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Comcast jumps after beating estimates

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts speaks at his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, January 8, 2008. Shares of Comcast Corp shares rose 5 percent to $18.70 before the bell on Thursday after the largest U.S. cable operator posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of Comcast Corp CMCSA.O shares rose 5 percent to $18.70 before the bell on Thursday after the largest U.S. cable operator posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit.

Reporting by Ellis Mnyandu; Editing by Kenneth Barry

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