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News on Comcast (Ticker: CMCSK) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Monday | Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Universal Continues Strong Year Courtesy Of 'Lucy' And Other Small Budget Films

With the box office down 20% from last summer and the overall box office down 13% it's easy to see why movie studios may be starting to get a little nervous.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Comcast reportedly building out its all-fiber internet network,...

Comcast does not have a sterling reputation for customer-friendliness, something the cable behemoth struggled against even before a recording of one of its retention agents badgering a customer went viral .

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Thu Jul 24, 2014

America's Network

Verizon's symmetric FiOS speeds take upper hand over cable's upstream DOCSIS limitations

Verizon may be reaching the upper limit of penetration for fiber to the home , but its move to provide symmetric speeds across all of its service offerings shows its desire once again to beat cable with fiber--particularly in the upstream direction.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Terremark Worldwide, Verizon Communications, Verizon, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

Lionsgate and Comcast Partner to Create Immersive Multi-Platform Movie Experiences

New Divergent App Launches Today Featuring Premium Content and Interactive Experiences For Xfinity CustomersBonus Divergent Content Designed for Digital Platforms Debuts in the Xfinity On Demand Digit... /PRNewswire/ --Lionsgate and Comcast today announced the expansion of their partnership to create uniquely immersive multi-platform experiences ... (more)

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Guidance On Time Warner Cable Deal May Drive Share Price

Management guidance pending Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable will most likely determine where the stock trades going forward.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Whisper Number: What Will Comcast's Shares Do Post-Earnings?

Comcast is expected to report earnings on Tuesday. The whisper number is 75 cents, 3 cents ahead of the analysts' estimate and showing some confidence from investors.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Benzinga

Brean Capital Reiterates On Comcast On Potential Significant Value Creation

In a report published Wednesday, Brean Capital analyst Todd Mitchell reiterated a Buy rating on Comcast , and raised the price target from $60.00 to $65.00.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Comcast Is A Capable Competitor

Comcast made headlines earlier this year when it proposed a takeover bid of Time Warner Cable , through a stock swap that would value Time Warner at $45 billion.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Mon Jul 14, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages

Shares of Comcast have earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty-three ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Network reports .

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Is Dish Network a Good Portfolio Play?

A rising number of consumers are opting for satellite services due to the reduced costs and increased coverage offered.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Fri Jul 11, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Given New $69.00 Price Target at Pivotal Research

The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. Pivotal Research's target price points to a potential upside of 26.94% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Thu Jul 10, 2014

America's Network

Choice Hotels gives Comcast Business a thumbs up

Although it's unlikely they'll be unveiling any "Brian Roberts Slept Here" signs, Choice Hotels has given Comcast Business a thumbs up as a "qualified technology provider" that can be used by any of the company's 5,000 franchise properties in the U.S. The hotel group's brands include Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Business Journal

The Morning Rundown: Dish pushed FCC to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Dish Network met with Federal Communications Commission officials this week and urged them to block proposed mergers between Time Warner Cable and Comcast , and between AT&T and DirecTV .

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Mon Jun 30, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Given New $62.00 Price Target at Evercore Partners

Evercore Partners' price target would suggest a potential upside of 14.54% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

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