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Most Analysts Call Comcast a “Buy”

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Jan. 29 2016, Updated 2:07 p.m. ET

Shareholder returns and stock trends

As of January 25, 2016, Comcast (CMCSA) generated returns of -1.7% for the trailing 12 months and -3.4% in the trailing-one-month period. Comcast’s share price rose by 0.5% in the trailing-five-day period.

Comcast’s peers The Walt Disney Company (DIS), 21st Century Fox (FOXA), and Time Warner (TWX) generated returns of -2.2%, -0.7%, and 0.5%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.

On January 25, 2016, the last trading price of Comcast was $54.21. The company’s stock was trading 2.1% below its 20-day moving average of $55.39, 6.9% below its 50-day moving average of $58.21, and 7.6% below its 100-day moving average of $58.66.

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Moving average convergence divergence

The MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is the difference between a company’s short-term and long-term moving averages. Comcast’s 14-day MACD of -1.21 shows a downward trading trend, as the figure is negative.

Comcast’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) is 46, which shows that the stock is somewhat oversold. If a stock’s RSI is above 70, it indicates that the stock has been overbought. An RSI of below 30 suggests that a stock has been oversold.

Analyst recommendations

Of the 32 analysts covering Comcast, 26 have given it “buy” recommendations, none have given it “sell” recommendations, and six have given it “hold” recommendations. The analyst stock price target for Comcast is $69.81, with a median target estimate of $70. Comcast is trading at a discount of 29% with respect to its median target.

Comcast makes up 0.82% of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY).If you’re interested in exposure to the computers sector, SPY has 4% exposure to that space.

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