Bkd Wealth Advisors Lowered Its Position in Ford Mtr Co Del (F) by $2.09 Million; Comcast New (CMCSA) Holder 3G Capital Partners LP Has Lifted Holding

January 14, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

3G Capital Partners Lp increased its stake in Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) by 17.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 3G Capital Partners Lp bought 537,337 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.16% with the market. The hedge fund held 3.67M shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $141.19 million, up from 3.13 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. 3G Capital Partners Lp who had been investing in Comcast Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $198.36 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $42.44. About 18.97 million shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 28.96% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500.

Bkd Wealth Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Ford Mtr Co Del (F) by 26.64% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bkd Wealth Advisors Llc sold 190,432 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.59% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 524,512 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.28M, down from 714,944 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bkd Wealth Advisors Llc who had been investing in Ford Mtr Co Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $52.55B market cap company. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $13.23. About 56.98 million shares traded or 70.02% up from the average. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 sales for $3.55 million activity. 80,624 shares were sold by Lawler John T., worth $886,864. $300,000 worth of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) was sold by Thai-Tang Hau N. $453,600 worth of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) was sold by Hinrichs Joseph R on Tuesday, September 5. 25,000 shares were sold by FARLEY JR JAMES D, worth $285,000 on Monday, September 11. 22,076 shares were sold by Armstrong Steven R., worth $273,080 on Wednesday, October 4.

Among 26 analysts covering F&M Bank (NYSE:F), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. F&M Bank had 56 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equalweight” on Monday, January 25. Piper Jaffray initiated Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) on Friday, June 10 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 7 by Jefferies. As per Tuesday, July 11, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. As per Friday, April 29, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, September 25 by S&P Research. The stock has “Sell” rating by Berenberg on Tuesday, November 22. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Compass Point on Friday, August 7. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, September 17 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 10 by Jefferies.

Bkd Wealth Advisors Llc, which manages about $2.55B and $908.85M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (IWP) by 12,874 shares to 69,722 shares, valued at $7.89 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tortoise Energy Infra Corp (NYSE:TYG) by 14,780 shares in the quarter, for a total of 88,970 shares, and has risen its stake in Alphabet Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 63 investors sold F shares while 354 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 271 raised stakes. 2.07 billion shares or 1.73% less from 2.11 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Alps Inc invested in 0.35% or 4.08 million shares. 2.27 million are held by Raymond James Associate. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 2.06M shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Delta Asset Mgmt Lc Tn reported 1,349 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fulton National Bank Na has invested 0.02% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Cap One Natl Association has 15,064 shares. Ionic Cap Mngmt Ltd owns 0.07% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 140,000 shares. Gamco Et Al reported 329,200 shares. 657,123 are owned by Ubs Oconnor. Tower Research Capital Ltd Liability Com (Trc), New York-based fund reported 5,112 shares. Security Natl Tru has invested 0% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). 17,629 were accumulated by Charter Tru. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky, a Kentucky-based fund reported 434,027 shares. Verition Fund Mngmt Limited Com invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Raab And Moskowitz Asset Mgmt Ltd Company stated it has 19,925 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings.

Analysts await Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.44 earnings per share, up 46.67% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.3 per share. F’s profit will be $1.75B for 7.52 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual earnings per share reported by Ford Motor Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.33% EPS growth.

Among 29 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 68 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. As per Friday, July 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Pivotal Research on Thursday, July 23. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, June 20 by Moffett Nathanson. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, October 27 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Monday, January 8. The rating was upgraded by Moffett Nathanson to “Buy” on Wednesday, August 19. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Friday, October 27. Pacific Crest downgraded the shares of CMCSA in report on Friday, January 27 to “Sector Weight” rating. Pivotal Research maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Monday, June 26 with “Buy” rating.

3G Capital Partners Lp, which manages about $11.34B and $1.08 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 208,322 shares to 1.16M shares, valued at $86.65M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO) by 50,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 250,000 shares, and cut its stake in Marathon Pete Corp (NYSE:MPC).

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $23.18 million activity. $22.57M worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was sold by ROBERTS BRIAN L on Thursday, December 14. On Monday, December 18 the insider BLOCK ARTHUR R sold $224,575. BACON KENNETH J sold $83,175 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Friday, September 15.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 53 investors sold CMCSA shares while 517 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 470 raised stakes. 3.65 billion shares or 1.23% less from 3.69 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 24,890 are held by Bryn Mawr Tru. Fred Alger Inc holds 1% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 5.54 million shares. Mercer Advisers Inc reported 3,250 shares. Cap Fund Mgmt stated it has 785,258 shares. Old Natl Bank In has invested 0.12% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Jaffetilchin Inv Prns Llc holds 6,277 shares. Schwab Charles Management reported 17.26M shares stake. Zweig stated it has 767,675 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 8.64 million shares or 0.32% of its portfolio. Northstar Advisors Limited Liability Corp has 0.05% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Institute For Wealth Ltd Liability Company stated it has 22,131 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. 143,279 are owned by First Citizens Bank Trust. Daniel Devine & invested in 0.17% or 5,640 shares. Fort Washington Investment Advsrs Inc Oh reported 2.44M shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado stated it has 4.42 million shares.

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