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November 13, 2012
11:32 EDTMSG, TWCTime Warner Cable, Madison Square Garden announce partnership
Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Madison Square Garden (MSG) announced a long-term marketing partnership that will align TWC's "Enjoy Better" brand campaign with concerts and sporting events taking place at The World's Most Famous Arena. As part of the partnership, TWC is now the naming partner for the Concert Series at Madison Square Garden, as well as an Official Partner of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers.
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February 26, 2015
13:00 EDTTWCFCC votes in favor of adopting net neutrality proposals
The Federal Communications Commission voted 3 to 2 in favor of adopting new open Internet, or "net neutrality," rules. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed that the FCC use its Title II authority to implement and enforce open Internet protections, with "bright-line" rules to ban paid prioritization and the blocking and throttling of lawful content and services. However, Wheeler said his proposal will "modernize" Title II, insuring there will be no rate regulation, no tariffs, and no last-mile unbundling. Major Internet Service Providers, including AT&T (T), Comcast (CMCSA), and Verizon (VZ), have opposed FCC Chairman Wheeler's proposals to treat Internet service similar to a utility. Other companies that provide Internet services include Time Warner Cable (TWC), CenturyLink (CTL), DIRECTV (DTV), Cablevision (CVC) and Lumos Networks (LMOS). Netflix (NFLX) has strongly supported open Internet provisions. Cogent Communications (CCOI) and Level 3 Communications (LVLT) are facilities-based providers of Internet access and Internet Protocol communications services that are likely to be impacted by FCC rules on net neutrality.
12:55 EDTTWCFCC Chair says open Internet proposals not a plan to control the Internet
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09:53 EDTMSGAnalysts critical of SFX Entertainment CEO bid price, NY Post says
SFX Entertainment (SFXE) CEO Robert Sillerman's recent stock bid for his company provoked negative reactions from some analysts, reports the New York Post. Albert Fried analyst Rich Tullo currently has an SFX price target of $7.00, has called the $4.75 offered price per share "an insult," and encouraged the company to solicit bids from AEG, Live Nation (LYV), and MSG Entertainment (MSG). Maglan Capital CIO Steven Azarbad said "it's definitely worth more than $10 a share" and highlighted the $12 target from Stifel's Ben Mogil. Reference Link
05:43 EDTTWCCablevision downgraded to Sell from Hold at Brean Capital
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February 25, 2015
12:48 EDTTWCAnalysts upbeat on Comcast despite mixed results
After Comcast (CMCSA) yesterday reported lower than expected fourth quarter profits and higher than expected revenue, analysts remained upbeat on cable giantís outlook. WHAT'S NEW: Weak revenue from NBC Universal, along with lower than expected TV and Internet subscriber totals, weighed on Comcast's results in Q4, Pacific Crest analyst Andy Hargreaves wrote in a note to investors today. Meanwhile, Comcastís profits were hurt by $99M of expenses during the quarter related to its pending acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC), the analyst reported. However, the investments that Comcast is making in its broadband and video platform should make its offerings superior to its competitors in all parts of the country, causing its broadband subscriber base to continue to grow, the analyst stated. In a favorable scenario, Comcast's video subscriber totals could rise in 2016, added Hargreaves. Additionally, Comcast's acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC) will be approved, enabling it to benefit from synergies, predicted Hargreaves, who kept a $65 price target and Outperform rating on Comcast. Gregory Miller, an analyst at Canaccord, raised his price target on the shares to $70 from $62. The company's results indicate that its underlying operations are solid, Miller wrote. Moreover, Comcast's comments suggest that the growth of the company's cable business could accelerate this year, while NBC's broadcast and theme park businesses could stay strong, according to Miller. The analyst believes that the Time Warner Cable deal will probably be approved. He reiterated a Buy rating on Comcast. PRICE ACTION: In early afternoon trading, Comcast rose 1% to $60.
08:28 EDTTWCComcast shares still attractive, says Pacific Crest
After Comcast (CMCSA) reported lower than expected Q4 EPS, Pacific Crest continues to expect the company's acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC) to close, and continues to believe that Comcast's stock can rise, driven by synergies, broadband demand, and higher than expected 2016 video subscriptions. Pacific Crest keeps a $65 price target and Outperform rating on the shares.
07:25 EDTTWCComcast price target raised to $70 from $62 at Canaccord
Canaccord raised its price target on Comcast (CMCSA) to $70 from $62 despite weaker than expected Q4 results. The firm cited expectations for continued momentum with Cable Communications, Broadcast, and Theme Parks as well as its merger with Time Warner Cable (TWC). Canaccord maintained its Buy rating on Comcast shares.
February 24, 2015
09:09 EDTTWCComcast confident Time Warner Cable transaction to close in early 2015
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07:02 EDTTWCComcast increases dividend, share repurchases
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) announced that it increased its dividend by 11.1% to $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. In accordance with the increase, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25c a share on the companyís common stock, payable on April 22 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 1.In addition, Comcast announced that its Board of Directors has increased its stock repurchase program authorization to $10B. At this time, Comcast plans to repurchase $4.25B during 2015, subject to market conditions. Additional stock repurchases will be determined after the closing of the Time Warner Cable (TWC) merger and the subsequent divestiture transactions.
February 23, 2015
18:20 EDTTWCComcast, Time Warner Cable face $20B racial discrimination suit, Reuters reports
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February 17, 2015
18:06 EDTTWCPaulson & Co gives quarterly update on stakes
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12:56 EDTTWCDecline of TV viewing accelerated, NY Post reports
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