, Horan says he examined the sum of its parts, valuing Azure, its Cloud Software, and "legacy Microsoft" to arrive at a conservative $70 valuation. Additionally, he sees a major inflection in top/bottom-line growth in 2019 as Microsoft's cloud services, specifically Azure, grow more rapidly/profitably than the Wall Street expects.
01/26/17
OPCO
01/26/17
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Verizon deal for Charter would make strategic sense, says Oppenheimer
Following multiple media reports indicating that Verizon (VZ) is exploring the potential for a combination with Charter Communications (CHTR), Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan said such a deal would make strategic sense as owning a cable company would allow Verizon to bundle wireless and wireline to create a "lower-cost and better" 5G offering. Valuation would be a major sticking point, however, Horan tells investors. If such a deal were to happen, it would be "very positive" for T-Mobile (TMUS) as it would make a theoretical deal with Sprint (S) easier to get done or it could make Comcast (CMCSA) more likely to look at a takeover of the wireless company, added the analyst. However, DISH's (DISH) strategic options may be more limited following a Verizon-Charter tie-up, Horan added.
01/27/17
UBSW
01/27/17
NO CHANGE
Target $84
UBSW
Buy
Comcast price target raised to $84 from $75 at UBS
UBS analyst John Hodulik raised his price target on Comcast to $84 from $75 following its stronger than expected Q4 results. The analyst cited its solid EBITDA growth, expectations for continued revenue growth, its dividend yield, and stock buybacks. Hodulik reiterated his Buy rating on Comcast shares.
02/03/17
OPCO
02/03/17
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Content/application acquisitions more likely for Verizon, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan says that while he does see a merger with Charter (CHTR) and especially with Comcast (CMCSA) working financially, he believes Verizon (VZ) has its sights set on becoming a platform for digital content/apps monetized with programmatic advertising. This, combined with using wireless technologies to replace wireline broadband, could be "very disruptive to the cable industry," he adds. The analyst sees further acquisitions of content/application companies as more likely for Verizon.

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TSLA

Tesla

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GT

Goodyear Tire

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HMC

Honda

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Procter & Gamble

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BHGE

Baker Hughes

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Cisco

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GE

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New York Times

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Terex

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TPIC

TPI Composites

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MKS Instruments

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Invesco Mortgage

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