Clarus (CLAR) Analysts See $0.14 EPS; Grisanti Capital Management Cut Comcast New (CMCSA) Holding

April 17, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Analysts expect Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ:CLAR) to report $0.14 EPS on May, 14.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 1,300.00% from last quarter’s $0.01 EPS. CLAR’s profit would be $4.21M giving it 12.23 P/E if the $0.14 EPS is correct. After having $0.14 EPS previously, Clarus Corporation’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $6.85. About 34,139 shares traded. Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ:CLAR) has risen 18.18% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.63% the S&P500.

Grisanti Capital Management Llc decreased Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) stake by 4.85% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Grisanti Capital Management Llc sold 10,340 shares as Comcast Corp New (CMCSA)’s stock declined 19.10%. The Grisanti Capital Management Llc holds 202,735 shares with $8.12 million value, down from 213,075 last quarter. Comcast Corp New now has $154.46 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.2744 during the last trading session, reaching $33.2556. About 24.94M shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has declined 11.10% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.65% the S&P500.

Analysts await Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to report earnings on April, 25 before the open. They expect $0.59 earnings per share, up 11.32% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.53 per share. CMCSA’s profit will be $2.74B for 14.09 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual earnings per share reported by Comcast Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.41% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It worsened, 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. 77,438 are held by Great Lakes Advisors Lc. Citadel Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.52% or 21.20M shares. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Incorporated invested in 97,586 shares or 0.83% of the stock. Lenox Wealth Management has 0.02% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 1,770 shares. Lederer And Associate Inv Counsel Ca invested in 35,238 shares or 1.26% of the stock. Pub Sector Pension Inv Board, Quebec – Canada-based fund reported 523,985 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board owns 1.13% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 2.28M shares. 417,140 were accumulated by Chicago Equity Prns Lc. Moreover, Diamond Hill Management has 1.61% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 8.04 million shares. Sterling Inv Mgmt reported 83,092 shares or 3.55% of all its holdings. Signature Mgmt Inc owns 93,814 shares or 1.02% of their US portfolio. Tradition Cap Management Ltd Co holds 0.13% or 12,424 shares in its portfolio. 2.20M were reported by Owl Creek Asset Limited Partnership. New York-based Hutchin Hill Cap LP has invested 0.34% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Guinness Atkinson Asset Mngmt holds 4.81% or 196,070 shares in its portfolio.

Among 32 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 82 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, February 22 report. As per Thursday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by Pivotal Research. Macquarie Research downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, February 28 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Thursday, February 4 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Thursday, October 26. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, June 20 by Moffett Nathanson. Nomura maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) rating on Friday, October 27. Nomura has “Buy” rating and $42 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 5 by Macquarie Research.

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