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How Does Wall Street Rate Comcast?

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

On June 23, 2016, Comcast’s (CMCSA) stock price closed at $62.64. The stock was trading 0.6% below its 20-day moving average of $63, 1% above its 50-day moving average of $62, and 2.7% above its 100-day moving average of $61.

Comcast generated returns of 3.1% for the trailing 12 months and 1.3% in the trailing-one-month period. Comcast’s share price rose by 0.5% in the trailing-five-day period. Peers CBS (CBS), Walt Disney Company (DIS), and 21st Century Fox (FOXA) generated returns of 0.9%, 0.5%, and -0.1%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.

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Analyst recommendations

Of the 31 analysts covering Comcast, 27 gave it a “buy” recommendation and four gave it a “hold.” There were no “sell” recommendations. The analyst stock price target for Comcast is $71.42 with a median target estimate of $70. Comcast is trading at a discount of 12% to its median target.

Comcast makes up 0.85% of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). SPY also has 3.5% exposure to the computers sector.

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